Women who choose birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring are 20 times more likely to have an unplanned pregnancy than those using long-term methods such as IUDs and implants, a study released Wednesday found.
U.S. health authorities on Friday urged all boys age 11-12 to get a routine vaccination against the most common sexually transmitted disease, human papillomavirus, or HPV.
Some adolescent girls who get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to prevent cervical cancer wrongly think they no longer need to practice safe sex, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
The number of Americans newly infected with syphilis has fallen for the first time in a decade, but sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to take a staggering toll on the United States, with 19 million new infections each year at a cost of US$17 billion annually.
A vaccine against cervical cancer hasn't been all that popular for girls. It may be even a harder sell for boys now that it's been recommended for them too.
Mexico plans to administer the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer, to all girls beginning next year, the country's health ministry said Tuesday.
Thirty years after the AIDS epidemic surfaced, hope of conquering the deadly epidemic has never been greater, according to a longtime U.S. leader in the AIDS fight, Anthony Fauci.
Unbelievable as it may sound, not all young men want more sex.
Sex addicts feel threatened by intimacy and are more insecure about romantic relationships than the rest of the population, a New Zealand study has found.
The U.S. generation that promoted free love in the 1960s has grown old and cranky about sex.