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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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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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Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

Herpes and ingrown hairs are both common and have similar symptoms, so how can people differentiate between them? More than half of adults in the United States have oral herpes, and 1 in 8 people between the ages of 14 and 49 years have genital herpes. As many people shave the area around their genitals […]

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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 […]

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Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Supplements containing zinc and folic acid don’t appear to boost male fertility, a new study finds. Despite marketing claims, these supplements don’t improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts or sperm function, researchers say. “Our results suggest that these dietary supplements have little to no effect […]

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Masturbation and penis size: What’s the link?

Masturbation and penis size: What’s the link?

Penis size can cause concern in some people. Having a small penis might affect a person’s self-confidence and lead to feelings of anxiety. One of the many myths surrounding masturbation is the idea that it can make a person’s penis bigger or smaller. However, these myths can worsen anxiety in people who already have issues […]

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Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Latest Sexual Health News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Roughly 40% to 50% of married couples ultimately split up, according to the American Psychological Association. But Northwestern University professor Eli Finkel says the best marriages are actually better than ever. How do you keep your marriage from going from […]