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  • Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
    (22-Mar-2017)
    It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

  • U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

  • Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

  • Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

  • 'Immunotherapy' in Monkeys Shows Promise as Long-Term HIV Treatment
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Lab experiments utilize the body's natural defenses, researchers say

  • 'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

  • More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

  • Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Employees in better mood the next day, leading to more work engagement and job satisfaction, study contends

  • Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Why remains unclear, researchers say

  • Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

  • Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings
    (21-Feb-2017)
    And that's especially true for women, study suggests

  • Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • Zika Lingers in Semen for Less Time Than Thought: Study
    (14-Feb-2017)
    But scientists say guidelines urging abstinence, condoms for 6 months after infection should still be followed

  • Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

  • Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

  • Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

  • Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

  • Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Rates of miscarriage higher for those with a previous miscarriage

  • Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

  • Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility?
    (08-Feb-2017)
    It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

  • U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
    (07-Feb-2017)
    CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

  • A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

  • Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

  • Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

  • 2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

  • 2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

  • Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

  • Gay Man Infected With HIV Despite Using Preventive Drugs
    (01-Feb-2017)
    But cases of drug-resistant strains of AIDS virus are still rare, doctors say

  • Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

  • Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

  • Gay Man Infected With HIV Despite Using Preventive Drugs
    (01-Feb-2017)
    But cases of drug-resistant strains of AIDS virus are still rare, doctors say

  • Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggest

  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

  • Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

  • Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

  • Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

  • Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

  • Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

  • Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk?
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

  • Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk?
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

  • Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk?
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

  • Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender?
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Higher -- but still normal -- readings may mean a boy, study suggests

  • Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Researchers say it could shrink donor pool, lead to higher fees

  • Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

  • Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

  • Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds
    (28-Dec-2016)
    It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

  • HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

  • Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

  • Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

  • Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

  • Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

  • Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

  • Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

  • Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

  • Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

  • Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Older hospital patients treated by a woman were slightly less likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days

  • Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

  • Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

  • Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

  • Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

  • Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

  • Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance
    (01-Dec-2016)
    People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

  • Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

  • U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

  • 2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

  • FDA Explains Pros, Cons of Permanent Birth Control
    (18-Nov-2016)
    A drawback to one form is that it isn't effective until 3 months after placement

  • Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

  • Women at Greater Risk Than Men for Zika Infection: Study
    (16-Nov-2016)
    In mice, the vagina had a delayed immune response to the virus

  • Women at Greater Risk Than Men for Zika Infection: Study
    (16-Nov-2016)
    In mice, the vagina had a delayed immune response to the virus

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Monkey study produces 'one-two punch' that combines an HIV vaccine and an immune-stimulating drug

  • Antibodies May Hold Key to HIV Suppression
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Two early trials suggest approach might make it possible for patients to go off antiretroviral meds

  • Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Three-shot regimen seems to control lesions as effectively as daily pills, but wider trials needed

  • Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World
    (02-Nov-2016)
    HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

  • Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility?
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

  • Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV
    (28-Oct-2016)
    'This is potentially a lifesaving therapy,' researcher says

  • HIV May Hide in Tissues, Even After Treatment
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Study suggests this hidden virus might spur other conditions in patients

  • Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Injections as effective as other contraceptives, but side effects prompted early halt of trial

  • Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples

  • Study Discounts Myth of 'Patient Zero' in U.S. AIDS Crisis
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Genetic analysis of 40-year-old blood samples shows many North Americans already infected by late 1970s

  • FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
    (19-Oct-2016)
    More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

  • Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments
    (17-Oct-2016)
    In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

  • Monkey Study Hints at Drug-Free Suppression of HIV
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Initial safety studies are under way, though it's not yet clear if the treatment will be effective in people

  • Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans
    (13-Oct-2016)
    This group is more likely to use illicit substances, but also more apt to seek out help, report finds

  • Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

  • Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

  • Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

  • Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

  • Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Infertility procedure was tried in 4 women but has remained successful in only one, Texas team says

  • For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Doctors discuss how you and your partner can achieve greater satisfaction

  • U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Less sex, more contraception is the 'magic' formula, experts say

  • 'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

  • U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Less sex, more contraception is the 'magic' formula, experts say

  • Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

  • Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Greatest impact is around ovulation time, research suggests

  • Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

  • Shedding Light on Low Male Libido
    (20-Sep-2016)
    In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

  • Shedding Light on Low Male Libido
    (20-Sep-2016)
    In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

  • Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Quite Effective: Study
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Found to protect about 90 percent of adults age 70 and up

  • Many Teens Give Sex Ed a Failing Grade
    (13-Sep-2016)
    International study finds courses often out of touch, too clinical

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

  • Sex Suffers for Younger Adults After Heart Attack
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Lack of interest a complaint of many women and men, study finds

  • Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC
    (28-Aug-2016)
    New report also highlights ties between Zika and Guillain-Barre

  • Animal Research Yields Clues to Sexual Spread of Zika
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Researchers think vaginal fluid may be ideal breeding ground for the virus, which can cause fetal brain damage

  • Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

  • Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

  • Gay, Lesbian Teens More Likely to Suffer Rapes, Attacks: CDC
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Support from family, community critical to their well-being, U.S. health officials stress

  • Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed
    (11-Aug-2016)
    'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

  • Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Danish study finds greater association in those hospitalized with HIV or hepatitis

  • Dogs Having Tough Time Maintaining Fertility
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Veterinarians think chemical pollutants may be to blame; finding might have implications for human males

  • Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

  • Think Before You Sext: 1 in 4 Shares What You Send
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Erotic images and messages a popular way to flirt, but don't expect them to stay private, study finds

  • Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

  • Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

  • Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

  • Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

  • Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

  • Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

  • Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

  • Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

  • Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

  • The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

  • The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

  • Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

  • Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Researchers suggest World Health Organization change classification

  • Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Placement of IUD, contraceptive implant after delivery helps prevent accidental pregnancy, doctors advise

  • Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

  • Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

  • Opioids by Injection May Drive HIV Outbreaks
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Indiana case offers a lesson for other rural communities

  • Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

  • IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
    (19-Jul-2016)
    New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

  • Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

  • Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

  • Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV
    (18-Jul-2016)
    African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

  • Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV
    (18-Jul-2016)
    African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

  • 1st Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Woman in NYC contracted the virus on trip to endemic area, then passed it to boyfriend, health officials say

  • U.S. Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC statistics for 2013-2014 show troubling spike in resistant strains

  • Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

  • Do More to Fight HIV in Africa: Study
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Male circumcision, broader use of preventive drugs could help control epidemic, researchers say

  • How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

  • How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

  • How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

  • How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

  • Do More to Fight HIV in Africa: Study
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Male circumcision, broader use of preventive drugs could help control epidemic, researchers say

  • How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

  • Stigma Prolongs Global HIV Epidemic Among Gays
    (08-Jul-2016)
    High-risk men still deprived of services around the world, study says

  • HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

  • HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

  • Don't Blame the Media for Teen Sex, Study Says
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Parents and peers have far more influence on sexual behavior

  • Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work
    (01-Jul-2016)
    In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

  • Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help
    (01-Jul-2016)
    They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds

  • Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work
    (01-Jul-2016)
    In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

  • Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

  • Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

  • U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
    (23-Jun-2016)
    U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD

  • U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
    (23-Jun-2016)
    U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD

  • Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

  • Experimental Genital Herpes Drug Shows Promise
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Drug lowered viral activity, recurrence of symptoms in study patients

  • Stem Cell Transplant Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma: Study
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Outcomes after the therapy similar to those for patients who don't carry the virus

  • HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System
    (13-Jun-2016)
    But symptoms tend to subside once antiretroviral drugs are given

  • No Sex Please, I'm a Stressed New Mom
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study finds both partners struggle when mothers feel overwhelmed

  • Antibiotics Overprescribed for Possible STDs: Study
    (09-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia came back negative

  • Report Hints Zika Can Spread Through Oral Sex
    (03-Jun-2016)
    French finding adds to growing evidence that sexual transmission of the virus more common than thought

  • Report Hints Zika Can Spread Through Oral Sex
    (03-Jun-2016)
    French finding adds to growing evidence that sexual transmission of the virus more common than thought

  • U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall, Hits New Record Low
    (02-Jun-2016)
    CDC statistics for 2015 show another 8 percent drop

  • More Americans Engaging in Same-Sex Encounters
    (01-Jun-2016)
    And the number who are OK with homosexuality has quadrupled in last 40 years, survey finds

  • More Americans Engaging in Same-Sex Encounters
    (01-Jun-2016)
    And the number who are OK with homosexuality has quadrupled in last 40 years, survey finds

  • Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

  • Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer
    (23-May-2016)
    Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

  • High HIV Rates for Gay Men in Some Southern Cities
    (18-May-2016)
    In Jackson, Miss., Columbia, S.C., and El Paso, Texas, rates now exceed or approach 30 percent, report finds

  • High HIV Rates for Gay Men in Some Southern Cities
    (18-May-2016)
    In Jackson, Miss., Columbia, S.C., and El Paso, Texas, rates now exceed or approach 30 percent, report finds

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Treatment for Cancer: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    But it's not clear what's driving the difference in care, researcher says

  • Many Fertility Apps, Websites Miss the Mark
    (13-May-2016)
    Study found only 4 of 53 online calculators accurately predicted best days for conception

  • Penis Reconstructions 'Life-Altering' for Men, Studies Show
    (09-May-2016)
    Both transgender patients and victims of trauma did well, but procedures not for fainthearted, expert says

  • HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal
    (06-May-2016)
    But some progress seen in reducing new infections, transmission

  • HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal
    (06-May-2016)
    But some progress seen in reducing new infections, transmission

  • Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study
    (05-May-2016)
    Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

  • Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study
    (05-May-2016)
    Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

  • Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study
    (05-May-2016)
    Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

  • Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study Finds
    (02-May-2016)
    But many of the fathers say they still face societal barriers

  • Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting
    (02-May-2016)
    Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

  • Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.
    (28-Apr-2016)
    They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

  • Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

  • Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

  • Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection
    (27-Apr-2016)
    New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

  • Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study Finds
    (27-Apr-2016)
    They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable

  • Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection
    (27-Apr-2016)
    New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

  • Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in Canada
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

  • New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations

  • People With HIV May Age Faster, Study Suggests
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Genetic marker showed the virus was linked to roughly five years of premature aging

  • Anatomy May Be Key to Female Orgasm
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Location of clitoris appears to make all the difference, researchers say

  • Anatomy May Be Key to Female Orgasm
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Location of clitoris appears to make all the difference, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

  • HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer's
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

  • More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted Kids
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities

  • Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'?
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

  • Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Would Cost $5 Per Person: Study
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Money could expand basic health care services for mothers, babies and children in 74 nations

  • Women's Sex Lives Get a Boost After Non-Surgical Fibroid Treatment
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all

  • Doctors Report Groundbreaking HIV-to-HIV Organ Transplants
    (30-Mar-2016)
    One donor supplied a kidney to one patient and a liver to another patient

  • Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

  • Birth Control Pills Linked to Fewer Severe Knee Injuries in Teen Girls
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

  • Work With Monkeys May Benefit HIV Babies
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Early treatment cleared the virus in infants, researchers say

  • Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes
    (21-Mar-2016)
    But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

  • Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes
    (21-Mar-2016)
    But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

  • Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes
    (21-Mar-2016)
    But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

  • Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

  • More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: Survey
    (17-Mar-2016)
    But tolerance still varies between teens and 40-somethings

  • Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

  • Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The Pill
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Experts say young women need to remember that STDs are still a danger

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • Steep Decline in Unintended Pregnancies in U.S., Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Falloff may be attributed to growing IUD use

  • FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warning Label on Essure Long-Acting Contraceptive
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Agency says device remains 'appropriate' for many women, but also cites reports of serious complications

  • Risk of Getting Ebola From Survivors Seems Low, Study Finds
    (29-Feb-2016)
    However, sexual contact still carries some danger of transmission months after patient has recovered

  • 'Female Libido' Pill May Not Be Worth It: Researchers
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Addyi carries host of serious side effects without delivering much more sexual satisfaction, review suggests

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • In Monkeys, Therapy Flushes HIV-Like Virus From Its Hiding Places
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Immune-based treatment shows promise, but whether it would work in people is still unclear

  • Surgeons Perform First U.S. Uterus Transplant
    (26-Feb-2016)
    'Life-enhancing' procedure offers womb-less women a chance at pregnancy

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • In Mice, Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Sperm
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Researchers from China say lab tests produced fertile offspring

  • Male Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely to Have Kids, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2016)
    But Norwegian researchers also found no increased risk of birth defects or delivery complications

  • Prenatal Use of HIV Drug May Slow Child's Development Slightly
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Small language delays seen in babies after mothers took atazanavir to prevent transmission of virus

  • Half of Gay Black Men May Become Infected With HIV, CDC Says
    (23-Feb-2016)
    New national report highlights groups most at risk for the AIDS-causing virus

  • Half of Gay Black Men May Become Infected With HIV, CDC Says
    (23-Feb-2016)
    New national report highlights groups most at risk for the AIDS-causing virus

  • CDC Cites 14 Potential New Cases of Zika Transmitted By Sex
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Men who've recently traveled to endemic areas should abstain from sex or use a condom, agency says

  • Charlie Sheen's HIV Announcement Sparked Interest in Disease: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Internet searches surged after celebrity's disclosure that he has virus that causes AIDS

  • Vaginal Ring Offers Some Protection Against HIV, Study Says
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Use of the new device cut infection rates between 27 percent and 56 percent in African women

  • Estrogen for Vaginal Symptoms OK for Breast Cancer Survivors: Experts
    (22-Feb-2016)
    New recommendation is aimed at women who are fighting or have survived a hormone-linked tumor

  • Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

  • Testosterone Therapy May Boost Sex Drive in Older Men ...
    (17-Feb-2016)
    ... But no benefits seen in areas of vitality or physical function, trials show

  • Study: You Can Predict Which Male Teens Will Live With Their Future Kids
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Beliefs about risky sex, pregnancy, birth control foretell what kind of fathers they will be, researchers contend

  • Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

  • Another STD Spurs Concern
    (12-Feb-2016)
    British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

  • Another STD Spurs Concern
    (12-Feb-2016)
    British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

  • Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

  • Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

  • Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

  • Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

  • CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Number of new diagnoses going down, but racial disparities exist regarding consistent treatment

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Vaccine was well-tolerated, elicited 'moderate' response in volunteers, researchers report

  • Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

  • Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

  • HIV Can Persist in Body Despite Drug Therapy
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Scientists find virus replicates in lymphoid tissue and see a possible target for a cure

  • Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccines Linked to Rare Eye Inflammation
    (25-Jan-2016)
    But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female Infertility
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

  • HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing Threat
    (19-Jan-2016)
    U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing Threat
    (19-Jan-2016)
    U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing Threat
    (19-Jan-2016)
    U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

  • HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

  • Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?
    (15-Jan-2016)
    New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

  • Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

  • No Link Between 'the Pill' and Birth Defects: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say

  • Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

  • Three Moves Could Cut New HIV Cases Dramatically: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say testing, treating and providing preventive drugs are crucial

  • LGBT Immigrants Often Faced Persecution in Homeland: Study
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Discrimination came from family, peers and school staff, findings show

  • Suppository Eases Vaginal Dryness in Small Study
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Anti-aging hormone DHEA reduced discomfort without raising estrogen levels in rest of body, researchers say

  • Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

  • The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

  • Hormone Therapy Safely Helps Preserve Fertility for Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

  • More IVF Tries Improve Odds of Having a Baby
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say

  • FDA Lifts 30-Year Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Studies from other countries show policy won't compromise blood supply, health officials say

  • FDA Lifts 30-Year Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Studies from other countries show policy won't compromise blood supply, health officials say

  • Girls Given Risky Meds Don't Get Contraceptive Advice
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Study examines young women taking drugs that cause birth defects and finds most aren't cautioned

  • Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Task Force: Screen All Teens, Adults at Risk for Syphilis
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Proposed recommendation dovetails with surge in U.S. cases of the sexually transmitted disease

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Task Force: Screen All Teens, Adults at Risk for Syphilis
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Proposed recommendation dovetails with surge in U.S. cases of the sexually transmitted disease

  • Task Force: Screen All Teens, Adults at Risk for Syphilis
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Proposed recommendation dovetails with surge in U.S. cases of the sexually transmitted disease

  • U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Record Low: CDC
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Greater use of more effective birth control may help explain trend, expert says

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Fewer than half of high schools, one-fifth of middle schools cover all 16 recommended topics, agency says

  • CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Fewer than half of high schools, one-fifth of middle schools cover all 16 recommended topics, agency says

  • Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group Says
    (07-Dec-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reflect concerns about obesity, suicide

  • HIV Rates Fall, But Not All Groups Benefit, U.S. Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Diagnoses among black and Hispanic gay, bisexual men rose in past decade

  • Risky Sexual Behaviors Put Many Young Gay Men at Risk of HIV: Study
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Experts say more must be done to curb unsafe sex and get virus-supressing meds to these men

  • HIV Rates Fall, But Not All Groups Benefit, U.S. Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Diagnoses among black and Hispanic gay, bisexual men rose in past decade

  • Risky Sexual Behaviors Put Many Young Gay Men at Risk of HIV: Study
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Experts say more must be done to curb unsafe sex and get virus-supressing meds to these men

  • Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

  • Transgender Transition Costs Make Economic Sense: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Surgical and hormone expenses less than those that treat complications of not transitioning

  • HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

  • HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

  • HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

  • Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

  • Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

  • Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

  • More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill Truvada
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

  • Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

  • Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Suggestions before you conceive

  • Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

  • Charlie Sheen: I'm HIV-Positive
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Actor says he doesn't know how he became infected, and insists he hasn't infected others

  • Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

  • Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

  • Charlie Sheen: I'm HIV-Positive
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Actor says he doesn't know how he became infected, and insists he hasn't infected others

  • Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

  • Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

  • Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

  • Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics
    (16-Nov-2015)
    New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

  • Reports Say Charlie Sheen HIV-Positive
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Actor will reportedly discuss his health Tuesday on Today show

  • Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

  • Reports Say Charlie Sheen HIV-Positive
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Actor will reportedly discuss his health Tuesday on Today show

  • First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S.
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

  • Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

  • Illegal Toad Venom 'Aphrodisiac' Linked to NYC Man's Death
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Ingredient in products called 'stone' can dangerously alter heart rhythm, city health officials say

  • Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

  • Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

  • Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

  • Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

  • Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

  • Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

  • Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

  • Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

  • Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

  • Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

  • Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

  • Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds
    (26-Oct-2015)
    This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

  • Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's Care
    (20-Oct-2015)
    People who fear being judged might avoid preventive services, study says

  • Good Results From IVF Egg Donors Over Age 35
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Pregnancy, live birth rates from older and younger women appear comparable

  • Technique Could Preserve Fertility for Wounded Soldiers
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Sperm retrieval might help injured servicemen have children in the future, study says

  • Pill for Low Libido in Women Goes on Sale on Saturday
    (18-Oct-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • U.S. Report Urges End to 'Conversion' Therapy for LGBT Youth
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Mental health experts say the practice is ineffective, potentially harmful

  • Churches a Good Place for HIV Testing, Treatment in Africa
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Study found pregnant women in sub-Saharan nations were 11 times more likely to get help in faith-based centers

  • Study Ties Essure Birth Control Implant to Greater Need for Reoperation
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Device is already under scrutiny by FDA due to complaints of complications

  • Ebola Persists for Extended Period in Survivors' Semen: Study
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests virus can hide for up to 9 months, and men can pass the virus to female partners

  • Churches a Good Place for HIV Testing, Treatment in Africa
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Study found pregnant women in sub-Saharan nations were 11 times more likely to get help in faith-based centers

  • HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says
    (12-Oct-2015)
    But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base

  • Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments

  • Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Virginia data show rates of viral suppression rose on federally funded insurance

  • Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Researchers able to make accurate predictions 70 percent of time in study of twins

  • Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

  • Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

  • Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

  • As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Anal, colon and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

  • Could Injection Be Used Someday to Spay or Neuter Pets?
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Mouse study shows promise for alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs, cats

  • Transgender Discrimination Linked to Risky Health Behaviors
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Prejudice may make smoking, alcohol abuse, drugs, suicide attempts more likely, study finds

  • Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive'
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, scientists say

  • Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Women who reported insomnia were less sexually active, study finds

  • Almost Half of American Adults With HIV Don't Take Meds: Report
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Finding highlights challenges of 'unequal epidemic,' researcher says

  • Almost Half of American Adults With HIV Don't Take Meds: Report
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Finding highlights challenges of 'unequal epidemic,' researcher says

  • For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

  • Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Research shows it equals same level of physical exertion as a brisk walk

  • More Evidence Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Transmission
    (10-Sep-2015)
    This preventative treatment should be routinely offered to gay men at high risk, researchers say

  • More Evidence Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Transmission
    (10-Sep-2015)
    This preventative treatment should be routinely offered to gay men at high risk, researchers say

  • Needle-Exchange Program Curbed HIV Spread, Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Washington, D.C.-based effort also saved $44 million in potential disease treatment costs over 2 years

  • Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

  • Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

  • Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

  • Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

  • Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

  • FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Female Libido Pill Approved
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Addyi to treat low sexual desire among premenopausal women

  • Study Debunks Notion That Condoms Always Hamper Erections
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Most young men who had such problems had erectile difficulties generally, researchers say

  • FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon
    (17-Aug-2015)
    But flibanserin's safety and effectiveness still being debated

  • Harvesting Eggs Earlier May Boost Older Women's Pregnancy Chances
    (12-Aug-2015)
    Study finds changing timing of fertility treatment process might lead to more success

  • Frozen Donor Eggs May Lead to Fewer Births Than Fresh Ones
    (11-Aug-2015)
    But statistics might not tell full story, experts say

  • Mixed Results on Value of Testosterone Supplements for Men's Health
    (11-Aug-2015)
    They may not harm the heart, but most men didn't see boost in sex lives either, study found

  • Many U.S. Adults Sext, and It May Even Help Some Relationships
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Survey found three-quarters do so in context of a committed couple

  • Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

  • Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

  • A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

  • Boy, Girl Newborns Show Spinal Differences: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Researchers suspect changes in females' backs are meant to help in pregnancy

  • Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

  • More Evidence That Kids of Gay Parents Do Just Fine
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Studies show children raised by 2 moms or 2 dads consider themselves 'different,' but stigma is lessening

  • Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC
    (30-Jul-2015)
    4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

  • Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds
    (27-Jul-2015)
    More people are genuinely changing attitudes, and not just bowing to cultural pressures

  • Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

  • Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Among people two years and older

  • Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

  • U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

  • U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

  • U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

  • U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

  • Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

  • Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

  • Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

  • Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

  • Health Care Workers Harbor Biases About Sexual Orientation: Study
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Findings show need for sensitivity training, expert suggests

  • Genes May Be Key to a Better HIV Vaccine, Study Says
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Findings challenge one-shot-fits-all approach, could guide development of future vaccines, experts say

  • Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

  • Testosterone Treatments Won't Help Men With Ejaculatory Issues
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation

  • Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Though still experimental, it measures key qualities of sperm, researchers say

  • Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

  • Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients

  • Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

  • 'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

  • Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts
    (26-Jun-2015)
    5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships

  • Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Supreme Court decision to support it would also boost well-being of couples, according to social scientists

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

  • Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

  • Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

  • Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

  • FDA Panel Endorses Women's Libido Pill
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Vote came after the agency twice rejected the daily sexual dysfunction medication due to side effects

  • College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

  • Shingles Vaccine Appears to Cut Odds of Long-Term Pain
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Findings support immunization of older adults

  • FDA Panel Weighing Women's Libido Pill
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Vote expected Thursday after agency twice has rejected the sexual dysfunction daily medication

  • 1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV
    (02-Jun-2015)
    22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says

  • 1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV
    (02-Jun-2015)
    22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says

  • Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
    (28-May-2015)
    Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

  • Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
    (28-May-2015)
    Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

  • Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

  • First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception
    (26-May-2015)
    Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

  • First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception
    (26-May-2015)
    Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

  • Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study
    (14-May-2015)
    Although ban was lifted on such surgeries in 2013, none has taken place, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (12-May-2015)
    Studies from other countries show such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply, health officials say

  • FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (12-May-2015)
    Studies from other countries show such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply, health officials say

  • Think More Sex Will Make You Happier? Think Again
    (08-May-2015)
    Study of straight married couples found no emotional boost with more activity in the bedroom

  • For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study
    (06-May-2015)
    LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

  • Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents
    (06-May-2015)
    Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

  • Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents
    (06-May-2015)
    Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

  • Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus
    (29-Apr-2015)
    HIV-infected patients appear to get an immune system boost, study found

  • HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

  • HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

  • Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert
    (24-Apr-2015)
    More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana

  • Impotence Drugs Don't Fix All Sexual Concerns: Study
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Even with the meds, many men worry about erections, orgasms and desire

  • Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Protection may go beyond cervical infection

  • U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC'
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks

  • Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low
    (07-Apr-2015)
    U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

  • Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low
    (07-Apr-2015)
    U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

  • HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney Transplant
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C

  • HIV Can Damage Brain Early On, Study Says
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings appear to underscore need for early diagnosis, treatment

  • Exercise Might Help His Sex Life
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

  • HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C

  • IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

  • Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

  • Herpes Drug Might Help Control Spread of HIV, Too
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Researchers found that Valtrex appeared to reduce viral levels

  • More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels?
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Contrary to popular belief, study suggests the relationship between the two works the other way

  • Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

  • Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study
    (10-Mar-2015)
    It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

  • Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study
    (10-Mar-2015)
    It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

  • Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

  • Health Tip: Easing the Pain of Shingles
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Suggestions for relief

  • Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

  • In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

  • Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

  • Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

  • Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

  • Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC
    (24-Feb-2015)
    IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

  • Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

  • Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

  • Some HIV Strains Cause Early Damage to Immune System, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2015)
    These fast-replicating strains appear to result in quicker progression

  • Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Fear of discrimination cited as biggest reason, survey reports

  • Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected

  • Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected

  • Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds
    (11-Feb-2015)
    South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases

  • Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows
    (09-Feb-2015)
    After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

  • HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows
    (09-Feb-2015)
    After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

  • HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows
    (09-Feb-2015)
    After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

  • IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Ongoing study shows they prevent pregnancy at least one year beyond their approved use

  • Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2015)
    C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

  • Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2015)
    C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

  • Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Low-cost accessory replicates laboratory-based blood test, researchers report

  • Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

  • Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

  • Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

  • Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

  • Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Low-cost accessory replicates laboratory-based blood test, researchers report

  • Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

  • Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

  • Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

  • Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer
    (22-Jan-2015)
    But the odds of any one birth control pill user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

  • Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

  • Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in the Past Decade
    (20-Jan-2015)
    But the procedure is expensive and not always tied to better outcomes, study suggests

  • New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

  • Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

  • Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

  • Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

  • Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

  • Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

  • Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

  • HIV Tied to Worse Hearing in Older Adults
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests virus might have effect on the inner ear, one expert said

  • FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Agency cites data from other countries showing such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply

  • FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Agency cites data from other countries showing such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply

  • Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

  • Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

  • Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

  • Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

  • Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

  • Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

  • Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

  • The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows
    (11-Dec-2014)
    But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

  • The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows
    (11-Dec-2014)
    But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

  • Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

  • The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows
    (11-Dec-2014)
    But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

  • No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

  • FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood
    (03-Dec-2014)
    But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood
    (03-Dec-2014)
    But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood
    (03-Dec-2014)
    But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Scientists say they found signs of the disease in Croatian skeleton that lived centuries earlier

  • Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Scientists say they found signs of the disease in Croatian skeleton that lived centuries earlier

  • CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

  • CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

  • CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

  • Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious?
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Study from Africa suggests virus is evolving

  • Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

  • Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

  • Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

  • Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say

  • Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

  • Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

  • Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

  • Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say

  • Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

  • Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

  • Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

  • As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds
    (20-Oct-2014)
    National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

  • As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds
    (20-Oct-2014)
    National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

  • For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

  • 'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study found that as parents viewed more of it themselves, they became more lax about how much kids could see

  • Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone
    (16-Oct-2014)
    New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

  • Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

  • Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

  • Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

  • Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

  • Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care
    (09-Oct-2014)
    CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Marriage Break-Up Rates Similar for Gay, Straight Couples: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Research tracked U.S. national data on marriage and 'marriage-like' unions from 2009-12

  • 2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

  • Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm
    (03-Oct-2014)
    And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

  • Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm
    (03-Oct-2014)
    And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

  • 2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

  • HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say

  • HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say

  • Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

  • Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

  • When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age

  • Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control
    (29-Sep-2014)
    These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say

  • Half of HIV-Positive Gay Men in U.S. Aren't Getting Proper Treatment
    (25-Sep-2014)
    CDC report recommends greater effort to boost HIV testing and retain patients in care

  • Half of HIV-Positive Gay Men in U.S. Aren't Getting Proper Treatment
    (25-Sep-2014)
    CDC report recommends greater effort to boost HIV testing and retain patients in care

  • Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

  • Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

  • Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

  • Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

  • Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
    (22-Sep-2014)
    'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

  • Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
    (22-Sep-2014)
    'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

  • Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
    (22-Sep-2014)
    'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

  • Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
    (22-Sep-2014)
    'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

  • Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

  • Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
    (10-Sep-2014)
    New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

  • HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

  • Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs
    (05-Sep-2014)
    But areas that actively spay, neuter and control stray animals have lower rates

  • California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV
    (28-Aug-2014)
    A 13-year-old's science fair project helped the discovery along, researchers say

  • Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party

  • Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say

  • Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say

  • White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

  • Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

  • Sperm's Anti-Germ 'Shield' Might Play Role in Fertility
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Boosting levels of key protein could make a difference for some men, researchers suggest

  • Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

  • Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
    (01-Aug-2014)
    High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

  • Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Research reveals ongoing struggle in the cells of infected people

  • Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say
    (25-Jul-2014)
    American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say
    (25-Jul-2014)
    American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say
    (25-Jul-2014)
    American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (25-Jul-2014)
    HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

  • Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
    (24-Jul-2014)
    As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say

  • Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

  • HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

  • HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

  • HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

  • Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say

  • Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells

  • Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

  • Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

  • Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why

  • Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why

  • AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications

  • AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications

  • Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
    (15-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

  • Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection
    (11-Jul-2014)
    After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

  • Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

  • Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

  • Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (10-Jul-2014)
    But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

  • Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects
    (08-Jul-2014)
    New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

  • HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

  • Supreme Court: Some Companies Don't Have to Cover Birth Control
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Victory for 2 family-owned firms that said Obamacare requirement violated their religious beliefs

  • HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

  • HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

  • Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

  • 'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School
    (30-Jun-2014)
    40 percent who'd sent explicit messages or photos said they'd been sexually active, study finds

  • HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

  • Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
    (26-Jun-2014)
    ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

  • Gay 'Hook-Up' Apps Tied to Higher STD Infection Rates: Study
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Men who use smartphones to locate new sex partners may be prone to riskier encounters, researchers say

  • Headaches During Sex More Common Than Thought, Expert Says
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Problem affects more than 1 out of 100 people, mostly men

  • Gay 'Hook-Up' Apps Tied to Higher STD Infection Rates: Study
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Men who use smartphones to locate new sex partners may be prone to riskier encounters, researchers say

  • Less Smoking, Sex and Fighting Among U.S. High School Kids: CDC
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But rates for other unhealthy behaviors, such as texting while driving, are up, agency says

  • Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Nearly 2 million Americans have chlamydia infection, but about 400,000 don't know it, government estimates

  • Cellphone Exposure May Harm Male Fertility
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Review found sperm were less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices

  • Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Nearly 2 million Americans have chlamydia infection, but about 400,000 don't know it, government estimates

  • Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Drug could impair male fertility, study suggests

  • Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?
    (30-May-2014)
    Study does seem to show a link, but impact on fertility isn't clear

  • Sperm Swim Against the Current, Study Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    Discovery may help scientists develop better artificial insemination techniques

  • Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study
    (27-May-2014)
    Fortunately, most infected youngsters with respond to newer medicines, researchers say

  • High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests
    (20-May-2014)
    Whether lowering cholesterol in prospective parents will aid conception isn't clear, researchers say

  • Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV
    (20-May-2014)
    But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

  • No Link Found Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects
    (19-May-2014)
    Study looked at men with fertility issues, babies they fathered with assisted reproductive technology

  • Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
    (16-May-2014)
    Breast-feeding, birth control pills and getting fallopian tubes tied may also cut cancer risk, study finds

  • Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans
    (16-May-2014)
    Men with 2 or more defects have more than double the risk of dying early, study suggests

  • CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection
    (15-May-2014)
    Targeted groups include people with an infected partner or those who don't practice safe sex

  • Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

  • More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    First births to women 35 and older have increased dramatically over last 40 years

  • Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

  • Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

  • Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

  • Older Infertile Couples Should Try In Vitro Fertilization First: Study
    (06-May-2014)
    Other fertility treatments less likely to result in pregnancy, birth for women over 38, researchers say

  • Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study
    (01-May-2014)
    But whether this approach would work in humans is still unknown

  • Slightly Higher Risk of Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Women on HIV Drugs
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Large study of French children found either small or no increase depending on specific med

  • HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

  • More STD Screening on Horizon for Women?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Influential U.S. panel has also drafted guidelines on counseling to prevent chlamydia, gonorrhea

  • More STD Screening on Horizon for Women?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Influential U.S. panel has also drafted guidelines on counseling to prevent chlamydia, gonorrhea

  • More STD Screening on Horizon for Women?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Influential U.S. panel has also drafted guidelines on counseling to prevent chlamydia, gonorrhea

  • Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

  • Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Cryptococcus neoformans can be especially threatening to people with weak immune systems

  • Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
    (17-Apr-2014)
    British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

  • Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
    (17-Apr-2014)
    British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

  • Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds

  • Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction

  • Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

  • Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

  • Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

  • Men Have More Trouble Facing Sex Harassment in Military Than Women: Survey
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Servicemen might be less prepared to cope with such treatment, researcher says

  • Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

  • Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

  • Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

  • HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Suppressing virus during jail time might reduce its spread after release, researchers suggest

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    But men shouldn't take statins for that effect alone, researcher says

  • Many Young Males Report Unwanted Sex
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Female acquaintance was the aggressor in majority of cases, U.S. study finds

  • Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Large percentage of patients experience sexual dysfunction linked to emotional issues

  • Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests
    (24-Mar-2014)
    First U.S. review to show a possible link between stress and how long it takes to get pregnant

  • Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests different regimen might improve chances of pregnancy

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

  • Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study's finding held true even for those doing well on treatment for AIDS-causing virus

  • HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Case report shows uninfected woman was infected with the virus by her female partner

  • HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Case report shows uninfected woman was infected with the virus by her female partner

  • HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Case report shows uninfected woman was infected with the virus by her female partner

  • Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Lab tests with monkeys look promising, study says

  • Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Lab tests with monkeys look promising, study says

  • Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Lab tests with monkeys look promising, study says

  • Women Born Small May Be at Risk of Infertility, Study Suggests
    (11-Mar-2014)
    But more research needed to show whether being very small as baby girl makes a difference, authors say

  • Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About 'Cure' for HIV-Infected Babies
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Report on second child raises hope that early, aggressive treatment may be game changer for these infants

  • Gene Therapy for Controlling HIV Shows Early Promise
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Small study hints treatment could someday help patients fight AIDS virus without drugs

  • Boomers Should Consider Shingles Vaccine, Physician Says
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Painful condition, caused by same virus responsible for chicken pox, can last several weeks

  • Long-Acting HIV Drug May Offer Better Protection Against Infection
    (04-Mar-2014)
    In monkey studies, shots guarded against disease for human equivalent of up to three months

  • Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Persistent annoyance of women usually ignored by bar staff, observers report

  • Long-Acting HIV Drug May Offer Better Protection Against Infection
    (04-Mar-2014)
    In monkey studies, shots guarded against disease for human equivalent of up to three months

  • Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should watch for signs of cardiovascular disease, researcher says

  • Obesity, 'The Pill' May Raise MS Risk, Research Suggests
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Early studies hint that certain hormones might be tied to inflammation, increased odds for multiple sclerosis

  • FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Meant to prevent genetic diseases in children, the procedure raises ethical issues

  • Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say
    (24-Feb-2014)
    HIV screening also recommended under revised American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines

  • Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

  • Modern War Wounds Can Devastate Vets' Sexual, Emotional Health
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Blast injuries to groin on the rise and confer special hardships for soldiers, experts say

  • Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says

  • STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Parenting, friends and academics all influence likelihood of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, study says

  • STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Parenting, friends and academics all influence likelihood of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, study says

  • Higher HIV Infection Rates Seen in Mental Health Patients: Study
    (13-Feb-2014)
    People seeking psych help had 16 times the rate of AIDS virus infection than general U.S. population

  • Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
    (12-Feb-2014)
    The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

  • Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
    (12-Feb-2014)
    The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

  • 1 in 14 Women Worldwide Has Been Sexually Assaulted: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    International research on non-partner sexual violence finds it varies by region but still is a global problem

  • Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls
    (11-Feb-2014)
    But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

  • Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Study finds some challenges with sexual function that can be remedied

  • Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Study finds some challenges with sexual function that can be remedied

  • President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
    (10-Feb-2014)
    It protects against cancers of the cervix, throat, rectum and penis, but too few getting the shots

  • Only 1 in 3 HIV-Infected Black Americans Gets Effective Treatment: Study
    (06-Feb-2014)
    CDC says just 35 percent have the virus under control; young black males have lowest treatment rates

  • Only 1 in 3 HIV-Infected Black Americans Gets Effective Treatment: Study
    (06-Feb-2014)
    CDC says just 35 percent have the virus under control; young black males have lowest treatment rates

  • Many Young Americans With HIV Delay Treatment: Study
    (04-Feb-2014)
    By waiting, they risk further harm to their health, researchers say

  • U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1973: Report
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Researchers think that improved contraception methods, decisions to delay pregnancy explain trend

  • Gay Teen Boys More Likely to Use Muscle-Building Steroids: Survey
    (03-Feb-2014)
    They're also reporting heavier use, possibly putting themselves at risk for harmful side effects

  • Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Genetic test for deadly condition spotted healthy embryos for implantation, researchers report

  • HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Young Girls: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Finding should reassure parents about the cervical cancer vaccine, doctors say

  • Abused Women Vulnerable to Unsafe Sex Practices
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Request for condom can often be met with violent reaction, study says

  • Abused Women Vulnerable to Unsafe Sex Practices
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Request for condom can often be met with violent reaction, study says

  • Abused Women Vulnerable to Unsafe Sex Practices
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Request for condom can often be met with violent reaction, study says

  • Baby May Help Keep Couples With Fertility Problems Together
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Higher risk of breakup seen after infertility treatment fails, Danish study finds

  • Dog Cancer Dates Back 11,000 Years, Scientists Say
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Genome study reveals origin of a transmissible genital cancer that still occurs in dogs worldwide

  • Wealthier Women More Likely to Use Fertility Services: CDC
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Overall, fewer women are seeking help with getting pregnant than in years past, report shows

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes Treatment
    (15-Jan-2014)
    But larger, longer trials are needed, experts say

  • 20 Percent of Seventh Graders Have 'Sexted'
    (06-Jan-2014)
    And they were more likely to have engaged in some type of sexual behavior, study says

  • Obama Administration Stands by Contraception Rule
    (03-Jan-2014)
    U.S. Justice Department resists court order exempting nuns from Affordable Care Act birth control rule

  • Younger Adults Who've Had Shingles May Face Higher Stroke Risk
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Study also found increased odds of heart attack, mini-stroke in older adults years after infection

  • Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

  • Many Teens Don't Discuss Their Sex Life at Annual Checkup
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Doctors are missing opportunities to educate teens about healthy sexual behaviors, researchers say

  • Big Strides in Battle Against Pediatric AIDS
    (24-Dec-2013)
    Advances help lower transmission rate in U.S., but it's a different story in developing nations

  • Mother-Daughter Team Preaches the Gospel of HIV Prevention
    (24-Dec-2013)
    'I want other women to know that you can have a good ending,' says Fortunata Kasege

  • Most Women on Kidney Dialysis OK With Their Sex Lives: Study
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Lack of intimacy doesn't have to mean there's a problem, researcher says

  • Taking Drug to Prevent HIV Doesn't Seem to Encourage Risk-Taking
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found those given Truvada did not practice riskier sex because of extra protection

  • Taking Drug to Prevent HIV Doesn't Seem to Encourage Risk-Taking
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found those given Truvada did not practice riskier sex because of extra protection

  • Taking Drug to Prevent HIV Doesn't Seem to Encourage Risk-Taking
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found those given Truvada did not practice riskier sex because of extra protection

  • Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

  • Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

  • Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (09-Dec-2013)
    And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

  • Insecticide-Laced Underwear No Match for Lice
    (04-Dec-2013)
    After short-term success, chemical resistance developed, study finds

  • Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study
    (04-Dec-2013)
    But unlike other methods, growing IVF use may help reverse trend, experts say

  • New HIV Strain May Move to AIDS More Quickly: Study
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say period from infection to disease takes about 5 years

  • Chickenpox Vaccine Not Responsible for Rise in Shingles, Study Says
    (02-Dec-2013)
    39 percent increase over 18 years remains unexplained

  • Thousands of Dangerous Erection Cases Seen in ERs Each Year, Study Finds
    (29-Nov-2013)
    Researchers say men with sickle cell disease at greater risk for painful condition

  • Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

  • Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

  • Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

  • Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

  • Talking Openly With Partner Linked to HIV Testing in Teens
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Education about how AIDS virus is transmitted may not be enough to spur testing, study suggests

  • New Clues to How Long-Term Drug Therapy Keeps HIV at Bay
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Small study finds little or no replication of the virus in its hiding places; early treatment may be best

  • Multivitamins May Help Fight HIV Progression, Study Suggests
    (26-Nov-2013)
    But supplements tested only on those who hadn't started medications

  • Talking Openly With Partner Linked to HIV Testing in Teens
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Education about how AIDS virus is transmitted may not be enough to spur testing, study suggests

  • Regrets About Sex May Depend on Your Gender
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Men tend to bemoan missed sexual episodes, while women lamented one-nighters, study finds

  • How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic
    (25-Nov-2013)
    A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their partner's face

  • 'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of Glaucoma
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Eye disease more common among users of birth control pills, study finds

  • Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study
    (14-Nov-2013)
    They ultimately had same number of children as women without the respiratory condition

  • Bullies More Likely to Engage in Risky Sex, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Poor coping strategies might apply in both cases, researcher says

  • Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Having triplets or more resulted in 20 times greater medical expenses compared to single births

  • Earlier Onset of Periods May Not Mean Earlier Sex
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Girls who start menstruating before age 12 no more sexual than later bloomers, study finds

  • Bisexual Men Aren't at Greater HIV Risk: Review
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Analysis of 3,000 studies found they were 40 percent as likely as homosexual men to have AIDS virus

  • Talking to Partners About STDs Often Awkward: Survey
    (06-Nov-2013)
    But conversations about sexual histories and protection are important for couples, experts say

  • Bisexual Men Aren't at Greater HIV Risk: Review
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Analysis of 3,000 studies found they were 40 percent as likely as homosexual men to have AIDS virus

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • Bisexual Men Aren't at Greater HIV Risk: Review
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Analysis of 3,000 studies found they were 40 percent as likely as homosexual men to have AIDS virus

  • Talking to Partners About STDs Often Awkward: Survey
    (06-Nov-2013)
    But conversations about sexual histories and protection are important for couples, experts say

  • Talking to Partners About STDs Often Awkward: Survey
    (06-Nov-2013)
    But conversations about sexual histories and protection are important for couples, experts say

  • Two Pesticides Tied to Higher Risk of Gynecological Disorder
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Study looked at 'organochlorine' exposure in women with condition that affects uterine lining

  • HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

  • Fewer Pounds May Lead to Better Sex, Researchers Say
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Women who had weight-loss surgery reported improved sexual satisfaction, study finds

  • HIV Resistance Mapped by Gene Researchers
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Some people have natural defenses that weaken power of virus, study authors say

  • Early HIV Treatment a Win-Win, Researchers Report
    (30-Oct-2013)
    A cost-effective way to help patients stay healthy and prevent virus transmission, study finds

  • Some 'High-Risk' Kidneys May Be Safe for Organ Transplant: Study
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed-up on recipients of kidneys from deceased donors

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

  • Researchers Describe 1st 'Functional Cure' of HIV in Baby
    (23-Oct-2013)
    More studies needed to see if it's really a breakthrough in fight against AIDS

  • Child 'Cured' of HIV Remains Free of Virus, Doctors Report
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Treatment started shortly after birth seems to have kept virus from getting a foothold in her immune system

  • Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

  • Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

  • Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

  • Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

  • Scientists Uncover Breast Milk's Potential Secret Weapon Against HIV
    (21-Oct-2013)
    A compound not previously thought to be a germ-killer may help shield babies from the virus

  • Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    HIV-negative people who know they're protected do not increase their sexual risk-taking, research shows

  • U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    They may have lower levels of protective antibodies to the virus than in years past

  • Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Study found, however, that anxiety ended once the revelation was made

  • Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Additional research found frozen eggs are nearly as effective as fresh for IVF treatments

  • Donor Eggs Increasingly Used for IVF, With Rising Success
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Decade-long U.S. study of the infertility treatment found more births of healthy, full-term babies

  • Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    HIV-negative people who know they're protected do not increase their sexual risk-taking, research shows

  • Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2013)
    But these husky-toned males are often viewed as flings, not long-term mates

  • Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    HIV-negative people who know they're protected do not increase their sexual risk-taking, research shows

  • U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    They may have lower levels of protective antibodies to the virus than in years past

  • Immune Protein Found to Block HIV Spread in Some People
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Cells' second-line defense, found in a rare few, could cut need for long-term drug therapy, researchers say

  • IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Relatively high pregnancy rates follow birth-control device removal, preliminary research shows

  • Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

  • How a Routine Pap Smear Ends Up Costing $1,000
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Family physician investigated how some of her patients received big bills for common tests

  • Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada, Study Finds
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Legalization of gay marriage appears to have 'huge impact' on reproductive medicine

  • Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada, Study Finds
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Legalization of gay marriage appears to have 'huge impact' on reproductive medicine

  • Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report
    (14-Oct-2013)
    It's a 'great medical success story,' expert says

  • New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Measuring mitochondria in cells better predicted success rate with in vitro fertilization, study says

  • Plastics Chemicals Tied to Reproductive Woes for Both Sexes
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Early studies found higher miscarriage rates in women, lowered fertility in men

  • Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

  • When a Kiss Is More Than Just a Kiss
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests it may help you size up potential long-term mates

  • Do Breast Implants Boost Women's Sex Lives?
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Small study suggests they might, but critic says other factors may be at work

  • ICU Gloves, Gowns Might Reduce MRSA Infection, Study Says
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Review of health care workers showed drop in 'superbug' spread

  • Scientists Say Pressure Allows Herpes Viruses to Infect Cells
    (04-Oct-2013)
    New ability to measure that pressure may help lead to treatments, study authors suggest

  • AIDS Virus in Cats Might Help Human Vaccine Effort, Study Hints
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Protein in feline virus triggered immune reaction in blood from people with HIV

  • New Infertility Treatment Leads to First Baby, Researchers Report
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Experimental procedure may offer hope to women with early ovarian failure

  • Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
    (26-Sep-2013)
    More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

  • Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
    (26-Sep-2013)
    More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

  • Nail Fungus Drug Might Help Against HIV, Study Suggests
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Lab research shows the anti-fungal aided cells in elimination of AIDS-causing virus

  • 'Intensifed' Global Effort Needed to Further Cut Child Deaths: Report
    (19-Sep-2013)
    While mortality rates are dropping among children under 5, researchers says more could be done

  • Same-Sex Couples' Kids Less Likely to Have Private Health Insurance: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Better coverage found in states that recognize gay unions

  • For Uninfected Partner, Antiretroviral Drugs May Shield Against HIV
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Study of heterosexual couples in Uganda suggests strict adherence to meds is key

  • Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Tied to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (05-Sep-2013)
    However, Australian study doesn't prove these STDs cause birth problems

  • Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Tied to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (05-Sep-2013)
    However, Australian study doesn't prove these STDs cause birth problems

  • Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Tied to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (05-Sep-2013)
    However, Australian study doesn't prove these STDs cause birth problems

  • Early Course of HIV Therapy May Give Infants a Break From Drugs
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Immediate short-term treatment seems to delay start of lifelong antiretroviral regimen

  • U.S. Circumcision Rates Drop by 10 Percent: CDC
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Whether male babies undergo procedure has become a personal decision between families and their doctors, experts say

  • HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Brain deficits half as likely in those who engaged in regular activity

  • Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples
    (14-Aug-2013)
    CDC report challenges perception that problem is growing as more women seek treatment

  • New Drug Approved to Treat HIV-1
    (13-Aug-2013)
    The virus that causes AIDS

  • 'Hookup' Culture on College Campuses Not All That New
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Attitudes about sex haven't changed much in past two decades, surveys show

  • 'Hookup' Culture on College Campuses Not All That New
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Attitudes about sex haven't changed much in past two decades, surveys show

  • Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Those with same-gender friends in stable housing reported safer sex habits

  • Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Those with same-gender friends in stable housing reported safer sex habits

  • Rapid Test Detects HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibodies and HIV-1 Antigen
    (08-Aug-2013)
    May help doctors diagnose AIDS-causing virus earlier

  • 1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control
    (06-Aug-2013)
    But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

  • 1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control
    (06-Aug-2013)
    But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

  • 1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control
    (06-Aug-2013)
    But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

  • Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study found similar pregnancy, live birth and miscarriage rates compared to normal-weight women

  • Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Fertility clinic patients taking these products were no more likely to conceive, researchers say

  • New Dads' Interest in Sex Often Drops After Childbirth: Study
    (01-Aug-2013)
    They're also stressed and tired, survey finds

  • Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study
    (31-Jul-2013)
    However, experts say lab findings might not translate to real-life risk

  • Docs Should Counsel Heart Attack Survivors on Resuming Sex, Experts Say
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Too often, worries over the safety of sexual activity are not addressed

  • Did Monogamy Arise to Protect Babies From Unrelated Males?
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests that couples began sticking together to help keep infants from being killed

  • Survival Picture No Better for Patients With HIV-Related Lymphoma: Study
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Researchers found higher risk of death for those who had antiretroviral therapy

  • Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Lagging rates will lead to more cervical cancer cases, health officials contend

  • Many Women Worry About Sex After Heart Attack, Study Shows
    (24-Jul-2013)
    It's a hidden concern that doctors need to discuss more, experts say

  • Many Women Worry About Sex After Heart Attack, Study Shows
    (24-Jul-2013)
    It's a hidden concern that doctors need to discuss more, experts say

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Brain scans failed to prove that highly sexed people have anything more than strong libidos

  • Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV
    (23-Jul-2013)
    But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found

  • 'Female' X Chromosome May Play Part in Sperm Production
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests it's time to rethink biology's X factor

  • HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer: Study
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Vaccination already recommended for boys and girls to guard against sexually transmitted infections

  • U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men
    (16-Jul-2013)
    It might reduce their risk of anal cancer

  • U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men
    (16-Jul-2013)
    It might reduce their risk of anal cancer

  • New Treatments Show Promise Against Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study results were impressive, but experts say other options are still needed

  • New Treatments Show Promise Against Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study results were impressive, but experts say other options are still needed

  • Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds
    (12-Jul-2013)
    'It just might be a little harder,' researcher says

  • Women With HIV May Suffer More From Hot Flashes
    (11-Jul-2013)
    Small study suggests these patients may need more help dealing with the menopausal symptom

  • Scientists Use HIV to 'Cure' 2 Rare Genetic Diseases
    (11-Jul-2013)
    'Viral vector' from the AIDS-causing virus was key to stem cell therapy that helped several children, study says

  • Assisted Conception Not Linked to Cancer Risk in Kids, Studies Say
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Two reviews examined parents who used IVF and other such methods to get pregnant

  • Shift Work Might Affect Women's Periods, Fertility: Study
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Women who only worked at night also had higher odds for miscarriage, researchers say

  • Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Overweight women should lose weight before trying to conceive, researchers say

  • No Trace of HIV After Stem-Cell Transplants, Researchers Say
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Two more patients undergo 'sterilizing cure,' advancing understanding of the process

  • IVF Tied to Small Risk of Mental Deficits in Children
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Large Swedish study did not find higher risk for autism

  • White House Unveils Final Plan on Coverage for Contraception
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Responsibility shifts from religious employer to insurance companies

  • 2 Supreme Court Rulings Bolster Gay Marriages
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Research, though not accepted universally, says same-sex unions can be boon to health

  • FDA OKs Sale of 'Morning-After' Pill Without Age Limit
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Girls of all ages will now have easier access to the emergency contraceptive

  • Plan B Contraceptive Approved for All Females of Childbearing Age
    (21-Jun-2013)
    No prescription is needed

  • Some Infertile Men Show Higher Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Factors that contribute to lack of sperm may also raise odds for tumors, researchers say

  • Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Study of transsexuals finds short-term use of the treatment is effective

  • Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Study of transsexuals finds short-term use of the treatment is effective

  • HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC
    (19-Jun-2013)
    Extent of protection from sexually transmitted virus higher than expected, suggesting 'herd immunity' is at work, experts say

  • Many Young Americans Unaware They're Infected With HIV
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Study found age was key to whether patients knew HIV status and were getting treatment

  • Many Young Americans Unaware They're Infected With HIV
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Study found age was key to whether patients knew HIV status and were getting treatment

  • Did Men's Yen for Younger Women Cause Menopause?
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Study found bias may have sidelined older women sexually, prompted changes that led to infertility

  • Medicine Might Help Shield Injection Drug Abusers From HIV
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Study found 70 percent drop in new infections among addicts who adhered closely to tenofovir treatment

  • U.S. Ends Effort to Limit Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
    (11-Jun-2013)
    FDA will heed court order mandating that women, girls of all ages have over-the-counter access

  • Chronic Illness Afflicts Most Childhood-Cancer Survivors, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Treatment-related lung and hearing problems common at age 45

  • Heart Device 'Shock' Anxiety May Hamper Sex Life
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study found more sexual dysfunction among men, women with implanted defibrillators

  • Sleepy Men Might See Sexual Come-Ons Where None Exist
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study of 60 college students didn't find similar effect in women

  • Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain 'Morning-After' Pills
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Two-pill versions of emergency contraceptive will be available while legal system decides the issue

  • Pace of New Drug Advances May Be Slowing, Study Finds
    (04-Jun-2013)
    Research discovers decrease in dramatic breakthroughs from clinical trials

  • Michael Douglas Blames His Throat Cancer on Oral Sex
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Experts say the claim is probably correct, because tumors caused by HPV virus much more responsive to treatment

  • Michael Douglas Blames His Throat Cancer on Oral Sex
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Experts say the claim is probably correct, because tumors caused by HPV virus much more responsive to treatment

  • Smaller Isn't Always Sexier for the Female Foot
    (31-May-2013)
    Study finds big preference for large-footed women in Indonesian tribe, and elsewhere

  • In Dating Game, Narcissists Get the Girl
    (30-May-2013)
    Self-admiring men attract mates more easily, study finds

  • Women May Have Natural Defense Against Common STD
    (30-May-2013)
    'Trich' causes discomfort for some, but is symptomless in others

  • Low-Income, Minority Parents More Open to HPV Vaccine for Girls, Study Says
    (24-May-2013)
    White, middle-class parents less accepting of the cervical cancer shot, researchers contend

  • U.S. Teen Birth Rate Plummets: Report
    (23-May-2013)
    Since 1991, rate has dropped by nearly half, health officials find

  • HIV No Barrier to Getting Liver Transplant, Study Finds
    (17-May-2013)
    Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer

  • Gay Actors Convincing in Heterosexual Roles
    (17-May-2013)
    Knowledge of performer's sexual orientation may not affect viewer perceptions, study finds

  • Anti-Gay Bullying Tied to Teen Depression, Suicide
    (16-May-2013)
    Suicidal thoughts more likely for kids victimized over sexual orientation, research finds

  • H1N1 Flu Virus Detected in Seals Off California Coast
    (16-May-2013)
    Influenza viruses can move among species, researchers say

  • Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds
    (10-May-2013)
    Infertility clinics find that many men seeking help were taking 'T'

  • Immune Cell Discovery May One Day Lead to Herpes Vaccine: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    Understanding specialized cells could be key to preventing genital herpes, researchers say

  • Immune Cell Discovery May One Day Lead to Herpes Vaccine: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    Understanding specialized cells could be key to preventing genital herpes, researchers say

  • Birth Rates Good After Implanting 1 Embryo, Study Finds
    (08-May-2013)
    IVF infertility treatments may have better outcomes with 1 'screened' embryo versus 2 'unscreened' embryos

  • Treatment for Painful Curved Penis Shows Promise
    (08-May-2013)
    Xiaflex up for FDA approval later this year, but some experts think injections required would be a tough sell

  • Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?
    (06-May-2013)
    That's the conclusion of small, early study of women undergoing in vitro fertilization

  • Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds
    (03-May-2013)
    Women on low-estrogen formulations report more pain overall, and during sex

  • Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds
    (03-May-2013)
    Women on low-estrogen formulations report more pain overall, and during sex

  • Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds
    (03-May-2013)
    Women on low-estrogen formulations report more pain overall, and during sex

  • White House to Challenge Ruling on Unlimited Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
    (02-May-2013)
    Move follows FDA decision that only women 15 or older could get emergency contraceptive without prescription

  • White House to Challenge Ruling on Unlimited Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
    (02-May-2013)
    Move follows FDA decision that only women 15 or older could get emergency contraceptive without prescription

  • FDA Approves 'Morning-After' Pill Without a Prescription
    (01-May-2013)
    Females aged 15 or older to gain access to Plan B drug over-the-counter

  • Plan B Pill Approved for Sale Without a Prescription
    (01-May-2013)
    For females aged 15 and older

  • Obama Administration to Challenge Judge's Ruling on 'Morning-After' Pill
    (01-May-2013)
    Move follows FDA ruling that females aged 15 or older could get Plan B drug without a prescription

  • FDA Approves 'Morning-After' Pill Without a Prescription
    (01-May-2013)
    Females aged 15 or older to gain access to Plan B drug over-the-counter

  • Obama Administration to Challenge Judge's Ruling on 'Morning-After' Pill
    (01-May-2013)
    Move follows FDA ruling that females aged 15 or older could get Plan B drug without a prescription

  • Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots, Study Suggests
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Preteens appear to get same protection with two doses of HPV vaccine as young women who get three

  • New Guidelines Suggest HIV Screening for All Adults
    (29-Apr-2013)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says effectiveness of newer treatments, especially if given early, prompted change

  • HIV 'Cure' Looks 'Promising,' Danish Scientists Contend
    (29-Apr-2013)
    They're working on human trials designed to make it easier to attack AIDS-causing virus, according to published reports

  • Sex Lives Often an Overlooked Casualty of Traumatic Brain Injury
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Researchers say a more holistic approach to therapy would help patients and families

  • Your Voice Carries Sexual Cues, Study Finds
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Women prefer deep voices, men attracted to high-pitched, breathy tones

  • New Guidelines Suggest HIV Screening for All Adults
    (29-Apr-2013)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says effectiveness of newer treatments, especially if given early, prompted change

  • New Guidelines Suggest HIV Screening for All Adults
    (29-Apr-2013)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says effectiveness of newer treatments, especially if given early, prompted change

  • Porn Use Has Small Effect on Sexual Behavior, Study Finds
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Many other factors contribute to young people having risky sex, experts say

  • Deadly Meningitis Cases Worry Gay Community
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Outbreaks have killed men in New York, California, but officials now think cases on each coast unrelated

  • HIV Drugs May Help Protect Young Patients' Hearts: Study
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Far from harming the cardiovascular health of infected children, drug cocktails may give benefit

  • HPV Vaccination Sends Genital Wart Cases Plummeting: Study
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Australian effort saw nationwide rates drop up to 93 percent in girls, young women

  • People Happier When They Get More Sex Than Their Friends: Study
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Those who got less action than their peers tended to be less happy, researchers say

  • Study May Explain How Circumcision Reduces HIV Risk
    (16-Apr-2013)
    The procedure reduces bacteria, affecting how body fights AIDS virus, researcher says

  • IUDs Safe Contraceptives for Teens, Study Finds
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Researchers conclude new intrauterine devices provide long-term, worry-free protection

  • Can Penis Size Sway Women's Choice of Mate?
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Shown images of naked mannequins, females tended to favor better-endowed candidates, study found

  • Judge: Make Morning-After Pill Available to All Females
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Until now, girls 16 and younger needed a prescription for the emergency contraception

  • Judge: Make Morning-After Pill Available to All Females
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Until now, girls 16 and younger needed a prescription for the emergency contraception

  • 'Sharps' Injuries Pose Serious Hazard for Surgeons, O.R. Staff
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Needlesticks, other wounds put clinicians at risk for infectious diseases, emotional stress

  • Could Self-Testing Help Overcome HIV/AIDS Epidemic?
    (02-Apr-2013)
    Worldwide research shows testing done in privacy of home reduces fear, stigma

  • Repeat Births by Teen Girls Still Too High: CDC
    (02-Apr-2013)
    20 percent are repeat births and these babies face health risks, agency says

  • Repeat Births by Teen Girls Still Too High: CDC
    (02-Apr-2013)
    20 percent are repeat births and these babies face health risks, agency says

  • Consensual Sex Typically Doesn't Begin Before Teen Years, Study Finds
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Surveys find sexual intercourse, pregnancy more common at 14 and older

  • Consensual Sex Typically Doesn't Begin Before Teen Years, Study Finds
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Surveys find sexual intercourse, pregnancy more common at 14 and older

  • Same-Sex Parents May Face Harsher Criticism Than Others
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Study examined onlookers' response to parenting behaviors

  • Experimental Drug May Work Against Hepatitis C
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Miravirsen greatly reduced virus in patients in small study

  • Men Biologically Programmed to Steer Clear of Friends' Wives
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Study finds testosterone levels drop, reducing adultery urge

  • Could Herpes Virus Affect Memory in Older Adults?
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Chronic infection with cold sores may affect thinking, especially in sedentary folks, study suggests

  • Child Health Experts Come Out in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Kids benefit from having stable home, two loving parents, regardless of sexual orientation, AAP says

  • Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study shows unsung benefit of the surgery may be the ability to enjoy all aspects of life more

  • Craze for Hairless Genitals Accompanies Rise in Infections
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Shaving, clipping and waxing may raise risk of skin virus, study finds

  • CDC: 1 in 50 Poor, Straight Urban Americans Infected With HIV
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Drug abuse, prostitution tied to heightened risk, latest survey finds

  • Ectopic Pregnancy Treatments Have Similar Effects on Fertility
    (13-Mar-2013)
    French study compared medical, surgical procedures

  • Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer, Study Says
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Better HIV/AIDS treatment accounts for improved longevity, researchers note

  • Millions Still Lack Access to Modern Contraception, Study Says
    (12-Mar-2013)
    One-fifth of married women in eastern, central and western Africa are without reliable birth control, research shows

  • Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer, Study Says
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Better HIV/AIDS treatment accounts for improved longevity, researchers note

  • Petroleum Jelly Tied to Vaginal Infection Risk in Study
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Use of such products doubled odds of bacterial vaginosis, researchers find

  • Petroleum Jelly Tied to Vaginal Infection Risk in Study
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Use of such products doubled odds of bacterial vaginosis, researchers find

  • HIV May Raise Risk of Heart Attack
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Study found 48 percent higher chance of heart trouble

  • HIV May Raise Risk of Heart Attack
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Study found 48 percent higher chance of heart trouble

  • Are Trusting Friendships Easier Between Straight Women, Gay Men?
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study suggests lack of hidden agenda allows exchange of honest relationship advice

  • Man Who Got Smallpox Vaccine Passes Milder Infection to Sex Partner: CDC
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Transmission is common if the vaccine wound is not covered, expert says

  • Cohabiting Same-Sex Couples Report Worse Health Than Married Heterosexuals
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Study author suggests that stress, discrimination might play a role

  • Most New Mothers Skip Sex for at Least 6 Weeks After Childbirth
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Australian study found type of delivery, age of woman made a difference

  • FDA Approves Drug for Older Women Experiencing Painful Sex
    (26-Feb-2013)
    Osphena taken for 12 weeks found safe, effective in reducing discomfort

  • Teen Pregnancy-Prevention Program Works, Study Says
    (25-Feb-2013)
    Youth development is an essential component

  • U.S. AIDS-Relief Plan a Success, Report Finds
    (21-Feb-2013)
    Now it's time to involve partner countries in maintaining gains, Institute of Medicine says

  • Millions of Americans Have an STD: Report
    (14-Feb-2013)
    And half of new infections each year are among young people, CDC says

  • Use of Morning-After Pill on the Rise: CDC
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Dramatic surge seen in emergency contraception, especially among women between 20 and 24

  • Millions of Americans Have an STD: Report
    (14-Feb-2013)
    And half of new infections each year are among young people, CDC says

  • Untreated Depression May Cut Shingles Vaccine Effectiveness
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Antidepressants linked to improved immune response in older patients, researchers say

  • Millions of Americans Have an STD: Report
    (14-Feb-2013)
    And half of new infections each year are among young people, CDC says

  • Closeness Isn't Always Key to Romantic Bliss
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Finding the level of emotional intimacy that's right for both partners is most important, study finds

  • Millions of Americans Have an STD: Report
    (14-Feb-2013)
    And half of new infections each year are among young people, CDC says

  • Puppy Born From Frozen Embryo May Offer Hope to Endangered Wildlife
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Techniques that helped create Klondike might aid scientists in repopulating threatened wolf species

  • If Wife Earns More, Husband's Sexual Performance May Suffer: Study
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Men in this situation were slightly more likely to be prescribed impotence drugs, researchers found

  • Bishops Reject Latest Proposal on Controversial Contraception Mandate
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Say it doesn't provide enough protection for Catholic hospitals, schools and charities that object to coverage

  • Too Much TV Tied to Lower Sperm Count in Young Men
    (05-Feb-2013)
    But exercising may boost sperm count, study also suggests

  • For Most Bullied Gay Kids, Things Do 'Get Better,' Study Finds
    (04-Feb-2013)
    While gay British teens more likely to be bullied in school, situation improved by young adulthood

  • Certain Skin Cancers More Common in HIV-Positive People
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Large study found higher rates of squamous cell, basal cell carcinomas

  • Obama Administration Revises Controversial Contraception Mandate
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Move comes in response to religious groups that oppose birth control

  • Gay Black Men Often Face Added Family Hurdles When Coming Out
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Small study suggests they deal with a combination of biases

  • For Married Men, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Study suggests it's not a sure path from kitchen to bedroom

  • Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

  • Impotence Drug Cialis Might Have Other Sexual Benefits: Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Industry-funded research suggests it could help men who've had troubling achieving orgasm

  • Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

  • 'Coming Out' Can Bring Health Benefits, Study Says
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Openness about sexual orientation may reduce stress for lesbians, gays and bisexuals

  • Breast Cancer Gene May Be Tied to Early Menopause
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study finds women with this mutation may also have increased infertility risk, but more research needed

  • Good 'First-Time' Sex May Set Stage for Future Enjoyment
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Whether loss of virginity was a positive experience or not linked to later sexual satisfaction, study finds

  • 'Sex With an Ex' Common Among Teens, Young Adults
    (28-Jan-2013)
    About half of young couples reunite after a breakup, and half of those have sex, researchers say

  • Bisexual Women at Especially High Risk of Sexual Violence, CDC Says
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other abuse, often early in life

  • Bisexual Women at Especially High Risk of Sexual Violence, CDC Says
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other abuse, often early in life

  • HIV-Like Virus Arose in Primates Millions of Years Ago, Scientists Say
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Lentiviruses evolved to current form found in monkeys

  • Ob/Gyn Group Urges Docs to Help Prevent 'Octomom'-Type Multiple Births
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Pregnancies involving 3 or more embryos cause undue hardship for mother and children, experts say

  • Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

  • Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Leading ob/gyn group urges doctors to screen for this and other forms of sexual coercion

  • Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

  • Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

  • Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

  • Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

  • Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Leading ob/gyn group urges doctors to screen for this and other forms of sexual coercion

  • Docs' 'Cultural Competence' May Boost HIV Care
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Study finds that a physician's awareness of needs of diverse patient population is key

  • Study Pinpoints Optimal Treatment Window for HIV
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Cell counts recover better when therapy starts within 4 months of infection, research finds

  • Blood Clots During Pregnancy More Likely After IVF, Study Says
    (16-Jan-2013)
    But the overall risk is still slight

  • Migraine With Aura May Raise Risk of Heart Trouble
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Study found only high blood pressure was a greater predictor of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots

  • IUD Might Ease Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Study Suggests
    (09-Jan-2013)
    Hormone-treated device improved quality of life, researchers report

  • Is 'Untreatable' Gonorrhea On the Way?
    (08-Jan-2013)
    About one in 13 people failed treatment with last available oral antibiotic, Canadian study found

  • Is 'Untreatable' Gonorrhea On the Way?
    (08-Jan-2013)
    About one in 13 people failed treatment with last available oral antibiotic, Canadian study found

  • Binge Drinking Common Among U.S. Women, Girls: CDC
    (08-Jan-2013)
    This is a serious, but unrecognized public health problem, agency says

  • Keeping Sexuality Secret Takes Mental Toll on Bisexual Men
    (04-Jan-2013)
    Those who concealed their same-sex relationships had higher rates of depression and anxiety, study found

  • Keeping Sexuality Secret Takes Mental Toll on Bisexual Men
    (04-Jan-2013)
    Those who concealed their same-sex relationships had higher rates of depression and anxiety, study found

  • Keeping Sexuality Secret Takes Mental Toll on Bisexual Men
    (04-Jan-2013)
    Those who concealed their same-sex relationships had higher rates of depression and anxiety, study found

  • Stem Cell Technology May Help Rejuvenate Immune Cells
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Manipulation of aging T-cells might help them defend against diseases such as HIV and cancer, researchers say

  • Some Complain of Shorter Penis After Prostate Cancer Treatment: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Researchers say doctors should discuss this rare side effect before treatment choices are made

  • Fulyzaq Approved for Diarrhea in People With HIV/AIDS
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Antiretroviral drugs can lead to diarrhea

  • Survival of 'Obamacare' Tops List of Biggest Health News in 2012
    (01-Jan-2013)
    Other headlines included steroid/meningitis outbreak, demise of the routine PSA test

  • Nearly 50 Million Couples Worldwide Report Infertility
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Study found little change in global rates between 1990 and 2010

  • Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers

  • Rate of New HIV Infections Drops for First Time Among Black Women: CDC
    (19-Dec-2012)
    But gay and bisexual men, and minorities, still make up bulk of new cases

  • Rate of New HIV Infections Drops for First Time Among Black Women: CDC
    (19-Dec-2012)
    But gay and bisexual men, and minorities, still make up bulk of new cases

  • Legal Unions, Including Marriage, Boost Mental Health for Gay People: Study
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Research suggests that everyone benefits from being in a legally recognized relationship

  • 'Hidden' HPV May Reactivate in Older Women, Study Suggests
    (13-Dec-2012)
    The cervical cancer-causing virus may not fully clear from the body as once thought, experts say

  • Childless People Die Sooner, Study Says
    (06-Dec-2012)
    After infertility treatment, death rates were two to four times higher among couples without kids

  • Kids May Be at Slightly Higher Asthma Risk If Parents Had Infertility Treatments
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Study found elevated odds in children born after in vitro fertilization, but the research didn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Kids With HIV at Risk of Heart Disease, Study Says
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Hardened arteries more than twice as common among this group

  • Sperm Counts Dropping for French Men: Study
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Semen concentrations fell by a third between 1989 and 2005, researchers say

  • Severe Gum Disease May Be Linked to Impotence
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Small study found men with periodontitis were about 3 times as likely to experience erectile problems

  • Anti-HIV Drugs May Curb Transmission to Uninfected Partner: Study
    (03-Dec-2012)
    But protective effect faded after a year in large study of 'serodiscordant' partners

  • Surprise HIV Diagnosis Becomes Life-Changing Moment
    (30-Nov-2012)
    After denial, N.Y. woman finds way to keep the condition from controlling her life

  • Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Greater Toll
    (30-Nov-2012)
    With climbing infection and death rates, experts stress need to stem the growing disparity

  • Surprise HIV Diagnosis Becomes Life-Changing Moment
    (30-Nov-2012)
    After denial, N.Y. woman finds way to keep the condition from controlling her life

  • Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Greater Toll
    (30-Nov-2012)
    With climbing infection and death rates, experts stress need to stem the growing disparity

  • New HIV Infections Highest Among Urban Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Prevention efforts vital in high-risk areas, researchers say

  • New HIV Infections Highest Among Urban Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Prevention efforts vital in high-risk areas, researchers say

  • New HIV Infections Highest Among Urban Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Prevention efforts vital in high-risk areas, researchers say

  • New HIV Infections Highest Among Urban Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Prevention efforts vital in high-risk areas, researchers say

  • HIV Drug Combo May Help Prevent Malaria Reinfection
    (28-Nov-2012)
    HIV-positive kids taking anti-malarials plus protease inhibitors had lower rates of recurrence

  • HIV Infections Continue to Hit Young Americans Hard
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Children and young adults 13 to 24 now represent more than one in four new infections, CDC says

  • HIV Infections Continue to Hit Young Americans Hard
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Children and young adults 13 to 24 now represent more than one in four new infections, CDC says

  • Give Teens Access to Emergency Contraception, Pediatricians Say
    (26-Nov-2012)
    American Academy of Pediatrics encourages physicians to discuss methods such as Plan B

  • OB/GYNs Endorse Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Such a move could reduce the high rate of unintended pregnancies in the U.S., doctors' group says

  • U.S. Task Force Backs HIV Screening for All 15 to 65
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Goal is to help those already infected stay healthy, delay onset of AIDS and avoid spreading disease

  • AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Wider availability of treatment, better funding may be the reason why, U.N. report says

  • Adoption Can Boost Quality of Life for Infertile Couples, Study Finds
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Improved well-being reported among those whose in-vitro fertilization therapy was unsuccessful

  • Sperms' Length Linked to Men's Fertility
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Finding might aid in the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility, researchers say

  • Environmental Chemicals May Hurt Chances of Pregnancy
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Exposure starts in the kitchen, with the food you eat, experts say

  • Black Women With Both HIV, Hep C Less Likely to Die From Liver Disease
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Study compared black, white and Hispanic women with both viruses

  • Another Study Links 'Sexting' to Sexual Activity in Teens
    (09-Nov-2012)
    But Dutch researchers find those at risk are in the minority

  • Mother's Menopause May Influence Her Daughter's Fertility
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Heredity seems to play a role in women's egg supply, study suggests

  • Mother's Menopause May Influence Her Daughter's Fertility
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Heredity seems to play a role in women's egg supply, study suggests

  • Couples' Sexual Relationships Can Suffer During IVF, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Technical focus on getting pregnant may interfere with pleasure, romance

  • Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Preliminary research looked at infertility caused by some cancer therapies

  • Couples' Sexual Relationships Can Suffer During IVF, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Technical focus on getting pregnant may interfere with pleasure, romance

  • Poor Reading Skills Linked to Teen Pregnancy Risk
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Preteen girls with below-average literacy twice as likely to give birth in teen years, study finds

  • Smartphones Linked to Sexual Activity in Teens: Study
    (30-Oct-2012)
    But whether one leads to the other isn't clear

  • Viagra Can Help Prostate Cancer Patients Maintain Sex Lives: Study
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Use of the drug before and after radiation treatments may help men avoid erectile dysfunction

  • Too Much Dairy, Carbs Might Harm Men's Sperm
    (26-Oct-2012)
    New studies also suggest women's diets could affect IVF success

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' Real? Some Experts Say So
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Proposed criteria focus on behaviors so uncontrolled they are causing real harm

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' Real? Some Experts Say So
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Proposed criteria focus on behaviors so uncontrolled they are causing real harm

  • Foster Kids Adopted by Same-Sex Parents Make Big Gains, Study Says
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Children progressed as quickly as those placed in heterosexual homes

  • Cyberbullying Rarely Single Factor in Teen Suicides: Study
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Researcher says anonymity may encourage online bullying

  • Fertility Treatments May Raise Risk for Birth Defects: Study
    (22-Oct-2012)
    But researchers say couples shouldn't be alarmed because absolute risk is small

  • Less Frequent Pap Tests Safe for Most Women, Ob/Gyn Group Says
    (22-Oct-2012)
    New guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening every 3 to 5 years

  • Many Lesbians Not Screened for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Improved doctor-patient communication is key to expanding Pap testing, researchers say

  • Egg Freezing as Viable as 'Fresh' Eggs, Fertility Experts Say
    (19-Oct-2012)
    As with traditional method, less success with pregnancies seen in older women

  • More U.S. Women Turning to Long-Acting Contraceptives: CDC
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Pill remains leading method of choice, but devices such as IUDs becoming more popular

  • New Vaccine Strategy May Fight Genital Herpes, Mouse Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Approach may also protect against other sexually transmitted infections, researchers say

  • New Vaccine Strategy May Fight Genital Herpes, Mouse Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Approach may also protect against other sexually transmitted infections, researchers say

  • New Vaccine Strategy May Fight Genital Herpes, Mouse Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Approach may also protect against other sexually transmitted infections, researchers say

  • Multivitamins Won't Boost Standard HIV Care, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Tanzanian trial found no better disease outcomes, and even hints at harm

  • Vaginal Ring Delivers HIV Drug in Animal Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    If it works in women, it could be used for other medicines, researchers say

  • HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Girls: Study
    (15-Oct-2012)
    No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling

  • HIV Diagnoses Among U.S. Hispanics Vary By Region: CDC
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Rate of diagnoses highest in Northeast, but largest percentage occurred in the South

  • Social Media Could Boost Condom Use, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Facebook community made strides by focusing on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

  • Social Media Could Boost Condom Use, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Facebook community made strides by focusing on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

  • Another Meningitis Scare Emerges, Targeting NYC's Gay Men
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Cases of deadly bacterial infection are rising sharply among HIV-infected males, health officials report

  • As Armstrong Case Unfolds, Experts Describe Doping's Harms
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Heart disease, liver disease and behavior problems are among possible health consequences

  • Social Media Could Boost Condom Use, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Facebook community made strides by focusing on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

  • Another Meningitis Scare Emerges, Targeting NYC's Gay Men
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Cases of deadly bacterial infection are rising sharply among HIV-infected males, health officials report

  • HIV Deaths Declining for Most, But Not All, Americans
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Study found greatest improvement in whites, better-educated groups over 14-year period

  • More Stomach, Esophageal Cancers Seen in AIDS Patients Than Others
    (06-Oct-2012)
    Study looked at nearly 600,000 people with condition

  • One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say

  • One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say

  • One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say

  • Free Birth Control May Curb Abortions: Study
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Access to IUDs, implants helped reduce unintended pregnancies, researchers say

  • Couples Trying to Conceive Might Need Help Sooner, Study Says
    (04-Oct-2012)
    New mathematical method predicts women's odds of becoming pregnant at various ages

  • Scientists Probe How Some HIV Patients Resist AIDS
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Understanding immune response in these 'elite controllers' might help pave way to vaccine

  • HPV Vaccine Found Safe in Large Study
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Fainting, skin infections most common side effects seen in girls, young women

  • Improved HIV Care Boosts Life Expectancy at Clinic, Study Found
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Analysis showed how multifaceted treatment can improve health and extend survival

  • Breast Cancer Drug Linked to Sexual Problems in Older Women
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Study found those on aromatase inhibitors reported more pain during intercourse

  • Eunuchs Lived Longer Than Other Men: Study
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Genealogy records from Korean dynasty show about 15 years of extended life span

  • Animal Study Ties Common Chemical to Reproductive Problems
    (24-Sep-2012)
    BPA linked to disrupted egg development, miscarriages and birth defects

  • Treating Sperm With Missing Protein Might Help Male Fertility
    (21-Sep-2012)
    But research is in early stages with results so far confined to lab

  • 'Sexting' May Go Hand-in-Hand With Unprotected Sex Among Teens
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Study found association with other forms of sexual risk-taking among high school students

  • More Evidence That Truvada Can Help Prevent HIV
    (12-Sep-2012)
    Findings suggest the drug still blocks the virus even when patients miss a dose

  • Lust May Dampen Humans' Sense of Disgust, Study Suggests
    (12-Sep-2012)
    Women were less grossed out by 'icky' things when sexually aroused

  • Severely Obese Women Attempting IVF May Have Lower Egg Quality
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Study suggests this could affect their ability to get pregnant

  • More Americans Get Effective HIV Treatment, Study Says
    (05-Sep-2012)
    And they appear to be less infectious

  • Treated Vaginal Ring Prevents HIV in Monkeys
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Experts hope the technique might one day curb transmission in humans

  • Treated Vaginal Ring Prevents HIV in Monkeys
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Experts hope the technique might one day curb transmission in humans

  • Treated Vaginal Ring Prevents HIV in Monkeys
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Experts hope the technique might one day curb transmission in humans

  • Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Many more teens protected from whooping cough, meningitis than the sexually transmitted virus

  • Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Many more teens protected from whooping cough, meningitis than the sexually transmitted virus

  • FDA Approves New Once-a-Day HIV Pill
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Stribild combines four AIDS-fighting medicines, agency says

  • Once-Daily Pill Approved to Treat HIV
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Stribild, combination therapy, interferes with AIDS virus' ability to multiply

  • Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men's Sperm Stay Healthy
    (28-Aug-2012)
    More intake of zinc, folate, vitamins C & E linked to less sperm DNA damage in advancing age

  • Circumcision Benefits Are Significant, Pediatricians Say
    (27-Aug-2012)
    But decision should stay with parents, they add

  • Circumcision Benefits Are Significant, Pediatricians Say
    (27-Aug-2012)
    But decision should stay with parents, they add

  • Circumcision Benefits Are Significant, Pediatricians Say
    (27-Aug-2012)
    But decision should stay with parents, they add

  • New Immune-Deficiency Illness Emerging in East Asia
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Researchers say the syndrome mimics the weakened state of HIV infection, but cause remains unclear

  • Curbing Circumcision Boosts STDs, Study Contends
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Resulting infections, including HIV, could add billions to U.S. health spending, researchers say

  • Curbing Circumcision Boosts STDs, Study Contends
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Resulting infections, including HIV, could add billions to U.S. health spending, researchers say

  • Curbing Circumcision Boosts STDs, Study Contends
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Resulting infections, including HIV, could add billions to U.S. health spending, researchers say

  • Breast-Milk Compound May Shield Babies From HIV
    (17-Aug-2012)
    Only 10% to 15% of breast-fed infants get virus from infected mothers, researchers say

  • College Students Don't Respect Peers Who 'Hook Up' Too Much: Survey
    (17-Aug-2012)
    Male athletes, fraternity members likelier to judge women more harshly

  • Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Many may believe it's safer than it actually is, expert says

  • Male Birth Control Drug Shows Promise in Mice
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Nonhormonal method avoids side effects, researchers say

  • Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Many may believe it's safer than it actually is, expert says

  • Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Many may believe it's safer than it actually is, expert says

  • High-Risk Heterosexuals Should Take HIV Prevention Pill, Too
    (09-Aug-2012)
    More than 1 in 4 new HIV infections in U.S. in 2009 involved heterosexuals, research shows

  • Gonorrhea Resistant to All But One Antibiotic: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Agency issues new guidelines: Rocephin should be first-line treatment

  • Gonorrhea Resistant to All But One Antibiotic: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Agency issues new guidelines: Rocephin should be first-line treatment

  • Gonorrhea Resistant to All But One Antibiotic: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Agency issues new guidelines: Rocephin should be first-line treatment

  • High-Risk Heterosexuals Should Take HIV Prevention Pill, Too
    (09-Aug-2012)
    More than 1 in 4 new HIV infections in U.S. in 2009 involved heterosexuals, research shows

  • Playfulness May Be Nature's Way of Helping Romance Bloom: Study
    (07-Aug-2012)
    Trait could signal nonaggression in men, youth and fertility in women, researchers say

  • Eyes May Be Key to Spotting Who's Straight, Gay
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Study suggests pupil dilation points to sexual orientation when viewing erotic imagery

  • Eyes May Be Key to Spotting Who's Straight, Gay
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Study suggests pupil dilation points to sexual orientation when viewing erotic imagery

  • New Clues to How HIV Infects Body's Cells
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Study of mice found the virus 'hitches a ride' on immune system's T cells to reach remote locations

  • Wider Waistlines Put Damper on Men's Sex Lives: Study
    (01-Aug-2012)
    As obesity rises, males encounter sexual dysfunction more often, research shows

  • Wider Waistlines Put Damper on Men's Sex Lives: Study
    (01-Aug-2012)
    As obesity rises, males encounter sexual dysfunction more often, research shows

  • Booze, Energy Drinks, Casual Sex Combo Common in College: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Researcher suspects caffeinated cocktails play a role in campus 'hook-up culture'

  • Booze, Energy Drinks, Casual Sex Combo Common in College: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Researcher suspects caffeinated cocktails play a role in campus 'hook-up culture'

  • HPV Test Beats Pap Long-Term: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Finding lends support to current guidelines combining tests among women over 30

  • Only 1 in 4 Americans With HIV Has Virus Under Control: CDC
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, younger patients least likely to have ongoing care

  • Sex Life of Diabetic Women May Suffer
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Many taking insulin report problems achieving orgasm, study finds

  • Sex Life of Diabetic Women May Suffer
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Many taking insulin report problems achieving orgasm, study finds

  • Only 1 in 4 Americans With HIV Has Virus Under Control: CDC
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, younger patients least likely to have ongoing care

  • HIV Undetectable in 2 Men After Bone Marrow Transplants: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    But whether procedure or continued medication is responsible remains unclear

  • Cancer Drug May Flush Out 'Hidden' HIV: Study
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Strategy could help battle 'reservoir' of germs, but research is in early stages

  • Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens
    (24-Jul-2012)
    But overall, U.S. teens of all racial, ethnic groups as sexually active as a decade ago

  • Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens
    (24-Jul-2012)
    But overall, U.S. teens of all racial, ethnic groups as sexually active as a decade ago

  • Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens
    (24-Jul-2012)
    But overall, U.S. teens of all racial, ethnic groups as sexually active as a decade ago

  • Medical Group Notes Key Elements of Well-Woman Exams
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Find out which screening, tests, counseling should be part of office visit

  • Decisions About Condom Use Among Gay Couples Vary by Race
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Black gay couples more likely to practice safe sex, study shows

  • Mom's HIV Drugs May Pass to Baby in Womb, Breast-Feeding
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Hair, blood samples revealed HIV-negative infants were exposed to antiretrovirals, researchers say

  • Not All HIV Patients in U.S. Show Same Characteristics: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Those born elsewhere more likely to have been infected through heterosexual sex

  • Women With HIV May Not Have Higher Cervical Cancer Risk: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    They had similar Pap, biopsy results to women not infected with virus

  • Black American Men Have High Rates of HIV Infection: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Instances of new infections rival rates in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers say

  • All HIV Patients Should Take Meds Early On, Experts Now Say
    (23-Jul-2012)
    New guidelines reflect the improvements in antiretroviral therapy over last 25 years

  • Decisions About Condom Use Among Gay Couples Vary by Race
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Black gay couples more likely to practice safe sex, study shows

  • Decisions About Condom Use Among Gay Couples Vary by Race
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Black gay couples more likely to practice safe sex, study shows

  • Not All HIV Patients in U.S. Show Same Characteristics: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Those born elsewhere more likely to have been infected through heterosexual sex

  • Black American Men Have High Rates of HIV Infection: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Instances of new infections rival rates in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers say

  • Black American Men Have High Rates of HIV Infection: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Instances of new infections rival rates in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers say

  • Mom's HIV Drugs May Pass to Baby in Womb, Breast-Feeding
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Hair, blood samples revealed HIV-negative infants were exposed to antiretrovirals, researchers say

  • Not All HIV Patients in U.S. Show Same Characteristics: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Those born elsewhere more likely to have been infected through heterosexual sex

  • Black American Men Have High Rates of HIV Infection: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Instances of new infections rival rates in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers say

  • Biology Leaves Gay Men Highly Vulnerable to HIV: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Virus transmits much more easily via anal intercourse, research shows

  • Biology Leaves Gay Men Highly Vulnerable to HIV: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Virus transmits much more easily via anal intercourse, research shows

  • Biology Leaves Gay Men Highly Vulnerable to HIV: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Virus transmits much more easily via anal intercourse, research shows

  • Ahead of AIDS Conference, New Reasons for Hope
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Experts say headway has been made in prevention and treatment, but challenges remain

  • Ahead of AIDS Conference, New Reasons for Hope
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Experts say headway has been made in prevention and treatment, but challenges remain

  • Scientists Map Genomes of One Man's Sperm
    (19-Jul-2012)
    The pioneering work reveals clues to fertility, how DNA is mixed and passed on

  • Kids' Sexual Behavior Influenced by Movie Scenes: Study
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Watching films with sexual content at 12 to 14 linked to risky 'sensation-seeking' personality

  • Mouse With Human-Like Immune System Could Advance AIDS Research
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Lack of a good animal model has long been an impediment to studying HIV, researchers note

  • Infection With 2 HIV Strains Slows Disease Progression
    (18-Jul-2012)
    For people infected with HIV-2 and then HIV-1, it takes longer for AIDS to develop, study finds

  • First Drug Approved to Lower Risk of Acquiring HIV
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Truvada sanctioned for uninfected adults at higher risk

  • FDA Approves 1st Pill to Help Prevent HIV Infection
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Once-daily Truvada intended for at-risk individuals, and agency says side effects must be monitored

  • FDA Approves 1st Pill to Help Prevent HIV Infection
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Once-daily Truvada intended for at-risk individuals, and agency says side effects must be monitored

  • FDA Approves 1st Pill to Help Prevent HIV Infection
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Once-daily Truvada intended for at-risk individuals, and agency says side effects must be monitored

  • FDA Approves 1st Pill to Help Prevent HIV Infection
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Once-daily Truvada intended for at-risk individuals, and agency says side effects must be monitored

  • Hepatitis C Virus Levels Higher in Certain Injection Drug Users
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, men, people with HIV had more virus, which affects treatment response: CDC

  • HIV Drug May Prevent Bone Marrow Transplant Complication
    (11-Jul-2012)
    The drug, maraviroc, protects against graft-versus-host disease in the liver and gut

  • Studies Show Value of AIDS Drugs as Prevention
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Some heterosexual African people avoided infection with HIV

  • Teens' Lifestyle Choices Affect Their Blood Pressure
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Australian study found more hypertension risk in boys who drink, girls who use birth control pills

  • HPV Vaccine Reducing Infections, Even Among Unvaccinated: Study
    (09-Jul-2012)
    Findings suggest 'herd immunity' taking hold against leading cause of cervical cancer

  • Ovarian Transplants May Preserve Fertility in Young Cancer Survivors
    (07-Jul-2012)
    Grafts from frozen tissue restored hormone production for up to 7 years in small study

  • Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk?
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Study suggests results with these drugs might alter the odds, but more research needed

  • Report Calls for Counseling Guidelines for Treating Transgender People
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Those with diagnosis believe their body doesn't reflect their true gender

  • Single-Embryo IVF Cuts Risk to Baby: Study
    (04-Jul-2012)
    Risk of 'perinatal mortality' was 53 percent higher for two-embryo transfer

  • FDA Approves First At-Home HIV Test
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Experts say it could reduce the number of Americans who are unaware of their HIV status

  • First Over-the-Counter HIV Test Approved
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Results can be obtained within 40 minutes

  • Shingles Vaccine Safe for Those With Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Study allays fears that the shot might raise shingles risk in people with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Heavy Coffee Intake May Affect Fertility Treatments: Study
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Women drinking 5 cups or more a day had poorer results with in vitro fertilization

  • FDA Approves First At-Home HIV Test
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Experts say it could reduce the number of Americans who are unaware of their HIV status

  • FDA Approves First At-Home HIV Test
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Experts say it could reduce the number of Americans who are unaware of their HIV status

  • Gel Shows Promise as Future Male Contraceptive
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Early study found much lower sperm counts in men who applied hormone combo to skin

  • 5 Million 'Test Tube' Babies Born to Date
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Globally, assisted reproductive techniques result in 350,000 babies a year, research shows

  • More Than 1 in 4 Teens Have 'Sexted': Study
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Houston-area survey finds more than half have been asked to send naked photos of themselves

  • Gay or Straight, Parents Too Tired for Sex, Study Suggests
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Dads in same-sex relationships may face similar intimacy issues as heterosexual couples with kids

  • Gay or Straight, Parents Too Tired for Sex, Study Suggests
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Dads in same-sex relationships may face similar intimacy issues as heterosexual couples with kids

  • Wednesday Is National HIV Testing Day
    (27-Jun-2012)
    CDC urges all people between the ages of 13 and 64 to get tested at least once

  • Surgeons Seek Repeal of Transplant Ban Between HIV-Positive People
    (27-Jun-2012)
    As many as 1,000 lives might be saved each year in U.S., experts say

  • Wednesday Is National HIV Testing Day
    (27-Jun-2012)
    CDC urges all people between the ages of 13 and 64 to get tested at least once

  • Under Right Conditions, Fertility Treatment Can Equal Natural Conception Rates: Study
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Older women would do well to consider using donor eggs from a younger woman

  • Wednesday Is National HIV Testing Day
    (27-Jun-2012)
    CDC urges all people between the ages of 13 and 64 to get tested at least once

  • Bacterial Vaginosis Increases Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk
    (26-Jun-2012)
    HIV-positive women with the condition are three times more likely to pass virus to partners

  • Could Fertility Drugs Make Kids Shorter?
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Small study suggests a link, but researchers can't pinpoint the cause

  • Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

  • HIV Exposure Before Birth May Raise Kids' Risk of Hearing Loss
    (22-Jun-2012)
    HIV-positive children most likely to have problems with sound transmission, study found

  • U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate Continues to Fall
    (20-Jun-2012)
    At same time, more women in their 40s are having children, federal report finds

  • U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate Continues to Fall
    (20-Jun-2012)
    At same time, more women in their 40s are having children, federal report finds

  • Unsafe Sex Common When Partner Cheats: Study
    (15-Jun-2012)
    But condom use increases in 'open' relationships

  • Human Breast Milk May Block HIV, Mouse Study Finds
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Results may point to new ways to prevent transmission, researchers say

  • Birth Control That Uses Combined Hormones Raises Heart Risk: Study
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Overall odds of heart attack and stroke, however, are still low

  • Fertility Treatment Tied to Higher Relapse Rate in Women With MS
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Risk is still higher if in vitro fertilization attempt is unsuccessful, small study found

  • Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study
    (13-Jun-2012)
    But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

  • Procedure Might Ease Pain of Female Genital Mutilation
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Most victims also able to experience sexual pleasure following the reconstructive surgery

  • Study Digs Into Secrets of Keeping HIV in Check
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Patients known as 'elite controllers' fend off AIDS for years

  • Ritual in Some Jewish Circumcisions Raises Risk of Herpes Infection: Report
    (07-Jun-2012)
    CDC details 11 cases since 2000; NYC health officials advise against oral-genital suction practice

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading: WHO
    (06-Jun-2012)
    Last line of drug defense, cephalosporins, appears to be weakening, U.N. agency says

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading: WHO
    (06-Jun-2012)
    Last line of drug defense, cephalosporins, appears to be weakening, U.N. agency says

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading: WHO
    (06-Jun-2012)
    Last line of drug defense, cephalosporins, appears to be weakening, U.N. agency says

  • Lifespan Gap Shrinks Between Whites, Blacks
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Still, report shows about a 4 to 5.5 year difference in U.S.

  • Little Short-Term Risk of Repeat Bout of Shingles, Study Finds
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Seniors were unlikely to have recurrence of painful skin condition, researchers found

  • Who's Touching You Affects How It Feels: Study
    (04-Jun-2012)
    Brain's response to a caress appears less objective than previously thought

  • Men and Women With Cancer May Receive Different Fertility Information
    (31-May-2012)
    Small study found gaps in what was provided to women

  • Taking Anti-HIV Meds Prior to Exposure May Help Prevent Infection
    (29-May-2012)
    Research review backs giving antiretrovirals to people at high risk of contracting AIDS-causing virus

  • Taking Anti-HIV Meds Prior to Exposure May Help Prevent Infection
    (29-May-2012)
    Research review backs giving antiretrovirals to people at high risk of contracting AIDS-causing virus

  • Taking Anti-HIV Meds Prior to Exposure May Help Prevent Infection
    (29-May-2012)
    Research review backs giving antiretrovirals to people at high risk of contracting AIDS-causing virus

  • Discovery of Gene May Lead to New Male Contraceptive
    (24-May-2012)
    Findings from mouse study could also result in new treatments for infertility

  • Discovery of Gene May Lead to New Male Contraceptive
    (24-May-2012)
    Findings from mouse study could also result in new treatments for infertility

  • IUDs, Implants Best for Long-Term Birth Control: Study
    (23-May-2012)
    Unplanned pregnancy rate 20 times higher for birth control pill, patch or ring

  • Birth Control Pills, HRT Tied to Digestive Ills
    (21-May-2012)
    Researchers found apparent connections between estrogen treatments and Crohn's disease, colitis

  • COPD Can Put a Damper on Sex Life
    (21-May-2012)
    Breathlessness also affects mood and well-being, small study says

  • Early Study Hints at Link Between Certain Sunscreens, Endometriosis
    (17-May-2012)
    But findings are preliminary, and sunscreen has major benefits in preventing skin cancer

  • Some People Really Might Have 'Gaydar'
    (16-May-2012)
    If so, recognition of gay women is more accurate, study suggests

  • U.S. Assistance to Africa Cut AIDS-Related Deaths: Study
    (15-May-2012)
    Evaluation attributes more than 740,000 lives saved to the program launched in 2003

  • People With HIV at Higher Odds of Sudden Cardiac Death
    (14-May-2012)
    Study finds an increased risk even among patients with well-controlled disease

  • Blood Clot Risk Linked to Some Non-Pill Contraceptives
    (11-May-2012)
    Women using hormone-releasing skin patches, implants, vaginal rings were more likely to develop clots, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Also Help Menstruation, Skin, Hair
    (11-May-2012)
    Hormonal benefits are gained from bariatric procedures, new study suggests

  • Sex After Heart Attack? Doc's OK May Be Key
    (11-May-2012)
    However, study found that most patients don't discuss topic with a physician

  • Women Exposed to Violence Might Have More Risky Sex
    (11-May-2012)
    Those experiencing multiple types of violence had more partners, more unprotected sex, study found

  • Women Exposed to Violence Might Have More Risky Sex
    (11-May-2012)
    Those experiencing multiple types of violence had more partners, more unprotected sex, study found

  • FDA Seems to Back Pill to Help Prevent HIV
    (09-May-2012)
    Truvada's been shown to stop infection with AIDS virus, but critics see drawbacks

  • IUDs Work as Emergency Contraceptive: Review
    (09-May-2012)
    The devices, used this way for 35 years, are safe, more effective than 'morning-after' pill

  • FDA Seems to Back Pill to Help Prevent HIV
    (09-May-2012)
    Truvada's been shown to stop infection with AIDS virus, but critics see drawbacks

  • FDA Seems to Back Pill to Help Prevent HIV
    (09-May-2012)
    Truvada's been shown to stop infection with AIDS virus, but critics see drawbacks

  • FDA Seems to Back Pill to Help Prevent HIV
    (09-May-2012)
    Truvada's been shown to stop infection with AIDS virus, but critics see drawbacks

  • IUD Use Tied to Modest Weight Loss
    (08-May-2012)
    Researchers were surprised, but noted that finding with birth-control device could be due to chance

  • Sperm Collide Along Liquid Maze on Way to Fertilize Egg
    (08-May-2012)
    The journey is more like a bumper car ride than a smooth swim upstream, researchers say

  • Sperm Collide Along Liquid Maze on Way to Fertilize Egg
    (08-May-2012)
    The journey is more like a bumper car ride than a smooth swim upstream, researchers say

  • Birth Defect Rates Vary Depending on Fertility Treatment: Study
    (07-May-2012)
    Researchers not sure if technology or biology is the cause

  • More College-Educated Women Having Children
    (04-May-2012)
    The rise may represent a turnaround from previous decades, researchers say

  • HIV Drug Tenofovir Safe During Pregnancy, Study Suggests
    (03-May-2012)
    Baby's birth size not affected, but more research needed for long-term risks, experts say

  • More Teen Girls Using Contraceptives: CDC
    (03-May-2012)
    Increased use may have contributed to drop in teen births, researcher says

  • Study: Gene Therapy for HIV Safe, But Effectiveness Still Unclear
    (02-May-2012)
    Patients doing well a decade later but virus itself not eradicated

  • FDA Approves New Impotence Drug Stendra
    (27-Apr-2012)
    It may be faster acting than some other medicines on the market, expert says

  • Has the 'G-Spot' Been Confirmed at Last?
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Researcher reports locating elusive source of female pleasure, but others dispute claim

  • Shingles Vaccine Safe, Underutilized, Study Says
    (23-Apr-2012)
    CDC recommends it for people 60 and older

  • HIV Prevention Pill Cost-Effective for High-Risk Men: Study
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Limiting it to gay men at high risk of contracting virus would cost $85 billion over 20 years

  • HIV Prevention Pill Cost-Effective for High-Risk Men: Study
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Limiting it to gay men at high risk of contracting virus would cost $85 billion over 20 years

  • HIV Prevention Pill Cost-Effective for High-Risk Men: Study
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Limiting it to gay men at high risk of contracting virus would cost $85 billion over 20 years

  • HIV Raises Anal Cancer Risk in Women, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Findings indicate gay men aren't only ones who need screening

  • Gay Adults Rejected by Parents Have Worse Health, Study Finds
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Massachusetts survey found most lesbians, gays, bisexuals received emotional support from parents

  • Gay Adults Rejected by Parents Have Worse Health, Study Finds
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Massachusetts survey found most lesbians, gays, bisexuals received emotional support from parents

  • Head, Body Lice Are Genetically Very Similar
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Researchers say findings could shed light on how body parasites spread human disease

  • Baldness Drug May Cause Sexual Side Effects: FDA
    (12-Apr-2012)
    A related compound is prescribed to treat enlarged prostate glands

  • Certain Birth Control Pills May Carry Higher Blood Clot Risk: FDA
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Products such as Yaz or Yasmin, containing drospirenone, will get new labels, agency says

  • Sexual Abuse May Put Boys at Risk for Unsafe Sex
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Multiple partners, teen pregnancies more likely among those who were victimized, surveys show

  • From a Failed Vaccine, New Insights Into Fighting HIV
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Scientists are sifting the data to see what elements of RV144 inoculation worked

  • Sex Education Efforts Lagging in Schools, CDC Says
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Many states' schools fail to teach students how to avoid unwanted pregnancy, HIV and other STDs, study finds

  • Women on Dialysis May Experience Sexual Problems: Survey
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Those living without partners more likely to report difficulties, Italian researchers report

  • Sex Education Efforts Lagging in Schools, CDC Says
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Many states' schools fail to teach students how to avoid unwanted pregnancy, HIV and other STDs, study finds

  • Depo-Provera Birth Control Might Raise Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Apr-2012)
    Study finds doubled risk with recent use of the injectable contraceptive for a year

  • Preteens More Likely to Report HPV Vaccine Side Effects
    (03-Apr-2012)
    But symptoms were not serious, survey found

  • HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Young Black Women: Study
    (02-Apr-2012)
    This persistence could explain higher rates of cervical cancer, researchers say

  • 'Superinfected' Patients Give Clues to Fighting HIV
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Women infected more than once from different partners can have stronger immune response

  • 'Superinfected' Patients Give Clues to Fighting HIV
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Women infected more than once from different partners can have stronger immune response

  • Early, Temporary HIV Treatment Can Postpone Long-Term Therapy
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Study found giving antiretroviral drugs earlier in disease course can stabilize patients sooner

  • Early, Temporary HIV Treatment Can Postpone Long-Term Therapy
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Study found giving antiretroviral drugs earlier in disease course can stabilize patients sooner

  • 1 in 5 Pharmacies Hinders Teens' Access to 'Morning-After' Pill: Study
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Whether they deliberately mislead callers or simply don't know the law is unclear

  • Few Young Women With Cancer Take Steps to Preserve Fertility
    (26-Mar-2012)
    There are several options for women who may want to get pregnant after cancer treatment

  • Most Anal Lesions Don't Cause Cancer in Men, Research Shows
    (23-Mar-2012)
    But the HPV infection that precedes anal cancer is common in gay, bisexual men, analysis indicates

  • Patient Sexual History Key to Good Ob-Gyn Care
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Yet doctors often fail to bring up women's sexual concerns, study finds

  • U.S. Tuberculosis Cases Hit Record Low, CDC Says
    (22-Mar-2012)
    But minorities, those not born in the U.S. and HIV-positive patients still most likely affected

  • Exercise May Trigger Orgasm in Some Women
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Survey results suggest phenomenon is not rare, but causes remain unclear

  • Exercise May Trigger Orgasm in Some Women
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Survey results suggest phenomenon is not rare, but causes remain unclear

  • Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

  • Not Enough Young Women Getting Tested for Chlamydia: CDC
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Research also found retesting rates, although critical, are also too low

  • Not Enough Young Women Getting Tested for Chlamydia: CDC
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Research also found retesting rates, although critical, are also too low

  • Not Enough Young Women Getting Tested for Chlamydia: CDC
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Research also found retesting rates, although critical, are also too low

  • Circumcision Linked to Lower Risk for Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
    (12-Mar-2012)
    But researchers can't confirm the procedure directly lowers risk of the disease

  • Spring Break Safety Tips to Keep Vacation Fun
    (11-Mar-2012)
    Smart choices can prevent serious injuries, ER docs say

  • One in Four HIV Patients Has Long Gaps Between Doctor's Visits: Study
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Findings indicate some patients are 'falling through the cracks'

  • Coming Soon: At-Home Sperm Test for Couples Trying to Conceive
    (09-Mar-2012)
    But experts say that in some cases, it may give men false sense of their reproductive health

  • Children With Asthma at Higher Risk for Shingles: Study
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Painful skin condition typically strikes older adults, researchers note

  • College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year
    (02-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

  • College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year
    (02-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

  • College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year
    (02-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

  • College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year
    (02-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

  • College Women's Condom Use Falls in Freshman Year
    (02-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking, bad grades were among the factors that affected condom use

  • Another Batch of Birth Control Pills Recalled for Faulty Packaging
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Dosing directions could limit effectiveness, lead to unintended pregnancies

  • Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women's Lifetime Supply of Eggs
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Research might lead to new reproductive technologies, older pregnancies, researchers say

  • Pediatricians Renew Call for HPV Vaccine for Boys
    (27-Feb-2012)
    The shot protects against cervical cancer; it's also effective against anal cancer and some head and neck cancers

  • Pediatricians Renew Call for HPV Vaccine for Boys
    (27-Feb-2012)
    The shot protects against cervical cancer; it's also effective against anal cancer and some head and neck cancers

  • Contraceptives Work Well in Obese Women, But Hormone Levels Lower
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Expert panel also outline new research on weight gain, birth control

  • Hepatitis C Now Kills More Americans Than HIV
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Middle-aged most often affected, and many are unaware they have been infected, CDC says

  • Gender Identity Issues Can Harm Kids' Mental Health: Study
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Feeling they're the wrong sex may lead to depression, abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Age Doesn't Raise Complication Risk for Pregnancies With Donor Eggs
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Study found diabetes, hypertension, other risks comparable in women 42 and under, 50 and up

  • Findings on HIV-Resistant Sex Workers May Help Vaccine Efforts
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Study suggests blocking virus from entering the body is better

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Fertility Woes, Miscarriage
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Some women with these autoimmune disorders avoided pregnancy, study found

  • Nerve-Sparing Prostate Surgery Helps Men Retain Sexual Function
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Most men left with nerves on both sides of the gland can achieve orgasm, study shows

  • Bullying a Strong Risk Factor for Suicide in Gay Youth: Study
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Support from family, friends can help counter negative attacks, researchers add

  • Lead, Cadmium Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Avoiding exposure to cigarettes, lead-based paints may improve odds of conceiving, study suggests

  • Wider Waistlines Linked to Memory Problems in HIV Patients
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Certain anti-HIV drugs can cause central weight gain, researchers say

  • Many Gay Men Would Support 'Home HIV Test': Study
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Not yet approved for public use, it picks up AIDS virus in later stages of infection

  • HIV Severity, Treatment Unrelated to Kids' Mental Woes: Study
    (10-Feb-2012)
    No evidence found to link antiretroviral therapy with severity of psychiatric symptoms

  • White House Alters Controversial Birth Control Rule
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Responsibility to cover contraceptives will shift from the religious employer to the insurance company

  • Many Gay Men Would Support 'Home HIV Test': Study
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Not yet approved for public use, it picks up AIDS virus in later stages of infection

  • Experts Warn of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Arsenal of drugs effective against the sexually transmitted disease running dry, researchers say

  • Experts Warn of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Arsenal of drugs effective against the sexually transmitted disease running dry, researchers say

  • Experts Warn of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Arsenal of drugs effective against the sexually transmitted disease running dry, researchers say

  • College Degree Lowers Marriage Odds for Those From Disadvantaged Backgrounds
    (06-Feb-2012)
    Education can bridge the income gap, but not social or cultural differences, study says

  • Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Packets of Birth Control Pills
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Errors in packaging could cause accidental pregnancies, company warns

  • Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

  • Pets Help Women Cope With HIV/AIDS
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Small study also found being a mother, worker, advocate made a difference, as did faith

  • Study Looks at Possible HIV Drugs-Birth Defect Link
    (30-Jan-2012)
    More research needed into unconfirmed association between antiretrovirals and cleft lip/palate

  • Ultrasound As a Male Contraceptive?
    (30-Jan-2012)
    High-frequency treatment lowered sperm counts in rats, study says

  • What Would Jesus Do? Maybe Not What I'd Do, Survey of Christians Finds
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Liberals and conservatives say they have views on morality, fellowship that might not mesh with teachings

  • Acupuncture May Boost Pregnancy Success Rates
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Centuries-old therapy can help men and women alike with fertility issues, experts say

  • Study Finds No Link Between HPV Vaccine and Autoimmune Disorders
    (26-Jan-2012)
    No risk seen among nearly 190,000 Gardasil recipients in company-funded review

  • Oral HPV Infection Strikes Men More Than Women: Study
    (26-Jan-2012)
    Sex, smoking associated with raised risk of transmission, researchers report

  • Many U.S. Adults Not Vaccinated for Hepatitis B
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Missed opportunities lead to many new infections each year, study found

  • More Americans Practicing Safe Sex, CDC Reports
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Finding could signal changes in behaviors linked to HIV, researchers say

  • More Than Half of Teens Who Gave Birth Weren't Using Contraception: CDC
    (19-Jan-2012)
    A third of them thought they couldn't get pregnant at the time, researchers report

  • More Americans Practicing Safe Sex, CDC Reports
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Finding could signal changes in behaviors linked to HIV, researchers say

  • More Than Half of Teens Who Gave Birth Weren't Using Contraception: CDC
    (19-Jan-2012)
    A third of them thought they couldn't get pregnant at the time, researchers report

  • Sex OK for Many Heart Patients, Docs Say
    (19-Jan-2012)
    New American Heart Association guidelines detail who -- and who isn't -- at risk

  • More Americans Practicing Safe Sex, CDC Reports
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Finding could signal changes in behaviors linked to HIV, researchers say

  • 'The Pill' Can Help Ease Period Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Jan-2012)
    Many doctors already prescribe oral contraceptives 'off-label' for this purpose, experts note

  • Teens of Lesbian Parents Appear Well-Adjusted
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Teasing, stereotypes did not affect their quality of life, small study found

  • Do Men Flash Cash to Find a Mate?
    (15-Jan-2012)
    Guys may subconsciously flaunt wealth in situations where males outnumber females, study suggests

  • CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Doing so exposes people with diabetes to blood-borne infection risk

  • Weight Gain Often Unrecognized by Young Women
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Those on birth control shots and young black women more alert to added pounds, study finds

  • Children Exposed to HIV Before Birth at Risk for Language Delay
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Researchers recommend routine screening for communication problems

  • Partner's 'Viral Load' a Major Factor in HIV Transmission: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Condom use, circumcision lowered risk of sexually infecting partners in study of African couples

  • Partner's 'Viral Load' a Major Factor in HIV Transmission: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Condom use, circumcision lowered risk of sexually infecting partners in study of African couples

  • Partner's 'Viral Load' a Major Factor in HIV Transmission: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Condom use, circumcision lowered risk of sexually infecting partners in study of African couples

  • Three Embryos Are Too Many for IVF: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    The ideal number is one or two for the assisted reproduction technique, researchers say

  • Partner's 'Viral Load' a Major Factor in HIV Transmission: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Condom use, circumcision lowered risk of sexually infecting partners in study of African couples

  • New Guidelines Issued for Combining HIV, Seizure Meds
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Doctors urged to use caution in treating HIV/AIDS patients who experience seizures

  • Many Teen Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccines Cut Risk for All STDs
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Doctors should stress limits of protection to patients, researcher says

  • Many Teen Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccines Cut Risk for All STDs
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Doctors should stress limits of protection to patients, researcher says

  • Potential Herpes Vaccine Disappoints Researchers
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Only partially effective against one type of virus, ineffective against second type, study found

  • U.S. Twin Births Soar: CDC
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Older mothers, fertility treatments contributed to 76% rise in past 30 years

  • Women's Sexual Satisfaction Often Rises With Age: Study
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Desire not main motivation for women sexually active in their 60s, 70s and 80s

  • Columbus Voyage Tied to Syphilis Spread?
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Skeletal evidence indicates the disease was nonexistent in Europe before his historic sail, study says

  • Columbus Voyage Tied to Syphilis Spread?
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Skeletal evidence indicates the disease was nonexistent in Europe before his historic sail, study says

  • Isentress Approval Expanded to Include Children and Teens
    (21-Dec-2011)
    To combat AIDS-causing virus

  • Hormone Might Ease Menopause, Boost Women's Sex Life: Study
    (20-Dec-2011)
    But trial of DHEA's effects was small and much more research is needed, expert says

  • Drug Users With HIV at Much Higher Overdose Risk
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Opioids, illegal drugs can threaten recent lifespan gains

  • Men Often Misread Women's Sexual Cues: Study
    (16-Dec-2011)
    But ignorance might work in favor of males who overestimate their attractiveness

  • Legalized Same-Sex Marriage May Boost Gay Men's Health
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Gay, bisexual men in Massachusetts had fewer doctor visits after law changed, study says

  • Legalized Same-Sex Marriage May Boost Gay Men's Health
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Gay, bisexual men in Massachusetts had fewer doctor visits after law changed, study says

  • Headaches May Plague Many With HIV/AIDS
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Migraines worse in patients with more advanced disease, study finds

  • Too Much Alcohol Linked to Unsafe Sex, Study Confirms
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Each drink worsens decision-making, possibly upping HIV risk

  • FDA Panel Cites Clot Risk From Contraceptive Patch
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Advisory group recommends Ortho Evra remain available, but with warning on label

  • Too Much Alcohol Linked to Unsafe Sex, Study Confirms
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Each drink worsens decision-making, possibly upping HIV risk

  • FDA Panels to Weigh Safety of Newer Forms of the 'Pill'
    (07-Dec-2011)
    They will consider new warning labels about increased risk of blood clots linked to contraceptives

  • U.S. Health Secretary Says 'No' to Morning-After Pill for Younger Teens
    (07-Dec-2011)
    FDA was ready to make Plan B available to girls under 16 without a prescription

  • Research With Worms May Shed Light on Women's Fertility
    (06-Dec-2011)
    Egg cells aged earlier than body cells in roundworms, study found

  • Teen 'Sexting' Might Be Less Common Than Feared
    (05-Dec-2011)
    But emotional, legal fallout can still occur, studies find

  • AIDS Research Holds Promise for Reducing HIV Transmission Rates
    (01-Dec-2011)
    'Extraordinary advances' prompt some to dare to dream of a cure

  • Despite Advances, HIV/AIDS Still Takes Heavy Emotional Toll
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Care coordinator describes alienation, financial woes and health struggles that people face

  • AIDS Research Holds Promise for Reducing HIV Transmission Rates
    (01-Dec-2011)
    'Extraordinary advances' prompt some to dare to dream of a cure

  • Despite Advances, HIV/AIDS Still Takes Heavy Emotional Toll
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Care coordinator describes alienation, financial woes and health struggles that people face

  • Toddlers Taking HIV Drugs Have Higher Cholesterol
    (30-Nov-2011)
    Children on protease inhibitors should have cholesterol monitored, researchers recommend

  • Advocates Push for Greater Awareness of HIV/AIDS
    (30-Nov-2011)
    White House, numerous organizations say too many Americans are still becoming infected

  • Many With HIV Not Getting Meds: CDC
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Yet, antiretroviral drugs work well, help prevent spread of disease, experts say

  • Do Men Think About Sex All the Time? Maybe Not
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Study debunks notion that males focus on the subject far more often than females do

  • HIV Patients at Heightened Risk for Certain Cancers
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Starting drug therapy earlier might reduce that risk, study says

  • Study Looks at Nude Images' Effect on the Brain
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Human mind more readily processes photos of naked vs. clothed people

  • Regular Sex May Be Key to Happy Marriage for Seniors
    (21-Nov-2011)
    More-than-monthly sex also linked to happiness with life in general, survey findings suggest

