Tag: Sexually Transmitted Infection

47-Year-Old Man Gets Strange Lesion Inside Of His Mouth From Performing Oral Sex

A man was informed by dentists that he had a strange lesion in his mouth during a routine checkup. The dentists deduced that the lesion surfaced after the man performed oral sex three days prior to his visit.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

British Man Has First Ever Case Of Antibiotic-Resistant Super Gonorrhea After One-Night Stand

One man's one night of pleasure turned into suffering when he realized that he had caught a strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. He caught super gonorrhea while he was on vacation in Southeast Asia.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2018

Gonorrhea Cases In Australia Rise By 63 Percent In 5 Years

Latest data on STIs show an alarming 63 percent rise in the number of gonorrhea cases in Australia in the past five years. What's behind the huge increase in this sexually transmitted disease?

Public Health November 6, 2017

Listerine Mouthwash May Help Kill Gonorrhea Bacteria In Mouth And Throat

Listerine mouthwash may not just help with bad breath. Researchers found that Listerine Cool Mint and Total Care can also kill sexually transmitted gonorrhea bacteria in the mouth and throat.

Public Health December 20, 2016

Ancient Humans Influenced HPV Spread: Hominid ‘Hanky Panky’ Gave Rise To Sexually Transmitted Infections

Our ancestors certainly got busy in the past and this 'hanky panky' led not only to gene pool diversification but also to the spread of sexually transmitted infections, giving rise to HPV prevalence today.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 19, 2016

CDC Updates Zika Guidance, Says Any Kind Of Sexual Contact Spreads The Virus

The CDC has released an update on its Zika guidance, warning that any kind of sexual contact can spread the virus. In the U.S., 15 cases of sexually transmitted Zika infections have been reported.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 26, 2016

Researchers Develop Potential Vaccine For STI Chlamydia

Researchers found a potential vaccine that can prevent chlamydia infection. Untreated cases of the sexually transmitted infection is known to cause infertility and blindness.

Public Health July 19, 2016

Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Can Be Transmitted By Kissing And Oral Sex

Zika virus may be transmitted via oral sex or kissing, a new report has found. The public is cautioned about the disease's mode of transmission.

Public Health June 5, 2016

Doctors Issue Warning Over Alarming Rise Of Super-Gonorrhea

UK doctors expressed concern over super-gonorrhea, which is spreading across the country and has been detected in gay men. Azithromycin-resistant gonorrhea has 34 confirmed cases so far.

Life April 19, 2016

Tinder Adds HIV And STD Testing Locator On Its Website

Tinder is launching a new Health Safety section on its website complete with an HIV and STD testing site locator. This is to provide users with an option to get checked for possible infections brought on by their sexual activity.

Life January 22, 2016

Everything You Need To Know About Gonorrhea: Quick Facts, Signs, Symptoms And Treatment

The continued spread of gonorrhea especially among young individuals remains one of the primary concerns of health officials in the United States. Here's a quick rundown of what gonorrhea infection is and how it can be addressed.

Life December 29, 2015

People More Afraid Of Dying From Sex Than Driving, Study Finds

Many people are more afraid of engaging in unprotected sex than carrying out other risky undertakings such as driving a vehicle. The team believes this is likely a result of the stigmatization of sexually transmitted infections.

Life November 18, 2015

Mycoplasma Genitalium May Be Widespread: Things To Know About This 'Symptomless' Sexually Transmitted Infection

At least one percent of the population could be carriers of an STI with barely any symptoms. Vulnerable populations include those who frequently change sexual partners, those who don't practice safe sex, blacks and young adults.

Life November 16, 2015

New Sexually Transmitted Infection Could Have Infected Hundreds Of Thousands In UK

Researchers found that hundreds of thousands of UK adults could have been infected by a new sexually transmitted infection (STI). Called Mycoplasma genitalium, the bacteria was found to be an STI in a new study.

Life November 13, 2015

Calculator Tells How Many Sexual Partners You Had And There May Be More Than What You Think

Coinciding with Sexual Health Week, Lloyds Pharmacy made a calculator that can estimate up to how many people someone could have been sexually exposed to.

Life September 18, 2015

Teen Students Win Award For Conceptualizing Condom That Changes Color In Reaction To STDs

A new smart condom designed by student inventors in the United Kingdom warns users about a potential risk for sexually transmitted disease by changing its color depending on the kind of infection.

Life June 24, 2015

STI surging in Australia: Syphilis hits record high (especially among gay men)

A sudden sharp rise in syphilis cases is being recorded in Australia, particularly among the gay and bisexual male community.

Internet Culture September 21, 2014

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