Sexually Transmitted Infections
A condom shortage is forcing sex workers to reuse contraception
The Kenyan government will only be able to provide 150 million condoms, short of the expected demand of 262 million, says AIDS Healthcare Foundation Kenya.
Dogs Can Get Cancer by Sniffing One Another's Butts
Canine tumors that are normally spread between dogs via sex can also be transmitted by sniffing each others' genitals, leading to facial cancer.
Man Gets Extreme, Super-Gonorrhea after Unprotected Sex with Prostitute
An Austrian man in his fifties is thought to have contracted an antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea from a woman in Cambodia.
Monkeypox May Have Been Spreading Silently for Years, Mistaken for STIs
There were at least 780 confirmed cases of virus ahead of last weekend.
9 Drug Manufacturers Report Shortages of Azithromycin for Coronavirus
The drug is commonly used to treat sexually transmitted diseases, but now that Trump and others have called it a "game-changer," it's in short supply.
Never-before-seen Species of Chlamydia Bacteria Found Below Arctic Ocean
The bacteria were found at Loki's Castle—a field of active marine hydrothermal vents.
Franklin Graham Blames Ignoring 'God's Guidelines' for STIs
Noted Evangelical preacher and faith leader Franklin Graham linked an uptick in sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis to extramarital sex and homosexuality.
Women Swingers More Likely to Take Drugs During Sex
Researchers studied Dutch swingers to find out about whether and why they used drugs.
What You Write on Facebook Could Be Used to Diagnose Diseases
Scientists were able to identify conditions using data from social media.
Rare STD That Causes Genitals to 'Rot Away' Reported
Donovanosis causes beefy, red blisters that bleed easily to appear on the genitals.
What Is Emerging Sex Disease Mycoplasma Genitalium?
"It's yet another good reason to pack the condoms for the summer holidays—and actually use them," one doctor said.
Record No. of Stillbirths Linked to STI in California
If left untreated, syphilis can cause serious health conditions, including blindness and neurological disorders that can result in death.
Young Women Resist Condom Use as Well
Many women use the same explanation and reasoning to forgo this type of contraception that prevents against sexually transmitted infections.
Tinder Clashes With AIDS Healthcare Foundation Over STD Billboard
The AHF called Tinder "a digital bathhouse for millennials" in a press release about the billboards.
A Condom That Changes Colors To Detect STIs
The invention turns green for chlamydia, blue for syphilis and a whitish yellow for herpes.