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Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men October 20, 2017

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV October 16, 2017

Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say

Vaginal Bacteria Tied to Heightened Chlamydia Risk September 28, 2017

Women with greater amounts of a type of Lactobacillus may be more likely to get the STD, research shows

STDs Hit All-Time High in U.S. September 26, 2017

Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016

Fighting HIV on Multiple Fronts Might Lead to Vaccine September 20, 2017

Combination strategy fully protects lab monkeys, studies find

Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses September 13, 2017

Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health September 11, 2017

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

More U.S. Teens Getting Vaccinated Against HPV August 24, 2017

But rates still lagging against the cancer-causing virus that's caused by sexual contact, CDC says

Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought August 18, 2017

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair August 16, 2017

Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC August 10, 2017

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea July 11, 2017

Study shows that routine meningitis shot may offer at least some protection

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Adding in Prescription for Partner Boosts STD Care June 13, 2017

Lower chlamydia, gonorrhea rates seen when one person can obtain treatment for both partners

Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission June 09, 2017

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study May 24, 2017

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss? April 28, 2017

Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

Syphilis Rates Spike Among U.S. Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC April 06, 2017

Awareness and practicing safe sex are key to curbing the growing rate of syphilis, sexual health experts say

4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV April 06, 2017

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV April 05, 2017

AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

Health Risks Grow as Young People Born With HIV Age March 31, 2017

About 10,000 Americans were infected at birth, and many are now young adults with medical issues, study finds

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe February 18, 2017

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be February 16, 2017

People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey February 13, 2017

Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV February 03, 2017

Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility February 03, 2017

Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

Gay Man Infected With HIV Despite Using Preventive Drugs February 01, 2017

But cases of drug-resistant strains of AIDS virus are still rare, doctors say

HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test January 24, 2017

Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests January 19, 2017

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services December 16, 2016

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates December 06, 2016

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

Women at Greater Risk Than Men for Zika Infection: Study November 16, 2016

In mice, the vagina had a delayed immune response to the virus

Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World November 02, 2016

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC September 21, 2016

But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

Animal Research Yields Clues to Sexual Spread of Zika August 25, 2016

Researchers think vaginal fluid may be ideal breeding ground for the virus, which can cause fetal brain damage

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended August 02, 2016

Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation August 02, 2016

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS July 19, 2016

Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV July 18, 2016

African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds? July 12, 2016

Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

Do More to Fight HIV in Africa: Study July 12, 2016

Male circumcision, broader use of preventive drugs could help control epidemic, researchers say

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