  • 19 Million New STD Infections Reported Annually, CDC Says
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Treating chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis costs U.S. $17 billion a year

  • 19 Million New STD Infections Reported Annually, CDC Says
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Treating chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis costs U.S. $17 billion a year

  • 19 Million New STD Infections Reported Annually, CDC Says
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Treating chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis costs U.S. $17 billion a year

  • 19 Million New STD Infections Reported Annually, CDC Says
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Treating chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis costs U.S. $17 billion a year

  • Shock Fear May Curb Sex for People With Heart Devices
    (14-Nov-2011)
    Anxiety that cardio defibrillator will fire at wrong time inhibits sexual activity, study finds

  • STD Complication May Double Infertility Risk
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Recurring pelvic inflammatory disease also has serious consequences for teen girls, researchers note

  • STD Complication May Double Infertility Risk
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Recurring pelvic inflammatory disease also has serious consequences for teen girls, researchers note

  • More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Shields Against Cervical Cancer
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Coverage against precancerous lesion called 'excellent' in large, multinational study

  • Teen 'Sexting' Common and Linked to Psychological Woes
    (02-Nov-2011)
    Survey of Boston-area students found more signs of depression in those involved

  • Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Cold Sores
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Findings could eventually lead to new treatments for outbreaks of oral herpes, researchers say

  • More Evidence Shows Newer Forms of 'Pill' Raise Clot Risk, FDA Says
    (27-Oct-2011)
    Agency said it plans public hearing in December on safety of brands like Yaz, Yasmin

  • Ovarian Tumors May Develop Years After Fertility Therapy
    (27-Oct-2011)
    Risk of nonfatal growths higher than usual in women who had in-vitro fertilization, study finds

  • Newer 'Pill' May Raise Blood Clot Risk
    (26-Oct-2011)
    But the likelihood is still small, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccine Might Help Prevent Anal Cancers: Study
    (26-Oct-2011)
    Research in gay and bisexual men suggests it reduces infections, lesions

  • HIV Medication Patch Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (25-Oct-2011)
    Could help patients adhere to treatment regimens, researchers say

  • U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys
    (25-Oct-2011)
    The sexually transmitted virus causes a range of cancers, including cervical, penile and oral malignancies

  • HIV Medication Patch Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (25-Oct-2011)
    Could help patients adhere to treatment regimens, researchers say

  • U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys
    (25-Oct-2011)
    The sexually transmitted virus causes a range of cancers, including cervical, penile and oral malignancies

  • Rise in Vulvar Precancers Leads to New Guidelines
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Fourfold increase in three decades especially prevalent among women in 40s, experts say

  • U.S. Man Diagnosed With HIV Develops Leprosy
    (19-Oct-2011)
    Dormant infection likely caused by armadillo exposure decades earlier, doctors report

  • Start HIV Drug Treatment Early in Patients With TB: Studies
    (19-Oct-2011)
    Just a few weeks' difference affects survival for the very sick, researchers say

  • Sperm Moves Best for Moderate Exercisers: Study
    (19-Oct-2011)
    Lighter or strenuous physical activity associated with less sperm motility

  • Katrina's Aftermath: Failed Pregnancies for IVF Moms Nationwide
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Stress linked to the disaster is probable culprit, researchers say

  • Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Two studies show diet can affect mobility of sperm, quality of semen

  • Hormonal Disorder Linked to Pregnancy Complications: Study
    (14-Oct-2011)
    Doubled risk of developing diabetes, premature birth seen in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

  • More Teen Males Using Condoms When They First Have Sex: Survey
    (12-Oct-2011)
    And more females are turning to contraceptive patch, emergency contraception

  • More Teen Males Using Condoms When They First Have Sex: Survey
    (12-Oct-2011)
    And more females are turning to contraceptive patch, emergency contraception

  • Homosexuality Gaining Wider Acceptance in the U.S.
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Support for same-sex marriage has increased dramatically over the last 20 years, survey shows

  • Everyday Stigma May Take Toll on Lesbians, Gays
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Stress results from daily exposure to inequality, not just traumatic crimes or abuse, study shows

  • Scientists Spot New Clues to HIV-Linked Dementia
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Distinct types of the virus hide out in cerebrospinal fluid, research shows

  • Health Tip: Getting the Shingles Vaccine
    (05-Oct-2011)
    Who is a candidate, and who isn't

  • Health Woes Still Strike Women Exposed to Banned Pregnancy Drug
    (05-Oct-2011)
    Cancer, infertility continue to emerge in women whose moms took DES decades ago, study finds

  • HPV-Linked Oral Cancers on the Rise, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Oral sex may be means of tumor-causing virus transmission in many cases, experts say

  • Childless Men May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Study suggests infertility may explain the link

  • Sleepy Teens Prone to Bad Behaviors, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2011)
    About 70% of U.S. high school students sleep less than 8 hours on school nights, research shows

  • Newer Contraceptive Pills Could Raise Clot Risk, FDA Warns
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Full assessment on brands such as Yaz, Yasmin is yet to come, agency says

  • Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found

  • Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found

  • CDC Considers Vaccinating Boys, Not Just Girls, for HPV
    (23-Sep-2011)
    Immunizing half the population isn't forceful enough against widespread virus, expert says

  • Stress the 'Human' in HPV, One Man Suggests
    (23-Sep-2011)
    Health advocate offers reminder that virus affects men and women equally

  • CDC Considers Vaccinating Boys, Not Just Girls, for HPV
    (23-Sep-2011)
    Immunizing half the population isn't forceful enough against widespread virus, expert says

  • Stress the 'Human' in HPV, One Man Suggests
    (23-Sep-2011)
    Health advocate offers reminder that virus affects men and women equally

  • CDC Moves to Make Organ Transplantation Safer
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Proposed guideline would screen more aggressively for hepatitis B and C

  • Health Experts Say HPV Vaccine Is Safe
    (14-Sep-2011)
    Benefits outweigh risks of getting sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, doctors say after presidential debate

  • Older Women Can Benefit From Sex Ed Campaigns
    (14-Sep-2011)
    Sexually active women over 50 need more information about their sexual health, study finds

  • Health Experts Say HPV Vaccine Is Safe
    (14-Sep-2011)
    Benefits outweigh risks of getting sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, doctors say after presidential debate

  • Protecting Heart May Improve Erectile Dysfunction
    (13-Sep-2011)
    Cardiac drugs, lifestyle changes improve sexual function in men with ED, study shows

  • IUDs May Lower Women's Risk for Cervical Cancer: Study
    (12-Sep-2011)
    Intrauterine contraceptive device appears to prevent progression of HPV to cervical cancer, researchers say

  • IUDs May Lower Women's Risk for Cervical Cancer: Study
    (12-Sep-2011)
    Intrauterine contraceptive device appears to prevent progression of HPV to cervical cancer, researchers say

  • Harassment of Black Gay and Bisexual Men Tied to Anxiety
    (07-Sep-2011)
    Discrimination, shame also play a role in high rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

  • Many Med Schools Score Poorly in Teaching Gay/Lesbian Health
    (06-Sep-2011)
    These patients have concerns that often differ from those of heterosexuals, study authors say

  • Many Med Schools Score Poorly in Teaching Gay/Lesbian Health
    (06-Sep-2011)
    These patients have concerns that often differ from those of heterosexuals, study authors say

  • Rules Help When Talking About Infertility
    (06-Sep-2011)
    Men, women may have different ideas about what to share, and with whom

  • Many Med Schools Score Poorly in Teaching Gay/Lesbian Health
    (06-Sep-2011)
    These patients have concerns that often differ from those of heterosexuals, study authors say

  • Circumcision Rate Down Slightly in U.S. Hospitals
    (01-Sep-2011)
    CDC notes this reverses trend toward more of the procedures throughout the 1990s

  • For Women, Active Sex Life May Mean Better Aging
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Even into their 80s, sexual satisfaction plays role in 'successful aging,' researchers find

  • Service Members Twice as Likely to Have Affairs: Study
    (26-Aug-2011)
    But it's not clear if serving in the military played a role in infidelity

  • Faster Way to Treat Partners of Women With STDs Urged: Experts
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Doctors can pass along antibiotics to these men via the infected woman, without an examination

  • Faster Way to Treat Partners of Women With STDs Urged: Experts
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Doctors can pass along antibiotics to these men via the infected woman, without an examination

  • Faster Way to Treat Partners of Women With STDs Urged: Experts
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Doctors can pass along antibiotics to these men via the infected woman, without an examination

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Low Among Teen Girls, CDC Reports
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Without 3-shot series, women remain at risk for infection linked to cervical cancer, experts warn

  • Boys Mature Sexually Earlier Than Ever Before: Study
    (23-Aug-2011)
    For males, 'being 18 today is like being 22 in 1800,' researcher says

  • Blood Antibody May Signal Start of Ovarian Cancer
    (17-Aug-2011)
    Levels elevated in infertile women, those who developed the disease, study finds

  • Experts Concerned About Rising HIV Rates Among Poor, Minorities
    (16-Aug-2011)
    New statistics released at conference also show many practicing unsafe behaviors

  • Experts Concerned About Rising HIV Rates Among Poor, Minorities
    (16-Aug-2011)
    New statistics released at conference also show many practicing unsafe behaviors

  • Poor, Urban Heterosexuals at High Risk of HIV: CDC
    (11-Aug-2011)
    Risk up to 20 times greater in metropolitan areas with high rates of AIDS

  • No Proof That Aspirin Aids Conception, Review Shows
    (11-Aug-2011)
    Data on women undergoing in vitro fertilization finds no evidence supporting aspirin use

  • An Older Man's Sex Life May Suffer When She's Close to His Friends
    (09-Aug-2011)
    Study suggests scenario might undermine his sense of masculinity, spur impotence

  • Children's HIV Drugs May Cause High Cholesterol
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Strategies are needed to protect infected kids from long-term cardiovascular harm, researchers say

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Eating Disorders Can Harm Women's Fertility
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Anorexic and bulimic patients twice as likely as other women to seek help getting pregnant: study

  • Surge in New HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men Troubling: CDC
    (03-Aug-2011)
    And rate of new cases among all Americans is stuck at about 50,000 per year

  • Surge in New HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men Troubling: CDC
    (03-Aug-2011)
    And rate of new cases among all Americans is stuck at about 50,000 per year

  • 'Meth' Abuse Ups Risk of HIV Infection in Young Gay Men
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Study found high rates of drug use among this group, and much more risky sexual behaviors

  • HHS: Insurers Must Pay for Birth Control for Women
    (01-Aug-2011)
    New rules come after expert panel's report urged contraception and other services be made free

  • 'Meth' Abuse Ups Risk of HIV Infection in Young Gay Men
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Study found high rates of drug use among this group, and much more risky sexual behaviors

  • 'Meth' Abuse Ups Risk of HIV Infection in Young Gay Men
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Study found high rates of drug use among this group, and much more risky sexual behaviors

  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Teens Often Homeless: Study
    (25-Jul-2011)
    And many live without family support or supervision, survey finds

  • Chickenpox Vaccine May Wipe Out Related Deaths: Study
    (25-Jul-2011)
    U.S. mortality rate dropped from about 105 to just 14 in 2007, research shows

  • Informed-Consent Forms for HIV Research Too Long: Study
    (21-Jul-2011)
    The median is 22 pages, but most give short shrift to info

  • U.S. Panel Recommends Free Coverage of Birth Control
    (19-Jul-2011)
    That plus other services should be added to health care reform, Institute of Medicine says

  • More Evidence That Early Treatment Can Stop HIV's Spread to Partners
    (18-Jul-2011)
    When infected partner got meds soon after diagnosis, spread to uninfected partner fell by 96%, study found

  • Drugs Can Bring HIV-Infected Africans Normal Life Spans
    (18-Jul-2011)
    Ugandan study finds adherence to the regimens raises life expectancy to that of uninfected citizens

  • More Evidence That Early Treatment Can Stop HIV's Spread to Partners
    (18-Jul-2011)
    When infected partner got meds soon after diagnosis, spread to uninfected partner fell by 96%, study found

  • Antibody Finding Might Help in Search for HIV Vaccine
    (14-Jul-2011)
    Researchers find 'soldiers' of immune system keep AIDS virus from getting inside cells

  • Ultrasound May Determine Heart Attack Risk in HIV Patients
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Risk 10 times higher in HIV patients with abnormal results compared with general population: study

  • Drugs May Prevent HIV Spread Among Heterosexuals
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Preventive treatment might keep uninfected partners from getting the AIDS-causing virus, studies show

  • Drugs May Prevent HIV Spread Among Heterosexuals
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Preventive treatment might keep uninfected partners from getting the AIDS-causing virus, studies show

  • Ultrasound May Determine Heart Attack Risk in HIV Patients
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Risk 10 times higher in HIV patients with abnormal results compared with general population: study

  • Older Women at Greater Risk for Common STD, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2011)
    Screening women 40 and up for trichomoniasis is essential to prevent serious complications, experts say

  • Gonorrhea's Growing Resistance to Antibiotics Concerns CDC
    (07-Jul-2011)
    New treatments, greater surveillance needed, agency says

  • Gonorrhea's Growing Resistance to Antibiotics Concerns CDC
    (07-Jul-2011)
    New treatments, greater surveillance needed, agency says

  • Gonorrhea's Growing Resistance to Antibiotics Concerns CDC
    (07-Jul-2011)
    New treatments, greater surveillance needed, agency says

  • New Combo Therapy May Prevent TB, Save Lives in People With HIV
    (06-Jul-2011)
    Simpler, shorter drug regimen has potential to transform treatment of tuberculosis worldwide, researchers say

  • Could Finger Length Predict Penis Length?
    (04-Jul-2011)
    Prenatal hormones appear to govern both, new study suggests

  • Internet Sex Offenders Reveal Some Patterns
    (30-Jun-2011)
    Majority bring up sex in first chat with young computer users, study finds

  • Research Sheds Light on Cause of Brain Deficits in HIV Patients
    (28-Jun-2011)
    Virus can weaken blood-brain barrier and infect cells that normally support brain, study finds

  • HIV Drugs May Be Tied to Early Aging
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Older class of antiretroviral meds appears to damage DNA, study finds

  • Does Ovulation Boost a Woman's 'Gaydar'?
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Sexual orientation of a man also more apparent when women want romance, new research contends

  • Does Ovulation Boost a Woman's 'Gaydar'?
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Sexual orientation of a man also more apparent when women want romance, new research contends

  • 'Sexting' Common for Those Who Cheat: Study
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Research finds these online exchanges are now part of extra-marital mating

  • CDC Cites Benefits of Expanded HIV Testing Program
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Three-year initiative identified 18,432 people infected with AIDS-causing virus

  • CDC Cites Benefits of Expanded HIV Testing Program
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Three-year initiative identified 18,432 people infected with AIDS-causing virus

  • Teens Look to Parents as Guide to Healthy Sexual Behaviors
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Study found Mom, Dad most often key to developing attitudes, not friends or media

  • CDC Cites Benefits of Expanded HIV Testing Program
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Three-year initiative identified 18,432 people infected with AIDS-causing virus

  • IUDs Officially Recommended for Healthy Women, Teens
    (20-Jun-2011)
    New guidelines say research shows this form of birth control is safe and effective

  • Support Is Key to 'Coming Out' Process for Gay People: Study
    (20-Jun-2011)
    The long-term impact of this step often depends on local community, researchers say

  • IUDs Officially Recommended for Healthy Women, Teens
    (20-Jun-2011)
    New guidelines say research shows this form of birth control is safe and effective

  • Dad's Good Parenting May Help Daughters Avoid Risky Sex
    (17-Jun-2011)
    Quality, not quantity, of time spent with father matters more for girls, study suggests

  • Dad's Good Parenting May Help Daughters Avoid Risky Sex
    (17-Jun-2011)
    Quality, not quantity, of time spent with father matters more for girls, study suggests

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reverse Common Cause of Infertility?
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects up to 10 percent of women, many of them overweight or obese

  • Self-Confidence, Empathy May Make for Better Sex
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Study of young American adults suggests a healthy psychological outlook boosts satisfaction

  • It's Safe to Get IUD Right After Abortion, Miscarriage: Study
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Complication rates not higher for immediate versus delayed insertion of birth control device

  • For Gay Men, Serious Relationships Still Harbor Risks for HIV
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Odds of transmitting the virus are 6 times that of men engaging in more casual sex, study finds

  • For Gay Men, Serious Relationships Still Harbor Risks for HIV
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Odds of transmitting the virus are 6 times that of men engaging in more casual sex, study finds

  • Study Ranks Mental Health as Young People's Top Health Problem
    (07-Jun-2011)
    More focus needed during developmental years, researchers say

  • More Risky Behaviors Among Gay, Bisexual High School Students: CDC
    (06-Jun-2011)
    U.S. data shows higher rates of substance abuse, suicide attempts compared to straight peers

  • More Risky Behaviors Among Gay, Bisexual High School Students: CDC
    (06-Jun-2011)
    U.S. data shows higher rates of substance abuse, suicide attempts compared to straight peers

  • 30 Years Into the Epidemic, a Generation With HIV Comes of Age
    (03-Jun-2011)
    Most U.S. teens, young adults who contracted virus as newborns are healthy, hopeful

  • More Than 1 Million Americans Now Living With HIV: CDC
    (02-Jun-2011)
    While advances in care are leading to healthier lives, preventing new infections is key

  • More Than 1 Million Americans Now Living With HIV: CDC
    (02-Jun-2011)
    While advances in care are leading to healthier lives, preventing new infections is key

  • More Than 1 Million Americans Now Living With HIV: CDC
    (02-Jun-2011)
    While advances in care are leading to healthier lives, preventing new infections is key

  • Caffeine May Interfere With Fertility in Women
    (26-May-2011)
    Coffee, colas may prevent eggs from reaching the womb, study finds

  • Edurant Approved To Treat AIDS Virus
    (20-May-2011)
    In combination with other antiretroviral drugs

  • Straight or Gay? Vowels in Speech May Give it Away
    (20-May-2011)
    Study found that strangers quickly picked up on sexual orientation via vocal cues

  • Teen Abstinence May Not Stop Later Risky Sex
    (20-May-2011)
    Study of twins finds that genes and environment play important role

  • Gene Variation May Explain Some Female Infertility Cases
    (17-May-2011)
    Mutation leads to low levels of pregnancy hormone, study says

  • Foreskin May Be Reservoir for HPV
    (17-May-2011)
    Study authors say this supports vaccinating boys against the virus, but experts disagree

  • Prostate Cancer Survival May Be Especially Tough on Gay Men
    (16-May-2011)
    Post-treatment quality of life scores worse than for heterosexuals, study finds

  • Prostate Cancer Survival May Be Especially Tough on Gay Men
    (16-May-2011)
    Post-treatment quality of life scores worse than for heterosexuals, study finds

  • Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus
    (12-May-2011)
    Infection rate fell by 96% if infected individual took antiretroviral meds sooner rather than later, study found

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Reported in San Diego: CDC
    (12-May-2011)
    5 cases among gay or bisexual men highlight need for surveillance, experts say

  • Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus
    (12-May-2011)
    Infection rate fell by 96% if infected individual took antiretroviral meds sooner rather than later, study found

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Reported in San Diego: CDC
    (12-May-2011)
    5 cases among gay or bisexual men highlight need for surveillance, experts say

  • Number of Eggs Retrieved Helps Predict IVF Success: Study
    (11-May-2011)
    Collecting too many eggs during one cycle can raise the risk of complications from fertility drugs

  • Can Crotch Length Predict Infertility in Men?
    (11-May-2011)
    Distance between scrotum and anus linked to reproductive ability, study suggests

  • Gay Men More Likely to Have Had Cancer
    (09-May-2011)
    Study can't say whether homosexual males are more prone to develop malignancies than heterosexuals

  • Can Hormone Therapy or the Pill Prevent Brain Aneurysms?
    (05-May-2011)
    Study authors say estrogen protects blood vessel walls, but expert questions quality of research

  • U.S. Officials Take Aim at Questionable STD Products
    (03-May-2011)
    Makers of preparations claiming to prevent, treat sexually transmitted infections warned by FDA, FTC

  • U.S. Officials Take Aim at Questionable STD Products
    (03-May-2011)
    Makers of preparations claiming to prevent, treat sexually transmitted infections warned by FDA, FTC

  • Obese People Have Less Satisfying Sex Lives: Study
    (03-May-2011)
    Overweight women seem to be affected more than men, researchers add

  • U.S. Officials Take Aim at Questionable STD Products
    (03-May-2011)
    Makers of preparations claiming to prevent, treat sexually transmitted infections warned by FDA, FTC

  • Early Surgery Boosts Outcomes for Babies With Cleft Palate
    (29-Apr-2011)
    To help prevent the common birth defect, experts also advise folic acid for mom

  • Powerful Women as Likely to Cheat as Men, Study Finds
    (29-Apr-2011)
    People stray because of confidence, not gender, researchers say

  • Pushing Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Chronic Disease for Blacks: Study
    (25-Apr-2011)
    Healthy behaviors reduced diabetes, heart disease in couples with one HIV-infected partner

  • HIV Kids Growing Up Well, Study Finds
    (22-Apr-2011)
    With survival improved, researchers now look at long-term complications

  • Newer 'Pill' Linked to Higher Risk of Blood Clots
    (22-Apr-2011)
    But overall risk of drospirenone-containing contraceptives remains small, experts say

  • When Size Matters, Men Can Turn to Penile Extenders: Study
    (21-Apr-2011)
    Technique is non-invasive, effective, researchers claim

  • Children With HIV at Higher Risk of Drug Resistance
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Poorer adherence to multi-drug regimens could be to blame, experts say

  • Newer Versions of the Pill Pose No Added Risk to Gallbladder
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Study allays concern that latest generation Yaz contraceptive might cause harm

  • Starting HIV Drugs Earlier May Delay AIDS But Not Death
    (18-Apr-2011)
    Findings suggest that debate on when to begin treatment is still ongoing

  • Support May Help Curb Suicide Among Gay Youths
    (18-Apr-2011)
    Study finds marked benefit from student groups and anti-bullying policies in schools

  • U.S. Reports Drop in AIDS-Related Cancers
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Improvement linked to advent of antiretroviral drugs, researchers say

  • Genital Herpes Can Be Spread When Lesions Aren't Present: Study
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Finding confirms suspicions experts have had for years

  • Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Dosing options may help reduce cervical cancer rates in developing countries, study suggests

  • Genital Herpes Can Be Spread When Lesions Aren't Present: Study
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Finding confirms suspicions experts have had for years

  • Amount of HIV in Genital Fluid Linked to Transmission
    (06-Apr-2011)
    Findings shed light on virus' spread and may advance prevention efforts, researchers say

  • HPV Might Be Linked to Lung Cancer
    (04-Apr-2011)
    Researchers don't know if vaccine to prevent cervical cancer would work for lung cancer

  • Allowing Organ Donation by People With HIV Could Save Lives, Experts Say
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Current U.S. law bans practice of allowing donations to others with AIDS-causing virus

  • Many Moms Have Kids With Different Dads, U.S. Study Finds
    (01-Apr-2011)
    28% of women with two or more offspring have children by more than one man, analysis showed

  • U.S. Shingles Vaccine Approval Expanded
    (24-Mar-2011)
    To include people in their 50s

  • Mouse Sperm Successfully Grown in Lab, Researchers Say
    (23-Mar-2011)
    Study has potential to advance human infertility diagnosis and treatment, experts believe

  • Study: Infrequent Sex Can Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Death
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Danger greatest shortly after physical activity, but absolute risk small, research finds

  • Moms' Use of 'the Pill' Won't Raise Kids' Asthma Risk: Study
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Research refutes claim that pre-pregnancy birth control causes respiratory problems in babies

  • Women Should See Ob-Gyn Annually, Experts Say
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Obstetrician/gynecologist group urges women to follow its updated recommendations

  • Report Highlights Shortage of HIV Care Providers in U.S.
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Gap widening between number infected and those trained to treat these patients, experts say

  • Chemistry of Mosquito Sex May Hold Key to Disease Control
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Source of yellow fever, dengue targeted in search for insect 'birth control'

  • HIV Infection Passed Via Donated Kidney: U.S. Report
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Donor screening didn't use most sensitive test, leading to infection of recipient, researchers say

  • Adults With HIV at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Annual fracture rates up to 3.69 times higher in HIV-infected patients, researchers say

  • Sexual Side Effects From Propecia, Avodart May Be Irreversible
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido persist in some patients, study finds

  • Sexual Side Effects From Propecia, Avodart May Be Irreversible
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido persist in some patients, study finds

  • Lost DNA May Have Made Us More Human
    (09-Mar-2011)
    The vanished snippets of genetic code may account for human's large brains, spineless penis, researchers say

  • Can Crotch Length Predict Sperm Strength?
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Men below the median are 7 times more likely to have sperm in the subfertile range, study says

  • More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says
    (03-Mar-2011)
    U.S. report also finds same-sex encounters more common for women than men

  • More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says
    (03-Mar-2011)
    U.S. report also finds same-sex encounters more common for women than men

  • More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says
    (03-Mar-2011)
    U.S. report also finds same-sex encounters more common for women than men

  • More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says
    (03-Mar-2011)
    U.S. report also finds same-sex encounters more common for women than men

  • Gene Therapy Against HIV Not a Proven Cure, Experts Say
    (01-Mar-2011)
    While promising, more research is needed to see if technique really works

  • Rectal Gel Could Help Ward Off HIV: Study
    (28-Feb-2011)
    But more research needed before treatment can be released to the public, experts say

  • Many HIV Patients Carry Strain With Drug-Resistant Mutation
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Study found they were three times more likely to fail treatment, so testing needed

  • Rectal Gel Could Help Ward Off HIV: Study
    (28-Feb-2011)
    But more research needed before treatment can be released to the public, experts say

  • Many HIV Patients Carry Strain With Drug-Resistant Mutation
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Study found they were three times more likely to fail treatment, so testing needed

  • Stress Seems to Have No Effect on Fertility Treatments
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Belief is based more on myth than reality, experts say

  • Statins Might Help HIV Patients, Study Suggests
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Cholesterol drugs may calm immune system, reduce damaging inflammation, researchers say

  • PCBs Might Be Linked to Failed IVF Attempts
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Study finds now-banned chemicals associated with greater risk of failed implantation, miscarriage

  • Coffee, Sex, Smog Can All Trigger Heart Attack, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Even a small rise in risk can end up causing many deaths when spread across the population

  • COPD May Make Shingles More Likely
    (22-Feb-2011)
    People taking corticosteroids for breathing disorder face highest risk, study finds

  • Sexual Issues Often Unaddressed in Women Who Survive Cancer
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Doctors discuss sex with prostate cancer survivors, but not women who have cancer, researchers say

  • Mom's HIV May Lower Baby's Immunity to Other Diseases
    (08-Feb-2011)
    Lower levels of antibodies to whooping cough, tetanus seen in newborns exposed but not infected

  • Burden of HIV Highest for Blacks, CDC Reports
    (03-Feb-2011)
    Increases in infection are due to complex social factors, researchers say

  • Burden of HIV Highest for Blacks, CDC Reports
    (03-Feb-2011)
    Increases in infection are due to complex social factors, researchers say

  • Burden of HIV Highest for Blacks, CDC Reports
    (03-Feb-2011)
    Increases in infection are due to complex social factors, researchers say

  • United States Sees Record Drop in Teen Births From 2007-09
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Notable decreases found across all racial and ethnic groups, CDC says

  • United States Sees Record Drop in Teen Births From 2007-09
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Notable decreases found across all racial and ethnic groups, CDC says

  • Gardasil Vaccine Guards Against HPV in Boys
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Study finds it gives males same level of protection as females

  • Gardasil Vaccine Guards Against HPV in Boys
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Study finds it gives males same level of protection as females

  • HIV Linked to Higher Pregnancy Rate in Young Women
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Study also finds more complications among those with the infection

  • Infectious Disease Experts Call for More Focus on Hepatitis C
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Rates among drug users have not plummeted like HIV, study finds

  • Pediatricians Issue New Vaccination Recommendations
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Meningitis, whooping cough targeted in new schedule

  • Sex During Pregnancy Deemed Safe
    (31-Jan-2011)
    Review finding should guide doctors in counseling pregnant patients, researchers say

  • Boyfriend More Forgiving When Her Affair Is With a Woman
    (31-Jan-2011)
    But study finds girlfriends more likely to forgive cheating with a woman than with a man

  • CDC Issues Guidance on Daily Pill to Prevent Infection With HIV
    (27-Jan-2011)
    Truvada should not been seen as a replacement for condom use, agency stresses

  • CDC Issues Guidance on Daily Pill to Prevent Infection With HIV
    (27-Jan-2011)
    Truvada should not been seen as a replacement for condom use, agency stresses

  • CDC Issues Guidance on Daily Pill to Prevent Infection With HIV
    (27-Jan-2011)
    Truvada should not been seen as a replacement for condom use, agency stresses

  • HIV+ Liver Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Transplant
    (26-Jan-2011)
    But overall survival in those who received donor organ same as for other patients, study finds

  • More Screenings May Explain Higher Chlamydia Rates Among Minorities
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Researcher urges doctors to screen all sexually active young women

  • Rise in Some Head and Neck Cancers Tied to Oral Sex: Study
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Changes in sexual activity linked to increased HPV-related tongue, tonsil malignancies

  • More Screenings May Explain Higher Chlamydia Rates Among Minorities
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Researcher urges doctors to screen all sexually active young women

  • Rise in Some Head and Neck Cancers Tied to Oral Sex: Study
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Changes in sexual activity linked to increased HPV-related tongue, tonsil malignancies

  • More Screenings May Explain Higher Chlamydia Rates Among Minorities
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Researcher urges doctors to screen all sexually active young women

  • HIV+ Liver Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Transplant
    (26-Jan-2011)
    But overall survival in those who received donor organ same as for other patients, study finds

  • Young Couples Often Disagree About Monogamy, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2011)
    Taking vows, having kids doesn't seem to make a difference, findings show

  • Young Couples Often Disagree About Monogamy, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2011)
    Taking vows, having kids doesn't seem to make a difference, findings show

  • Stroke Risk May Be Higher in HIV Patients
    (19-Jan-2011)
    AIDS drugs may boost susceptibility, study suggests

  • Scientists Map Key Structure HIV Uses to Infect Cells
    (19-Jan-2011)
    Details on gene-delivering 'capsid' could point the way to new drugs

  • Decline in U.S. Abortion Rate Stalls, Report Finds
    (11-Jan-2011)
    Meanwhile, harassment of abortion providers on the increase

  • Shingles Vaccine Looks Like a Safe Bet for Seniors: Study
    (11-Jan-2011)
    Although not perfect, the shot will protect many older folks, researchers say

  • Parents Say They Want to Teach Sex Ed to Their Kids
    (10-Jan-2011)
    But many feel peers, media have greater influence, survey finds

  • Circumcision Helps Cut HPV Transmission Rate, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Procedure in males offered partial protection from STD among female partners in Uganda

  • Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

  • Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

  • Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

  • Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Shingles
    (05-Jan-2011)
    Caused by the once-dormant chickenpox virus

  • U.S. Health Care Reform Tops Health News for 2010
    (02-Jan-2011)
    Food safety reform and the flu epidemic that fizzled also made headlines this year

  • Injectable, Oral Birth Control Don't Threaten Glucose, Insulin Levels: Study
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Women's glucose levels increased with use of injectable DMPA, but not enough to cause concern, research suggests

  • New Drug Strategy Shows Promise Against HIV
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Experimental agent disrupts mechanism virus uses to enter cells, scientists say

  • Single Embryo Beat Double Embryo Transfer in IVF Study
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Procedure using 1 embryo was 5 times more likely to result in birth of a healthy baby

  • U.S. Teen Birth Rate Hit Record Low in 2009: CDC
    (21-Dec-2010)
    Likely due to increased use of contraception, 'alternate' types of sexual activity, expert suggests

  • Young Female Chimps Use Sticks as 'Dolls'
    (21-Dec-2010)
    Study finds correlation with human play

  • Primate Immune System Differences Identified
    (17-Dec-2010)
    Research may also help explain why chimpanzees don't routinely develop AIDS after HIV exposure

  • Primate Immune System Differences Identified
    (17-Dec-2010)
    Research may also help explain why chimpanzees don't routinely develop AIDS after HIV exposure

  • Docs Claim Transplant Cured Man of HIV, But Experts Urge Caution
    (15-Dec-2010)
    Treatment has beat back virus for 3 years but may be too risky, impractical for widespread use

  • Docs Claim Transplant Cured Man of HIV, But Experts Urge Caution
    (15-Dec-2010)
    Treatment has beat back virus for 3 years but may be too risky, impractical for widespread use

  • Once-Daily Dose Approved for Prezista
    (14-Dec-2010)
    Anti-HIV drug sanctioned in combination with ritonavir

  • Researchers Assess Gay Youths' Mental Health
    (08-Dec-2010)
    One-third have attempted suicide, but most have no signs of mental disorder

  • Parents' Acceptance May Help Protect Gay Teens
    (07-Dec-2010)
    Less likely to turn to substance abuse, suicide as they age if they get support in their youth, study finds

  • Gay Teens Punished More Harshly Than Straight Peers: Analysis
    (06-Dec-2010)
    Research points to double standard in schools, justice system

  • Many Men Over 75 Still Sexually Active: Study
    (06-Dec-2010)
    Almost a third in Australian report had been active in prior year

  • Dramatic Decline Seen in AIDS News Coverage
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Since 1990, number of newspaper articles about HIV/AIDS has dropped in richer nations

  • Research Finds Not All HIV Affects Immune System Same Way
    (03-Dec-2010)
    In some cases, virus has mutations that keep it from killing immune cells, study finds

  • Depression Screening Urged for Young Women With Menopause-Like Symptoms
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Study reveals a doubling of risk with primary ovarian insufficiency

  • Worldwide HIV-Prevention Services Lacking, Survey Finds
    (02-Dec-2010)
    For most gay men, access to free condoms and lubricant, testing, counseling still limited or unavailable

  • 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' May Put Soldiers' Health at Risk, Doctor Says
    (02-Dec-2010)
    Gay service members with STDs often avoid military doctors or go undiagnosed

  • Worldwide HIV-Prevention Services Lacking, Survey Finds
    (02-Dec-2010)
    For most gay men, access to free condoms and lubricant, testing, counseling still limited or unavailable

  • Worldwide HIV-Prevention Services Lacking, Survey Finds
    (02-Dec-2010)
    For most gay men, access to free condoms and lubricant, testing, counseling still limited or unavailable

  • 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' May Put Soldiers' Health at Risk, Doctor Says
    (02-Dec-2010)
    Gay service members with STDs often avoid military doctors or go undiagnosed

  • Aging With HIV a New Reality for Many Over 50
    (01-Dec-2010)
    The number of older infected people keeps growing, bringing unique challenges

  • Hair Stylists Mobilize to Snip Away Ignorance of HIV/AIDS
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Hairdressers Against AIDS campaign launched to promote stylist-client chats across U.S.

