Health

This Condom Will Tell You If Your Partner Has an STI

 

The news comes just a day after Public Health England revealed that STI infection rate among gay men are soaring, despite falling around the country as a whole.

The Independent reports:

A condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with sexually transmitted infections has been invented by a group of school children.

The ‘S.T.EYE’ has a built-in indicator to detect infections such as chlamydia and syphilis, turning a different colour depending on the strain of bacteria present.

It is the brainchild Daanyaal Ali, 14, Muaz Nawaz, 13 and Chirag Shah, 14, pupils at Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford, Essex, who wanted to “make detecting harmful STIs safer than ever before” without the need for invasive tests.

“We wanted to make something that make detecting harmful STIs safer than ever before, so that people can take immediate action in the privacy of their own homes without the invasive procedures at the doctors.

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