Doctors warn sex lubes could ‘HARM your health’ – but EGG WHITES and other kitchen items are safest bet 0 279

DOCTORS have warned that sex lubes can harm men’s sperm – but ingredients in the kitchen cupboard are a safe bet.

Lubricants are commonplace in the bedroom, but if a couple are trying for a baby, they may want to reconsider using them.

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Lubes can have a negative effect on sperm motility – the ability of sperm to swim – and may prevent fertilisation, it is already known.

But a study looked at whether “fertility friendly” lubes are as worthwhile as claimed.

Fertility lube is specifically designed to help couples who are trying to conceive and markets itself as fertility or sperm “friendly”.

Rather than applying it in the heat of the moment, it’s usually inserted into the vagina before sex using an applicator.

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The study looked at two fertility friendly lubes – Pre-Seed and Yes Baby – which both cost less than £20 online.

Pre-Seed, sold at Boots, has been “clinically shown to be fertility-friendly lubricant” and “doesn’t harm sperm”, according to the manufacturers, while Yes Baby describes itself as “sperm friendly”.

Researchers from the University of Pretoria in South Africa tested the products on 60 semen samples from men in the country.

They added 0.5ml of the fluid to the samples and used microscopic cameras to look at how the sperm behaved.

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Sperm motility was graded according to World Health Organization criteria.

All lubricants caused significant reductions in the ability for sperm to travel compared with untreated sperm, findings published in the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics show.

“Claims that these lubricants are sperm-friendly were refuted” by the experiments, the researchers said.

After two hours, sperm mixed with Pre-Seed samples had scores of one — movement with no direction, MailOnline reported.

Yes Baby had a score of zero, which meant there was no movement at all.

Lead author Johan Markram said: ”This study is important because it highlights that these so-called sperm-friendly lubricants may actually hinder normal conception.”

Astoundingly, ingredients found in the kitchen cupboard worked better than the branded bottles of lube.

The researchers had also tested olive oil and egg whites.

One can only imagine using these in a state of desperation.

However, online forums have seen advocates of ingredients like olive oil, butter and even yoghurt as a safer substitute.

The study found that olive oil had a sperm motility score of one, the same as Pre-Seed.

Egg whites had a score of two, meaning it had sluggish motility, however this was not any less than the sperm not treated with a lubricant.

But sperm was able to keep moving the longest while submerged in egg whites, still holding a score of one after 24 hours. 

But there are risks associated with using food-stuffs as natural lubrication.

Oil-based products can damage condoms (which those planning for a baby would not need to worry about).

And there is a lack of information on what could occur if raw egg whites are inserted into the vagina.

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The vagina is a delicate balance of chemicals and using a lubricant with a different pH to the vagina can lead to a bacterial infection. 

The Sun has contacted all brands mentioned in this article. 

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In recent days, the Lensa app, a service that uses a neural network to create drawn portraits, has gone viral. To generate drawings, you have to upload 10 to 20 of your portrait photos to the app, from which the program will generate an avatar. But the app has proven easy to trick so that it creates soft porn.

Internet users say that if you upload topless photos to Lensa, the app disables the NSFW filter and generates nudes. 

In general, the idea of uploading your photos to a questionable app seems bad to many. The owners of the service assure that users’ photos are deleted after 24 hours, but it is impossible to check whether this is true. In addition, such services have repeatedly allowed leaks of users’ personal data.

The Lensa application is a SaaS product of Russian developers Prisma Labs. This is especially disturbing for the residents of Ukraine, where the application has also gone viral: Ukrainian journalists urge citizens not to give their personal data to Russians, because considering the work of Russian special services, no one can guarantee a sufficient level of security when using programs written by the enemy. To use Lensa, each user has to accept the rules – to agree to the training of the neural network in order for it to work more correctly. Photos go to Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services cloud storage – and, according to the developers, are deleted from there in 24 hours after being processed in Lensa. 

Lensa’s creators assure that users remain anonymous. The app doesn’t specifically ask them for access to metadata such as geolocation. However, the metadata that identifies the user can be linked to the photo that the person uploads to the app. But the Lensa team promises that photos are cleared of metadata before they are saved to Lensa systems.For now, Lensa AI is available for private use, although it may well offer its services to corporations. To do so, they will need B2B SaaS marketing.

xQc shocked to see his girlfriend making out with an adult film actress on live TV 0 69

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The girls in question have a long history online, especially in the case of Sky Bri, Adin’s alleged partner. She is an adult film actress and has participated in various streamers before, always displaying an aggressive and overt sexuality.

After playing beer pong and drinking alcoholic beverages, NYYXXII somehow asked permission to kiss Sky Bri. – May I kiss her? Kayla asked Adina. After a look and another question to his partner, NYYXXII approached Sky Bri to eventually kiss her with an implied passion that undoubtedly influenced the young Canadian streamer.

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