Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) News and Research

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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that you can get from having sex with someone who has the infection. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites and viruses.
Europe reports the highest ever levels of syphilis

Europe reports the highest ever levels of syphilis

A million a day: STIs are a worldwide epidemic, declares WHO

A million a day: STIs are a worldwide epidemic, declares WHO

Safe sex an elusive target; STIs continue to rise in England

Safe sex an elusive target; STIs continue to rise in England

Oral antibiotic shows promise to cure uncomplicated gonorrhea

Oral antibiotic shows promise to cure uncomplicated gonorrhea

STIs being diagnosed in young adults every four minutes in the UK

STIs being diagnosed in young adults every four minutes in the UK

Condoms should not be reused warns CDC

Condoms should not be reused warns CDC

Syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in England

Syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in England

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

CDC warns about steep rise in STDs among Americans

CDC warns about steep rise in STDs among Americans

New research explores how genetic factors may be linked to low cervical cancer rates in Western Asia

New research explores how genetic factors may be linked to low cervical cancer rates in Western Asia

HIV home tests: an interview with Dr Nitika Pant Pai, McGill University

HIV home tests: an interview with Dr Nitika Pant Pai, McGill University

Hepatitis C virus rarely transmitted through sex between monogamous heterosexuals

Hepatitis C virus rarely transmitted through sex between monogamous heterosexuals

Super gonorrhea spreads important health message to Parliament House

Super gonorrhea spreads important health message to Parliament House

HIV epidemics and extra-couple relationships: an interview with Steve Bellan, University of Texas

HIV epidemics and extra-couple relationships: an interview with Steve Bellan, University of Texas

Extra-couple relationships one of the main drivers of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

Extra-couple relationships one of the main drivers of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV infection rate in MSM in England and Wales remains unchanged despite improved prevention measures

HIV infection rate in MSM in England and Wales remains unchanged despite improved prevention measures

Sex, condoms and lubricants: an interview with Dr Debby Herbenick

Sex, condoms and lubricants: an interview with Dr Debby Herbenick

Sex rated as pleasurable with or without condoms and lubricants

Sex rated as pleasurable with or without condoms and lubricants

HPV testing and cervical screening: an interview with Dr Rosa Legood

HPV testing and cervical screening: an interview with Dr Rosa Legood

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs