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How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue

How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue

Latest Sexual Health News By Adam Townsend on 02/25/2020 8:32 PM Source: MedicineNet Health News Even as the latest government statistics show record numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) throughout the U.S., a major health poll shows most people are oblivious. As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control works to tamp down spikes in STD […]

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Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Viagra (sildenafil)

Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Viagra (sildenafil)

What drugs interact with Cialis and Viagra? Cialis The breakdown and elimination of tadalafil from the body may be decreased by erythromycin, ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), indinavir (Crixivan) and ritonavir (Norvir). Therefore, these drugs may increase the levels of tadalafil in the blood. If these drugs are being used at the same time as tadalafil, […]

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High Testosterone Levels Have Different Health Impact for Men and Women

High Testosterone Levels Have Different Health Impact for Men and Women

Latest Sexual Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — High levels of the sex hormone testosterone may trigger different health problems in men and women, a new study reveals. In women, testosterone may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, while in men it lowers that risk. But high […]

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One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Protect Against Cervical Cancer

One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Protect Against Cervical Cancer

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine works as well as multiple doses to protect older teen girls against preinvasive cervical disease, which can develop into cervical cancer, researchers say. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on more than 133,000 females […]

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Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Over-the-Counter Can Be Dangerous

Prescription-Strength Steroid Creams Sold Over-the-Counter Can Be Dangerous

Latest Men’s Health News By Elizabeth HeubeckHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Rubbing cream into your skin to calm an itchy rash may seem harmless, but not all topical anti-itch formulas are created equal. “People don’t understand the potential dangers of prescription-strength steroid creams,” said Dr. Lawrence Green, clinical professor of dermatology […]

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Allow Dead Men to Be Sperm Donors, Medical Ethicists Say

Allow Dead Men to Be Sperm Donors, Medical Ethicists Say

Latest Men’s Health News By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Should a dying man be allowed to let doctors harvest his sperm for possible use by strangers after death? Yes, say two medical ethicists in the United Kingdom. Writing in an article published Jan. 20 in the Journal of Medical […]

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Demisexuality: What to know

Demisexuality: What to know

Demisexuality is a type of sexuality or sexual orientation. People who identify as demisexual only feel sexual attraction to another person if they form a strong emotional bond or connection with them first. Keep reading for more information about what a demisexual is and how demisexuality differs from other sexual orientations. We also provide the […]

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Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

What are STDs? STDs, also termed sexually transmitted diseases, are infections that are mainly transmitted to others during direct sexual contact (genital, anal and/or oral); a few types may be contracted by nonsexual means like needle sticks (for example, hepatitis B, AIDS). What is a yeast infection? A yeast infection is the invasion and multiplication […]