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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

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

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

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

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

Don't Blame the Media for Teen Sex, Study Says July 06, 2016

Parents and peers have far more influence on sexual behavior

U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics June 23, 2016

U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD

Antibiotics Overprescribed for Possible STDs: Study June 09, 2016

3 in 4 tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia came back negative

HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal May 06, 2016

But some progress seen in reducing new infections, transmission

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study May 05, 2016

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection April 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: Study February 22, 2016

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

Another STD Spurs Concern February 12, 2016

British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests February 09, 2016

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

Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study Finds January 29, 2016

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

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC January 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 Threat January 19, 2016

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

CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy December 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 Finds November 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 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

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