  • Record Number of Americans Tested for HIV
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Still, more than 200,000 don't know they're infected, CDC says

  • Scientists May Have Solved an HIV Mystery
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Mechanism for death of critical immune cells identified in study

  • Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV
    (23-Nov-2010)
    Study found Truvada could cut risk by 73 percent in people who took it faithfully

  • New STD Report Finds Some Progress, High Costs for U.S.
    (22-Nov-2010)
    19 million new infections each year cost health care system $16.4 billion, CDC says

  • New STD Report Finds Some Progress, High Costs for U.S.
    (22-Nov-2010)
    19 million new infections each year cost health care system $16.4 billion, CDC says

  • Past Abuse Puts Homeless Youth at Risk for Early Sex: Study
    (19-Nov-2010)
    They may view sex as a way to get people to like them, researchers suggest

  • Past Abuse Puts Homeless Youth at Risk for Early Sex: Study
    (19-Nov-2010)
    They may view sex as a way to get people to like them, researchers suggest

  • Past Abuse Puts Homeless Youth at Risk for Early Sex: Study
    (19-Nov-2010)
    They may view sex as a way to get people to like them, researchers suggest

  • HIV Patients Do Well After Kidney Transplants: Study
    (18-Nov-2010)
    But their bodies are more likely to reject organs in long run, researchers say

  • Smarten Up About Antibiotics, CDC Urges
    (18-Nov-2010)
    Knowing when to use, refuse can help prevent deadly 'superbugs'

  • Egrifta Approved for HIV-Related Fat Deposits
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Lipodystrophy can lead to excess fat near internal organs

  • Painkillers in Pregnancy May Harm Son's Fertility, Study Suggests
    (11-Nov-2010)
    European research links analgesic use to undescended testicles, but U.S. expert says findings are 'weak'

  • Few Young Women Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study finds less than a third start the three-dose series, many fail to complete it

  • HPV Vaccinations Lead to Fewer Genital Warts: Study
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Decline only found in immunized population, researchers say

  • Teens Waiting Longer for Sex, But Still Taking Risks: Analysis
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Early sex ed may teach kids to take precautions against disease, researcher suggests

  • HPV Vaccinations Lead to Fewer Genital Warts: Study
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Decline only found in immunized population, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccinations Lead to Fewer Genital Warts: Study
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Decline only found in immunized population, researchers say

  • Teens Waiting Longer for Sex, But Still Taking Risks: Analysis
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Early sex ed may teach kids to take precautions against disease, researcher suggests

  • HPV Vaccinations Lead to Fewer Genital Warts: Study
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Decline only found in immunized population, researchers say

  • Protein Differences May Explain Long-Term HIV Control
    (04-Nov-2010)
    Scientists say small variation keeps some infected patients healthy without medicine

  • Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies
    (03-Nov-2010)
    Patients may mistakenly assume they can't conceive, researchers say

  • Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies
    (03-Nov-2010)
    Patients may mistakenly assume they can't conceive, researchers say

  • For Many Teens, Oral Sex Leads to Riskier Activity
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Most move on to vaginal intercourse within six months, study finds

  • More Older Americans Living With HIV
    (28-Oct-2010)
    Many have multiple conditions, posing new challenges for U.S. health care system

  • Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Poor Sperm Quality
    (28-Oct-2010)
    But industry rep counters that study of Chinese workers isn't relevant to U.S. consumers

  • Egg Donors Happy They Helped Out: Study
    (27-Oct-2010)
    But they profess less 'belief in human goodness' than surrogate moms, researchers say

  • Weight May Affect a Woman's Fertility
    (25-Oct-2010)
    Obesity, underweight linked to poorer outcomes in studies

  • U.S. Hispanics Have 1 in 52 Estimated Lifetime Risk of HIV
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Rate is lower than among black Americans, but higher than among whites, research shows

  • Sexually Aggressive Men May Forget a Woman's Cues
    (14-Oct-2010)
    But average Joes clearly remember signs of interest, rejection, study finds

  • Studies Tout Alternative HIV Regimens for Women, Babies
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Current treatment may cause drug resistance later

  • Club Drug 'Poppers' May Be Linked to Eye Damage
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Not yet clear how widespread these cases might be, experts say

  • Club Drug 'Poppers' May Be Linked to Eye Damage
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Not yet clear how widespread these cases might be, experts say

  • Studies Tout Alternative HIV Regimens for Women, Babies
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Current treatment may cause drug resistance later

  • Study Sees Link Between Epilepsy, Infertility
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Drugs used to control the disorder may play a role, experts say

  • For Many Gay Youth, Bullying Exacts a Deadly Toll
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Recent reports of teens taking their own lives 'the tip of the iceberg,' one expert says

  • For Many Gay Youth, Bullying Exacts a Deadly Toll
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Recent reports of teens taking their own lives 'the tip of the iceberg,' one expert says

  • Her Anatomy Speaks Volumes to Men: Study
    (05-Oct-2010)
    For a fling, guys eye bodies; for commitment, faces, researchers say

  • 1 in 4 HIV Patients Have Neurological Diseases: Study
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Problems such as seizures, dementia are major causes of patients' disability, researchers say

  • Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Responses also suggest teens more careful about sex than many adults believe

  • Video May Help Predict Which Embryos Will Survive IVF
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Researchers say method could improve odds of getting pregnant with in vitro fertilization

  • Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Responses also suggest teens more careful about sex than many adults believe

  • Genetic Glitch Tied to Disrupted Sperm Production
    (30-Sep-2010)
    Mutation could affect 4 percent of infertile men, experts say

  • Genetic Glitch Tied to Disrupted Sperm Production
    (30-Sep-2010)
    Mutation could affect 4 percent of infertile men, experts say

  • Contraceptive Containing a Folate Approved
    (27-Sep-2010)
    Designed to help prevent certain birth defects

  • Mixed Report on Women's Health Research
    (24-Sep-2010)
    Fewer deaths from major killers like breast cancer, but little progress on debilitating diseases like dementia

  • No Gender-Based Difference Seen in Anti-HIV Drug Response
    (20-Sep-2010)
    But strategies needed to keep women enrolled in research studies, study authors stressed

  • Same-Sex Couples May Feel Pressure to Raise Heterosexual Kids
    (17-Sep-2010)
    Expert urges society to support families in allowing children to be themselves

  • Placebo Pill Gives Boost to Some Women's Sex Drive
    (16-Sep-2010)
    Researchers were surprised at how strong the effect was

  • Fast-Freeze May Help Sperm Survive Storage, Study Finds
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Method might pave way for HIV-positive men to donate sperm safely, researchers say

  • Fast-Freeze May Help Sperm Survive Storage, Study Finds
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Method might pave way for HIV-positive men to donate sperm safely, researchers say

  • In Vitro Fertilization Success Rate Higher in Spring, Study Suggests
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Reproductive expert cautions against waiting for "prime" season, however

  • Fast-Freeze May Help Sperm Survive Storage, Study Finds
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Method might pave way for HIV-positive men to donate sperm safely, researchers say

  • Male Partners May Be Key Influence on Birth Control Use
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Young women twice as likely to use contraception if their mate strongly favors its use, study finds

  • Male Partners May Be Key Influence on Birth Control Use
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Young women twice as likely to use contraception if their mate strongly favors its use, study finds

  • Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Other research suggests women who smoke while pregnant impair sons' fertility

  • Kids on HIV Drug Cocktail May Need Revaccination
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Immunity to childhood diseases can wane more quickly than in children without the virus, researchers say

  • Many HIV-Infected Kids Could Use Cheaper Treatment Safely
    (07-Sep-2010)
    Study found that returning to nevirapine still kept viral load down for most

  • Many HIV-Infected Kids Could Use Cheaper Treatment Safely
    (07-Sep-2010)
    Study found that returning to nevirapine still kept viral load down for most

  • U.S. Pediatricians Decry Media's Portrayal of Sex
    (31-Aug-2010)
    They urge more responsible programming, and ask doctors and parents to play a more involved role

  • Casual Sex Can Lead to Long-Term Relationships: Study
    (31-Aug-2010)
    It depends mostly on whether couple is open to a serious relationship, study shows

  • U.S. Pediatricians Decry Media's Portrayal of Sex
    (31-Aug-2010)
    They urge more responsible programming, and ask doctors and parents to play a more involved role

  • U.S. Pediatricians Decry Media's Portrayal of Sex
    (31-Aug-2010)
    They urge more responsible programming, and ask doctors and parents to play a more involved role

  • Friends Don't Let Friends Have Risky Sex After Drinking
    (30-Aug-2010)
    College students say they use communication strategies to ensure safety of female friends

  • HIV Virus May Hide in Brain
    (27-Aug-2010)
    In 10% of patients, virus was eradicated in blood but living in spinal fluid

  • Older Diabetes Patients Still Sexually Active, Study Finds
    (27-Aug-2010)
    But many have unaddressed sexual problems that may impair their quality of life, expert says

  • HIV Virus May Hide in Brain
    (27-Aug-2010)
    In 10% of patients, virus was eradicated in blood but living in spinal fluid

  • Older Diabetes Patients Still Sexually Active, Study Finds
    (27-Aug-2010)
    But many have unaddressed sexual problems that may impair their quality of life, expert says

  • Older Diabetes Patients Still Sexually Active, Study Finds
    (27-Aug-2010)
    But many have unaddressed sexual problems that may impair their quality of life, expert says

  • HIV Virus May Hide in Brain
    (27-Aug-2010)
    In 10% of patients, virus was eradicated in blood but living in spinal fluid

  • Herpes Drugs Won't Raise Birth Defect Risk, Study Finds
    (24-Aug-2010)
    Danish analysis of over 800,000 births shows no link

  • HIV in Blood Different Than in Semen, Scientists Say
    (19-Aug-2010)
    More study needed to determine if finding plays a role in transmission

  • 'The Pill' Works for Women of all Weights
    (19-Aug-2010)
    For obese women, low-dose oral contraceptives are just as effective as high doses, study shows

  • HIV in Blood Different Than in Semen, Scientists Say
    (19-Aug-2010)
    More study needed to determine if finding plays a role in transmission

  • HIV in Blood Different Than in Semen, Scientists Say
    (19-Aug-2010)
    More study needed to determine if finding plays a role in transmission

  • Ella Emergency Contraceptive Approved
    (16-Aug-2010)
    Intended to inhibit or delay ovulation

  • Infidelity Rises When She Makes More Than He Does
    (16-Aug-2010)
    In such couples, 'gender identity threat' may make men less faithful, study suggests

  • FDA Approves Emergency Contraceptive
    (14-Aug-2010)
    Called 'ella,' drug delays ovulation, but opponents say it's another abortion pill

  • FDA Approves Emergency Contraceptive
    (14-Aug-2010)
    Called 'ella,' drug delays ovulation, but opponents say it's another abortion pill

  • Monitoring of Kidney Health Urged for Injection Drug Users
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Excess protein in urine noted in about 25% who shoot up; rates higher in HIV-positive, study found

  • Stress Might Interfere With Conception
    (12-Aug-2010)
    In study, higher levels of anxiety-related compound was tied to lower pregnancy rate

  • Some Monkeys Naturally Resist AIDS, Research Shows
    (11-Aug-2010)
    Even a high viral load doesn't cause the disease to develop in sooty mangabeys, scientists found

  • Competing For a Mate May Shorten Men's Lives, Study Suggests
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Growing up in environments where males outnumber females linked to 3 months less life span

  • Ethicists Charge Doctor With Trying to Prevent Homosexuality in the Womb
    (06-Aug-2010)
    But Dr. Maria New and supporters say she's helping children avoid a rare congenital disorder

  • Ethicists Charge Doctor With Trying to Prevent Homosexuality in the Womb
    (06-Aug-2010)
    But Dr. Maria New and supporters say she's helping children avoid a rare congenital disorder

  • Women More Attracted When Men Wear Red: Study
    (03-Aug-2010)
    It's the color of power, status, researchers say

  • Kids Adopted By Same-Sex Couples 'Thriving': Researcher
    (29-Jul-2010)
    No reason to prevent gay, lesbian prospective parents from adopting, study says

  • HIV-Positive Women Who Want to Conceive Feel Stigma: Survey
    (23-Jul-2010)
    Many felt health-care providers judged them negatively, results showed

  • Risky Behavior, Drug Use Among Some Gay Men Linked to Childhood Abuse
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Gay, bisexual men shamed or assaulted as kids more likely to exhibit high-risk behavior, study says

  • Risky Behavior, Drug Use Among Some Gay Men Linked to Childhood Abuse
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Gay, bisexual men shamed or assaulted as kids more likely to exhibit high-risk behavior, study says

  • Risky Behavior, Drug Use Among Some Gay Men Linked to Childhood Abuse
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Gay, bisexual men shamed or assaulted as kids more likely to exhibit high-risk behavior, study says

  • Many HIV-Exposed Infants in Africa Don't Get Protective Drug, Study Shows
    (20-Jul-2010)
    Only half got minimal dose at clinics studied; expanded global programs urged

  • New Study Finds HPV Vaccine Protects Against Genital Warts
    (20-Jul-2010)
    Industry-funded research also finds the shot helps protect against precancerous growths

  • Aggressive Drug Therapy May Help Slow Spread of AIDS
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Infections in British Columbia cut in half since regimen introduced in 1996, study finds

  • New Guidelines Urge Earlier Therapy for HIV Patients
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Treatment advances may help prevent progression to AIDS, expert panel says

  • Many False-Positive HIV Test Results for Those in AIDS Vaccine Trials
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Almost half get the erroneous result, causing stigma and hampering trial enrollment, experts say

  • Poverty Driving HIV's Spread Among Urban Heterosexuals: Report
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Infection rates climb as income falls, regardless of race/ethnicity, CDC says

  • Vaginal Gel Cuts Risk of HIV Infection, Study Shows
    (19-Jul-2010)
    When used consistently before and after sex, antiretroviral halved chances of transmission

  • Study Suggests Higher Cancer Rate Among IVF Babies
    (19-Jul-2010)
    But researchers found no direct cause-and-effect with assisted reproduction technology

  • Better Way to Predict Success of Second IVF Attempt?
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Data gleaned from first try can help gauge odds of pregnancy the next time, researchers say

  • Vaginal Gel Cuts Risk of HIV Infection, Study Shows
    (19-Jul-2010)
    When used consistently before and after sex, antiretroviral halved chances of transmission

  • More Study Urged on Risks, Benefits of Earlier HIV Therapy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Increased death risk noted in patients currently not recommended to start antiretrovirals: study

  • New Methods May Help Predict Survival of African HIV Patients
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Two estimation tools could forecast outcome during first year of drug therapy, study says

  • More Study Urged on Risks, Benefits of Earlier HIV Therapy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Increased death risk noted in patients currently not recommended to start antiretrovirals: study

  • New Methods May Help Predict Survival of African HIV Patients
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Two estimation tools could forecast outcome during first year of drug therapy, study says

  • Gay Couples Vulnerable to HIV When Monogamy Is Unsure
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Survey finds that for 8 percent of couples, one partner believes bond is monogamous, but other does not

  • Gay Couples Vulnerable to HIV When Monogamy Is Unsure
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Survey finds that for 8 percent of couples, one partner believes bond is monogamous, but other does not

  • Human Sperm Gene Hasn't Changed for 600 Million Years
    (15-Jul-2010)
    This DNA is shared across species and seems 'so important it can't change,' researcher says

  • Gay Couples Vulnerable to HIV When Monogamy Is Unsure
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Survey finds that for 8 percent of couples, one partner believes bond is monogamous, but other does not

  • Black Couples Benefit From Program to Curb Spread of HIV
    (13-Jul-2010)
    Counseling ups odds for protected sex when 1 partner carries the virus, study finds

  • Black Couples Benefit From Program to Curb Spread of HIV
    (13-Jul-2010)
    Counseling ups odds for protected sex when 1 partner carries the virus, study finds

  • New Anti-HIV Weapons Found in Immune System
    (08-Jul-2010)
    Powerful antibodies could someday be key to developing an AIDS vaccine, researchers say

  • Research Sheds Light on How Herpes Virus Invades Cells
    (07-Jul-2010)
    Finding may lead to new target for genital herpes drug treatments, study suggests

  • Research Sheds Light on How Herpes Virus Invades Cells
    (07-Jul-2010)
    Finding may lead to new target for genital herpes drug treatments, study suggests

  • Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
    (06-Jul-2010)
    But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

  • Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
    (06-Jul-2010)
    But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

  • Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
    (06-Jul-2010)
    But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

  • Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
    (06-Jul-2010)
    But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

  • Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
    (06-Jul-2010)
    But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

  • Scientists Make Immune Cells in Mice That Fight Off HIV
    (02-Jul-2010)
    But it will be years until this gene therapy is tested in humans, researchers say

  • Sex With Recent Smallpox Vaccine Recipient Can Lead to Illness
    (01-Jul-2010)
    CDC reports case of woman who contracted vaccinia virus, main ingredient in the shot

  • Aging Swingers at High STD Risk
    (24-Jun-2010)
    Middle-aged partner swappers more likely to be infected than prostitutes, Dutch study found

  • Aging Swingers at High STD Risk
    (24-Jun-2010)
    Middle-aged partner swappers more likely to be infected than prostitutes, Dutch study found

  • Newly Approved HIV Test Can Spot Infection Earlier
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Detects both HIV antigen and antibodies

  • Genome for Human Body Lice Unlocked
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Understanding the parasite could lead to better control measures, scientists say

  • Inexperienced Female Athletes Risk Serious Health Problems
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Too much exercise, too little nutrition can lead to osteoporosis, fertility issues, experts warn

  • FDA Panel Backs New 'Morning After' Pill
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Marketed as ellaOne in Europe, it extends window of emergency contraception, but opponents see it as abortion drug

  • FDA Panel Backs New 'Morning After' Pill
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Marketed as ellaOne in Europe, it extends window of emergency contraception, but opponents see it as abortion drug

  • FDA Panel Votes Against Approval of 'Female Viagra'
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Little benefit seen in terms of increased libido, studies found

  • Antiretrovirals During Breast-Feeding Shield Babies From HIV, Study Shows
    (16-Jun-2010)
    In sub-Saharan Africa, many avoid formula due to unsanitary water, expense, experts note

  • Gene Therapy for HIV Inches Forward
    (16-Jun-2010)
    Viable treatment is still a long way off, researchers say

  • Obesity Can Take Toll on Sex Life
    (16-Jun-2010)
    Stigma may lead to fewer sexual encounters, poorer sexual health, study finds

  • Antiretrovirals During Breast-Feeding Shield Babies From HIV, Study Shows
    (16-Jun-2010)
    In sub-Saharan Africa, many avoid formula due to unsanitary water, expense, experts note

  • Gene-Based Detection Method Might Spot HIV Earlier
    (15-Jun-2010)
    Nucleic acid testing found cases missed by routine screening, researchers say

  • U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply, but urge more research

  • U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply, but urge more research

  • U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply, but urge more research

  • After Vasectomy, Single Test Might Give All-Clear
    (11-Jun-2010)
    Any remaining sperm appear to be inconsequential, study finds

  • Dating Preferences Often Determined by Strangers
    (08-Jun-2010)
    Study found attraction was higher if others viewed person as attractive

  • Kids With Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine
    (07-Jun-2010)
    Study shows they might even be better adjusted than kids from traditional families

  • 'Sleep Sex' Might Be Nightmare for Some
    (07-Jun-2010)
    Almost 8 percent of patients at a sleep clinic reported sexsomnia, study finds

  • Mouth Cancer Prognosis Improves When Cervical Cancer Virus Involved
    (07-Jun-2010)
    Finding HPV in tumor meant lower death rates in those with cancer at back of the mouth, study finds

  • Most People With HIV Begin Care Too Late
    (04-Jun-2010)
    Average T-cell count at first treatment is below recommended level for starting therapy, study shows

  • Most People With HIV Begin Care Too Late
    (04-Jun-2010)
    Average T-cell count at first treatment is below recommended level for starting therapy, study shows

  • One-Third of U.S. Girls Get HPV Vaccine
    (04-Jun-2010)
    But many parents choose to skip Gardasil shots for daughters age 13 to 17, survey finds

  • Donor-Assisted Conception Sparks Disclosure Dilemmas
    (03-Jun-2010)
    Tell kids 'early and often,' some suggest, but others say it's not always that simple

  • Donor-Assisted Conception Sparks Disclosure Dilemmas
    (03-Jun-2010)
    Tell kids 'early and often,' some suggest, but others say it's not always that simple

  • Male 'Pill' Still a Ways Off
    (01-Jun-2010)
    Shutting down sperm production has proved complicated, experts say

  • Sexual, Urinary Health Boosted in Exercisers, Nonsmokers
    (01-Jun-2010)
    Cigarettes, sedentary lifestyle linked to urological problems, studies show

  • Anti-HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Spread of Virus
    (27-May-2010)
    Nearly all partners in study remained uninfected, but 'safe sex' still urged, experts say

  • Chlamydia Treated Sooner When Docs Use E-Records
    (27-May-2010)
    Study found number treated within two weeks of diagnosis more than doubled

  • Chlamydia Treated Sooner When Docs Use E-Records
    (27-May-2010)
    Study found number treated within two weeks of diagnosis more than doubled

  • 'The Pill' Is Birth Control Favorite in U.S.
    (26-May-2010)
    Next most common method is female sterilization, study shows

  • Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Linked to Gene Change
    (25-May-2010)
    Certain variants make it more likely babies will acquire the AIDS-causing virus, researchers say

  • Lubricant Use May Raise HIV Infection Risk During Anal Sex
    (25-May-2010)
    Lab study found some products have a toxic effect on cells, tissue

  • Lubricant Use May Raise HIV Infection Risk During Anal Sex
    (25-May-2010)
    Lab study found some products have a toxic effect on cells, tissue

  • Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Linked to Gene Change
    (25-May-2010)
    Certain variants make it more likely babies will acquire the AIDS-causing virus, researchers say

  • Lubricant Use May Raise HIV Infection Risk During Anal Sex
    (25-May-2010)
    Lab study found some products have a toxic effect on cells, tissue

  • Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk Doubles During Pregnancy
    (24-May-2010)
    More research is needed to explore reasons why, study authors say

  • Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk Doubles During Pregnancy
    (24-May-2010)
    More research is needed to explore reasons why, study authors say

  • Talk With Doctor Helps Heart Attack Patients Resume Sex
    (21-May-2010)
    But study finds that many don't get counseling on when it's safe to do so

  • IVF, Fertility Drugs Might Boost Autism Risk
    (19-May-2010)
    Two studies show a link, but experts say risk to any one child remains low

  • Confiding Eases Older Men's Stress Over Sexual Problems
    (19-May-2010)
    Unlike women, men found solace in talks with partners and friends, researchers found

  • Confiding Eases Older Men's Stress Over Sexual Problems
    (19-May-2010)
    Unlike women, men found solace in talks with partners and friends, researchers found

  • Smallpox Vaccine May Protect Against HIV
    (18-May-2010)
    But scientists stress the results are preliminary

  • Technique Might Boost Women's Fertility
    (17-May-2010)
    Scientists find way to awaken dormant ovarian follicles, produce more eggs

  • Primary Care Docs Handling More HIV Cases
    (14-May-2010)
    Over half of those surveyed have patients who have tested positive for the disease

  • Primary Care Docs Handling More HIV Cases
    (14-May-2010)
    Over half of those surveyed have patients who have tested positive for the disease

  • The 'Reality' of Sex Addiction Stirs Debate
    (12-May-2010)
    Mental health experts disagree whether behavior describes a true addict

  • The 'Reality' of Sex Addiction Stirs Debate
    (12-May-2010)
    Mental health experts disagree whether behavior describes a true addict

  • The Pill Turns 50
    (07-May-2010)
    Oral contraceptives altered the social and sexual landscape in ways expected and unexpected

  • The Pill Turns 50
    (07-May-2010)
    Oral contraceptives altered the social and sexual landscape in ways expected and unexpected

  • Needle-Sharing by Sex Workers Tied to Spread of Syphilis
    (06-May-2010)
    Study near U.S.-Mexico border also cites risk of HIV

  • Could the Pill Lower a Woman's Sex Drive?
    (06-May-2010)
    Sexual dysfunction higher for those on the regimen vs. other methods, researchers report

  • New Hormonal Contraceptive Approved
    (06-May-2010)
    Combines estrogen and progestin

  • Needle-Sharing by Sex Workers Tied to Spread of Syphilis
    (06-May-2010)
    Study near U.S.-Mexico border also cites risk of HIV

  • Could the Pill Lower a Woman's Sex Drive?
    (06-May-2010)
    Sexual dysfunction higher for those on the regimen vs. other methods, researchers report

  • Could the Pill Lower a Woman's Sex Drive?
    (06-May-2010)
    Sexual dysfunction higher for those on the regimen vs. other methods, researchers report

  • Needle-Sharing by Sex Workers Tied to Spread of Syphilis
    (06-May-2010)
    Study near U.S.-Mexico border also cites risk of HIV

  • Hepatitis Infections Behind U.S. Rise in Liver Cancer
    (06-May-2010)
    More people need to be vaccinated, diagnosed and treated, CDC report says

  • Needle-Sharing by Sex Workers Tied to Spread of Syphilis
    (06-May-2010)
    Study near U.S.-Mexico border also cites risk of HIV

  • Scientists Unravel Secret of HIV Resistance
    (05-May-2010)
    Gene that strengthens immune system may someday lead to vaccine, researchers say

  • Scientists Unravel Secret of HIV Resistance
    (05-May-2010)
    Gene that strengthens immune system may someday lead to vaccine, researchers say

  • Men With HPV at Higher Risk for HIV, Study Finds
    (04-May-2010)
    Vaccinating against human papillomavirus could be an effective preventive measure, researchers say

  • Men With HPV at Higher Risk for HIV, Study Finds
    (04-May-2010)
    Vaccinating against human papillomavirus could be an effective preventive measure, researchers say

  • Teens' Facebook Sex Talk May Not Be Just Talk
    (03-May-2010)
    Sexual references signal intent to have intercourse, study finds

  • Teens' Facebook Sex Talk May Not Be Just Talk
    (03-May-2010)
    Sexual references signal intent to have intercourse, study finds

  • New Hope for Infertile Young Women
    (30-Apr-2010)
    Many whose periods have stopped still have immature eggs, researchers find

  • New Clues Shed Light on Sperm Function, Male Fertility
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Researchers uncover key proteins in mice that could lead to new birth control for men

  • New Clues Shed Light on Sperm Function, Male Fertility
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Researchers uncover key proteins in mice that could lead to new birth control for men

  • New Clues Shed Light on Sperm Function, Male Fertility
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Researchers uncover key proteins in mice that could lead to new birth control for men

  • HPV Test Beats Pap Smear for Cancer Screening
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Newer method better at detecting precancerous lesions, research shows

  • MRSA More Likely to Lurk in Certain Patients
    (23-Apr-2010)
    One in five long-term elder care patients carried the dangerous germ in their nose, study finds

  • Potentially Lethal Airborne Fungus May Spread to California
    (22-Apr-2010)
    Unlike typical strains, new pathogen can attack healthy people, researchers say

  • Morphine May Protect Brains of People With HIV
    (16-Apr-2010)
    Painkiller produces protein that inhibits disease-related dementia, study finds

  • Chlamydia Often Overlooked in Young Men
    (15-Apr-2010)
    British study says poor management of related condition leaves many undiagnosed

  • Do Statins Lower Male Sex Drive?
    (15-Apr-2010)
    Italian study says yes, but earlier U.S. study had different conclusion

  • Chlamydia Often Overlooked in Young Men
    (15-Apr-2010)
    British study says poor management of related condition leaves many undiagnosed

  • Study Explores Possibility of a Female Viagra
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Research in animals may lead to treatment for women with sexual disorder

  • Study Explores Possibility of a Female Viagra
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Research in animals may lead to treatment for women with sexual disorder

  • Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility
    (13-Apr-2010)
    Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

  • Yearly Chlamydia Screening May Be Ineffective for Some
    (09-Apr-2010)
    Women should get retested whenever they change sexual partners, study findings suggest

  • Yearly Chlamydia Screening May Be Ineffective for Some
    (09-Apr-2010)
    Women should get retested whenever they change sexual partners, study findings suggest

  • More Clues Emerge on How HIV Infects Women
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Virus can invade after breaking down the protective barrier in women's reproductive tract, study finds

  • More Clues Emerge on How HIV Infects Women
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Virus can invade after breaking down the protective barrier in women's reproductive tract, study finds

  • Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

  • Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

  • Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

  • Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

  • Scientists Find Clues to How the Body Fights Off HIV
    (05-Apr-2010)
    Research on antibodies may aid vaccine development

  • Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps-Linked Testicular Problem
    (02-Apr-2010)
    Testicles can swell or atrophy as a result, researchers say

  • HIV Drugs Might Combat Two Other Diseases
    (01-Apr-2010)
    Prostate cancer, chronic fatique are new research targets

  • Women Would Welcome At-Home Test for STDs
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Readily available option could help lower infection rates, expert says

  • Women Would Welcome At-Home Test for STDs
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Readily available option could help lower infection rates, expert says

  • Women Would Welcome At-Home Test for STDs
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Readily available option could help lower infection rates, expert says

  • Infertility Raises Risk of More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (22-Mar-2010)
    Study found infertile men were 2.6 times more likely to get more dangerous disease

  • Acne Drug May Help in the Fight Against AIDS
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Antibiotic plus standard therapy appears to halt HIV progression in cells, study finds

  • With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

  • With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

  • With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

  • Gays, Lesbians Excluded From Some Medical Studies
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Research into sexual health tends to omit them, report finds

  • Sexual Desire, Satisfaction Don't Diminish During Pregnancy
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Study found first, second trimesters don't mean lowered interest for most women

  • Gays, Lesbians Excluded From Some Medical Studies
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Research into sexual health tends to omit them, report finds

  • Chemical in Bananas Might Combat HIV Infection
    (16-Mar-2010)
    Study found it was as potent as two current HIV drugs, could be added to vaginal microbicides

  • Chemical in Bananas Might Combat HIV Infection
    (16-Mar-2010)
    Study found it was as potent as two current HIV drugs, could be added to vaginal microbicides

  • 'Pill' Won't Shorten Your Life: Study
    (12-Mar-2010)
    And it may even be beneficial, researchers find

  • For Tough Head Lice, Pill Tops Lotion
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Ivermectin may offer alternative for hard-to-treat infestations, study shows

  • As You Age, Better Health Means Better Sex
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Association held true for people well into their 80s, study found

  • Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

  • Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

  • Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

  • Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

  • Herpes Infects One in Six in U.S.
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Most don't know they have the disease, CDC says, upping risks for transmitting it to others

  • HIV Hides Out in Bone Marrow Cells
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Another secret stash of the virus makes it that much harder to eliminate, scientists say

  • Bans on Same-Sex Marriage May Affect Mental Health
    (05-Mar-2010)
    Where voters prohibited gays from marrying, psychiatric disorders escalated, researchers find

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against HIV
    (19-Feb-2010)
    Early findings suggest it could work, but application remains years away

  • Screens, Vaccine for HPV Less Beneficial in Older Women
    (18-Feb-2010)
    Rate of new infections declined with age, study found

  • In San Diego, Hispanics Now Dominate HIV/TB Cases
    (17-Feb-2010)
    Shift in disease profile suggests need for U.S., Mexico cooperation, expert says

  • In San Diego, Hispanics Now Dominate HIV/TB Cases
    (17-Feb-2010)
    Shift in disease profile suggests need for U.S., Mexico cooperation, expert says

  • Survey Finds Many Men Complaining of Ill-Fitting Condoms
    (16-Feb-2010)
    Reduced pleasure, irritation two reasons why men say they take them off

  • Survey Finds Many Men Complaining of Ill-Fitting Condoms
    (16-Feb-2010)
    Reduced pleasure, irritation two reasons why men say they take them off

  • Survey Finds Many Men Complaining of Ill-Fitting Condoms
    (16-Feb-2010)
    Reduced pleasure, irritation two reasons why men say they take them off

  • Survey Finds Many Men Complaining of Ill-Fitting Condoms
    (16-Feb-2010)
    Reduced pleasure, irritation two reasons why men say they take them off

  • Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression
    (15-Feb-2010)
    But acyclovir is not a replacement for HIV-specific drugs, researchers say

  • Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression
    (15-Feb-2010)
    But acyclovir is not a replacement for HIV-specific drugs, researchers say

  • Gay Men's Evolutionary Role May Be to Help Protect Young Kin
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Supporting nieces and nephews one way to perpetuate family genes, study suggests

  • Wedding Band Makes Jealousy a Bigger Threat
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Study found distrust much more damaging in marriage than in other relationships

  • Want to Find Love? Be Giving
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Study suggests helping others boosts attractiveness

  • TV Dramas Can Be More Persuasive Than News Reports
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Birth control study found fictional presentation swayed young women more than documentary

  • TV Dramas Can Be More Persuasive Than News Reports
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Birth control study found fictional presentation swayed young women more than documentary

  • Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga Put Spotlight on Women and HIV
    (10-Feb-2010)
    New poll finds most women don't believe infection can happen to them

  • Scientists Discover How HIV Is Transmitted Between Men
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding could lead to new vaccines, treatments, researchers say

  • Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga Put Spotlight on Women and HIV
    (10-Feb-2010)
    New poll finds most women don't believe infection can happen to them

  • Scientists Discover How HIV Is Transmitted Between Men
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding could lead to new vaccines, treatments, researchers say

  • Vaccine May Prevent TB in People With HIV
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Clinical trial results mark 'significant milestone,' expert says

  • Genes Play Role in Prognosis With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Age, gender, genetics affect odds of remaining recurrence-free, research shows

  • Vaccine May Prevent TB in People With HIV
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Clinical trial results mark 'significant milestone,' expert says

  • Black and Hispanic Infants Much More Likely to Have HIV
    (04-Feb-2010)
    Preventive efforts needed to reduce transmission from mother to child, experts say

  • Black and Hispanic Infants Much More Likely to Have HIV
    (04-Feb-2010)
    Preventive efforts needed to reduce transmission from mother to child, experts say

  • Study Suggests High HIV Rate Among African Teens
    (02-Feb-2010)
    Kids infected at birth may be outliving mothers, expert says

  • Study Suggests High HIV Rate Among African Teens
    (02-Feb-2010)
    Kids infected at birth may be outliving mothers, expert says

  • Abstinence-Only Classes Reduced Sexual Activity, Study Found
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Younger teens who took the course were more likely to delay having sex

  • Abstinence-Only Classes Reduced Sexual Activity, Study Found
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Younger teens who took the course were more likely to delay having sex

  • Abstinence-Only Classes Reduced Sexual Activity, Study Found
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Younger teens who took the course were more likely to delay having sex

  • Abstinence-Only Classes Reduced Sexual Activity, Study Found
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Younger teens who took the course were more likely to delay having sex

  • Genital Herpes' Reactivation Better Understood
    (29-Jan-2010)
    Lesions not confined to one area of genital tract, study finds

  • Are Two Mommies as Good as Mom and Dad?
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Yes, according to a new analysis of research

  • Premature Aging of the Brain Seen in HIV Patients
    (26-Jan-2010)
    With AIDS growing among seniors, decline in brain function a serious concern, researchers say

  • Premature Aging of the Brain Seen in HIV Patients
    (26-Jan-2010)
    With AIDS growing among seniors, decline in brain function a serious concern, researchers say

  • Male Abusers Often Sabotage Birth Control With Partners
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Study found physical violence often accompanied by attempts to get young women pregnant

  • Male Abusers Often Sabotage Birth Control With Partners
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Study found physical violence often accompanied by attempts to get young women pregnant

  • Drug Combo Blocks HIV Infection in Mice
    (22-Jan-2010)
    Truvada might someday prevent virus in people, researchers say

  • Drug Combo Blocks HIV Infection in Mice
    (22-Jan-2010)
    Truvada might someday prevent virus in people, researchers say

  • Rocking Embryos Might Boost IVF Success
    (21-Jan-2010)
    Hoping to improve pregnancy rates, researchers try to simulate motion of the human body

  • Women's Natural Scent Most Attractive to Men
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Male hormonal response strongest during female ovulation, study finds

  • Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Heart Disease
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Experts urge more doctors to ask simple question of male patients

  • Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Heart Disease
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Experts urge more doctors to ask simple question of male patients

  • The Pill May Decrease Bone Density
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Long-term use of low-dose versions affect women most, study finds

  • Evolving Strains of HIV May Cause Wave of Drug Resistance
    (14-Jan-2010)
    Ease of transmission is cause for concern, researchers say

  • Taking Viagra Won't Spur Risky Sexual Behavior
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Men in the general population use the drug responsibly, study finds

  • Taking Viagra Won't Spur Risky Sexual Behavior
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Men in the general population use the drug responsibly, study finds

  • Taking Viagra Won't Spur Risky Sexual Behavior
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Men in the general population use the drug responsibly, study finds

  • To Circumcise or Not?
    (11-Jan-2010)
    Reviews offer differing views on value and risks of procedure

  • Restless Legs Linked to Erectile Dysfunction
    (05-Jan-2010)
    But it's not clear how the two disorders are connected, researchers say

  • Molecule Could Help Block Sexual Transmission of HIV
    (04-Jan-2010)
    Surfen inhibits process the virus uses to infect cells, researchers say

  • Without Chickenpox Shot, Kids' Risk Rises Ninefold
    (04-Jan-2010)
    Vaccine's success at curbing disease has led to false sense of security, experts say

  • New Childhood Vaccines Schedules Released
    (04-Jan-2010)
    Changes reflect H1N1 recommendations, suggest HPV vaccine for boys

  • Half of Men Fail to Check if Vasectomy is Working
    (28-Dec-2009)
    Doctors routinely ask that men come back to ensure effectiveness, but many don't, study finds

  • Half of Men Fail to Check if Vasectomy is Working
    (28-Dec-2009)
    Doctors routinely ask that men come back to ensure effectiveness, but many don't, study finds

  • Contraceptive Depo-Provera May Weaken Bones
    (23-Dec-2009)
    Nearly half of women in study lost bone mass within two years

  • The 'Pill' Offers Benefits Beyond Birth Control
    (22-Dec-2009)
    Relief of menstrual pain, migraines and acne may be other reasons to prescribe, experts say

  • Scientists Spot Source of Hurdle to AIDS Vaccine
    (18-Dec-2009)
    Immune system turns off antibodies that could block HIV, study finds

  • Rabies Vaccine Protects Against Monkey Version of HIV
    (18-Dec-2009)
    Finding holds promise for HIV vaccine development

  • Rabies Vaccine Protects Against Monkey Version of HIV
    (18-Dec-2009)
    Finding holds promise for HIV vaccine development

  • STDs Common Among Sexually Active Teen Girls in Cities
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Researchers urge screening within year of first intercourse

  • STDs Common Among Sexually Active Teen Girls in Cities
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Researchers urge screening within year of first intercourse

  • STDs Common Among Sexually Active Teen Girls in Cities
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Researchers urge screening within year of first intercourse

  • STDs Common Among Sexually Active Teen Girls in Cities
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Researchers urge screening within year of first intercourse

  • HIV Therapy Linked to Fewer Suicides
    (15-Dec-2009)
    Better mental health care still needed for those with the virus, expert says

  • Wider Adult Screening May Mean Fewer Children With Cystic Fibrosis
    (15-Dec-2009)
    Incidence fell in area where all couples of reproductive age were evaluated, Italian study found

  • Stem Cells Turned Into AIDS Killers in Lab Tests
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Technique might work with many other viruses, researchers say

  • Women Aren't Waiting to Seek Infertility Help
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Majority of survey respondents were under 35 when they sought treatment

  • Casual Sex Doesn't Cause Emotional Damage: Study
    (11-Dec-2009)
    No additional risk seen for those in uncommitted relationships

  • AIDS Drugs Don't Need Routine Lab Monitoring
    (09-Dec-2009)
    Finding is good news for first-line treatment in Africa, researchers say

  • AIDS May Date Back to Ancient Tiger
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Researchers find signs of feline DNA in virus

  • Sex Talk Taking Place After the Fact
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Parents, children need to discuss sexual matters sooner, researchers say

  • Chicken Pox Shot Protects Against Shingles, Too
    (04-Dec-2009)
    Vaccinated children less likely to get herpes zoster virus, study finds

  • Cervarix Proves Effective Against HPV for Over 6 Years
    (03-Dec-2009)
    Vaccine protected volunteers from virus linked to cervical cancer

  • Sperm Gene May Cause Men's Longevity Disadvantage
    (02-Dec-2009)
    Mouse study suggests the gene could be linked to life span in males

  • A Good Year in the Fight Against AIDS
    (01-Dec-2009)
    Promising vaccine trial, better access to treatment worldwide provide reasons for hope

  • A Good Year in the Fight Against AIDS
    (01-Dec-2009)
    Promising vaccine trial, better access to treatment worldwide provide reasons for hope

  • Med Students Often Fail to Report Needlestick Injuries
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Omission leaves them without treatment for blood-borne diseases, researchers say

  • Genetic Variant Slows AIDS Progression
    (23-Nov-2009)
    HIV patients who have it take longer to get sick, study finds

  • One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs
    (23-Nov-2009)
    Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

  • One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs
    (23-Nov-2009)
    Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

  • One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs
    (23-Nov-2009)
    Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

  • One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs
    (23-Nov-2009)
    Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

  • One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs
    (23-Nov-2009)
    Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

  • Discovery Boosts Boys' Prospects for Post-Cancer Fertility
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Testicular cells could be preserved for later use, study suggests

  • Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant
    (18-Nov-2009)
    Study finds low level shedding may be continuous, infection state unclear

  • Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant
    (18-Nov-2009)
    Study finds low level shedding may be continuous, infection state unclear

  • Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant
    (18-Nov-2009)
    Study finds low level shedding may be continuous, infection state unclear

  • Qutenza Approved for Post-Shingles Nerve Pain
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Active ingredient is found in chili peppers

  • Teen Girls at Higher Risk for STDs: Report
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Improved access to treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis is 'imperative,' expert says

  • Teen Girls at Higher Risk for STDs: Report
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Improved access to treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis is 'imperative,' expert says

  • Study Touts Success With 'Female Viagra' Drug
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Sexual desire improves in women taking flibanserin, expert says

  • Teen Girls at Higher Risk for STDs: Report
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Improved access to treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis is 'imperative,' expert says

  • Teen Girls at Higher Risk for STDs: Report
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Improved access to treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis is 'imperative,' expert says

  • Teen Girls at Higher Risk for STDs: Report
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Improved access to treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis is 'imperative,' expert says

  • Lying Still Raises Artificial Insemination Success
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Moving around right after procedure cuts conception rate, study found

  • Migraine With Aura Can Double Stroke Risk
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Young women who smoke and use birth control pills are most susceptible, researchers say

  • One Embryo as Good as Two in Second IVF Attempt
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Study found live birth rates similar, fewer multiple births with one embryo

  • Stem Cells Coaxed to Make Precursors to Egg, Sperm
    (28-Oct-2009)
    In long term, advance may lead to better fertility treatments, experts say

  • Sperm May Play Role in Transmission of HIV
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Semen isn't the only way men spread virus during sex, new research shows

  • Sperm May Play Role in Transmission of HIV
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Semen isn't the only way men spread virus during sex, new research shows

