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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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