A new antibiotic could give health care providers a much-needed new tool in the fight against antibiotic resistant strains of gonorrhea.
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Rates of Newborn Syphilis 10 Times Higher Than a Decade Ago The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sounding the alarm on newborn
Treating syphilis during pregnancy can help both mother and child, but there is a shortage of Bicillin-L-A, the only antibiotic approved for this population.
A new meta-analysis of eight published studies found that the risk of sexual transmission of HIV is almost zero in people with low viral loads.
There is another update to the ongoing court battle over mifepristone, one of two drugs used in most medication abortion.
The USPSTF recently released updated recommendations on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. The recommendations add additional medications, including a long-acting injectable.
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only one in three adults in the U.S. infected with hepatitis C have been cured despite the introduction of direct-acting antivirals almost 10 years ago.
A study in Denmark that spanned 40 years and included 6.6 million people found that those who identified as transgender have significantly higher rates of suicide and attempted suicide than others in the population. These results are similar to what research has found in the U.S.
Sue Johanson, perhaps Canada’s most famous sex educator of all time, died in June at the age of 92. Johanson was known for her clear advice and her sense of humor.
A new paper suggests that there are biological and evolutionary reasons that we masturbate and looks to our ape ancestors for evidence. There is evidence starting around 40 million years ago that the ancestors of all monkeys and apes did indeed masturbate.
The FDA just approved a new erectile dysfunction treatment that can be sold over the counter. This gel goes directly on the penis, works in just 10 minutes, and has few side effects. Some experts, however, aren’t convinced it works all that well.
Young Men Who Have Sex With Men Lead Progress in HIV Prevention and Treatment, But Disparities Still Exist
While CDC reported a decline in overall new HIV infections, disparities in HIV prevention and treatment remain.
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