  • Sperm May Play Role in Transmission of HIV
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Semen isn't the only way men spread virus during sex, new research shows

  • HPV Vaccine No More Painful Than Other Shots
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Reports that injection sting is excessive disputed in U.S. study

  • Assessing Embryo Metabolism May Aid IVF Success
    (22-Oct-2009)
    Aim is to determine which have best chance of success

  • Money Woes Keeping Many Couples From Fertility Treatments
    (22-Oct-2009)
    They're foregoing expensive therapies or opting to discard stored embryos, studies show

  • Guidelines Urge Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
    (22-Oct-2009)
    Which product to prescribe depends on patient preferences, experts say

  • Guidelines Urge Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
    (22-Oct-2009)
    Which product to prescribe depends on patient preferences, experts say

  • CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Doctors are free to offer HPV shot to males but widespread vaccination not advised

  • CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Doctors are free to offer HPV shot to males but widespread vaccination not advised

  • Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Mind-body therapies increase odds of pregnancy, studies find

  • Sex With a Partner Makes Evolutionary Sense: Study
    (21-Oct-2009)
    In worm model, genes gained from two parents helped offspring thrive, study shows

  • CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Doctors are free to offer HPV shot to males but widespread vaccination not advised

  • Full Results of AIDS Vaccine Trial Confirm Modest Benefit
    (20-Oct-2009)
    But the Thai trial also suggests shot's effects may wane with time

  • New IVF Guidelines Aim to Reduce Multiple Births
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Key provision limits embryo transfers

  • Obesity May Affect Fertility in Young Women
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Ability to have children is important to many who undergo weight-reduction surgery, study finds

  • Fewer Genital Warts Thanks to HPV Vaccine Program
    (15-Oct-2009)
    Australia sees a drop in cases following free Gardasil shots, researchers say

  • Truckers Trailed By Risky Behaviors: Study
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Long haulers at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis C, researchers say

  • Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost
    (09-Oct-2009)
    But other experts dispute finding, and say young men need protection from STDs

  • Truckers Trailed By Risky Behaviors: Study
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Long haulers at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis C, researchers say

  • Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost
    (09-Oct-2009)
    But other experts dispute finding, and say young men need protection from STDs

  • Miscarriage Treatment Won't Harm Future Fertility: Study
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Most women give birth within five years, researchers find

  • Truckers Trailed By Risky Behaviors: Study
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Long haulers at risk of sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis C, researchers say

  • HPV Tied to Rare Head-and-Neck Cancer
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Origins of nasopharyngeal infection may mirror tonsil cancer epidemic, researchers say

  • Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost
    (09-Oct-2009)
    But other experts dispute finding, and say young men need protection from STDs

  • HIV Patients More Prone to 7 Kinds of Cancer
    (08-Oct-2009)
    Study found early treatment of infection could slow start of malignancies

  • Shingles Raises Stroke Risk: Study
    (08-Oct-2009)
    Patients with the virus should be monitored for high blood pressure, expert says

  • HIV Patients More Prone to 7 Kinds of Cancer
    (08-Oct-2009)
    Study found early treatment of infection could slow start of malignancies

  • Birth Control Pills Might Alter Mate Selection: Study
    (07-Oct-2009)
    Review suggests it could hinder reproduction in the future

  • Birth Control Pills Might Alter Mate Selection: Study
    (07-Oct-2009)
    Review suggests it could hinder reproduction in the future

  • Non-AIDS-Related Cancers Growing Among HIV Patients
    (30-Sep-2009)
    Possible reasons for increased rates explored by researchers

  • Sexual Satisfaction May Lead to Greater Well-Being in Women
    (30-Sep-2009)
    But frequency of activity cannot be considered a reliable indicator, researchers say

  • Autoimmune Disorder Linked to Stroke, Heart Attack in Women
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Smoking, birth control pills raise risk higher, research finds

  • Scientists Discover How Chemo Can Make Women Infertile
    (28-Sep-2009)
    But drug Gleevec counteracted effect in mouse study

  • Experimental AIDS Vaccine Delivers Good News
    (24-Sep-2009)
    Thai trial is first test in humans to show vaccine can work against HIV

  • Environmental Chemicals May Affect Male Reproduction
    (24-Sep-2009)
    European study finds more evidence in areas where more men have problems

  • Recession Has Women Rethinking Childbearing
    (23-Sep-2009)
    But many women are cutting back on birth control to save money, survey finds

  • Sex With New Partners Raises Widowers' Disease Risk
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Erectile dysfunction drugs may have boosted seniors' sexually transmitted infection rates, researchers say

  • Sex With New Partners Raises Widowers' Disease Risk
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Erectile dysfunction drugs may have boosted seniors' sexually transmitted infection rates, researchers say

  • Swine Flu Shots Safe for People With Weak Immune Systems: Experts
    (18-Sep-2009)
    Another study outlines risks of catching H1N1 from various routes

  • Young People at High Risk of Death Worldwide
    (11-Sep-2009)
    Teens in low- and middle-income countries fare the worst, statistics show

  • Allergies Dampen Sex Lives
    (10-Sep-2009)
    Study finds 83 percent of people with allergic rhinitis say it kills the mood

  • FDA Panel Backs Giving HPV Vaccine Gardasil to Young Males
    (10-Sep-2009)
    The advisors also recommend approval of second HPV vaccine, Cervarix, to prevent cervical cancer

  • Acupuncture May Help Relieve Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    (04-Sep-2009)
    Exercise also improves symptoms and related risk factors, study finds

  • Discoveries Brighten Search for AIDS Vaccine
    (03-Sep-2009)
    Two antibodies appear effective against HIV subtypes worldwide, team says

  • Dementia More Likely With One Subtype of HIV
    (28-Aug-2009)
    Most untreated Ugandans infected with type D were affected, study found

  • Gene 'Fix' in Egg Prevents Inherited Diseases in Monkeys
    (26-Aug-2009)
    But the technique is bound to be controversial if tried in humans, experts warn

  • Synthetic Protein Thwarts HIV Infection in Lab
    (17-Aug-2009)
    By blocking cellular interaction, researchers prevent disease production

  • Some Birth Control Pills Safer Than Others
    (14-Aug-2009)
    European studies find types of hormones used raise or lower clot risk

  • Gays, Bisexuals Seek More Psych Services
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Discrimination may be one reason why, researchers say

  • When It Comes to Casual Sex, Men Aren't So Picky
    (12-Aug-2009)
    Women place greater emphasis on good looks, study finds

  • Fertility Can Be Preserved in Ovarian Cancer Patients
    (10-Aug-2009)
    Conservative approach worthwhile in young women with early-stage malignancy, study shows

  • Many Texas Docs Not Pushing HPV Vaccine for Girls
    (06-Aug-2009)
    Study finds fewer than half always recommend the shots, despite federal guidelines

  • Scientists Decode HIV Genome
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Breakthrough finding shows virus carries huge RNA genetic code

  • Scientists ID First Human With Gorilla Strain of HIV
    (03-Aug-2009)
    West African woman's infection suggests the virus continues to change

  • Immune Systems of AIDS Patients More Prone to HPV Cancers
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Link was known, but new study helps explain why

  • Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Contraceptive pills, hormonal injections both seem effective, study says

  • Virus May Affect Survival in Head and Neck Cancer
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Human papillomavirus infection linked to better prognosis, research suggests

  • Urine Test for Chlamydia Shown Effective in Men
    (28-Jul-2009)
    Experts say quick results make it better than existing methods

  • HIV Plus Alcohol Hampers Short-Term Memory
    (24-Jul-2009)
    Problems with learning new information can disrupt treatment, expert says

  • HIV Drugs Provide Breast-Fed Babies With Some Protection
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Treating infected mothers, giving meds to infant both beneficial in African study

  • AIDS-like Illness Found in African Chimps
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Finding could shed light on how the disease affects humans

  • Earlier HIV Treatment Could Save Lives Worldwide
    (20-Jul-2009)
    Study looks at costs and benefits of revising treatment guidelines

  • Circumcision Doesn't Lessen HIV Transmission
    (17-Jul-2009)
    Condom still essential for protecting female partner, researchers say

  • Circumcision Doesn't Lessen HIV Transmission
    (17-Jul-2009)
    Condom still essential for protecting female partner, researchers say

  • Male Sex Chromosome on Its Way Out: Study
    (17-Jul-2009)
    But researchers believe a replacement will take over

  • Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Trend threatens to reverse years of positive change, CDC researchers say

  • Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Trend threatens to reverse years of positive change, CDC researchers say

  • Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Trend threatens to reverse years of positive change, CDC researchers say

  • Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Trend threatens to reverse years of positive change, CDC researchers say

  • Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Trend threatens to reverse years of positive change, CDC researchers say

  • Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women
    (13-Jul-2009)
    More research needed to determine how gender affects body's reaction to HIV

  • Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

  • Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

  • Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

  • Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

  • Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Unprotected skin may still transmit virus, but disease odds fall by 30 percent, study finds

  • Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    (09-Jul-2009)
    Common condition can cause menstrual woes, infertility, researchers note

  • Changes Reduced Infections From Medical Abortion
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Differences in drug use, delivery made a measurable impact in Planned Parenthood study

  • New Evidence Supports HPV Vaccine
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Industry-funded study showed high levels of protection against human papillomavirus

  • New Evidence Supports HPV Vaccine
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Industry-funded study showed high levels of protection against human papillomavirus

  • Test Before Corneal Transplant May Improve Outcome
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Even inactive herpes virus can cause inflammation, transplant rejection, study finds

  • HIV Patients May Have Stiffer Arteries
    (26-Jun-2009)
    But not significant enough to halt drug therapy, researchers say

  • HIV Testing Day Set for Saturday in U.S.
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Assessment helps people protect themselves and their partners, organizers say

  • Too Few Americans Get HIV Test Early Enough
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Late diagnosis costs lives that could be saved with powerful treatments, CDC says

  • Women's Sexual Health Issues Hit Home
    (25-Jun-2009)
    U.S. survey finds two-thirds have had sex-related stress, anxiety

  • New Strategy Eyed for AIDS Treatment
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Discovery of HIV hiding places may pave way for novel therapies

  • HIV 'Atlas' Shows Virus Targeting Minorities
    (22-Jun-2009)
    80% of U.S. cases occur in just 20% of counties, report finds

  • Treatment Option Shortens Path to Pregnancy
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Skipping one phase when treating infertility also cuts costs, study finds

  • Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality
    (16-Jun-2009)
    Whether antioxidants from supplements would help, too, is unclear, expert says

  • Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility

  • Studies Report More Harmful Effects From BPA
    (10-Jun-2009)
    Chemical in plastics may hurt heart and fertility, researchers say

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Not Just for Teens
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Uninfected women aged 24 to 45 still may benefit from HPV vaccine, study finds

  • More Assisted Reproduction, But Fewer Multiple Births
    (28-May-2009)
    Technology use growing worldwide, but not as many embryos being transferred, research shows

  • Provocative Online Portrayals Can Get Teen Girls in Trouble
    (26-May-2009)
    Study found they raised the chances of online advances, offline meetings

  • Broad-Spectrum Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
    (26-May-2009)
    Tests in animals get good results against more types of HPV, study finds

  • Parents Influence Sex Decisions, Hispanic Teens Say
    (19-May-2009)
    Survey findings may spark new pregnancy prevention tactics

  • Vaccine Shields Monkeys From Simian Form of HIV
    (18-May-2009)
    Scientists inject antibody-coding genes directly into muscles

  • Inbreeding May Have Doomed Spain's Habsburg Dynasty
    (08-May-2009)
    Enfeebled and sterile, Charles II's genes made him the last of his line, researchers say

  • Chlamydia Infection May Play Role in Type of Arthritis
    (06-May-2009)
    Study ties bacterial exposure to tender joints in group of inflammatory diseases

  • Testosterone Injections Offer Hope for Male Contraceptive
    (05-May-2009)
    Possible alternative to current birth control methods needs more study

  • Testosterone Injections Offer Hope for Male Contraceptive
    (05-May-2009)
    Possible alternative to current birth control methods needs more study

  • Viewing Adult-Themed TV Tied to Earlier Sex for Teens
    (04-May-2009)
    Study suggests they're less likely to separate reality from fiction

  • New Compound May Fight HIV
    (30-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds added benefit from cholesterol-reducing agent

  • Circumcision Can Reduce AIDS Risk, Study Shows
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Research also finds no impairment in sexual function from procedure

  • Circumcision Can Reduce AIDS Risk, Study Shows
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Research also finds no impairment in sexual function from procedure

  • Topical Treatment May Ease Erectile Dysfunction
    (27-Apr-2009)
    In rat study, application of nanoparticles restored potency

  • Topical Treatment May Ease Erectile Dysfunction
    (27-Apr-2009)
    In rat study, application of nanoparticles restored potency

  • Circumcision Can Reduce AIDS Risk, Study Shows
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Research also finds no impairment in sexual function from procedure

  • FDA Approves 'Plan B' Pill for 17-Year-Olds
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Decision is latest involving controversial birth-control drug

  • The Pill May Limit Muscle Gains in Women
    (17-Apr-2009)
    But experts say results from the small study are no reason to stop birth control

  • Health Tip: Soothing Herpes Pain
    (17-Apr-2009)
    Suggestions to ease the discomfort

  • Less Than Half of Young Women Screened for Chlamydia
    (16-Apr-2009)
    Sexually active females risk infertility, ectopic pregnancy from the infection, CDC warns

  • Less Than Half of Young Women Screened for Chlamydia
    (16-Apr-2009)
    Sexually active females risk infertility, ectopic pregnancy from the infection, CDC warns

  • Impotence Drugs Don't Harm Vision: Study
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Trial by drug maker Eli Lilly found no problems at 6 months of use

  • Stem Cells Spur New Eggs in Ovaries of Adult Mice
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Study upsets notion that females only receive finite number of eggs from birth

  • Parkinson's Drugs Can Trigger Unhealthy Behaviors
    (10-Apr-2009)
    But lower doses of dopamine agonists appear to curb compulsive acting out, study says

  • Another Study Supports Early HIV Therapy
    (09-Apr-2009)
    New British findings echo those of an American team

  • Birth Control Pills Linked to Lupus Risk
    (09-Apr-2009)
    But doctors differ on degree of peril, saying genetics likely a key player

  • Topical Spray Helped Men With Premature Ejaculation
    (06-Apr-2009)
    Study found they could delay orgasm six times longer than before

  • Gum Disease May Reactivate AIDS Virus
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Japanese study points to good oral health as a means to prevent spread of HIV

  • Health Tip: Birth Control Pill Side Effects
    (03-Apr-2009)
    They shouldn't last more than a few months

  • Grapefruit-Heavy Diet Helped Spur Dangerous Clot
    (03-Apr-2009)
    The fruit, combined with contraceptive pill and a genetic mutation, almost cost woman her leg, doctors say

  • Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Prospect stems from discovery of mutation affecting infertility

  • Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Prospect stems from discovery of mutation affecting infertility

  • Starting HIV Therapy Earlier Saves Lives
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Study casts doubt on notion that antiretrovirals can be postponed till later in infection

  • New HIV Drug May Help Those Resistant to Therapy
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study in monkeys finds that it reduces replication of the virus

  • New HIV Drug May Help Those Resistant to Therapy
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study in monkeys finds that it reduces replication of the virus

  • Scientists Capture HIV Transfer Among T-Cells on Video
    (27-Mar-2009)
    Team suggests there are many targets now for interfering with the process

  • Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed
    (27-Mar-2009)
    Study finds VP16 is molecular key that unlocks the virus from latent state

  • Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed
    (27-Mar-2009)
    Study finds VP16 is molecular key that unlocks the virus from latent state

  • AIDS Drug Slows Spread of Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Study finds it suppresses enzyme vital to tumor growth

  • Circumcision Guards Against STDs
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study finds procedure dramatically reduces transmission of herpes, human papillomavirus

  • Circumcision Guards Against STDs
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study finds procedure dramatically reduces transmission of herpes, human papillomavirus

  • Romantic Love Can Last
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study disputes notion that passion can't be part of long-term relationships

  • Circumcision Guards Against STDs
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study finds procedure dramatically reduces transmission of herpes, human papillomavirus

  • Unmarried Childbirths in U.S. Reach Record Levels
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Government report also shows Cesarean deliveries hitting new highs

  • Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Kisspeptin spurs healthy ovulation, researchers explain

  • Second-Generation Female Condom Approved
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Protects against pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease

  • Health Tip: Learning About Ectopic Pregnancy
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Who is at risk

  • Germicide Might Guard Against HIV Infection
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Treatment prevented infection in monkeys, study shows

  • Germicide Might Guard Against HIV Infection
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Treatment prevented infection in monkeys, study shows

  • Women's Testosterone Patch May Not Work
    (03-Mar-2009)
    U.K. study also questions safety of drug Intrinsa used for sexual dysfunction

  • Women's Testosterone Patch May Not Work
    (03-Mar-2009)
    U.K. study also questions safety of drug Intrinsa used for sexual dysfunction

  • Men's Sex Lives May Suffer as Waistlines Expand
    (03-Mar-2009)
    Gastric bypass surgery can restore function for obese males, study finds

  • Most HIV-Infected Prisoners Go Untreated After Release
    (24-Feb-2009)
    And that can pose a big public health threat, researchers warn

  • 'Degrading' Lyrics Linked to Teen Sex
    (24-Feb-2009)
    But music doesn't necessary cause promiscuity, experts stress

  • Male Infertility Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk
    (23-Feb-2009)
    A common factor may boost the odds for both, researchers say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Raise Shingles Risk
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Older people and those also taking steroids are most vulnerable, study finds

  • Gene Therapy Holds Promise for HIV
    (15-Feb-2009)
    But research is preliminary and more trials are needed, study says

  • Men Must Contend With a Biological Clock, Too
    (14-Feb-2009)
    Older males face higher risk of fathering children with medical problems, research finds

  • Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (06-Feb-2009)
    Women who have multiple treatments face little danger, Danish study says

  • Most Young, Black Females Are Not Getting HPV Vaccine
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Despite viewing shot as 'wise choice,' just 1 in 4 are protected, survey finds

  • Common Chemicals May Delay Pregnancy
    (29-Jan-2009)
    Use of PFOS, PFOA as additives is being phased out, researchers note

  • In Time, Cream Might Prevent Herpes Transmission
    (21-Jan-2009)
    Harvard researchers say treatment involving genes works in mice

  • In Time, Cream Might Prevent Herpes Transmission
    (21-Jan-2009)
    Harvard researchers say treatment involving genes works in mice

  • In Time, Cream Might Prevent Herpes Transmission
    (21-Jan-2009)
    Harvard researchers say treatment involving genes works in mice

  • In Time, Cream Might Prevent Herpes Transmission
    (21-Jan-2009)
    Harvard researchers say treatment involving genes works in mice

  • HIV Drug a Double-Edged Sword for Infants
    (18-Jan-2009)
    Nevirapine protects during breast-feeding, but resistant disease can develop in first year, study shows

  • Newer Contraceptives Don't Increase Heart Risk
    (15-Jan-2009)
    But more research is needed because they may lead to blood clots, study says

  • IVF Treatments Often Work for Women Under 35
    (14-Jan-2009)
    But success rate is much lower for those over 40 who want a baby, study says

  • U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Million-plus cases reported; women and minorities disproportionately affected, CDC says

  • U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Million-plus cases reported; women and minorities disproportionately affected, CDC says

  • U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Million-plus cases reported; women and minorities disproportionately affected, CDC says

  • U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Million-plus cases reported; women and minorities disproportionately affected, CDC says

  • Risk-Takers May Lack Ability to Limit Brain Chemical
    (30-Dec-2008)
    Finding might lead to new treatments for a variety of addictions, researchers say

  • Resolving to Break an Addictive Habit?
    (30-Dec-2008)
    5 key steps might make it easier to start 2009 with less dependency

  • Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles
    (29-Dec-2008)
    Suicide attempts, drug use higher among those whose families don't accept them

  • Many Teens Don't Keep Virginity Pledges
    (29-Dec-2008)
    Pledgers are also less likely to use birth control, study finds

  • Many Teens Don't Keep Virginity Pledges
    (29-Dec-2008)
    Pledgers are also less likely to use birth control, study finds

  • Circumcision Rates Too Low
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Study points to 16 states where Medicaid doesn't fund procedure

  • Circumcision Rates Too Low
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Study points to 16 states where Medicaid doesn't fund procedure

  • Circumcision Rates Too Low
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Study points to 16 states where Medicaid doesn't fund procedure

  • HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin
    (16-Dec-2008)
    Study finds virus can reach immune cells in just 4 hours

  • HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin
    (16-Dec-2008)
    Study finds virus can reach immune cells in just 4 hours

  • Late Preterm Birth Poses Developmental Risks
    (11-Dec-2008)
    Caesarean or induction should not be done before 39 weeks unless necessary, study says

  • Possible AIDS Treatment Shows Promise in Monkeys
    (10-Dec-2008)
    It stops virus from fooling immune cells, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Having Sex Despite Illness
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Don't let a chronic condition stop your sex life

  • Possible AIDS Treatment Shows Promise in Monkeys
    (10-Dec-2008)
    It stops virus from fooling immune cells, researchers say

  • Fewer HIV-Infected Americans Passing the Virus On
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Transmission rates have fallen 88% since 1984, study finds

  • Fewer HIV-Infected Americans Passing the Virus On
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Transmission rates have fallen 88% since 1984, study finds

  • Special Immune Cells May Be Key to HIV Resistance
    (05-Dec-2008)
    Some people infected with the AIDS-causing virus don't get sick

  • Mom's Cells Prime Fetal Immune System
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Process prevents growing baby from rejecting the mother, researchers find

  • Experimental Vaginal Gel Doesn't Ward Off HIV
    (04-Dec-2008)
    South African women using Carraguard had no decrease in infections, trial found

  • Women Unhappy With Disposal Options After Infertility Treatment
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Study suggests more choices need to be available to couples

  • TV, Internet Causing Kids Harm: Report
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Media in general is boosting rates of obesity, other woes, experts say

  • Guideline Urges HIV Tests for All Patients 13 and Older
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Physicians' group, citing World AIDS Day, says colleagues can prevent spread of infection

  • Hopes for AIDS Vaccine Still Alive Despite Setbacks
    (01-Dec-2008)
    The lesson from 2 failed trials: The science must be more vigorous, experts say

  • Guideline Urges HIV Tests for All Patients 13 and Older
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Physicians' group, citing World AIDS Day, says colleagues can prevent spread of infection

  • Guideline Urges HIV Tests for All Patients 13 and Older
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Physicians' group, citing World AIDS Day, says colleagues can prevent spread of infection

  • Universal Testing, Prompt Treatment Could Slash HIV
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Computer model suggests the strategy would lower infections by 95% within a decade

  • U.S. Lags on HIV Testing Goals
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Despite call for routine exams, 60,000 Americans were infected last year

  • Early HIV Treatment Best for Babies
    (19-Nov-2008)
    It saves lives and slows the progression of AIDS, study confirms

  • Non-AIDS Cancer Risk Higher for Those With HIV
    (18-Nov-2008)
    As life span has increased, they now face greater threat from other disease, study says

  • Smoking May Harm the Egg, Embryo
    (17-Nov-2008)
    Study in mice points to real damage, scientists say

  • HIV Vaccine Failure Still Brings Insights
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Researchers say lessons learned might one day lead to vaccine that works

  • Placebo Acupuncture Tied to Higher IVF Pregnancies
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Study says treatment, similar to acupressure, may boost uterus receptivity

  • Pelvic Inflammation Puts Girls at Risk for Repeat STIs
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Behavioral counseling needs to go beyond merely urging safe sex practices, study says

  • Pelvic Inflammation Puts Girls at Risk for Repeat STIs
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Behavioral counseling needs to go beyond merely urging safe sex practices, study says

  • Way to Rescue Tired Immune Cells Fighting HIV Found
    (12-Nov-2008)
    Discovery of pathway could lead to new treatments, researchers say

  • Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms
    (12-Nov-2008)
    British study finds less than half of people in 30s, 40s use them when with a new partner

  • Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms
    (12-Nov-2008)
    British study finds less than half of people in 30s, 40s use them when with a new partner

  • Way to Rescue Tired Immune Cells Fighting HIV Found
    (12-Nov-2008)
    Discovery of pathway could lead to new treatments, researchers say

  • Flu Shots Lower Risk of Blood Clots
    (11-Nov-2008)
    Study found getting one reduced chances by 26%

  • Freezing Ovaries Preserves Fertility, Scientists Report
    (10-Nov-2008)
    New technique could help cancer patients or women who want to delay childbirth

  • Technique Preserves Future Fertility in Girls With Cancer
    (05-Nov-2008)
    Doctors retrieved immature eggs from ovarian tissue

  • Testosterone Patch Restores Libido in Postmenopausal Women
    (05-Nov-2008)
    But, the male hormone therapy may cause unwanted hair growth, study finds

  • Sexually Charged TV Might Raise Risk of Teen Pregnancy
    (03-Nov-2008)
    But researchers stress finding doesn't establish a direct link between the two

  • U.S. Reported 25,000 Cases of HPV-Related Cancers Annually
    (03-Nov-2008)
    Most frequent tumor sites were cervix, head and neck, government study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Infertility
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Advice from the American Pregnancy Association

  • Almost Half of Women Have Sexual Problems
    (31-Oct-2008)
    But study found only 12% are upset about it

  • Almost Half of Women Have Sexual Problems
    (31-Oct-2008)
    But study found only 12% are upset about it

  • Special Mouth Rinse Spots, Tracks Human Papillomavirus Infection
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Study may lead to better diagnosis and monitoring for head/neck cancers

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Color Red Makes Men Amorous
    (28-Oct-2008)
    And study finds they're, well, clueless about its impact on them

  • Sexual Dysfunction Common a Year After Major Trauma
    (22-Oct-2008)
    Rate double that for healthy patients, regardless of gender, site of injury, study says

  • Sexual Dysfunction Common a Year After Major Trauma
    (22-Oct-2008)
    Rate double that for healthy patients, regardless of gender, site of injury, study says

  • Inflammation, Coagulation Tied to Non-AIDS Deaths in HIV Cases
    (21-Oct-2008)
    Some antiretroviral therapies boosted mortality from other diseases, study finds

  • Sex Partners Get STD Alerts by E-mail
    (21-Oct-2008)
    Report shows 30,000 have used Internet service to handle delivery of delicate news

  • Sex Partners Get STD Alerts by E-mail
    (21-Oct-2008)
    Report shows 30,000 have used Internet service to handle delivery of delicate news

  • Sex Partners Get STD Alerts by E-mail
    (21-Oct-2008)
    Report shows 30,000 have used Internet service to handle delivery of delicate news

  • Sex Partners Get STD Alerts by E-mail
    (21-Oct-2008)
    Report shows 30,000 have used Internet service to handle delivery of delicate news

  • HIV Can Re-Emerge From a Single Cell
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Findings show patients should take their medications as prescribed

  • Role of Circumcision in Reducing HIV Risk Still Unclear
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Review doesn't find a protective effect in post-HAART era

  • Could Chinese Herb Be a Natural Viagra?
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Early research suggests 'horny goat weed' might help men with impotence

  • Health Tip: Sex During Pregnancy
    (02-Oct-2008)
    It may not be a good idea if you have certain risk factors

  • HIV Outbreak Began Decades Earlier Than Thought
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Rise of cities, risky behavior in west central Africa between 1884 and 1924 at root, study says

  • Latest Research Supports New AIDS Drug
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Maraviroc is designed for patients who become resistant to standard therapies

  • Anti-Obesity Drugs Could Fight Viral Infections
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Targeting increases in fatty acid metabolism inhibits replication, researchers find

  • 3M Injected Drug Users Worldwide Could Be HIV-Positive
    (26-Sep-2008)
    In some countries, prevalence of infection may be as high as 40%, study suggests

  • Girls From Poorer Areas More Likely to Have Sex Earlier
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Partners are usually older boys with conduct problems, study says

  • Girls From Poorer Areas More Likely to Have Sex Earlier
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Partners are usually older boys with conduct problems, study says

  • Girls From Poorer Areas More Likely to Have Sex Earlier
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Partners are usually older boys with conduct problems, study says

  • FDA Bars Generic Drugs From Indian Company
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Poor manufacturing conditions at 2 plants to blame, agency says

  • Web Site Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Northwestern consortium's program features message boards, videos and advice

  • Sleep Apnea May Cause Erectile Dysfunction
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Condition may persist, but mouse research shows drug restores oxygen, sexual functioning

  • Sleep Apnea May Cause Erectile Dysfunction
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Condition may persist, but mouse research shows drug restores oxygen, sexual functioning

  • HIV Infection Rate for Young Black Men 'Alarming:' CDC
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Prevention efforts must be targeted to racial and ethnic groups, agency says

  • HIV Infection Rate for Young Black Men 'Alarming:' CDC
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Prevention efforts must be targeted to racial and ethnic groups, agency says

  • Music Therapy Improves Well-Being of Very Ill Patients
    (09-Sep-2008)
    Study finds even family members appear to benefit

  • Scientists Spot New Twist in HIV Infection
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Discovery brings better treatments, even a cure, a bit closer

  • Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility
    (31-Aug-2008)
    Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

  • 'Extended Cycle' Contraception Garners More Interest
    (24-Aug-2008)
    But many women still question safety of skipping monthly bleeding

  • HRT After Menopause Reduces Symptoms
    (22-Aug-2008)
    It reduced problems with sleep, sexual functioning and hot flashes, study finds

  • Abstinence-Only Programs Fall Short of Teens' Needs
    (21-Aug-2008)
    It means different things to youngsters, so sex ed should be added to lineup, study says

  • Abstinence-Only Programs Fall Short of Teens' Needs
    (21-Aug-2008)
    It means different things to youngsters, so sex ed should be added to lineup, study says

  • Statins Might Reverse ED in Some Men
    (15-Aug-2008)
    In animal study, effect on those with metabolic syndrome was seen within days

  • More U.S. Women Getting Birth Control Services
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But the number receiving reproductive health care services remains flat, survey finds

  • Healthy Sex Life Can Extend Into 80s
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But past STDs, med use and relationship issues can derail intimacy, study says

  • Healthy Sex Life Can Extend Into 80s
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But past STDs, med use and relationship issues can derail intimacy, study says

  • More U.S. Women Getting Birth Control Services
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But the number receiving reproductive health care services remains flat, survey finds

  • Healthy Sex Life Can Extend Into 80s
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But past STDs, med use and relationship issues can derail intimacy, study says

  • More U.S. Women Getting Birth Control Services
    (13-Aug-2008)
    But the number receiving reproductive health care services remains flat, survey finds

  • Married Folks Still the Healthiest
    (11-Aug-2008)
    But long-time bachelors are making gains, study finds

  • Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain in HIV
    (06-Aug-2008)
    Cannabis was well-tolerated, effective when added to existing meds, study finds

  • Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Wide variety of co-factors affects heterosexual transmission, study finds

  • HIV Drug Might Spur Resistant Strains of Virus
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Used during breast-feeding to prevent mom-to-baby transmission, nevirapine could have downside, study finds

  • Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Wide variety of co-factors affects heterosexual transmission, study finds

  • Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Wide variety of co-factors affects heterosexual transmission, study finds

  • Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Wide variety of co-factors affects heterosexual transmission, study finds

  • Once-Daily Combo Works for New HIV Patients
    (04-Aug-2008)
    Atazanavir/ritonavir as good as twice-daily dose of lopinavir/ritonavir, study says

  • New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75
    (04-Aug-2008)
    The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

  • New HIV/AIDS Guidelines Suggest Earlier Treatment
    (03-Aug-2008)
    Goal is to reduce number of pills and dosage content, researchers say

  • Number of New U.S. HIV Infections Gets Revised Upwards
    (03-Aug-2008)
    More precise calculation means total rises 40%, to 56,000 new cases annually, CDC researchers say

  • Ob/Gyn Group Urges Routine HIV Tests for All Women
    (01-Aug-2008)
    Minorities are at higher risk; doctors urged to expand education efforts

  • Risky Sexual Behaviors Decreasing Among U.S. Teens
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Condom use increasing, but many blacks, Hispanics, and males not getting message, CDC says

  • Assisted Fertilization Risks May Be Due to Infertility
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Single babies conceived this way have poorer outcomes, but procedure not at fault, study says

  • Risky Sexual Behaviors Decreasing Among U.S. Teens
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Condom use increasing, but many blacks, Hispanics, and males not getting message, CDC says

  • Risky Sexual Behaviors Decreasing Among U.S. Teens
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Condom use increasing, but many blacks, Hispanics, and males not getting message, CDC says

  • Deportation Tied to Higher HIV Risk for Men Injecting Drugs
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Study in Tijuana points to need for cross-border prevention, treatment programs

  • Deportation Tied to Higher HIV Risk for Men Injecting Drugs
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Study in Tijuana points to need for cross-border prevention, treatment programs

  • Study Disproves Belief That Hepatitis C Blunts HIV Drugs
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Impaired immune response after antiretroviral therapy may be due to genetic factors

  • HIV Patients Living Longer
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Antiretroviral therapy has increased life expectancy by 13 years, researchers say

  • HIV Patients Living Longer
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Antiretroviral therapy has increased life expectancy by 13 years, researchers say

  • Drug Holds Promise Against AIDS
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Medication helps those with HIV who become treatment-resistant, study shows

  • Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Could affect fertility, especially in overweight and obese men, researchers report

  • Drug Holds Promise Against AIDS
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Medication helps those with HIV who become treatment-resistant, study shows

  • Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds

  • U.S. Immigrants Bearing More of the TB Burden
    (22-Jul-2008)
    But targeted interventions could cut incidence of the respiratory disease

  • Viagra May Boost Female Libido in Some Cases
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Study suggests sildenafil may reduce sexual dysfunction for women taking antidepressants

  • Viagra May Boost Female Libido in Some Cases
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Study suggests sildenafil may reduce sexual dysfunction for women taking antidepressants

  • Australian Study Seeks Genetic Roots of Cerebral Palsy
    (21-Jul-2008)
    Reseachers to gather 10,000 samples in study of this pregnancy complication

  • Genetic Trait Boosts AIDS Risks in Blacks
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Might be responsible for 11% of HIV cases in Africa, researchers say

  • New Model Allows Testing of Hepatitis C Treatments
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Culture lets scientists infect cells with virus from the blood of infected patients

  • Genetic Trait Boosts AIDS Risks in Blacks
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Might be responsible for 11% of HIV cases in Africa, researchers say

  • Workshop Helps Parents, Kids Talk About Sex
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Lunch break dialogues drew both together to discuss attitudes, health issues

  • Freeze-Dried Formula May Block HIV Virus in Breast Milk
    (10-Jul-2008)
    Could help prevent spread of disease in developing countries, study suggests

  • Vaginal Microbicides Might Help More Men Than Women
    (10-Jul-2008)
    Researchers say clinical trials' design may also mask risk of HIV drug resistance

  • Diabetes, Weight Tied to Male Infertility
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Both conditions cause significant decrease in body's ability to repair sperm DNA, studies find

  • Seniors Having More Sex Than Ever
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Study finds big jump in number of those over 70 who are intimate and enjoying it

  • Father's Age a Factor in Infertility
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Being over 35 meant lower pregnancy rates, higher chances of miscarriage for couple, study finds

  • Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction
    (03-Jul-2008)
    It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

  • Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction
    (03-Jul-2008)
    It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

  • Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction
    (03-Jul-2008)
    It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

  • New Hope Against the Cold Sore Virus
    (02-Jul-2008)
    Driving herpes simplex out of hiding could bring about a cure, scientists say

  • New Hope Against the Cold Sore Virus
    (02-Jul-2008)
    Driving herpes simplex out of hiding could bring about a cure, scientists say

  • Death Rates for HIV Patients Decrease Dramatically
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Study found 5-year survival rate for those on HAART now equals general population

  • New Method Better Predictor of In Vitro Fertilization Success
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Four factors were 70% accurate in determining if end result was pregnancy

  • Death Rates for HIV Patients Decrease Dramatically
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Study found 5-year survival rate for those on HAART now equals general population

  • Genetics, Environment Shape Sexual Behavior
    (30-Jun-2008)
    There's likely no one key reason for a particular orientation, research shows

  • 'Troubling' Rise in HIV Among Young Gay Men: CDC
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New numbers show sharpest increase is among young black males

  • 'Troubling' Rise in HIV Among Young Gay Men: CDC
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New numbers show sharpest increase is among young black males

  • A Healthy Mind Can Help Fight HIV
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Depression, stress could speed AIDS progression, reviews of the data suggest

  • Heart Risks Emerging in People With HIV
    (19-Jun-2008)
    The virus, medications, or both might be the culprit, experts say

  • Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Study with antiviral aciclovir shows no added benefit

  • False Positives in Oral HIV Test Halt Use in NYC
    (19-Jun-2008)
    CDC report traces roots of the problem

  • Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Study with antiviral aciclovir shows no added benefit

  • Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Study with antiviral aciclovir shows no added benefit

  • HIV Tests Cost-Effective for Some Seniors
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Doing so could extend lives of those infected with AIDS virus, study says

  • Alzheimer's Protein Tied to HIV Progression
    (18-Jun-2008)
    ApoE4 molecule appears to push a faster course of disease, researchers say

  • Study Ties Herpes Virus to Emerging Form of Diabetes
    (17-Jun-2008)
    French researchers say antibodies linked to disease found in Sub-Saharan Africans

  • Gay Men, Straight Women Have Similar Brains
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Scans also showed similarities between lesbians, straight men

  • ED an Indicator of Men's Health
    (15-Jun-2008)
    Dysfunction could be the 'portal' to heart problems, vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, study says

  • HPV Vaccine for Boys? It Just Might Happen
    (14-Jun-2008)
    The virus that causes cervical cancer also leads to throat cancer in males

  • HPV Vaccine for Boys? It Just Might Happen
    (14-Jun-2008)
    The virus that causes cervical cancer also leads to throat cancer in males

  • Repeat Teen Self-Cutters Likely to Engage in Risky Sex
    (13-Jun-2008)
    Only 39% said they used condoms consistently in previous 90 days, study finds

  • Repeat Teen Self-Cutters Likely to Engage in Risky Sex
    (13-Jun-2008)
    Only 39% said they used condoms consistently in previous 90 days, study finds

  • Repeat Teen Self-Cutters Likely to Engage in Risky Sex
    (13-Jun-2008)
    Only 39% said they used condoms consistently in previous 90 days, study finds

  • Drug Regimen Prevents AIDS Transmission Via Breast Milk
    (04-Jun-2008)
    But limiting the time a mother nurses doesn't protect the baby, study finds

  • Fewer U.S. High School Students Engage in Risky Behaviors
    (04-Jun-2008)
    But survey finds a discouraging lack of progress among Hispanic children

  • Fewer U.S. High School Students Engage in Risky Behaviors
    (04-Jun-2008)
    But survey finds a discouraging lack of progress among Hispanic children

  • Scientists Break Into HIV 'Hideout'
    (28-May-2008)
    Vault for antibodies provides shelter for virus out of reach of drugs

  • New Compound Slows HIV Replication
    (28-May-2008)
    It could mean development of new class of drugs, researchers say

