Officials in New York City have launched a mobile application that aims to help teens increase their sexual health.
Sexual Health news - April 2013
Mobile app aims to help teens improve sexual health Economic incentives may help reduce STD rates in men
A new study reveals that giving some homosexual men just under $300 is enough of an incentive to get them to commit to regular STD ...
Study links frequency of sex to happiness
When it comes to sexual health, happiness is subjective, according to a new study.
College event aims to raise STD awareness
Recent data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that teens and young adults are especially impacted by sexually transmitted ...
Can circumcision lower HIV risk?
A new study offers some explanation on why circumcision can help reduce the risk of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
City uses mascot to increase STD awareness
San Francisco is using an unusual mascot to increase the sexual health of residents and raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases.
Lawmakers pass amended STD treatment bill in Nebraska
A bill that would allow doctors in Nebraska to prescribe medication for the sexual partners of individuals with sexually transmitted diseases without seeing them has ...
England sees spike in STDs among young teens
Recent statistics released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that American teens and young adults are greatly impacted by sexually ...
Can herpes cause memory problems?
A new study has revealed that the viruses that causes oral herpes and genital herpes may increase the risk of memory problems.
Researchers study new approach to prevent herpes outbreaks
Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have made a discovery that may change the way individuals are treated for genital herpes ...
Lawmakers open STD treatment option to homosexuals
A bill that would make it permissible for doctors in Hawaii to prescribe medication to the partners of individuals with sexually transmitted diseases without examining ...
Are some people more susceptible to trichomoniasis?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, trichomoniasis is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease. In fact, in the U ...
April is STD Awareness Month
Public health officials have declared April STD Awareness Month across the U.S., making it an ideal time for individuals to educate themselves on sexually ...
STD treatment bill passes in Nebraska
Lawmakers in Nebraska are working to make it easier for doctors to treat sexually transmitted diseases.
STD dating websites gain popularity
Individuals with various sexually transmitted diseases now have more options when it comes to finding love online.
College tells students to stop distributing condoms
A Catholic university is threatening disciplinary action against students who are distributing condoms and sexual health information on campus.
Can a bikini wax increase the risk of STDs?
New research suggests waxing, shaving and using other methods to remove hair from the pubic area may increase one's susceptibility to certain sexually transmitted ...
Parents deciding against HPV vaccinations for their kids
A new study has found that many parents don't intend to have their children vaccinated against human papillomavirus, even though it's recommended by ...
Study: Bee venom may protect against HIV
A new study has found that a component found in bee venom may be a powerful tool in the fight against human immunodeficiency virus, the ...