A study found that men who performed oral sex on five or more women are at a greater risk of mouth and throat cancers, apart from sexually transmitted diseases. Though there's correlation between oral sex and throat cancer, researchers admit no causation.
Did you know that cervical cancer is the top gynaecological cancer in the world and the tenth most common cancer among women in Singapore? What many people don’t know is that 99% of cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) which is easily prevented by getting vaccinated.
Pap smears have significantly reduced the number of cases of cervical cancer by allowing early detection and treatment. However, in developing countries Pap smears aren't always an option. A clever test using the acetic acid found in vinegar is aiding in saving thousands of lives in countries such as Indonesia and India.