The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report showing that instances of STDs are on the rise in the United States.
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Sexual Health Problems Common Among Veterans
According to a new study published in Sexual Medicine, many veterans returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan encounter sexual health problems.
Might Flibanserin Provide Opportunities We Haven't Considered?
Gonorrhea Is Showing Resistance To One Antibiotic
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that one of the antibiotic treatment options for gonorrhea seems to be losing its effectiveness.
Task Force Sends Letter Opposing Safe Campus Act
The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women recently sent out a letter, signed by the representatives of 220 organizations working with sexual assault victims, to all members of the House of Representatives in opposition to the Safe Campus Act, a bill that would limit college
The World Health Organization Finds Half the World Has Herpes
A report recently released by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that more than half the world's population carries the herpes simplex virus, commonly known as oral herpes.
Public Opposition To Pornography Has Declined
According to a recent study conducted at the University of Maryland, public opposition to pornography has declined in the past 40 years. In 1975, 53 percent of women and 34 percent of men believed there should be laws against the distribution of pornography.
Yale Celebrates Safe Sex with STI Testing Parties
Yale University is hosting an STI testing party on November 3, from 4 - 7 p.m. The event is intended to encourage students to take a more active role in their sexual health. Organized by Student Wellness and Student Health, it will be co-hosted by five campus Greek organizations.
AIDS Vaccine Undergoes First Human Trials
Back in 1984, Robert Gallo, M.D., a biomedical researcher, discovered that acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) was caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Gallo has since helped develop a vaccine that is intended to cure AIDS and, in the 15 years since it was first developed, it is now poised to undergo its first human trial.
Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus Is Shown To Be Possible
According to research conducted by the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, in collaboration with the Liberian Institute for Biomedical Research (LIBR), a suspected case of sexual transmission of the Ebola virus was confirmed using genomic analysis.