Men who had sex with animals also reported a higher incidence of sexually transmitted diseases.Of the 118 penile cancer patients, 45 percent reported having sex with animals, compared with 32 percent of healthy men, who visited the medical centers for benign conditions, check-ups or cancer prevention.A team of urologists from centers around Brazil co-authored the paper, which looked at risk factors for penile cancer in men who had visited 16 urology and oncology centers in 12 Brazilian cities.
A South Korean anti-piracy unit was participating in international operations to combat piracy in nearby waters when it reportedly received a call to help.
Fifty-nine percent of men who had sex with animals did so for one to five years, while 21 percent continued the behavior, also known as zoophilia, for more than five years.
The subjects reported a variety of frequencies for their sex acts, ranging from monthly to daily.
South Korean foreign ministry said on Saturday (27 May) that it lost contact with a Mongolian squid fishing vessel after it made a distress call, fearing it was being followed by a suspected pirate vessel.
At least three South Korean crew and 18 Indonesians catching squid are believed to have been on board the 234-ton vessel.