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Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

(HealthDay News) — Relationships are a necessary part of healthy living. Though no relationship is perfect, an unhealthy relationship can cause discomfort and harm, says the University of Washington. Latest Sexual Health News The school mentions signs of an unhealthy relationship: Neglecting yourself or your partner. Feeling pressure to change who you are or quit […]

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Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is chlamydia contagious? Chlamydia is a contagious STD (sexually transmitted disease). Chlamydia bacteria cause the most common STD in United States. Approximately 3,000,000 women and men become infected every year. Chlamydia is most common among women and men under the age of 25. Chlamydia is caused by the gram-negative bacteria from the genus Chlamydia (C. […]

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AHA News: Evidence Grows for an HPV-Heart Disease Connection

AHA News: Evidence Grows for an HPV-Heart Disease Connection

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the country. In several studies, it’s also linked to the nation’s leading cause of death — cardiovascular disease. There are more than 150 strains of HPV, including the ones responsible […]

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HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows. The number of these precancerous lesions detected during screening went down from an […]

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FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A drug touted as a “female Viagra” can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. As a result, the agency has ordered the drug’s maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals to make a safety labeling change […]

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More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate

More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scotland is already seeing a payoff for vaccinating adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV). Since the vaccine became routine about a decade ago, cervical cancer cases in young Scottish women have plummeted, a new study reports. HPV is one of the most common sexually […]