A new company may help individuals in New York City improve their sexual health.
Condom vending machines may soon show up in New York City taxis STD toys raise questions among parents
Some people are questioning the choice to sell stuffed sexually transmitted disease toys at a Salt Lake City tourist attraction.
Trichomoniasis: The STD you may not know about
A new survey, commissioned by the American Sexual Health Association, has found that many people don't know much about a very common sexually transmitted disease - trichomoniasis.
New government report finds STDs are prevalent, expensive
A new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes some sobering statistics about sexually transmitted diseases.
A modern way to remind someone to have an STD test
One of the biggest problems with sexually transmitted infections is that they often don't cause any red flag symptoms in infected individuals.
Scientists discover breakthrough in fight against hepatitis B
Researchers from Saint Louis University, the University of Missouri and the University of Pittsburgh state that a new discovery may make it possible to cure hepatitis B.
Scientists identify HIV-blocking protein
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an American is infected with the HIV virus every nine and a half minutes. But new research conducted at UCLA is providing hope for eradicating it.
Can social media help prevent HIV?
New research conducted at UCLA suggests social media sites such as Facebook can be an effective tool in the fight against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Parents of teen girls accept use of birth control pills
A new study conducted by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco has found that parents of teen girls prefer their daughters use some forms of birth control over others.
Chlamydia infections increasing in Canada
Canadian health officials say the number of individuals with chlamydia is increasing across the country.
STD treatment can be difficult for pregnant women
A new study conducted by researchers at Michigan State University found that pregnant women who visit emergency rooms don't always receive the necessary treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
Officials seek new treatments for gonorrhea
The search for a new, more effective treatment for the STD gonorrhea is underway.
Teen STD rates increase
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of the 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) each year are among young people between the ages of 15 and 24.
Syphilis cases increase in California
It's an STD that was once believed to be on the verge of extinction, but now health officials say the number of new cases of syphilis is on the rise in California, especially in San Francisco.
Company halts work on hepatitis C drugs
A Boston-based biotech company has announced it will stop work on two promising hepatitis C drugs.
Company launches condom delivery service
While abstinence is the only way to completely protect yourself from contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD), those who want to have sex are advised use a condom in order to protect themselves.
Government mistrust causes some to delay HIV testing
Researchers from UCLA say a new study reveals many older Americans who are considered high risk for contracting the AIDS virus are avoiding getting tested for HIV because of psychological barriers, such as a mistrust for the government and concerns about conspiracy theories.
Which pill is responsible for the sexual revolution?
The so-called "sexual revolution," which began in the 1960s, is well-known as a time in which many people's views about sex became more relaxed and some people became more promiscuous.
Military members are at increased risk for STIs
A new study indicates the sexual health of some American military members may be at risk.
Study reveals attitudes on HPV vaccinations for boys
A new study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) explores the feelings of low income and minority parents/guardians about vaccinating boys against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).