Scientists have taken a step towards a vaccine for chlamydia following a successful early trial.
We live in an era of sex positivity — until we get positive test results. And that’s unfortunate, because S.T.I.s are on the rise.
The vaccine was tested on 35 healthy women.
The prevalence of cancer-causing HPV strains has dropped markedly in women who have been vaccinated.
Huge rise in number of sexually transmitted diseases in US armed forces including chlamydia | Daily Mail Online
Chlamydia cases climbed 56 per cent in six years to affect 225 troops per 10,000 while the number of gonorrhea cases in the US military spiked by 55 per cent in men and 33 per cent in women.
Under Demetre Daskalakis’s tenure, New York City has lowered H.I.V. transmission rates, rolled out PrEP and removed some of the stigma associated with H.I.V. and AIDS. But his work is far from done.
Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening.
There were more than 200,000 abortions in England and Wales last year - the highest every recorded.
A Planned Parenthood clinic in Austin, Texas, is set to remain open until 2039 despite a new state law that prevents local governments from doing business with the organization.A ...
NYC is launching a free STD clinic that will diagnose chlamydia and gonorrhea in several hours, “collapsing the diagnosis window,” doctors say, and preventing new infections.
The perfume for people who want to smell like SEMEN is inspired by the AIDS epidemic | Daily Mail Online
Etat Libre d'Organge launched Secretions Magnifiques a decade ago, and now the creator Etienne de Swardt, from Paris, has explained his reasoning behind the scent.
The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses cold sores, blisters, pap smear tests, constipation and how forest bathing can help treat mental health problems.
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One in 25 people has at least one STI, says the World Health Organization.
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science CorrespondentLONDON, June 6 (Reuters) - More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted...
More than 56,000 cases were reported in 2018, according to Public Health England.
Figures released today by Public Health England revealed there were 447,694 sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in England last year and gonorrhoea was spreading fastest.
Experts from the RAND Corporation in the US studied almost 2,000 teenagers to find those who slept badly in the week and at the weekend had the highest risk of having 'risky' sex.
Girls began queuing at their local school with their friends, waiting for their names to be called. Many were apprehensive. After all, most of them had not had a vaccination since they were babies. It was 2013 and a new vaccine had arrived in Kanyirabanyana, a village in the Gakenke district of Rwan
There are several pubic hair products on the market, but they seem to offer a solution to a nonexistent problem.
The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end | Global development | The Guardian
Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three smal
Long-acting contraceptives don't protect against sexually transmitted infections
PHOENIX (AP) - A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed...
By Munyaradzi MakoniMOYALE, Kenya, May 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As health workers approached a huge acacia tree that would provide shade for a...
Last weekend, 114 people were diagnosed and sought treatment for the sexually-transmitted disease in Indio and Coachella Valley, HerpAlert reports.
A report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, headquartered in Sweden, revealed the UK's rate of gonorrhoea per person is three times the European average.
From completely clear to white and sticky or even PINK: What your vaginal discharge means | Daily Mail Online
Dr Kathryn Basford, a GP in London from online pharmacy Zava, told MailOnline: 'Every woman and their body is different.' She explained what the different colours of discharge may mean.
The UK supermarket giant has urged customers to check their Durex Real Feel (pictured) and Durex Latex Free contraception amid concerns over the number that burst during use.
The administration's rule could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion
The hand that shows gonorrhoea: Tiny blisters on the fingers and wrist of a 20-year-old woman | Daily Mail Online
Doctors at the Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, diagnosed the woman with a disseminated gonorrhoea infection, meaning the STI had spread through her body.
'Stigma does not go away': Mumbai’s dedicated LGBT health clinic | Payal Mohta | Global development | The Guardian
After reports of transgender people being refused treatment, a new centre offers specialised services – and respite from discriminationVivek Sharma has travelled 20km from his home to the congested eastern suburb of Mumbai for his HIV treatment. But the journey is no hardship for the 23-ye
Syphilis cases are rising in rural US because of 'conservative attitudes to sex' | Daily Mail Online
Experts in Missouri and Iowa say syphilis is a growing problem in rural communities because the residents and doctors aren't used to dealing with the sexually transmitted disease.
In Missouri, the total number of syphilis patients has more than quadrupled since 2012 — jumping from 425 to 1,896 cases last year.
Time magazine named Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen as one of its “100 most influential people” of 2019.
High Court judge will probe how three sisters all aged under 10 caught sexually-transmitted disease | Daily Mail Online
A family court judge considered the case at private hearings in London and concluded that the girls’ father might have caused the infection. Pictured: Royal Courts of Justice.
Accused sex spa patron Robert Kraft is set to fight the charges he’s facing after he missed Friday’s deadline to strike a no-plea deal with prosecutors. The Patriots owner had until Friday to work out a settlement in the case in Florida, where he’s accused of soliciting prostitution at a massage par
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Alcohol, cannabis, MDMA and cocaine are the drugs most commonly combined with sex, a survey finds.
A new 'male birth control' pill might be safe, but there's still a long way to go, researchers say - CNN
Many people are looking forward to a time when men will be able to take an oral contraceptive. But there's a challenge with hormonal birth control: suppressing testosterone in men to super-low levels while avoiding the side effects of low hormone levels, such as changes in sexual function.<div class
Scientists used chemical tests on the memoirs of notorious 18th Century ladies' man Giacomo Casanova, from Venice, and found his claims of suffering with gonorrhoea may be untrue.
The five-month-old boy was airlifted to hospital but died after the intervention by his parents.
The number of people you have sex with is an individual choice. But certain lifestyle factors play a role in how many sex partners you have, explains a recent study by British researchers.
The former nurse accused of raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient in Arizona will fight a court-ordered HIV and STD test, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Normally, he’s not one to leave a happy ending on the table . . .
One of the strangest campaigns in the crowded Democratic primary field just got a little stranger
Woman are more likely to have unprotected sex if they believe the man has 'relationship potential' | Daily Mail Online
Researchers led by the University of Guelph in Canada asked 440 men and women about a hypothetical scenario with a new partner they met at a party and how they might avoid unsafe sex.
Son mistakenly tells his mother he has an 'STI' instead of a 'stye', prompting an hilarious response | Daily Mail Online
When Brogan Tant, from Limavady, Northern Ireland developed a stye - a red lump that can form around the eye - he told his mother via text. But his misspelling prompted an hilarious reaction.
The new analysis from Health Testing Centers has found that rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are rising among Americans above age 40 and that Alaska has the highest infection rates.