Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease (STD), can be easily spread from person to person during sexual intercourse when protection isn't used.
Sexual Health News - January 2013
Chlamydia patients fail to seek retesting after treatment Herpes may negatively impact the brain
Herpes, a sexually transmitted disease (STD), is extremely contagious and can result in oral or genital outbreaks, depending on which virus patients have. Now, experts report that the infection may also spark schizophrenia.
New House bill may make it illegal to spread STDs
If you have multiple sexual partners and you're unsure of whether you may have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), it's in your best interest to seek testing.
Study: Condoms do not prevent sexual pleasure
Many people aren't fond of the idea of using sexual protection - condoms in particular - which can prevent the spreading of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
York seeing a spike in gonorrhea cases
While the use of sexual protection can reduce the spreading of diseases such as herpes and gonorrhea, not everyone is keen on the idea of using condoms during intercourse.
Engineered cells may provide immunity to HIV
Researchers have yet to come up with a cure for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but it appears that they're getting closer to creating a resistance to the disease within the body.
Maine officials report outbreak of gonorrhea
Recently, gonorrhea has become a priority among health officials in Maine as the number of instances of the disease continues to grow in the new year.
Hepatitis C cases increase among young adults
One disease that appears to becoming more prominent is hepatitis C, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Health experts attempt to raise awareness of hepatitis C
As medical experts continue to stress the importance of utilizing protection during intercourse to maintain sexual health, not everyone is up to speed on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and how they can negatively impact well-being.
New silicone condom may help users maintain sexual health
While a sexually transmitted disease (STD) such as gonorrhea can cause an infection that may result in infertility, this isn't always enough to convince individuals to utilize sexual protection.
Game may help researchers learn why some choose not to use sexual protection
Each individual has a different motivation for using (or choosing to not use) sexual protection while engaging in intercourse, but until now, there has been little information on why people make certain decisions.
Chlamydia becomes a growing problem in Onslow County
While sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as chlamydia, can potentially inhibit an individual's ability to conceive, many people are unaware that they are infected until the damage has already been done.
Cefixime may not be effective in treating gonorrhea
Gonorrhea is one sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can be difficult to detect, but treated once it's correctly identified by a medical professional.
New vaccine may be able to prevent hepatitis C
While some people may not think twice about contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) before becoming intimate, it's best to know your partner's past prior to engaging in sexual behaviors.
Some gonorrhea strains becoming immune to treatment
While it's true that certain sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) can be treated by a physician after they're diagnosed, experts now fear that certain strains of bacteria are becoming more resilient as they look to help those who are infected.
Legislators may expand sex education across West Virginia schools
Regardless of whether parents want to talk about it, American adolescents are having premarital sex.
New CDC report shows chlamydia is on the rise
A new report issued by the CDC showed that, in 2011, approximately 1.4 million Americans had been diagnosed with chlamydia, which is a new record, according to American Medical News.
Condom dispensers make their way into Philadelphia schools
Before the holiday season, many adults were expressing their outrage across Philadelphia as news broke that condom dispensers may soon be available in public high schools.
Maine health officials cite increase in gonorrhea cases
As more researchers continue to track the progression of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and raise awareness of available online STD testing, statistics on the prominences of STDs are making headlines.
Herpes ranks fifth on list of most searched terms of 2012
As the internet continues to grow as a go-to source of information around the world, it appears that more people are also using it to find out more information about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).