  • Vulnerability to Shingles May Hinge on Family
    (21-May-2008)
    Most adults carry the virus but those with affected relatives at higher risk

  • New Latent TB Drug Saves Lives, Money
    (20-May-2008)
    Rifampin improved compliance, reduced side effects, saved $10,000 per patient

  • Smallpox Drug May Protect Against Common Cold
    (20-May-2008)
    It reduced ability of adenovirus to replicate in key organs

  • Gene Therapy May Treat Erectile Dysfunction
    (20-May-2008)
    Studies in both men and monkeys show effectiveness of treatment

  • Study Supports Popular HIV Drug Regimen
    (14-May-2008)
    But other treatments work well, too, giving patients options

  • Young Adults Using Alcohol, Drugs for Better Sex
    (09-May-2008)
    Recreational use of stimulants a fixture of European nightlife, study says

  • Researchers Find Lubricant Doesn't Hinder Fertility
    (06-May-2008)
    Doctor who helped develop product said it could aid couples trying to conceive

  • Researchers Find Lubricant Doesn't Hinder Fertility
    (06-May-2008)
    Doctor who helped develop product said it could aid couples trying to conceive

  • Many Moms Unwilling to Have Younger Daughters Get HPV Vaccine
    (05-May-2008)
    Study shows only 49% intended to do so if child was aged 9 to 12

  • Health Tip: Pre-Pregnancy Health for Men
    (30-Apr-2008)
    Fertility doesn't rest solely with the woman

  • Researchers Tackle HIV From a New Angle
    (29-Apr-2008)
    Protein on human immune cell may be key to stopping infection

  • Researchers Tackle HIV From a New Angle
    (29-Apr-2008)
    Protein on human immune cell may be key to stopping infection

  • Clinical Symptoms Enough to Switch Drug Regimens for HIV Patients
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Study showed little difference in survival when compared to expensive lab tests

  • Dealing Cervical Cancer a Knockout Blow
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Doctors step up efforts to vaccinate young women against virus that causes the disease

  • New HPV Vaccine Promising in Mice
    (15-Apr-2008)
    It might cover all types of HPV and be given as a nasal spray, researchers say

  • Testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction in Women
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Placebo did same, so expert says treat problems with conventional therapy

  • Testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction in Women
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Placebo did same, so expert says treat problems with conventional therapy

  • Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady
    (12-Apr-2008)
    Experts say future choices will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy

  • Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady
    (12-Apr-2008)
    Experts say future choices will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy

  • Boston Trial to Test New HIV/AIDS Vaccine
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Its ability to trigger an immune response where none existed is key to research

  • Few Countries on Track to Curb Maternal, Child Mortality Rates
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Global initiative stymied by shortage of money, human resources, analysis concludes

  • Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

  • Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

  • Faces May Provide Clues to Sexual Attitudes
    (09-Apr-2008)
    But men shouldn't presume relationship is wanted based on appearance alone, researchers add

  • Gum Disease, HPV a Double Whammy
    (04-Apr-2008)
    The two work in tandem to increase risk of tongue cancer, study shows

  • Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide
    (03-Apr-2008)
    WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

  • HIV Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack
    (02-Apr-2008)
    FDA reviewing safety profile of abacavir, didanosine

  • Scientists Uncover How HIV Hides Inside Cells
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Study says protein helps virus conceal itself from body's defenses

  • Biomarker May Signal HIV Progression
    (28-Mar-2008)
    Increase in specific white blood cells could warn doctors early to change treatments

  • Hormone Combo May Provide Reversible Male Birth Control Tool
    (28-Mar-2008)
    Testosterone coupled with progestin effectively suppressed sperm production

  • Sex Ed Can Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy
    (24-Mar-2008)
    Study also suggests it won't boost sexual activity among youth

  • Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Prospective dads might want to up their intake of the nutrient, study suggests

  • Monkey Brain Gives Clues to Human Interaction
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Neurological responses to sexual, social cues may mimic those of people, scientists say

  • U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

  • U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

  • U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

  • U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

  • Outcomes Improve for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Survival rates have increased, likely because of advancements in therapy

  • One in 4 Teen Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Greatest burden falls on African-American adolescents, CDC researchers find

  • One in 4 Teen Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Greatest burden falls on African-American adolescents, CDC researchers find

  • One in 4 Teen Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Greatest burden falls on African-American adolescents, CDC researchers find

  • Gleevec May Disrupt Ovarian Function
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Benefits still outweigh potential infertility risks, experts say

  • That 'Sex Talk' With Your Kids Should Be Ongoing
    (03-Mar-2008)
    Continuing dialogue can head off risky behaviors, study suggests

  • Monkey Gene That Blocks AIDS Viruses Evolved More Than Once
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Findings hint epidemic is not unique to present, afflicted humans' primate ancestors

  • HIV Drug in Microbicide Gel Safe for Daily Use
    (26-Feb-2008)
    None of the 200 women volunteers got HIV during 6-month study

  • HIV Drug in Microbicide Gel Safe for Daily Use
    (26-Feb-2008)
    None of the 200 women volunteers got HIV during 6-month study

  • Viral Infections Tied to Pregnancy Complications
    (25-Feb-2008)
    Exposure, especially to herpes, linked to high blood pressure, preterm births, study finds

  • Stimulating Thymus Reactivates T-Cell Production
    (22-Feb-2008)
    Finding may provide benefit for HIV, bone marrow transplantation patients

  • Biannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Africa
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Ocular strain of chlamydia responds well to expanded treatment, report says

  • Biannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Africa
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Ocular strain of chlamydia responds well to expanded treatment, report says

  • Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization
    (07-Feb-2008)
    Preliminary research showed it greatly boosted pregnancy chances

  • Drug Helps Prevent Breast-Feeding Moms From Passing on HIV
    (06-Feb-2008)
    6 weeks of nevirapine greatly reduced infant infections in Africa, India, study found

  • Test Detects Sensitivity to HIV Drug
    (06-Feb-2008)
    Could be first step toward personalized medicine, experts say

  • New HIV Drug Sanctioned When Others Fail
    (31-Jan-2008)
    Blocks enzyme that virus needs to multiply

  • Study Spots Gene That Plays Role in Infertility
    (31-Jan-2008)
    Deleting PTEN in mice led to premature ovarian failure, researchers report

  • Embryos Discarded During IVF Create Stem Cell Lines
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Study says it's a possible source for such cell lines without the ethical issues

  • Oral Contraceptives Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (25-Jan-2008)
    The Pill prevents as many as 30,000 deaths each year, study says

  • Health Tip: Understanding Shingles
    (24-Jan-2008)
    Caused by the same virus as chickenpox

  • Same-Sex Couples Just as Committed as Heterosexual Counterparts
    (22-Jan-2008)
    Two studies reveal few differences based on sexual orientation

  • Dinosaurs Had Teen Pregnancies, Too
    (21-Jan-2008)
    Findings show that, like humans, they reached sexual maturity early to improve odds of survival

  • Antiretroviral Drugs May Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Mouse study shows they could protect against spread of disease

  • Gay Men More Likely to Contract 'Superbug'
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Sexually active most likely to get highly resistant MRSA strain, study finds

  • Gay Men More Likely to Contract 'Superbug'
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Sexually active most likely to get highly resistant MRSA strain, study finds

  • Gay Men More Likely to Contract 'Superbug'
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Sexually active most likely to get highly resistant MRSA strain, study finds

  • Columbus Carried Syphilis From New World to Europe, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Genetic testing sees link to similar disease found in South America

  • Columbus Carried Syphilis From New World to Europe, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Genetic testing sees link to similar disease found in South America

  • Fungus Sheds Light on Development of Human Genders
    (11-Jan-2008)
    Gene findings may explain how the two sexes evolved

  • New Proteins That Help HIV Grow Identified
    (10-Jan-2008)
    Finding could lead to treatments for when antiviral drugs fail

  • New Proteins That Help HIV Grow Identified
    (10-Jan-2008)
    Finding could lead to treatments for when antiviral drugs fail

  • Antidepressants Help HIV-Infected Patients Stick to Treatment
    (04-Jan-2008)
    Depression can cause many to skip their medicines, experts note

  • Sex Ed Does Delay Teen Sex: CDC
    (20-Dec-2007)
    Classes impact boys more than girls, national survey finds

  • Sex Ed Does Delay Teen Sex: CDC
    (20-Dec-2007)
    Classes impact boys more than girls, national survey finds

  • Fibers in Semen Help HIV Penetrate Cells
    (13-Dec-2007)
    The chances of infection are boosted 50-fold to 100,000-fold, study finds

  • Fibers in Semen Help HIV Penetrate Cells
    (13-Dec-2007)
    The chances of infection are boosted 50-fold to 100,000-fold, study finds

  • Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners
    (05-Dec-2007)
    Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus

  • Drug Helps Ease Fat Disorder in HIV Patients
    (05-Dec-2007)
    Tesamorelin shrinks the visceral fat around organs that boosts heart risks

  • Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners
    (05-Dec-2007)
    Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus

  • One-Third of HIV-Infected Gay Men Have Unsafe Sex: CDC
    (04-Dec-2007)
    Two new U.S. government studies show strong link to recreational drugs as well.

  • More Young Americans Are Contracting HIV
    (01-Dec-2007)
    On eve of World AIDS Day, U.S. experts wonder what has gone wrong

  • Overlooked Mutation Can Spur HIV Drug Resistance
    (01-Dec-2007)
    It should be added to standard genetic tests used to guide treatment, experts say

  • More Young Americans Are Contracting HIV
    (01-Dec-2007)
    On eve of World AIDS Day, U.S. experts wonder what has gone wrong

  • Female Mammals May Select Out Competing Sperm
    (30-Nov-2007)
    There's new evidence that the reproductive tract favors one mate over another

  • Health Tip: Female Infertility
    (29-Nov-2007)
    A list of possible causes

  • Cancer-Suppressing Gene Tied to Female Fertility
    (28-Nov-2007)
    It's potentially another helpful role for p53, scientists say

  • Early HRT Protects a Woman's Heart
    (06-Nov-2007)
    But contraceptives heighten risk of arterial problems, studies find

  • Diet, Lifestyle Changes Cut Some Infertility Risk
    (02-Nov-2007)
    Food, exercise choices may lower risk by almost 80% for those with ovulatory disorders, study suggests

  • AIDS Stopped in Haiti Before U.S.
    (30-Oct-2007)
    New research tracks the spread of HIV from Africa to America

  • High Dose Radiation for Prostate Cancer Won't Raise Sexual Dysfunction
    (30-Oct-2007)
    Technology ups treatment effectiveness without boosting this side effect, study finds

  • Certain Seizure Patients Need Emergency CT Scan
    (29-Oct-2007)
    ER staff should focus on those with first-ever attack, babies, and people with AIDS, guideline says

  • Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Won't Affect Sexual Function
    (29-Oct-2007)
    New high-dose technology targets tumor tissue, experts say

  • Hospital Romance May Largely Be Fiction
    (26-Oct-2007)
    Life on the ward doesn't match plots of steamy novels, one doctor says

  • Worm Study Points to Sexuality's Origins
    (25-Oct-2007)
    Scientists tweaked genes to switch the wrigglers' orientation

  • Many at Risk for HIV Not Being Tested
    (23-Oct-2007)
    Screening should be part of routine medical care, researchers suggest

  • Saving Millions of Children's Lives Is Possible
    (22-Oct-2007)
    Better food, water, sanitation would make all the difference, report finds

  • Gene Mutation Key to Infertility in Male Mice
    (17-Oct-2007)
    If same defect exists in men, it could lead to new treatments, study says

  • AIDS Drugs May Protect Brain
    (11-Oct-2007)
    Study found levels of protein indicating damage returned to normal in many HIV patients

  • Stressful Jobs Hard on the Heart
    (09-Oct-2007)
    High anxiety, low control double recurrent heart attack risk, study finds

  • Erectile Dysfunction: A Harbinger of Heart Trouble
    (05-Oct-2007)
    Studies link this common problem with vascular disease

  • Health Tip: Understanding Fever Blisters
    (28-Sep-2007)
    What's behind these painful sores

  • Doctors See Return of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Handful of AIDS Patients
    (26-Sep-2007)
    The skin cancer, which causes lesions, can be controlled with newer treatments

  • HRT: A Boost for Libido, But Not Memory
    (24-Sep-2007)
    Study of younger menopausal women found no difference in cognition between hormones and placebo

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Contraceptive
    (21-Sep-2007)
    Information about the different types

  • Transsexuals Can Benefit From Nose Reshaping
    (17-Sep-2007)
    These surgeries enhance male-to-female transitions, study finds

  • Falling Platelet Counts May Signal HIV-Linked Dementia
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Study finds a strong correlation, with risk doubling as blood cells decline

  • Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

  • 1 in 4 Men Over 30 Has Low Testosterone
    (13-Sep-2007)
    But symptoms linked to low levels are much rarer, study finds

  • Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Sexual difficulties are common for these injured men, researchers note

  • Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

  • Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

  • Women's Beauty, Men's Wealth Key to Romance: Study
    (06-Sep-2007)
    Speed-dating data suggests old criteria still hold sway

  • HIV Drug Might Fight Cancer
    (01-Sep-2007)
    Repositioning approved drugs could speed development of new therapies, researchers say

  • Health Tip: When Considering Vasectomy
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Here's what you should know

  • Oral Sex Implicated in Some Throat and Neck Cancers
    (27-Aug-2007)
    HPV virus is cause; vaccination may reduce incidence, experts say

  • Oral Sex Implicated in Some Throat and Neck Cancers
    (27-Aug-2007)
    HPV virus is cause; vaccination may reduce incidence, experts say

  • Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
    (22-Aug-2007)
    'Landmark' study finds only modest declines, right up through the 80s

  • HIV Delivers 'Double Whammy' to Brain
    (15-Aug-2007)
    Virus doesn't just destroy neurons, it prevents new ones from forming, study finds

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccines Won't Fight Existing HPV Infection
    (14-Aug-2007)
    Study bolsters recommendation that shot be given before onset of sexual activity

  • Marriage-Minded Women Focus on Men's Faces
    (13-Aug-2007)
    Macho looks are less appealing than softer features, study finds

  • Genetic Analysis Offers Insights Into AIDS Resistance
    (19-Jul-2007)
    Finding could lead to new treatments, possibly vaccines, researchers say

  • Combo HIV Drug Therapy May Restore Healthy Immune System
    (19-Jul-2007)
    But these good results might not apply to all patients, experts say

  • Health Tip: Common Causes of Male Infertility
    (13-Jul-2007)
    A partial list

  • Genetically Altered Cold Sore Virus Fights Cancer
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Herpes simplex strain showed no side effects in early trial, study says

  • Inflammatory Factor Could Spur Male Infertility
    (06-Jul-2007)
    More research might lead to a cure or even a male contraceptive, scientists say

  • New Combo Drug Therapies Prove Effective Against HIV
    (05-Jul-2007)
    Etravirine, darunavir prove their mettle in phase 3 trials

  • Screening IVF Embryos Ineffective for Older Moms
    (04-Jul-2007)
    European study finds procedure results in lower live birth rates

  • Lupus Treatment Linked to Male Fertility Problems
    (28-Jun-2007)
    Abnormalities in sperm tied to intravenous therapy, study finds

  • Needlestick Injuries Common Among Surgery Students
    (27-Jun-2007)
    Incidents that could pass on HIV, hepatitis often go unreported, study finds

  • Fighting Ancient Virus May Have Left Humans Vulnerable to HIV
    (21-Jun-2007)
    New study helps explain why other primates aren't sickened by AIDS

  • Expanded HIV Testing Pays Off: Studies
    (21-Jun-2007)
    Screenings at emergency rooms, gay pride events cited by researchers

  • Fertility Patients Favor Donating Unused Embryos for Research
    (21-Jun-2007)
    Potential supply of stem cells could be much larger than prior estimates, survey finds

  • Hepatitis B Drug a Threat to Those With HIV
    (20-Jun-2007)
    Use of Baraclude alone leads AIDS virus to become drug-resistant, study finds

  • Anti-Malaria Drugs Help Africa's Women, Babies
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Giving these meds in pregnancy improves birth outcomes, study finds

  • Sexy Dreams Are No Rarity
    (14-Jun-2007)
    But men and women imagine different lusty scenarios, researcher notes

  • Single, Free, But Not So Healthy?
    (14-Jun-2007)
    Married life often means longer life, especially for men, studies find

  • Gene Therapy Reverses Erectile Dysfunction in Rats
    (03-Jun-2007)
    If successful in humans, it could be first long-term, non-drug solution to the problem, scientists say

  • Sex While Asleep Not Just Dreamed Up
    (01-Jun-2007)
    People who engage in 'sleepsex' are unaware of their actions, sleep-disorder experts report

  • FDA Approves 'No-Period' Contraceptive Pill
    (23-May-2007)
    Lybrel may become popular with younger women, expert says

  • Female Urinary Incontinence Surgeries Go Head-to-Head
    (21-May-2007)
    Trial finds 'sling' procedure gives better results, but has higher complication rate

  • Experts Debate Giving HPV Vaccine to Boys
    (18-May-2007)
    Spread of the virus linked to cervical cancer can harm them, too

  • Gardasil Guards Against Vaginal, Vulval Cancers
    (18-May-2007)
    Researchers found cervical cancer vaccine reduced risk of lesions by 49%

  • Friends Are Key to Teens' Views on Sex
    (17-May-2007)
    Young Americans also seek out like-minded companions, study finds

  • Friends Are Key to Teens' Views on Sex
    (17-May-2007)
    Young Americans also seek out like-minded companions, study finds

  • Emergency Room HIV Tests Cost-Effective: Study
    (16-May-2007)
    60% of patients agreed to screening; program suggests model for future use

  • Scientists Find New Clues to Fighting HIV
    (14-May-2007)
    Immune system, genetic discoveries suggest vaccine, treatment strategies

  • Scientists Find Clues to AIDS-Linked Cancer
    (11-May-2007)
    Kaposi's sarcoma relies on key bits of genetic material, experts say

  • Studies Support Cervical Cancer Vaccine's Effectiveness in Young Girls
    (09-May-2007)
    And another trial pinpoints HPV as prime cause of throat cancer

  • Studies Support Cervical Cancer Vaccine's Effectiveness in Young Girls
    (09-May-2007)
    And another trial pinpoints HPV as prime cause of throat cancer

  • Testosterone Cream Did Not Boost Libido in Female Cancer Survivors
    (01-May-2007)
    Lack of effectiveness may have been due to low estrogen levels among women, study finds

  • Testosterone Cream Did Not Boost Libido in Female Cancer Survivors
    (01-May-2007)
    Lack of effectiveness may have been due to low estrogen levels among women, study finds

  • HIV Drugs May Raise Heart Attack Risk
    (25-Apr-2007)
    But the danger from protease inhibitors remains small, experts say

  • HIV Infection Seems to Raise Heart Attack Risk
    (24-Apr-2007)
    Doctors suspect that inflammation may be to blame

  • FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New AIDS Drug
    (24-Apr-2007)
    Maraviroc is first of a novel class of HIV medications

  • Natural Blood Molecule Blocks HIV
    (19-Apr-2007)
    Discovery could lead to a whole new class of AIDS drugs

  • Scientists Frustrated in Search for Genital Herpes Vaccine
    (13-Apr-2007)
    Better funding could help defeat the virus, which infects 1 in 5 Americans

  • Human Bone Marrow Used to Create Early Stage Sperm Cells
    (13-Apr-2007)
    Researchers hope further studies will produce treatment for male infertility

  • CDC Recommends New Antibiotics for Gonorrhea
    (12-Apr-2007)
    The sexually transmitted disease is becoming resistant to standard antibiotics

  • CDC Recommends New Antibiotics for Gonorrhea
    (12-Apr-2007)
    The sexually transmitted disease is becoming resistant to standard antibiotics

  • T'ai Chi Boosts Immune System Against Shingles in Older Adults
    (06-Apr-2007)
    Martial arts exercises made resistance comparable to standard vaccine for the virus, study says

  • Chlamydia Screening Programs Don't Work: Expert
    (05-Apr-2007)
    There's no evidence these efforts reduce infection rates, Swiss scientist says

  • Chlamydia Screening Programs Don't Work: Expert
    (05-Apr-2007)
    There's no evidence these efforts reduce infection rates, Swiss scientist says

  • Chlamydia Screening Programs Don't Work: Expert
    (05-Apr-2007)
    There's no evidence these efforts reduce infection rates, Swiss scientist says

  • New AIDS Drug Helps Patients Immune to Other Medications
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Nearly half of trial participants had essentially undetectable levels of virus in their blood

  • Multivitamins Improve Birth Outcomes in Developing World
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Supplements reduced babies' odds for low birth weight, study found

  • Emotions Play Major Role in Teen Condom Use
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Managing stress associated with birth control key to promoting safe sex, study finds

  • Emotions Play Major Role in Teen Condom Use
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Managing stress associated with birth control key to promoting safe sex, study finds

  • Emotions Play Major Role in Teen Condom Use
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Managing stress associated with birth control key to promoting safe sex, study finds

  • Emotions Play Major Role in Teen Condom Use
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Managing stress associated with birth control key to promoting safe sex, study finds

  • Breast-Feeding Helps Shield Babies From HIV
    (29-Mar-2007)
    South African study found much higher risks for bottle-fed infants

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Continues to Spark Debate
    (29-Mar-2007)
    Most agree that Gardasil is effective, but should its use be compulsory?

  • Mother's Beef Consumption May Affect Son's Fertility
    (27-Mar-2007)
    The more meat eaten, the lower the sperm count, study suggests

  • Brain Defect Tied to Diabetes-Related Erectile Dysfunction
    (21-Mar-2007)
    Study in rats may help lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • Gap in Black-White Life Expectancy Narrows
    (16-Mar-2007)
    It's a good sign, but not a victory, one expert says

  • New Tuberculosis Blood Test Spots Hidden Infection
    (15-Mar-2007)
    It's an improvement on traditional skin screen, study finds

  • HIV's Houdini Powers Examined
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Scientists study how the AIDS virus escapes the immune system

  • Dropping Written-Consent Law May Boost HIV Testing
    (13-Mar-2007)
    Screening rates rose after the rule was eliminated, U.S. team finds

  • FDA Tightens Warnings on Anemia Drugs
    (09-Mar-2007)
    Higher-than-recommended doses can be fatal to kidney, cancer patients

  • Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
    (05-Mar-2007)
    A protein in mucosal cells helps keep infection rates down

  • Intimate Partner Abuse Affects Broad Spectrum of Ages
    (05-Mar-2007)
    Study finds 4% of women aged 65 and older reported mistreatment within past 5 years

  • Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
    (05-Mar-2007)
    A protein in mucosal cells helps keep infection rates down

  • Few Primary Care Docs Offer HIV Test to L.A.'s Hispanics
    (01-Mar-2007)
    Less than half gave safe sex advice to this group hard-hit by AIDS, study found

  • Hepatitis B Drug Triggers HIV Drug Resistance
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Finding calls for change in labeling and use, researchers say

  • Low-Fat Dairy Foods May Boost Infertility Risk
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study at odds with current dietary guidelines recommending three or more daily servings

  • Ads on Sexy TV Shows a Turnoff for Women
    (26-Feb-2007)
    Product pitchers may want to avoid racier programming, British study finds

  • Circumcision May Help Protect Against HIV
    (23-Feb-2007)
    Study in African men shows a 53% reduction in infection

  • Circumcision May Help Protect Against HIV
    (23-Feb-2007)
    Study in African men shows a 53% reduction in infection

  • Outside Forces 'Medicalizing' Everyday Problems, Experts Say
    (22-Feb-2007)
    Drug ads and other factors are having an impact on clinical practice

  • It Pays to Be Picky in Love
    (22-Feb-2007)
    Speed-dating singles who liked everyone were rejected as 'desperate,' study found

  • Herpes Treatment Could Help Keep HIV at Bay
    (21-Feb-2007)
    Valtrex lowered both viruses in female genital tract, study found

  • Herpes Treatment Could Help Keep HIV at Bay
    (21-Feb-2007)
    Valtrex lowered both viruses in female genital tract, study found

  • Scientists Determine How HIV Infects Vagina
    (15-Feb-2007)
    Finding could lead to new ways of shielding women from the virus

  • Protein Finding Bolsters AIDS Vaccine Hopes
    (14-Feb-2007)
    It's a viral 'site of vulnerability' that doesn't mutate, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Side Effects of Birth Control Pills
    (14-Feb-2007)
    As the woman's body adjusts to hormonal changes

  • Marijuana May Ease AIDS Patients' Foot Pain
    (13-Feb-2007)
    The smoked drug lessens a burning numbness that accompanies the illness, study finds

  • A Valentine to the Lovelorn
    (12-Feb-2007)
    Romance experts offer tips to make sure next year's holiday is sweeter, sexier

  • A Valentine to the Lovelorn
    (12-Feb-2007)
    Romance experts offer tips to make sure next year's holiday is sweeter, sexier

  • Standard Infertility Treatment Best for Hormone Disorder
    (07-Feb-2007)
    Clomiphene delivers more pregnancies for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, study finds

  • Natural Immune-System Molecule Helps Shield Against HIV
    (06-Feb-2007)
    IL-7 could be useful complement to standard therapy, study suggests

  • Some Contraceptives May Cause Blood Clots: Petition
    (06-Feb-2007)
    Public Citizen wants pills containing the synthetic hormone desogestrel banned

  • 4 in 10 Kids See Adult Material Online: Study
    (05-Feb-2007)
    Online filters can delay exposure, experts say

  • Erectile Dysfunction Affects 18 Million U.S. Men
    (01-Feb-2007)
    Lifestyle changes could help reduce the problem, experts say

  • Topical Spray May Treat Premature Ejaculation
    (30-Jan-2007)
    Applied to penis, it contains anesthetic medications, researchers say

  • Health Tip: In Vitro Fertilization
    (24-Jan-2007)
    Why women may choose it to help them conceive

  • Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Safe, Effective for Diabetic Men
    (24-Jan-2007)
    Researchers looked over data on Cialis, Levitra and Viagra

  • Selenium Supplements May Slow Progression of HIV
    (22-Jan-2007)
    But the mineral should only be used as an adjunct to proven drug therapy, experts say

  • Health Tip: About Gonorrhea
    (19-Jan-2007)
    Get tested if you think your partner may be infected

  • Human Gene a Natural Virus Fighter
    (19-Jan-2007)
    ISG15 helps fend off flu, herpes, research suggests

  • Health Tip: About Gonorrhea
    (19-Jan-2007)
    Get tested if you think your partner may be infected

  • Syphilis Resurgent in China
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Once virtually eliminated, epidemic is driven by economic reforms, open borders, study says

  • Syphilis Resurgent in China
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Once virtually eliminated, epidemic is driven by economic reforms, open borders, study says

  • Syphilis Resurgent in China
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Once virtually eliminated, epidemic is driven by economic reforms, open borders, study says

  • Prison Release a Dangerous Health Time for Many
    (11-Jan-2007)
    Former inmates have higher immediate risk of death from drug overdose, homicide and suicide, study finds

  • Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD
    (11-Jan-2007)
    Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

  • Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD
    (11-Jan-2007)
    Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

  • Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD
    (11-Jan-2007)
    Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

  • Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD
    (11-Jan-2007)
    Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

  • Delaying AIDS Treatment After Birth May Help Infected Moms
    (10-Jan-2007)
    Six-month wait for nevirapine use could lessen resistance to antiretroviral therapy

  • New Test Spots Drug Resistance in HIV Patients
    (08-Jan-2007)
    Could help doctors decide which medications are best in each case

  • Hopes for an AIDS Cure Remain Alive
    (05-Jan-2007)
    Current drugs are toxic and don't rid body of latent HIV, experts note

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of HIV in Women
    (03-Jan-2007)
    They include chronic yeast infections and extreme weight loss

  • Surgery a Bigger Risk for HIV-Infected Patients
    (27-Dec-2006)
    Odds for post-op pneumonia are much higher in this group, study finds

  • Lizard Love a Truly Singular Sensation
    (20-Dec-2006)
    Female Komodo dragons don't need males to reproduce, researchers find

  • Multidrug-Resistant TB Growing at Faster Pace
    (15-Dec-2006)
    Measures needed to prevent emergence of fatal variant in HIV-infected populations, study says

  • Earlier HIV Therapy Helps Beat Back Hepatitis C
    (14-Dec-2006)
    More and more people now carry both of these dangerous viruses, experts say

  • Circumcision Reduces HIV Rates, U.S. Studies Confirm
    (14-Dec-2006)
    African trials halted; participants offered circumcision by researchers

  • HIV-Infected Intestinal Immune Cells Never Rebound
    (08-Dec-2006)
    Levels remain low despite years of treatment, study finds

  • U.S. Blacks Seek Answers to AIDS Epidemic
    (01-Dec-2006)
    25 years into crisis, research still lags as infection rates rise

  • AIDS Deaths Rising Among Hispanic Americans
    (01-Dec-2006)
    The epidemic is also worsening in South Africa, new study finds

  • Contraception Driving U.S. Decline in Teen Pregnancies
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Study finds abstinence is also playing a minor, but important, role

  • Stop-and-Start HIV Treatment Too Risky
    (29-Nov-2006)
    Continuous drug therapy is the only safe option, major study finds

  • Some Women Allergic to Semen
    (14-Nov-2006)
    Though rare, the condition can produce symptoms such as itching, burning, study finds

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Shingles
    (13-Nov-2006)
    If you've had chicken pox, watch for these signs

  • Smoking's Effects on Uterus Harm Fertility
    (09-Nov-2006)
    The habit was already known to impede ovarian function, experts note

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against HIV
    (07-Nov-2006)
    Early clinical trial suggests it can help infected patients

  • Most Americans Favor Comprehensive Sex Education
    (06-Nov-2006)
    80 percent believe instruction should include abstinence plus other methods

  • Boosting Iron May Boost Female Fertility
    (06-Nov-2006)
    Low supplies of the nutrient impede successful pregnancy, research suggests

  • Most Americans Favor Comprehensive Sex Education
    (06-Nov-2006)
    80 percent believe instruction should include abstinence plus other methods

  • Health Tip: Female Infertility
    (03-Nov-2006)
    Here are some common risk factors

  • Delayed Embryo Transfer Suggested for At-Risk Women
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Method may protect ovaries from hyperstimulation in in-vitro fertilizations

  • Twin Sisters at High Risk for Early Menopause
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Some twins may be born with low number of eggs, scientists say

  • Heavy Drinking May Speed Progression to AIDS
    (26-Sep-2006)
    Alcohol abuse accelerated time to end-stage disease by a factor of 2.5

  • Viral Blood Levels Don't Indicate Course of HIV Infection
    (26-Sep-2006)
    Study challenges commonly held belief that the higher the viral load, the faster the progression to AIDS

  • Researchers Uncover How Herpes Infects the Eye
    (25-Sep-2006)
    Virus may be able to evade the body's immune system defenses

  • Smokers May Be More Likely to Contract HIV
    (21-Sep-2006)
    Tobacco changes lung structure, immune response to infection, researchers say

  • CDC Recommends Routine HIV Testing
    (21-Sep-2006)
    Screening should be part of medical care for those 13 to 64 years old, agency says.

  • FDA Updates Warning on Contraceptive Patch
    (20-Sep-2006)
    Risk of blood clots in legs, lungs prompts label change for Ortho Evra patch

  • Studies Reveal Slow Progress on Global Child Deaths
    (18-Sep-2006)
    Lack of funds means vulnerable countries are falling behind, experts say

  • Emergency Contraception Doesn't Lower Abortion Rates
    (15-Sep-2006)
    The pill works, but many women who have it don't use it, researcher says

  • Drug Combo Protects Arteries of HIV Patients
    (08-Sep-2006)
    Adding an NRTI drug to protease inhibitors reduced unhealthy side effect

  • New Drug Treats Premature Ejaculation
    (08-Sep-2006)
    But FDA approval is unlikely, one expert says

  • New Drug Treats Premature Ejaculation
    (08-Sep-2006)
    But FDA approval is unlikely, one expert says

  • Potent Anthrax Inhibitor Tested in Animals
    (28-Aug-2006)
    Multiple-site bonding concept could fight influenza, AIDS and SARS

  • Rats Born From Mouse Surrogate Fathers
    (28-Aug-2006)
    Sperm developed in testes of different species, researchers report

  • 'Morning-After' Pill Approval Prompts Mixed Reactions
    (25-Aug-2006)
    Some say age restrictions won't limit teen pregnancies; others say contraceptive will boost promiscuity

  • FDA Approves OTC Plan B for Women 18 and Older
    (24-Aug-2006)
    Prescription for 'morning after' pill still required for younger females

  • 'Morning-After' Pill Approved for Over-the-Counter Sales
    (24-Aug-2006)
    FDA restricts access for those under 18; ruling follows three-year delay

  • Teens Neglect Condom Use in 'Serious' Relationships
    (23-Aug-2006)
    Young people underestimate STD risk from steady partners, researchers say

  • Teens Neglect Condom Use in 'Serious' Relationships
    (23-Aug-2006)
    Young people underestimate STD risk from steady partners, researchers say

  • Teens Neglect Condom Use in 'Serious' Relationships
    (23-Aug-2006)
    Young people underestimate STD risk from steady partners, researchers say

  • Teens Neglect Condom Use in 'Serious' Relationships
    (23-Aug-2006)
    Young people underestimate STD risk from steady partners, researchers say

  • U.S. Herpes Cases on the Decline
    (22-Aug-2006)
    10-year drop was sharpest among teens, researchers say

  • U.S. Herpes Cases on the Decline
    (22-Aug-2006)
    10-year drop was sharpest among teens, researchers say

  • U.S. Herpes Cases on the Decline
    (22-Aug-2006)
    10-year drop was sharpest among teens, researchers say

  • U.S. Herpes Cases on the Decline
    (22-Aug-2006)
    10-year drop was sharpest among teens, researchers say

  • Doctors Need More Training in Natural Birth Control
    (16-Aug-2006)
    Study finds many physicians don't learn about these methods during school or residencies

  • Global AIDS Panel Updates Treatment Strategies
    (13-Aug-2006)
    New guidelines led by refinements in choice of initial antiretroviral regimen

  • 4-Drug HIV 'Cocktail' No More Effective Than 3-Drug Combo
    (13-Aug-2006)
    Researchers recommend the 3-drug regimen remain the standard in most cases

  • Older HIV Patients Take Medication More Regularly
    (12-Aug-2006)
    Cholesterol, blood sugar, kidney problems and depression need special attention in those over 50

  • Many Teens Don't Use Condoms Correctly
    (10-Aug-2006)
    U.K. study suggests more education is needed to protect kids

  • Over 3 Percent of U.S. Teens Have Traded Sex for Money, Drugs
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Researchers say this statistic may underestimate real prevalence

  • Fewer Teens Engage in Risky Sexual Behavior
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Researchers say safe-sex AIDS messages may be working for some, but not all, children

  • Many Teens Don't Use Condoms Correctly
    (10-Aug-2006)
    U.K. study suggests more education is needed to protect kids

  • Fewer Teens Engage in Risky Sexual Behavior
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Researchers say safe-sex AIDS messages may be working for some, but not all, children

  • Many Teens Don't Use Condoms Correctly
    (10-Aug-2006)
    U.K. study suggests more education is needed to protect kids

  • Over 3 Percent of U.S. Teens Have Traded Sex for Money, Drugs
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Researchers say this statistic may underestimate real prevalence

  • Many Teens Don't Use Condoms Correctly
    (10-Aug-2006)
    U.K. study suggests more education is needed to protect kids

  • Over 3 Percent of U.S. Teens Have Traded Sex for Money, Drugs
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Researchers say this statistic may underestimate real prevalence

  • Successful Anti-HIV Program Targets Hispanic Teens
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Pilot project focused on abstinence, condom use

  • Successful Anti-HIV Program Targets Hispanic Teens
    (08-Aug-2006)
    Pilot project focused on abstinence, condom use

  • HIV/AIDS Therapy Still Effective 10 Years On
    (03-Aug-2006)
    HAART treatment lowers risk of AIDS and death, but increase in tuberculosis a concern, studies find

  • Health Tip: Toxic Shock Syndrome
    (03-Aug-2006)
    Tampon use is a primary risk factor

  • FDA to Reconsider Sale of Plan B
    (31-Jul-2006)
    At issue is whether to make the contraceptive an over-the-counter drug

  • For Lessons on Fighting AIDS, Look South
    (28-Jul-2006)
    Latin American and Caribbean programs offer hope, but one expert says the global picture is still grim

  • Patient's Sexuality May Have Impact on Care
    (28-Jul-2006)
    More lesbians than gay men say disclosure led to poorer treatment, survey finds

  • Health Tip: About Tubal Ligation
    (25-Jul-2006)
    Should not be considered temporary birth control

  • Combo Drug Therapy Protects HIV-Positive Children
    (18-Jul-2006)
    Incidence of opportunistic infections reduced up to 14-fold, report says

  • Implanon, an Implantable Contraceptive, Is Approved
    (18-Jul-2006)
    Lasts up to 3 years

  • FDA Approves New Implantable Contraceptive
    (18-Jul-2006)
    Implanon releases a low dose of the hormone progestin for up to three years

  • Preemies Cost $26 Billion a Year
    (13-Jul-2006)
    Government report suggests infertility treatments are part of the problem

  • FDA Approves Once-Daily Combo Drug for HIV
    (12-Jul-2006)
    Three-agent Atripla should ease treatment in U.S. and abroad, experts say

  • Health Tip: Genital Herpes Can Be Spread Without Symptoms
    (11-Jul-2006)
    People with no signs may still be contagious

  • Health Tip: Genital Herpes Can Be Spread Without Symptoms
    (11-Jul-2006)
    People with no signs may still be contagious

  • Stem Cells Transformed Into Immune Cells
    (07-Jul-2006)
    But researchers stress that lab results may take years to duplicate in humans

  • Sex in Late Pregnancy Won't Bring On Labor
    (07-Jul-2006)
    Study finds no support for the widely held notion

  • Many Young Rape Victims Fail to Take HIV-Preventing Drugs
    (06-Jul-2006)
    Just 15% took the full regimen as recommended by doctors

  • Depressed Teens at Higher Risk for Pregnancy, STDs
    (06-Jul-2006)
    They're more likely to forego condoms or contraceptives, study finds

  • Many Young Rape Victims Fail to Take HIV-Preventing Drugs
    (06-Jul-2006)
    Just 15% took the full regimen as recommended by doctors

  • Depressed Teens at Higher Risk for Pregnancy, STDs
    (06-Jul-2006)
    They're more likely to forego condoms or contraceptives, study finds

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Prone to Early Menopause
    (05-Jul-2006)
    Treatment-related ovarian damage may be to blame, researchers say

  • Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Disease-Fighting T-Cells
    (04-Jul-2006)
    Achievement could be a milestone for AIDS research, they say

  • Health Tip: Chlamydia Often Has No Symptoms
    (30-Jun-2006)
    Screening recommended for sexually active

  • Health Tip: Chlamydia Often Has No Symptoms
    (30-Jun-2006)
    Screening recommended for sexually active

  • Testosterone Offers Women Benefits, Risks
    (27-Jun-2006)
    Higher levels may boost sexual function, but increase heart trouble, studies find

  • Tuesday Is HIV Testing Day Across U.S.
    (26-Jun-2006)
    It's a chance to get free, confidential testing and counseling

  • Homosexuality Again Linked to Biological Factors
    (26-Jun-2006)
    'Fraternal birth order' predicted men's sexual orientation, research shows.

