Genital Sexually Transmitted Diseases News

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9/11/2017
8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health

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

8/10/2017
Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC

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

6/9/2017
Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission

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

12/20/2016
Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts

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

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

10/19/2016
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

10/10/2016
Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug

Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

8/2/2016
Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended

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

8/2/2016
Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation

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

3/10/2015
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study

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

2/9/2015
HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

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

9/22/2014
Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

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

6/30/2014
HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too

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

12/9/2013
Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine

And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

10/22/2013
Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs

Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

10/17/2013
U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

They may have lower levels of protective antibodies to the virus than in years past

10/4/2013
Scientists Say Pressure Allows Herpes Viruses to Infect Cells

New ability to measure that pressure may help lead to treatments, study authors suggest

5/8/2013
Immune Cell Discovery May One Day Lead to Herpes Vaccine: Study

Understanding specialized cells could be key to preventing genital herpes, researchers say

4/19/2013
HPV Vaccination Sends Genital Wart Cases Plummeting: Study

Australian effort saw nationwide rates drop up to 93 percent in girls, young women

2/14/2013
Millions of Americans Have an STD: Report

And half of new infections each year are among young people, CDC says

10/17/2012
New Vaccine Strategy May Fight Genital Herpes, Mouse Study Suggests

Approach may also protect against other sexually transmitted infections, researchers say

10/1/2012
HPV Vaccine Found Safe in Large Study

Fainting, skin infections most common side effects seen in girls, young women

8/30/2012
Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC

Many more teens protected from whooping cough, meningitis than the sexually transmitted virus

8/27/2012
Circumcision Benefits Are Significant, Pediatricians Say

But decision should stay with parents, they add

8/20/2012
Curbing Circumcision Boosts STDs, Study Contends

Resulting infections, including HIV, could add billions to U.S. health spending, researchers say

3/2/2012
College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year

Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

1/12/2012
Partner's 'Viral Load' a Major Factor in HIV Transmission: Study

Condom use, circumcision lowered risk of sexually infecting partners in study of African couples

10/25/2011
U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys

The sexually transmitted virus causes a range of cancers, including cervical, penile and oral malignancies

9/23/2011
CDC Considers Vaccinating Boys, Not Just Girls, for HPV

Immunizing half the population isn't forceful enough against widespread virus, expert says

9/23/2011
Stress the 'Human' in HPV, One Man Suggests

Health advocate offers reminder that virus affects men and women equally

9/14/2011
Health Experts Say HPV Vaccine Is Safe

Benefits outweigh risks of getting sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, doctors say after presidential debate

5/3/2011
U.S. Officials Take Aim at Questionable STD Products

Makers of preparations claiming to prevent, treat sexually transmitted infections warned by FDA, FTC

4/12/2011
Genital Herpes Can Be Spread When Lesions Aren't Present: Study

Finding confirms suspicions experts have had for years

11/9/2010
HPV Vaccinations Lead to Fewer Genital Warts: Study

Decline only found in immunized population, researchers say

8/24/2010
Herpes Drugs Won't Raise Birth Defect Risk, Study Finds

Danish analysis of over 800,000 births shows no link

7/7/2010
Research Sheds Light on How Herpes Virus Invades Cells

Finding may lead to new target for genital herpes drug treatments, study suggests

7/6/2010
Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs

But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

5/6/2010
Needle-Sharing by Sex Workers Tied to Spread of Syphilis

Study near U.S.-Mexico border also cites risk of HIV

4/7/2010
Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.

Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

3/9/2010
Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.

Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

2/15/2010
Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression

But acyclovir is not a replacement for HIV-specific drugs, researchers say

11/23/2009
One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs

Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

11/18/2009
Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant

Study finds low level shedding may be continuous, infection state unclear

10/21/2009
CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys

Doctors are free to offer HPV shot to males but widespread vaccination not advised

10/9/2009
Truckers Trailed By Risky Behaviors: Study

Long haulers at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis C, researchers say

10/9/2009
Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost

But other experts dispute finding, and say young men need protection from STDs

7/13/2009
Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk

Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

3/27/2009
Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed

Study finds VP16 is molecular key that unlocks the virus from latent state

3/25/2009
Circumcision Guards Against STDs

Study finds procedure dramatically reduces transmission of herpes, human papillomavirus

1/21/2009
In Time, Cream Might Prevent Herpes Transmission

Harvard researchers say treatment involving genes works in mice