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.
Trends in sexual behaviors similar for teens who take few health risk and those who take many

Trends in sexual behaviors similar for teens who take few health risk and those who take many

Circumcision reduces risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men

Circumcision reduces risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men

FC2 female condom recommended for approval

FC2 female condom recommended for approval

Inexperienced sex workers most at risk of sexual infections

Inexperienced sex workers most at risk of sexual infections

New HIV documentary tackles stigma faced by teachers in Africa

New HIV documentary tackles stigma faced by teachers in Africa

Routine HIV screening for all patients recommended

Routine HIV screening for all patients recommended

New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields

New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields

Alcohol advice needs to play a greater role in sex education for teenagers

Alcohol advice needs to play a greater role in sex education for teenagers

New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields

New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields

Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease predicts high risk and rate of further infection in teenagers

Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease predicts high risk and rate of further infection in teenagers

Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease predicts high risk and high rate of further infection in teenagers

Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease predicts high risk and high rate of further infection in teenagers

Starpharma's VivaGelR patent approved in Japan

Starpharma's VivaGelR patent approved in Japan

Rapid HIV testing in the emergency department boosts diagnoses, screening

Rapid HIV testing in the emergency department boosts diagnoses, screening

Leaders of Kenya's Luo ethnic group embrace male circumcision after meeting with medical experts, lawmakers

Leaders of Kenya's Luo ethnic group embrace male circumcision after meeting with medical experts, lawmakers

Prisons in North Carolina to begin testing all inmates for HIV

Prisons in North Carolina to begin testing all inmates for HIV

CDC releases subpopulation estimates from data on annual new HIV infections; new infections high among blacks, MSM

CDC releases subpopulation estimates from data on annual new HIV infections; new infections high among blacks, MSM

Stigma deters HIV-positive people from seeking treatment, panelist says at Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force Meeting

Stigma deters HIV-positive people from seeking treatment, panelist says at Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force Meeting

Binge drinking women often engage in risky sex

Binge drinking women often engage in risky sex

Sexual activities other than intercourse carry risk of HIV, other STIs, study finds

Sexual activities other than intercourse carry risk of HIV, other STIs, study finds

CDC report on new HIV infections in U.S. did not include data from Puerto Rico; omission has widespread consequences, advocates say

CDC report on new HIV infections in U.S. did not include data from Puerto Rico; omission has widespread consequences, advocates say