Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 26th, 2004
"In June 2000, the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) organized a review of the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of condoms in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The review concluded that condoms were effective in protecting against transmission of HIV to women and men and in reducing the risk of men becoming infected with gonorrhea. Evidence for the effectiveness of condoms in preventing other STIs was considered to be insufficient," wrote K.K. Holmes and colleagues.
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