Condom Health 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

8/31/2017
6 in 10 of America's Single Guys 'Take Responsibility' for Contraception

Most rely on condoms, but use of another method has doubled, study finds

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

6/22/2017
Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It'

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

2/16/2017
When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be

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

12/20/2016
Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study

Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

7/12/2016
How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?

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

12/14/2015
Task Force: Screen All Teens, Adults at Risk for Syphilis

Proposed recommendation dovetails with surge in U.S. cases of the sexually transmitted disease

11/2/2015
Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study

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

2/4/2015
Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report

Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

12/16/2014
Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

12/11/2014
The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

11/6/2013
Talking to Partners About STDs Often Awkward: Survey

But conversations about sexual histories and protection are important for couples, experts say

8/9/2013
Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study

Those with same-gender friends in stable housing reported safer sex habits

8/6/2013
1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control

But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

1/23/2013
Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds

Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

10/11/2012
Social Media Could Boost Condom Use, Study Suggests

Facebook community made strides by focusing on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

7/30/2012
Booze, Energy Drinks, Casual Sex Combo Common in College: Study

Researcher suspects caffeinated cocktails play a role in campus 'hook-up culture'

7/24/2012
Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens

But overall, U.S. teens of all racial, ethnic groups as sexually active as a decade ago

7/23/2012
Decisions About Condom Use Among Gay Couples Vary by Race

Black gay couples more likely to practice safe sex, study shows

7/19/2012
Ahead of AIDS Conference, New Reasons for Hope

Experts say headway has been made in prevention and treatment, but challenges remain

3/11/2012
Spring Break Safety Tips to Keep Vacation Fun

Smart choices can prevent serious injuries, ER docs 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

1/19/2012
More Than Half of Teens Who Gave Birth Weren't Using Contraception: CDC

A third of them thought they couldn't get pregnant at the time, researchers report

1/19/2012
More Americans Practicing Safe Sex, CDC Reports

Finding could signal changes in behaviors linked to HIV, researchers say

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

10/12/2011
More Teen Males Using Condoms When They First Have Sex: Survey

And more females are turning to contraceptive patch, emergency contraception

12/2/2010
Worldwide HIV-Prevention Services Lacking, Survey Finds

For most gay men, access to free condoms and lubricant, testing, counseling still limited or unavailable

2/16/2010
Survey Finds Many Men Complaining of Ill-Fitting Condoms

Reduced pleasure, irritation two reasons why men say they take them off

2/1/2010
Abstinence-Only Classes Reduced Sexual Activity, Study Found

Younger teens who took the course were more likely to delay having sex

7/17/2009
Circumcision Doesn't Lessen HIV Transmission

Condom still essential for protecting female partner, researchers say

7/13/2009
Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk

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

6/21/2006
Condoms Protect Against Cervical Cancer

They reduce risk posed by human papilloma virus, the cause of the disease, study finds

1/26/2005
Syphilis Rates Not Result of Unsafe Sex

British researchers says natural cycle of disease might explain recent U.S. spike

1/25/2005
AIDS Conspiracy Theory Belief Linked to Less Condom Use

Survey of black Americans raises a challenge

10/8/2004
One-on-One Counseling Stems Spread of AIDS

Unprotected sex declined among HIV-positive young adults who got it

9/17/2004
Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men

Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

2/12/2004
Condoms 101

They can prevent unwanted pregnancy and offer protection against disease

3/7/2003
Latex Condoms Have Slight Edge for Pregnancy Rates

They bested polyurethane version with slightly higher protection rate

3/5/2002
Spermicide Won't Prevent Gonorrhea, Chlamydia

Study finds nonoxynol-9 disappoints yet again

2/3/2002
Cyber Counselors Spread Safe-Sex Message

Gay chat rooms targeted to prevent STD outbreaks

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

6/5/2001
Give Condoms to Teens, Say Doctors

Teach abstinence, but distribute protection in schools, says AAP