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Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows November 23, 2015

Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC November 17, 2015

Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC November 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC November 03, 2015

Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study November 02, 2015

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

Churches a Good Place for HIV Testing, Treatment in Africa October 14, 2015

Study found pregnant women in sub-Saharan nations were 11 times more likely to get help in faith-based centers

Almost Half of American Adults With HIV Don't Take Meds: Report September 24, 2015

Finding highlights challenges of 'unequal epidemic,' researcher says

Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection August 05, 2015

But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC July 30, 2015

4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC July 22, 2015

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing July 21, 2015

Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine July 14, 2015

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat June 05, 2015

Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis May 28, 2015

Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males May 13, 2015

But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study April 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study March 10, 2015

It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse February 18, 2015

Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows February 09, 2015

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis February 04, 2015

Low-cost accessory replicates laboratory-based blood test, researchers report

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find January 09, 2015

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds January 09, 2015

Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC December 16, 2014

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe? December 03, 2014

Scientists say they found signs of the disease in Croatian skeleton that lived centuries earlier

CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons December 02, 2014

Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women November 12, 2014

Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples October 24, 2014

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study October 10, 2014

Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse October 03, 2014

Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: Study October 02, 2014

Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC September 25, 2014

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say September 23, 2014

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs September 22, 2014

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs September 05, 2014

But areas that actively spay, neuter and control stray animals have lower rates

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study July 08, 2014

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study July 01, 2014

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too June 30, 2014

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds June 10, 2014

Nearly 2 million Americans have chlamydia infection, but about 400,000 don't know it, government estimates

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV May 20, 2014

But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC May 09, 2014

Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious' April 29, 2014

Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

More STD Screening on Horizon for Women? April 28, 2014

Influential U.S. panel has also drafted guidelines on counseling to prevent chlamydia, gonorrhea