Early sex puts teenagers at high infection risk

Responses of 22,381 adolescents with sexual intercourse experience were included for the analysis.

Re-engineered antibiotic could combat drug-resistant bacteria

US scientists have created a promising second-generation antibiotic to combat bacteria that are a common cause of respiratory and other infections, including the sexually transmitted gonorrhea disease.

Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were infected with venereal diseases.

US' Johns Hopkins HSC sued over sexually transmitted disease study

More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were infected with venereal diseases.

Doc claims `Fifty Shades of Grey` is reason behind increasing STIs in elderly

A doctor has claimed that because of ` Fifty Shades of Grey` elderly people are encouraged to have unsafe sex and catch diseases like chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea.

How gonorrhea infections are transmitted

Researchers have said that when Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, are exposed to seminal plasma, the liquid part of semen containing secretions from the male genital tract, they can more easily move and start to colonize.

US warns of microbes resistant to antibiotics

At least two million people per year in the United States get infections that are resistant to antibiotics and 23,000 die from those infections, a new study says.

IUDs don’t up risk of pelvic inflammatory disease in women

The risk of developing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) following insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD) is very low, a new study has found.

`Sex` bug growing resistant to drugs: WHO

The World Health Organization has said that Gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year, is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable.

Second hand clothes poses health hazards

Such clothes can be infested with mites and lice, and can contain some kind of chemical and even bacteria.

Second hand clothes poses health hazards

Such clothes can be infested with mites and lice, and can contain some kind of chemical and even bacteria.

US infected mentally ill in Guatemala with syphilis, gonorrhea

US apologized for funding a 1940s study in which Guatemalans were deliberately infected with syphilis.