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CDC Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccination for Young Adults

CDC Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccination for Young Adults

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Young adults up through the age of 26 should now get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, U.S. health officials recommended Thursday. Until now, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had said this age group could get the vaccine, […]

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Is a Chlamydia Vaccine on the Horizon?

Is a Chlamydia Vaccine on the Horizon?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia appears safe and potentially effective, an early trial suggests. The phase 1 study included 35 healthy women. Those who were given injections of two possible vaccines developed antibodies to the chlamydia bacteria, […]

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Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make Sperm

Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make Sperm

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are exploring fertility preservation in transgender women. And while they say there are no guarantees, they report it’s possible to start producing sperm after stopping drugs that suppress maleness. In a new case report, researchers found one of two patients produced sperm after […]

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Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests

Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests

Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s only been tried so far in guinea pigs, but researchers say a combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream could greatly lower recurrence of genital herpes. The condition is very common, affecting about one out of six Americans between the ages of […]

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Testosterone May Rejuvenate Older Women’s Sex Drive

Testosterone May Rejuvenate Older Women’s Sex Drive

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many older men take testosterone to boost their sex drive, but new research suggests that postmenopausal women who struggle with a sagging libido might want to follow suit. Applied topically, the hormone appears to increase women’s sexual function and satisfaction, […]