Genital Sexually Transmitted Diseases News

Date Posted
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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

12/23/2008
Circumcision Rates Too Low

Study points to 16 states where Medicaid doesn't fund procedure

12/1/2008
Guideline Urges HIV Tests for All Patients 13 and Older

Physicians' group, citing World AIDS Day, says colleagues can prevent spread of infection

10/21/2008
Sex Partners Get STD Alerts by E-mail

Report shows 30,000 have used Internet service to handle delivery of delicate news

9/18/2008
Girls From Poorer Areas More Likely to Have Sex Earlier

Partners are usually older boys with conduct problems, study says

8/13/2008
Healthy Sex Life Can Extend Into 80s

But past STDs, med use and relationship issues can derail intimacy, study says

6/19/2008
Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection

Study with antiviral aciclovir shows no added benefit

3/12/2008
U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row

Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

3/11/2008
One in 4 Teen Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease

Greatest burden falls on African-American adolescents, CDC researchers find

4/13/2007
Scientists Frustrated in Search for Genital Herpes Vaccine

Better funding could help defeat the virus, which infects 1 in 5 Americans

3/30/2007
Emotions Play Major Role in Teen Condom Use

Managing stress associated with birth control key to promoting safe sex, study finds

1/19/2007
Human Gene a Natural Virus Fighter

ISG15 helps fend off flu, herpes, research suggests

1/11/2007
Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD

Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

8/23/2006
Teens Neglect Condom Use in 'Serious' Relationships

Young people underestimate STD risk from steady partners, researchers say

8/22/2006
U.S. Herpes Cases on the Decline

10-year drop was sharpest among teens, researchers say

8/10/2006
Many Teens Don't Use Condoms Correctly

U.K. study suggests more education is needed to protect kids

12/1/2004
Study to Pit Herpes Drug Against HIV

If it works, Acyclovir would be inexpensive weapon in fight against AIDS

8/6/2004
Testing STD Kits

Study to examine effectiveness of free home tests for sexually transmitted diseases

6/23/2004
Health Tip: Cold Sore Comfort

How to relieve the pain

4/24/2004
STD Rates Paint a Mixed Picture

Herpes infections are down, but syphilis is on increase

4/9/2004
Condoms Prevent More Than Pregnancy, HIV

They also reduce the risk of certain sexually transmitted diseases, study says

12/31/2003
Drug Halts Spread of Genital Herpes

Valacyclovir also reduces flare-ups, study finds

12/30/2003
Genital Herpes Vaccine to Be Tested

Treatment could protect women from sexually transmitted virus

1/7/2003
C-Section Affirmed to Prevent Herpes in Newborns

Study finds it cuts transmission from mother to child

12/20/2002
Herpes Vaccine on the Horizon

National study to begin soon

11/20/2002
Vaccine Could Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

Study documents perfect record against responsible virus

11/6/2002
Herpes, HPV May Spell Cervical Cancer

Study finds combo may create higher risk for women

10/11/2002
Herpes Rates Could Explode by 2025

Study contends nearly half of U.S. women might be infected

11/27/2001
Schizophrenia Linked to Genital Herpes

Maternal illness may sicken brain of fetus

7/20/2001
Condoms Keep HIV at Bay; Jury's Still Out on STDs

But lack of evidence is not proof of failure, experts say

5/28/2001
To Teens, Oral Sex Really Isn't 'Sex'

Belief puts youths at risk for sexual diseases