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Human papillomavirus, abstinence, and the other risks

Gilman, M. and Gilman, Sander L. and Johns, M.M. (2009) Human papillomavirus, abstinence, and the other risks. The Lancet 373 (9673), pp. 1420-1421. ISSN 0140-6736.

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A century after syphilis first appeared in London, William Shakespeare knew the risk of trusting your sexual partner. Neither abstinence nor the marriage bed was a space safe from such diseases. Honesty, as Shakespeare observes in As You Like It, is rarely found in human sexual relations.

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School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > English and Humanities
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Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2011 14:23
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