As rates of sexually transmitted diseases surge, public health officials want physicians to step up screening and treatment of patients.
In an era of HIV biomedical prevention and undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U), the primacy of condom use has changed, but the need to consider approaches to decrease STIs has not.
A substudy of the high-profile French PrEP study IPERGAY has reported alarmingly high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in HIV-negative gay men.
The rising tide of syphilis among Americans with HIV; first-line treatment with D/C/F/TAF; peculiar findings on cancer treatment rates; poor flu vaccine response among older people.
Nearly a fifth of providers fail to do so, reports the CDC, paving the way for resistance.
Researchers conclude that tri-monthly STI screening including asymptomatic individuals should be considered for people with primary HIV infection, particularly in men who have sex with men who report sexual risk behavior.
To gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of STI risk among PrEP users, researchers have developed a sophisticated computer simulation that can model changes in sexual behavior, PrEP adherence, STI screening and treatment and the impact...
More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016, the highest number ever.
Sex without condoms and younger age raised chances of contracting syphilis in an analysis of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study.
Some interesting reasons why men and women both lie about their number of sex partners or how often they have sexual intercourse -- and why it matters to doing research on sexual health.