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.
Rates of sexually transmitted infections in Allegheny County, Pa., disproportionately high among blacks, officials say

Rates of sexually transmitted infections in Allegheny County, Pa., disproportionately high among blacks, officials say

HIV cases among young people in Iowa increasing

HIV cases among young people in Iowa increasing

Rural AIDS and HIV expert comments on media campaign

Rural AIDS and HIV expert comments on media campaign

Youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity

Youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity

Partner behavior better predicts STD risks

Partner behavior better predicts STD risks

Older singles starting new sexual relationships often put their health at risk

Older singles starting new sexual relationships often put their health at risk

Self-collection of samples in sex workers works best when screening for STIs

Self-collection of samples in sex workers works best when screening for STIs

Male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HPV, herpes, study says

Male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HPV, herpes, study says

Male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HPV, herpes, study says

Male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HPV, herpes, study says

Illinois County reports increased STI testing demand

Illinois County reports increased STI testing demand

Male circumcision reduces risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 and human papillomavirus

Male circumcision reduces risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 and human papillomavirus

Health official releases HIV, STI data for Maryland County

Health official releases HIV, STI data for Maryland County

New HIV/AIDS data released in Latvia

New HIV/AIDS data released in Latvia

Reproductive health group in Cambodia reports increase in HIV testing among women

Reproductive health group in Cambodia reports increase in HIV testing among women

Discrimination against Jamaican HIV-positive MSM hinders efforts to seek health care

Discrimination against Jamaican HIV-positive MSM hinders efforts to seek health care

Inadequacy of current guidelines for STIs

Inadequacy of current guidelines for STIs

New report reveals serious flaws in abstinence programs

New report reveals serious flaws in abstinence programs

AIDS Healthcare Foundation launches "Stay Negative" HIV testing campaign

AIDS Healthcare Foundation launches "Stay Negative" HIV testing campaign

Mentally ill endure lives of loneliness and exclusion

Mentally ill endure lives of loneliness and exclusion

Sangamo BioSciences starts trial of CCR5-ZFP therapeutic to treat HIV/AIDS

Sangamo BioSciences starts trial of CCR5-ZFP therapeutic to treat HIV/AIDS