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Teen gonorrhea rates dropped by an average of 20 percent for Hispanic girls and 12 percent for white girls in states where parental notification laws were in effect.
Health Canada warns consumers not to use natural sex enhancer Libidus due to potential health risks.
Prescription for this contraceptive drug (morning after pill) remains required for those 17 and under.
The recent trend in the increasing prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 in the U.S. has been reversed, with a reported decrease in the proportion of people infected with this one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections.
Bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) spread is possible to follow through the population by tracking the individuals in a city infected with the same strain of the bacterium.
Male survivors of childhood sexual abuse face unique challenges that many health care practitioners do not recognize and understand as well as they should.
For further evaluation in treatment of female sexual dysfunction Bremelanotide is potential candidate.
The HPV vaccine protects women from acquiring two types of HPV, a sexually transmitted disease believed responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancer cases.
Men rate themselves and the women they just interacted with higher on sexual traits, such as flirtatiousness, than women rate men.
The risk of transmitting the virus that causes most cases of genital herpes could be cut in half by more testing and informing sexual partners of infection.
Common variations impact on sexual desire, arousal and function and lead to differences and diversity of the human sexual phenotype.
Current efforts to combat sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancy in schools do not change sexual risk behaviour.
Satisfaction with sex, prevalence of painful intercourse and rates of sexual problems in the year or two following surgery did not differ significantly according to the type of hysterectomy.
Women are more aroused by breast and nipple stimulation than men during lovemaking according to the first ever evidence-based research, published in the May 2006 issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine. There are limited studies in the medical literature examining the importance, during lovemaking, of nipple or breast stimulation in enhancing sexual arousal in females and males.
While baby boomers led the sexual revolution of the late 50s and early 60s, that revolution was actually a subset of a much bigger generational change.
Older couples who live in Western countries and who enjoy more equality between men and women are most likely to report being satisfied with their sex lives.
Some sexually transmitted diseases are asymptomatic; young kids may not know they have an STD at all.
While sexual intimacy contributes to healthy relationships irresponsible sexual behaviors can result in undesirable consequences, including unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.