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.
Circumcision does not protect men from common STDs

Circumcision does not protect men from common STDs

Illicit drug use and risky sex fueling rise in syphilis

Illicit drug use and risky sex fueling rise in syphilis

SWHR statement on CDC report on young women and STDs

SWHR statement on CDC report on young women and STDs

A quarter of teenage girls in the U.S. have a sex-related disease

A quarter of teenage girls in the U.S. have a sex-related disease

Novel brain cancer drug HhAntag for children may damage bones

Novel brain cancer drug HhAntag for children may damage bones

Stark warning about HIV in Australia

Stark warning about HIV in Australia

MRSA spike among gay men: More effective prevention needed for MRSA, HIV and other STDs

MRSA spike among gay men: More effective prevention needed for MRSA, HIV and other STDs

Experts in Britain say give away free condoms in pubs, clubs and taxis

Experts in Britain say give away free condoms in pubs, clubs and taxis

Heavy drinking, linked to high number of sex partners in young adults

Heavy drinking, linked to high number of sex partners in young adults

New figures show an alarming incidence of HIV in MSM

New figures show an alarming incidence of HIV in MSM

New challenges for diagnosis of bacterial STIs

New challenges for diagnosis of bacterial STIs

Do rural and non-rural single, young adults differ in their risk and protective HIV/STD behaviors?

Do rural and non-rural single, young adults differ in their risk and protective HIV/STD behaviors?

Problematic drinking and alcohol dependence linked to high number of sex partners

Problematic drinking and alcohol dependence linked to high number of sex partners

Family doctors and patients with herpes are poorly informed about the viral infection

Family doctors and patients with herpes are poorly informed about the viral infection

Hidden epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.

Hidden epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.

Vaginal microbicide coated condom partnership between Durex and Starpharma

Vaginal microbicide coated condom partnership between Durex and Starpharma

Washington, D.C., community groups return 70,000 condoms given away in program to reduce STIs

Washington, D.C., community groups return 70,000 condoms given away in program to reduce STIs

CDC awards $35 million to increase HIV testing opportunities

CDC awards $35 million to increase HIV testing opportunities

HIV infection is on the rise among young men who have sex with men in New York City

HIV infection is on the rise among young men who have sex with men in New York City

Many NYC youth use condoms, but other forms of birth control lag

Many NYC youth use condoms, but other forms of birth control lag