Tag Archives: History

History of Condoms: From Linen Sheaths to Animal Intestine, What Men Used Over Centuries as Protection

Condom (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Condoms have been a subject of curiosity throughout history. If you practice safe sex, you know that there is no shortage when it comes to types of condoms. From ribbed and lubricated, and from extra thin to flavoured, condoms come in multiple varieties to enhance pleasure while lowering the risk of… Read More »

Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, is… Read More »

A fine slice of history

Aside from enjoying overwhelming charm and beauty, owning a historic home is one way to contribute to the preservation of Australian history. While there are many advantages to owning a historical home, there are a few disadvantages that should be considered too. Often a historical home will come with restrictions. Some may be as simple… Read More »