  • HIV Drugs Have Given Americans 3 Million Years of Life
    (22-Jun-2006)
    They've also prevented 2,900 infant infections since 1989, new study finds

  • Condoms Protect Against Cervical Cancer
    (21-Jun-2006)
    They reduce risk posed by human papilloma virus, the cause of the disease, study finds

  • Vasectomy Reversals May Raise Birth Defect Risk
    (21-Jun-2006)
    Early study shows more chromosomal abnormalities in sperm after these procedures

  • Condoms Protect Against Cervical Cancer
    (21-Jun-2006)
    They reduce risk posed by human papilloma virus, the cause of the disease, study finds

  • Vasectomy Reversals May Raise Birth Defect Risk
    (21-Jun-2006)
    Early study shows more chromosomal abnormalities in sperm after these procedures

  • Men Assume Sexual Interest When There May Be None
    (16-Jun-2006)
    Researchers hope findings can curb sexual harassment, even date rape

  • Scientists ID Genetic Cause of HIV Virulence
    (15-Jun-2006)
    Loss of one function of one gene makes the difference, study says

  • Intestinal Surgery Could Raise Women's Infertility Risk
    (15-Jun-2006)
    In colitis patients, procedures tripled the odds compare to drug therapy.

  • Teen Girls Feel Pressure to Have Unwanted Sex
    (09-Jun-2006)
    Four out of 10 said they've complied with boyfriends' demands

  • Teen Girls Feel Pressure to Have Unwanted Sex
    (09-Jun-2006)
    Four out of 10 said they've complied with boyfriends' demands

  • Scientists Find Way to Speed Up HIV Vaccine Research
    (08-Jun-2006)
    Early immune-cell response should predict shot's effectiveness, researchers say

  • More U.S. Teens Are Shunning Risky Behaviors
    (08-Jun-2006)
    But too many, especially Hispanics, report drug use and suicidal feelings, study finds

  • Advances, Failures Mark AIDS' First 25 Years
    (05-Jun-2006)
    The epidemic, like HIV, is changing, experts say

  • One Embryo During IVF Works Well in Older Women
    (01-Jun-2006)
    They had as much success with fertility procedure as younger women did, study notes

  • Drug Use a Factor in Two-Thirds of Sexual Assaults
    (01-Jun-2006)
    'Date-rape' drugs play role in about 5% of cases, study finds

  • Many Young Women Wary of a Life Without Periods
    (31-May-2006)
    Experts say eliminating the monthly flow is safe, but not all consumers agree

  • People Shun Help for Illnesses They View as 'Untreatable'
    (26-May-2006)
    Study finds they're less likely to get tested for cancer, AIDS

  • Zostavax Helps Prevent Shingles in Seniors
    (26-May-2006)
    Vaccine prevented 50 percent of cases in people older than 60

  • Assisted Fertilization Could Boost Pregnancy Complication Risk
    (25-May-2006)
    Women who required help conceiving had greater odds of placental blockage, study found

  • Chlamydia May Pose Less Risk Than Thought
    (25-May-2006)
    Study finds lower rate of infection-linked complications

  • Health Tip: About Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    (10-May-2006)
    It affects more than 1 million women each year

  • Health Tip: About Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    (10-May-2006)
    It affects more than 1 million women each year

  • Pheromones Point to Sexual Orientation
    (09-May-2006)
    Lesbians respond differently than heterosexual women, researchers find

  • Periods Return After New Daily Contraceptive Discontinued
    (09-May-2006)
    The experimental non-cyclic Pill appears safe, effective in trial

  • College Freshmen at High Chlamydia Risk
    (09-May-2006)
    They're at much higher odds than older classmates, study finds

  • College Freshmen at High Chlamydia Risk
    (09-May-2006)
    They're at much higher odds than older classmates, study finds

  • New Guidelines Help Preserve Fertility After Cancer Treatment
    (05-May-2006)
    It's a common problem for both male and female patients

  • Some HIV-Positive People Choose Sexual Abstinence
    (03-May-2006)
    Study found up to 18 percent remain celibate

  • Some HIV-Positive People Choose Sexual Abstinence
    (03-May-2006)
    Study found up to 18 percent remain celibate

  • Teens Often Recant 'Virginity Pledges'
    (03-May-2006)
    Are these vows effective? New study suggests it's hard to tell

  • Teens Often Recant 'Virginity Pledges'
    (03-May-2006)
    Are these vows effective? New study suggests it's hard to tell

  • Impotence a Problem for Young Men, Too
    (29-Apr-2006)
    Many turn to Viagra, even those not struggling with erectile dysfunction, study finds

  • Effects of Any 'Male Pill' Should Be Reversible
    (27-Apr-2006)
    Study shows fertility would return after use is discontinued

  • Effects of Any 'Male Pill' Should Be Reversible
    (27-Apr-2006)
    Study shows fertility would return after use is discontinued

  • Sexual Equality May Bring Better Sex
    (19-Apr-2006)
    Satisfaction in the bedroom is lower in male-dominated societies, study finds

  • Journal Backs Condoms for HIV/AIDS Fight
    (13-Apr-2006)
    Limitations on their use will cost lives, a Lancet editorial says

  • Mass Media May Prompt Kids to Try Sex: Study
    (03-Apr-2006)
    TV, movies, CDs and magazines are surrogate sources of sex ed, researchers say

  • Smokers At Higher Risk for Erectile Dysfunction
    (23-Mar-2006)
    Pack-a-day habit boosts odds by nearly 40 percent, study finds

  • Hysterectomy Can Lower Sexual Desire
    (17-Mar-2006)
    Surgery involving removal of ovaries may also decrease sexual pleasure, researchers add

  • DNA Finding Could Boost AIDS Research
    (15-Mar-2006)
    Knocking out HIV genes could be a new weapon against the disease

  • Parent Notification Law Linked to Drop in Teen Abortions
    (08-Mar-2006)
    Texas study also found rise in late-term procedures among older teens after new law

  • Statin Drugs Might Help Fight Impotence
    (02-Mar-2006)
    For some, Lipitor plus Viagra worked better than Viagra alone, study found

  • Combo Therapy Fights AIDS-Linked Lymphoma
    (27-Feb-2006)
    HIV-positive cancer patients fared as well as those without the virus, study found

  • to Older Women's Higher Odds for Twins
    (23-Feb-2006)
    Hormonal fluctuations trigger release of multiple eggs, scientists say

  • Moms' Genetics Might Help Produce Gay Sons
    (21-Feb-2006)
    Women with multiple gay sons make a key chromosomal choice, study suggests

  • Birth-Control Patch May Boost Risk of Blood Clots
    (17-Feb-2006)
    But a second study found no heightened risk, officials report

  • Science Reveals Secret to Sperm's Success
    (15-Feb-2006)
    Key protein helps them penetrate an egg

  • Anti-AIDS Gel Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Feb-2006)
    Vaginal treatment produced few side effects, but much additional testing remains

  • Anti-AIDS Gel Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Feb-2006)
    Vaginal treatment produced few side effects, but much additional testing remains

  • AIDS Survival Varies With HIV Subtype
    (07-Feb-2006)
    Infection with subtype D brings grimmer prognosis, study finds

  • Safety Program Cuts HIV-Tainted Blood Donations in S. Africa
    (31-Jan-2006)
    Project included education efforts, closing clinics in high-risk areas

  • New HIV Drug Regimen More Effective Than Existing Therapy
    (18-Jan-2006)
    But it may be best for patients receiving first-time treatment, study finds

  • Gene Protects Against HIV, But Ups Risk for West Nile Virus
    (17-Jan-2006)
    Finding could have implications for HIV-positive patients, experts say

  • Gene May Help Cause Infertility
    (16-Jan-2006)
    Mouse study finds that without this gene, embryos cannot attach to the uterus

  • Designer Genes: Women May Stray When Ovulation Peaks
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Study suggests infidelity could be part of evolutionary call for desirable mates

  • Urethritis in Men Linked to Oral Sex
    (06-Jan-2006)
    Common sexually transmitted disease may be caused by germs in mouth, study says

  • Urethritis in Men Linked to Oral Sex
    (06-Jan-2006)
    Common sexually transmitted disease may be caused by germs in mouth, study says

  • Libido Problems Linked to the Pill May Be Long-Term
    (03-Jan-2006)
    Pill's effect on testosterone may not end when pill use does, study finds

  • Libido Problems Linked to the Pill May Be Long-Term
    (03-Jan-2006)
    Pill's effect on testosterone may not end when pill use does, study finds

  • Not-So-Friendly Skies Harming Flight Attendants' Health
    (22-Dec-2005)
    Sexual harassment from passengers affects a worker's well-being, study finds

  • Scientists Worm Out Fertility's Secrets
    (19-Dec-2005)
    Genetic insights from the roundworm could yield clues to human conception

  • Oral HIV Tests Not the Last Word
    (15-Dec-2005)
    A high number of false positive results means these tests are only preliminary screen, experts say

  • Many Women With Lupus Can Safely Use the Pill: Study
    (14-Dec-2005)
    Findings run counter to conventional wisdom

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Cancer Risk
    (09-Dec-2005)
    But experts stress the absolute odds of a future malignancy are small

  • Infertility Boosts Testicular Cancer Risk
    (02-Dec-2005)
    Screening subfertile men for the disease makes sense, expert says

  • World AIDS Day Marked By Hardship, Hope
    (01-Dec-2005)
    While infection rates climb, breakthroughs -- like a vaccine -- inch nearer

  • Creative Spark Fuels Active Sex Life
    (30-Nov-2005)
    Artists, writers are busier in the bedroom than others, study finds

  • Zinc Supplements Safe, Effective for HIV-infected Kids
    (25-Nov-2005)
    They reduce deadly diarrhea and pneumonia, new study finds

  • Placental Leak Drives Mom-to-Baby HIV Transmission
    (22-Nov-2005)
    Infection appears to occur during labor contractions, new study finds

  • Many Distrust AIDS Vaccine Trials
    (21-Nov-2005)
    Minorities, especially, say they wouldn't volunteer for these studies

  • New Impotence Drug Under Review
    (18-Nov-2005)
    Avanafil takes effect within 30 minutes, researchers say

  • HIV Rates Dropping Among Blacks in U.S.
    (17-Nov-2005)
    But CDC reports rate still much higher than that among whites, Hispanics

  • HIV Rates Dropping Among Blacks in U.S.
    (17-Nov-2005)
    But CDC reports rate still much higher than that among whites, Hispanics

  • Health Tip: Vulvodynia Is Nothing to Be Embarrassed About
    (09-Nov-2005)
    Get help to ease symptoms

  • Syphilis Rates Rising Among U.S. Men
    (08-Nov-2005)
    Study cites lax safe-sex behavior by gay and bisexual males

  • Syphilis Rates Rising Among U.S. Men
    (08-Nov-2005)
    Study cites lax safe-sex behavior by gay and bisexual males

  • HIV Kills Poorer Americans Sooner
    (04-Nov-2005)
    They're at an 89 percent higher risk of death than wealthier infected individuals

  • Anti-HIV Vaginal Gel Shows Promise
    (01-Nov-2005)
    In monkeys, microbicide prevented infection despite viral exposure

  • Health Tip: When Sex Becomes Compulsive
    (28-Oct-2005)
    Are you at risk?

  • St. John's Wort Protein Suppresses HIV
    (27-Oct-2005)
    But preliminary research shows drugstore version doesn't seem to work

  • FDA to Consider Rapid, At-Home HIV Test
    (26-Oct-2005)
    The device can spot antibodies in oral fluids

  • Circumcision May Protect Against HIV
    (26-Oct-2005)
    African study found the procedure reduced infection rates by 60 percent

  • Quarter of HIV Patients Report Discrimination
    (21-Oct-2005)
    Many say health-care providers uncomfortable with them

  • Smoking Reduces a Man's Fertility
    (17-Oct-2005)
    If you're thinking of fathering a child, don't smoke, experts advise

  • Slimming Down Heats Up Sex Lives
    (17-Oct-2005)
    For the obese, losing weight can have romantic rewards, study finds

  • Interferon-Linked Protein Key to HIV Vaccine
    (14-Oct-2005)
    Research yields new targets for preventing infection, researchers say

  • PCBs Hurt Sperm, But Not Men's Fertility
    (12-Oct-2005)
    DNA damage may not lower reproductive ability, study finds

  • HIV Thins Regions of the Brain
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Even seemingly healthy patients show signs of damage, study finds

  • Health Tip: Cold Sores Can Be Treated
    (06-Oct-2005)
    They're caused by a virus

  • Frog Eggs Hatch Clues to Human Infertility
    (06-Oct-2005)
    The immature ovum's nutrient supply may be key to success, study finds

  • Study Supports Routine HIV Tests for Fever Patients
    (30-Sep-2005)
    Identifying infection could prevent its spread to others

  • Married Women Report More Sexual Woes Than Singles
    (29-Sep-2005)
    But new U.K. survey finds the opposite is true for men

  • A Memory Jogger for HIV Patients
    (27-Sep-2005)
    Electronic device prompts them to take medication, researchers say

  • Immune Cells Key to HIV-linked Dementia
    (23-Sep-2005)
    These 'scavenger cells' crowd brain's memory centers as virus invades, study finds

  • Boosting Immune Response Could Fight Cancer
    (23-Sep-2005)
    An HIV therapy might also improve vaccination effectiveness, experts say

  • Oral Antibiotic As Good As Penicillin Shot For Syphilis
    (21-Sep-2005)
    Experts concerned about resistance, however

  • Oral Antibiotic As Good As Penicillin Shot For Syphilis
    (21-Sep-2005)
    Experts concerned about resistance, however

  • CDC Survey: Oral Sex Substitutes for Intercourse With Many Teenagers
    (15-Sep-2005)
    Experts warn more teens at risk for sexually transmitted diseases

  • CDC Survey: Oral Sex Substitutes for Intercourse With Many Teenagers
    (15-Sep-2005)
    Experts warn more teens at risk for sexually transmitted diseases

  • Frozen Whole Ovary Transplant a Success
    (14-Sep-2005)
    Israeli researchers use technique in sheep to develop embryos

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for AIDS?
    (09-Sep-2005)
    Factors that increase your chances

  • Many Male Teens Fatalistic About Unplanned Pregnancy
    (06-Sep-2005)
    In study, majority said they don't intend to impregnate -- but it may happen anyway

  • Birth Control Pill Relieves Severe PMS
    (31-Aug-2005)
    New contraceptive brings relief similar to antidepressants, study finds

  • Psychological Stress Doesn't Impact IVF
    (25-Aug-2005)
    Swedish researchers find calming news in new study

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Yeast Infection
    (16-Aug-2005)
    Reasons to see your doctor

  • New HIV Therapy Clears Out Hidden Virus
    (11-Aug-2005)
    Approach might one day lead to a cure, researchers say

  • Today's HIV Patients: Just as Heavy as the General Population
    (07-Aug-2005)
    Study finds higher levels of obesity among infected individuals

  • Stopping STDs in Their Tracks
    (03-Aug-2005)
    Giving infected people antibiotics for their partners cut rate of re-transmission

  • Teen Dating Violence Takes a Double Toll
    (01-Aug-2005)
    Female victims more likely to contract sexually transmitted diseases, study finds

  • Teen Dating Violence Takes a Double Toll
    (01-Aug-2005)
    Female victims more likely to contract sexually transmitted diseases, study finds

  • Study Confirms Power of Anti-HIV Drugs
    (29-Jul-2005)
    Combination therapy is keeping patients alive over long term

  • My Genes Love Your Genes
    (29-Jul-2005)
    Common DNA may bring unrelated individuals together, study suggests

  • Stem Cells Restore Egg Production in Mouse Ovaries
    (28-Jul-2005)
    Finding has implications for human fertility, menopause, researchers say

  • Scientists Unlock Herpes Virus' Defenses
    (26-Jul-2005)
    Discovery could bring effective treatments, but more study needed

  • Testosterone Patch Improves Sexual Desire
    (25-Jul-2005)
    But FDA decision to nix patch will likely stand, researcher adds

  • Good Germs Could Keep HIV at Bay
    (21-Jul-2005)
    Antiviral agents are attached to bacteria at key points of infection

  • Many Women Uninformed About Cervical Cancer
    (15-Jul-2005)
    Just 23 percent know a virus causes the disease, survey finds

  • Cancer Doesn't Have to Cost You Your Fertility
    (14-Jul-2005)
    New treatments can enable patients to still have children, review notes

  • Experts: Test All Pregnant Women for HIV
    (05-JUL-2005)
    Federal panel issues updated guidelines on screening for the virus

  • Experts: Test All Pregnant Women for HIV
    (05-JUL-2005)
    Federal panel issues updated guidelines on screening for the virus

  • Condom Label Flap Stirs Controversy
    (30-JUN-2005)
    Health experts counter conservatives over effectiveness against STDs

  • Condom Label Flap Stirs Controversy
    (30-JUN-2005)
    Health experts counter conservatives over effectiveness against STDs

  • High STD Rates Seen in Young Drug Users
    (23-JUN-2005)
    Women are especially at risk for herpes and syphilis, researchers found

  • More DNA Damage to Older Men's Sperm
    (21-JUN-2005)
    Findings have implications for middle-aged, wanna-be dads

  • Genes May Extend Fertility in Some Women
    (21-JUN-2005)
    The findings might someday help all older women conceive

  • Technique May Ensure Boys' Fertility After Leukemia
    (17-JUN-2005)
    Pre-treatment removal of sperm stem cells offers hope, mouse study suggests

  • Love Is the Drug...
    (10-JUN-2005)
    Passion is born in the brain's addiction center, study finds

  • Infant Exposure to Controversial Compound Continues in Hospitals
    (09-JUN-2005)
    However, whether high levels hurt sperm production not certain

  • First-Ever Birth After Ovarian Transplant
    (08-JUN-2005)
    Alabama woman delivers girl after receiving graft from twin sister, scientists say

  • Web-Based Home STD Tests Can Work
    (08-JUN-2005)
    One-third of women successfully used free kits, study found

  • Pesticides Cause Lasting Damage to Rats' Sperm
    (02-JUN-2005)
    sts

  • Viagra May Raise STD Risks in Gay Men
    (01-JUN-2005)
    But there's debate over whether the drug is to blame

  • Shingles Vaccine Has Successful Trial
    (01-JUN-2005)
    Should be made available to seniors now, expert says

  • Viagra May Raise STD Risks in Gay Men
    (01-JUN-2005)
    But there's debate over whether the drug is to blame

  • Lust Strikes Both Genders Daily
    (28-MAY-2005)
    Men and women have frequent thoughts of sexual desire, survey finds

  • Does Size Matter? Most Romantic Partners Say 'No'
    (27-MAY-2005)
    Studies find both sexes' body insecurities may be misguided

  • Secondhand Smoke Threatens IVF Success
    (26-MAY-2005)
    Airborne toxins can cut pregnancy rate in half, study found

  • Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
    (24-MAY-2005)
    Studies suggest men with ED get checked for vascular problems

  • Drunkeness Triples College Kids' Auto Injury Risk
    (23-MAY-2005)
    It also greatly raises risks for falls, sexual abuse, study finds

  • Topical Cream Helps Women With Arousal Disorder
    (23-MAY-2005)
    Highest dose of Femprox improved arousal by more than 50%

  • AIDS Drugs Lower Infection Risk for Couples
    (13-MAY-2005)
    Transmission less likely among heterosexuals when one partner takes medications, study shows

  • Early HIV Treatment Extending Kids' Lives
    (10-MAY-2005)
    The key is to give triple-drug therapy soon after birth, study finds

  • Debate Rekindled in Homosexual Brain Research
    (10-MAY-2005)
    Whether sexual orientation is innate or learned still a hot scientific and social topic

  • Debate Rekindled in Homosexual Brain Research
    (10-MAY-2005)
    Whether sexual orientation is innate or learned still a hot scientific and social topic

  • Genetic Testing Picks Up More HIV Infections
    (04-MAY-2005)
    It may detect 4 percent of missed cases, study suggests

  • Mice Reveal A Key to Infertility
    (04-MAY-2005)
    Uterine cell insights could lead to new treatments

  • Pollutants Prove to Affect Male Fertility
    (29-APR-2005)
    Swedish study shows link between environment, chromosomal changes

  • Design of HIV Vaccines May Have Been Faulty
    (28-APR-2005)
    Immune systems attacked antibodies, study claims

  • Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need
    (21-APR-2005)
    Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

  • Sizing Up That 'Look of Love'
    (21-APR-2005)
    A stranger's gaze may mean a lot, a new study says

  • Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need
    (21-APR-2005)
    Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

  • Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need
    (21-APR-2005)
    Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

  • Technique May Safely Preserve Fertility in Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-APR-2005)
    Combo of hormone plus chemotherapy helps women freeze more eggs

  • Health Tip: Infertility's Emotional Toll
    (08-APR-2005)
    When to seek professional help

  • Health Tip: Infertility's Emotional Toll
    (08-APR-2005)
    When to seek professional help

  • HIV-Infected Parent's Final Illness Toughest on Teens
    (07-APR-2005)
    Death may ease emotional burden, study suggests

  • Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate
    (07-APR-2005)
    So does being overweight, researchers report

  • Less May Be More in Treating Early HIV
    (29-MAR-2005)
    Fewer people discontinue treatment with milder regimen

  • Abuse, HIV Raise Women's Suicide Risk
    (28-MAR-2005)
    Women troubled by both are 12 times more likely to attempt suicide, study finds

  • Health Tip: Preventing Hepatitis C
    (28-MAR-2005)
    Take these precautions

  • World's Children Dying From Common, Treatable Infections
    (24-MAR-2005)
    Prevention and care could slash child deaths by two-thirds, expert says

  • Health Tip: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    (24-MAR-2005)
    Here are some prevention measures

  • Sudden Stress, Exertion Can Trigger Heart Attack
    (23-MAR-2005)
    But risk from any one event still low in those with heart disease, experts note

  • Healthy Women With HIV May Need Fewer Pap Tests
    (22-MAR-2005)
    But researchers caution the findings need to be confirmed in additional studies

  • More Clues Come in Possible HIV 'Superbug' Case
    (17-MAR-2005)
    Researchers concerned about the speed with which the virus strain replicated

  • Drug Therapy Combats Some Cancers in HIV Patients
    (16-Mar-2005)
    HAART cuts risk of Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study finds

  • Oysters May Be an Aphrodisiac After All
    (16-MAR-2005)
    But one expert says their power in the bedroom not proven yet

  • Oysters May Be an Aphrodisiac After All
    (16-MAR-2005)
    But one expert says their power in the bedroom not proven yet

  • Assimilation Affects Immigrants' Sexual Behavior
    (08-MAR-2005)
    English-speaking Hispanic teens more likely to have sex earlier, study finds

  • Bawdy Banter at Work Can be Constructive
    (04-MAR-2005)
    Sometimes, sexual joking fosters workplace harmony, researcher says

  • Licorice Derivative May Slow Kaposi's Sarcoma
    (03-MAR-2005)
    Compound makes cancerous cells commit suicide, study finds

  • Teens With HIV Taking More Chances
    (28-FEB-2005)
    Advent of powerful drugs coincides with trend of riskier behavior, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Regimen Approved for HIV Patients
    (28-FEB-2005)
    300,000 Americans infected with both

  • Genetic Test Can Detect HIV In Newly Infected
    (25-FEB-2005)
    The procedure has been used in blood bank donation screening, researchers say

  • Ovary Syndrome Ups Risk for Liver Disease
    (25-FEB-2005)
    Women with PCOS should be screened for liver trouble, experts say

  • Shape-Shifting HIV Yields New Drug Targets
    (23-FEB-2005)
    A protein on the virus' outer coat changes shape to infect cells

  • Saliva Testing Moves Into the Mainstream
    (18-FEB-2005)
    Lowly spit might be a lifesaver in disease, infection detection

  • Genes, Not Genitalia, Are Key to Gender
    (18-FEB-2005)
    Experts say more research, understanding needed for those of ambiguous sex

  • Researchers Pursue Seemingly Rare HIV Strain
    (16-FEB-2005)
    Tests should shed light on mysterious infection of New York City man

  • Antibiotic 'Partner Packets' Cut STD Rates
    (16-FEB-2005)
    Free medication handouts keep re-infection rates low

  • Antibiotic 'Partner Packets' Cut STD Rates
    (16-FEB-2005)
    Free medication handouts keep re-infection rates low

  • Reprogrammed HIV Can Hunt Down Cancer Cells
    (14-FEB-2005)
    Harmless form of the virus attacked malignancies in mice, says study

  • Leukemia Drug Eyed for Kaposi's Sarcoma
    (11-FEB-2005)
    Gleevec can shrink skin tumors linked to HIV/AIDS

  • AIDS 'Superbug' Feared in New York City
    (11-FEB-2005)
    Drug-resistant HIV strain diagnosed in local man

  • Wider HIV Testing Would Save Lives, Dollars
    (09-FEB-2005)
    Two studies find testing cost-effective but underused

  • Depo-Provera Bone Loss Reversible
    (07-FEB-2005)
    Teens who stopped using injectable contraceptive regained density

  • Scientists Get Handle on Kaposi's Sarcoma
    (04-FEB-2005)
    Herpes virus infects body before cancer takes hold

  • HIV Risk High in Poor Neighborhoods
    (28-JAN-2005)
    Stress experienced by males leads to drug use, needle sharing

  • Syphilis Rates Not Result of Unsafe Sex
    (26-JAN-2005)
    British researchers says natural cycle of disease might explain recent U.S. spike

  • U.S. Leads in Sexually Transmitted Disease Rate
    (26-JAN-2005)
    Deaths, disabilities three times higher than other developed nations, study finds

  • Syphilis Rates Not Result of Unsafe Sex
    (26-JAN-2005)
    British researchers says natural cycle of disease might explain recent U.S. spike

  • Crickets Help Explain Attractive Mating
    (26-JAN-2005)
    Researchers study why females fall for good looks

  • Syphilis Rates Not Result of Unsafe Sex
    (26-JAN-2005)
    British researchers says natural cycle of disease might explain recent U.S. spike

  • U.S. Leads in Sexually Transmitted Disease Rate
    (26-JAN-2005)
    Deaths, disabilities three times higher than other developed nations, study finds

  • AIDS Conspiracy Theory Belief Linked to Less Condom Use
    (25-JAN-2005)
    Survey of black Americans raises a challenge

  • AIDS Conspiracy Theory Belief Linked to Less Condom Use
    (25-JAN-2005)
    Survey of black Americans raises a challenge

  • New Hope for HIV Treatment
    (21-JAN-2005)
    Artificial HIV gene may help in development of protective vaccine

  • U.S. Urges Wider Use of Preventive HIV Drug Therapy
    (20-JAN-2005)
    Potential recipients include victims of sexual assault

  • Parental Notification Could Affect Teen Contraception
    (18-JAN-2005)
    Study says proposed legislation would discourage few from having sex

  • VD or Not VD?
    (14-JAN-2005)
    Did syphilis hobble Shakespeare? Doctor finds possible signs

  • Drug Resistance a Growing Problem for HIV-Infected Individuals
    (13-JAN-2005)
    Missed doses contribute to the troubling trend, research finds

  • Genes a Key Factor in Avoiding HIV
    (06-JAN-2005)
    Study finds great variation between, within racial groups

  • Simple Cough Test Spots Tuberculosis
    (06-JAN-2005)
    Worked as well as invasive procedure, South African study says

  • Morning-After Pill Doesn't Alter Sexual Behavior
    (04-JAN-2005)
    Infections, pregnancies, rate of use same without prescription

  • Morning-After Pill Doesn't Alter Sexual Behavior
    (04-JAN-2005)
    Infections, pregnancies, rate of use same without prescription

  • Bringing HIV Out of Hiding
    (03-JAN-2005)
    Scientists say it could make virus vulnerable to powerful drugs

  • Excess Weight Can Compromise Birth Control Pills
    (29-DEC-2004)
    Heavier women likelier to become pregnant while using them, study finds

  • Chocolate: A Boon for the Libido and the Heart
    (26-DEC-2004)
    Research suggests it packs some surprising health benefits

  • A Pill to Prevent AIDS?
    (23-DEC-2004)
    Studies will test whether an HIV drug can protect healthy people

  • A Pill to Prevent AIDS?
    (23-DEC-2004)
    Studies will test whether an HIV drug can protect healthy people

  • Male Birth Control Moves Closer to Reality
    (13-DEC-2004)
    The focus is on pills, implants that keep sperm counts at zero

  • Male Birth Control Moves Closer to Reality
    (13-DEC-2004)
    The focus is on pills, implants that keep sperm counts at zero

  • Laptops May Threaten Male Fertility
    (09-DEC-2004)
    Keep computers on desk as much as possible, researcher says

  • Certain Immune Genes Key in Fighting HIV
    (08-DEC-2004)
    Scientists discover one that evolves quickly to battle virus

  • Gay Men Using Viagra Recreationally
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Study: Practice may raise risk of STDs, fatal drug interactions

  • Gay Men Using Viagra Recreationally
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Study: Practice may raise risk of STDs, fatal drug interactions

  • FDA Panel Votes Against Testosterone Patch for Women
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Says there's not enough safety data to support approving treatment for those with diminished sex drives

  • Gay Men Using Viagra Recreationally
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Study: Practice may raise risk of STDs, fatal drug interactions

  • Study to Pit Herpes Drug Against HIV
    (01-DEC-2004)
    If it works, Acyclovir would be inexpensive weapon in fight against AIDS

  • Study to Pit Herpes Drug Against HIV
    (01-DEC-2004)
    If it works, Acyclovir would be inexpensive weapon in fight against AIDS

  • Single Egg Implants Reduce Chances of Multiple Births
    (01-DEC-2004)
    Modified in vitro fertilization strategy maintains same rate of live births, study finds

  • Study to Pit Herpes Drug Against HIV
    (01-DEC-2004)
    If it works, Acyclovir would be inexpensive weapon in fight against AIDS

  • Gleevec Shows Promise Against Kaposi's Sarcoma
    (30-NOV-2004)
    Drug slowed cancer growth in small number of AIDS patients

  • Study Finds Safe Pain Relief for Most Veterans
    (23-NOV-2004)
    For cancer patients, modest, stable use of morphine-like drugs

  • Ready-Made Drugs May Halt AIDS-Related Infection
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Generic antipsychotics block virus, finds study

  • Extending Immune Cell Life Fights HIV
    (16-NOV-2004)
    It's a whole new way of targeting the virus, scientists say

  • FDA: Science, Not Politics, Behind RU-486 Warning
    (16-NOV-2004)
    Agency denies pressure to put tough label on abortion pill

  • Health Tip: Boxers or Briefs?
    (16-NOV-2004)
    Won't make a difference to fertility

  • Teens With Same-Sex Parents Well-Adjusted
    (15-NOV-2004)
    Study: Those with two moms live as normally as their peers

  • Strides Made in Male Contraceptive Vaccine
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Anti-sperm shots make monkeys temporarily infertile

  • Identifying Sperm Donors Doesn't Cause Problems
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Kids want to meet father, but aren't confused about parentage

  • Ovary Transplant to Arm a Success
    (08-NOV-2004)
    Researchers report second-ever transplant of entire organ

  • Unsafe Sex Common Among Those With HIV
    (05-NOV-2004)
    Study finds 23% of patients still engage in the practice

  • Unsafe Sex Common Among Those With HIV
    (05-NOV-2004)
    Study finds 23% of patients still engage in the practice

  • Young Women's Cervical Cancer Risk Very Low
    (05-NOV-2004)
    Even abnormal Pap smears no cause for alarm, study finds

  • Drug Therapy Delayed for Blacks With HIV
    (03-NOV-2004)
    Disparity pronounced, although researchers can't fault racism

  • Keeping Organ, Tissue Transplants Safe
    (29-OCT-2004)
    RNA screening could guard against HIV, hepatitis C

  • CDC: Chlamydia Testing Disappointingly Low
    (28-OCT-2004)
    Most sexually active women not tested for the sexually transmitted disease

  • CDC: Chlamydia Testing Disappointingly Low
    (28-OCT-2004)
    Most sexually active women not tested for the sexually transmitted disease

  • Health Tip: Genital Warts
    (25-OCT-2004)
    A viral infection transmitted sexually

  • Experts Explain Seeming Paradox of Pill Study
    (22-OCT-2004)
    Effect of hormones differs, depending on age of a woman when she takes them

  • Keep Sex Life Sweet Despite Menopause
    (22-OCT-2004)
    Doctors can help women enjoy intimacy as they age

  • Keep Sex Life Sweet Despite Menopause
    (22-OCT-2004)
    Doctors can help women enjoy intimacy as they age

  • Estrogen Therapy for Tall Teens Linked to Fertility Problems
    (21-OCT-2004)
    Girls who took it during adolescence had more trouble conceiving later, study found

  • Health Tip: A Shingles Source of Chickenpox
    (20-OCT-2004)
    Adults can transmit the virus to others

  • Insulin Drugs Help Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    (20-OCT-2004)
    Increase frequency of ovulation in both thin, heavy women

  • Soy Doesn't Affect Fertility
    (20-OCT-2004)
    Study with female monkeys found stress to be more of a factor

  • Planned Changes to AIDS Prevention Funds Draw Fire
    (18-OCT-2004)
    But supporters say current system is flawed

  • Fertility Concerns Impact Breast Cancer Therapy
    (15-OCT-2004)
    Researchers say doctor-patient communication would help

  • Cream May Prevent Vaginal HIV Infection
    (14-OCT-2004)
    Microbicide protects monkeys, but human tests may be far off

  • Health Tip: Chlamydia Screening
    (12-OCT-2004)
    Most recommended for sexually active young women

  • Health Tip: Chlamydia Screening
    (12-OCT-2004)
    Most recommended for sexually active young women

  • One-on-One Counseling Stems Spread of AIDS
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Unprotected sex declined among HIV-positive young adults who got it

  • One-on-One Counseling Stems Spread of AIDS
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Unprotected sex declined among HIV-positive young adults who got it

  • High Blood Pressure Hurts Sex Life
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Experts say medications not always at fault

  • More Chlamydia Screening Urged for Women
    (07-OCT-2004)
    Study finds it would reduce incidence, cost of STD

  • More Chlamydia Screening Urged for Women
    (07-OCT-2004)
    Study finds it would reduce incidence, cost of STD

  • AIDS Drugs May Damage Skin
    (05-OCT-2004)
    Dideoxynucleosides may deaden nerves, cause pain or numbness

  • HIV-Positive Moms' Meds Protect Babies
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Antiretroviral therapy is passed along during breast-feeding

  • New Clue to HIV Dementia Found
    (23-SEP-2004)
    Study finds decreased levels of dopamine in brains of people with disease

  • AIDS Prevention Programs Can Go the Distance
    (23-SEP-2004)
    Technology enables developing countries to access approaches

  • HIV Therapy Should Start Sooner
    (20-SEP-2004)
    New study says current guidelines call for HAART therapy too late

  • Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

  • Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

  • Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

  • Egg Donors Sought for Survey
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Researchers want to detail motivations, repercussions for these women

  • Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

  • Condom Mishaps Spell Trouble for Men
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Errors lead to higher risk of STDs, study finds

  • Sexual Content on TV Spurs Teens Into Action
    (07-SEP-2004)
    Those who watch it more likely to do it within a year's time

  • Appetite Hormone Key to Women's Health
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Low leptin levels tied to several problems, but can be treated

  • Low Self-Esteem Linked to Unsafe Sex
    (12-AUG-2004)
    Study finds self-confidence may help black teenage girls refuse unprotected sex

  • Low Self-Esteem Linked to Unsafe Sex
    (12-AUG-2004)
    Study finds self-confidence may help black teenage girls refuse unprotected sex

  • Testing STD Kits
    (06-AUG-2004)
    Study to examine effectiveness of free home tests for sexually transmitted diseases

  • Testing STD Kits
    (06-AUG-2004)
    Study to examine effectiveness of free home tests for sexually transmitted diseases

  • Testing STD Kits
    (06-AUG-2004)
    Study to examine effectiveness of free home tests for sexually transmitted diseases

  • Drug Plumps Faces Drawn by HIV
    (05-AUG-2004)
    Sculptra reverses gaunt appearance

  • New Anti-AIDS Combinations Approved
    (04-AUG-2004)
    Patients take fewer pills

  • Program Helps Teenage Kids of HIV Patients
    (03-AUG-2004)
    Study: Counseling helps them do better as young adults

  • Suicide, Drug Use Claim Lives of Many Homeless Kids
    (03-AUG-2004)
    They have death rate 11 times higher than that of other kids

  • Condoms Cut Risk of Pelvic Problems in Women
    (29-JUL-2004)
    Reduces incidence of painful inflammatory disease

  • Condoms Cut Risk of Pelvic Problems in Women
    (29-JUL-2004)
    Reduces incidence of painful inflammatory disease

  • Condoms Cut Risk of Pelvic Problems in Women
    (29-JUL-2004)
    Reduces incidence of painful inflammatory disease

  • Drug Combo May Halt Liver Disease in Those With HIV/Hepatitis C
    (28-JUL-2004)
    40% of study subjects showed significant improvement

  • Fatalistic Doctors Deter HIV-Thwarting Efforts
    (23-JUL-2004)
    Many think their patients won't change risky behavior

  • Fatalistic Doctors Deter HIV-Thwarting Efforts
    (23-JUL-2004)
    Many think their patients won't change risky behavior

  • Student-Led Sex Ed Shows Promise
    (22-JUL-2004)
    Girls delayed first intercourse, but safe-sex practices didn't improve

  • Student-Led Sex Ed Shows Promise
    (22-JUL-2004)
    Girls delayed first intercourse, but safe-sex practices didn't improve

  • Silver Lining to HIV Treatment Found
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Antiretroviral drugs also cut risk of cervical abnormality

  • Right Diet Might Guard Against Endometriosis
    (15-JUL-2004)
    Fruits, vegetables seem to lower risk of painful condition, study suggests

  • Some '91 Gulf War Vets Report Fertility Problems
    (13-JUL-2004)
    But experts say the finding by British researchers is inconclusive

  • Zithromax Not a Sure Bet for Curing Syphilis
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Researchers urge caution in using the oral antibiotic

  • Zithromax Not a Sure Bet for Curing Syphilis
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Researchers urge caution in using the oral antibiotic

  • HIV Prevention Programs Help Black Teen Girls
    (11-JUL-2004)
    Study finds efforts tailored to them reduce risk of sexually transmitted diseases

  • HIV Regimen Has Fewer Side Effects
    (11-JUL-2004)
    Study finds tenofovir effective but better in long run

  • Preventing HIV in Babies Could Harm Moms
    (10-JUL-2004)
    Stopping mother-to-child transmission may come at a price

  • Strong Parenting Cuts STDs in Black Teen Girls
    (07-JUL-2004)
    Lower rates of gonorrhea and chylamydia among these adolescents