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Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like InfectionApril 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: StudyFebruary 22, 2016

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

Another STD Spurs ConcernFebruary 12, 2016

British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study SuggestsFebruary 09, 2016

Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study FindsJanuary 29, 2016

Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDCJanuary 19, 2016

Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing ThreatJanuary 19, 2016

U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, PregnancyDecember 09, 2015

Fewer than half of high schools, one-fifth of middle schools cover all 16 recommended topics, agency says

Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study FindsNovember 30, 2015

Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research ShowsNovember 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: CDCNovember 17, 2015

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

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

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

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDCNovember 03, 2015

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

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

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

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC SaysOctober 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study FindsOctober 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

Churches a Good Place for HIV Testing, Treatment in AfricaOctober 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: ReportSeptember 24, 2015

Finding highlights challenges of 'unequal epidemic,' researcher says

Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes InfectionAugust 05, 2015

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

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDCJuly 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: CDCJuly 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 TestingJuly 21, 2015

Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

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

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

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV ThreatJune 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 DiagnosisMay 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 MalesMay 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: StudyApril 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Study Supports HPV Vaccination GuidelinesApril 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse StudyMarch 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: StudyFebruary 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 RelapseFebruary 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 ShowsFebruary 09, 2015

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

Smartphone Device Detects HIV, SyphilisFebruary 04, 2015

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

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers FindJanuary 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 FindsJanuary 09, 2015

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

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDCDecember 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 SayDecember 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 ReasonsDecember 02, 2014

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

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

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

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

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: StudyOctober 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 FindsOctober 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 RelapseOctober 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 SpermOctober 03, 2014

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

HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: StudyOctober 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: CDCSeptember 25, 2014

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

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts SaySeptember 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 STDsSeptember 22, 2014

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

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

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

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