Having more than 10 sexual partners over a lifetime is linked to increased odds of getting cancer, researchers say.
And women with a higher number of sexual partners are more likely to report a limiting, long-term condition, experts from the UK, Austria, Turkey, Canada and Italy found.
The researchers analysed data from adults aged 50 and over in England, with 5,722 participants reporting how many sexual partners they had had.
Some 22% of men and just under 8% of women reported 10 or more sexual partners.
The researchers found a statistically significant association between the number of lifetime sexual partners and risk of a cancer diagnosis among men and women. (Text courtesy of Metro)