STDs

Youngsters aren’t protecting themselves against STDs during oral intimation

Youngsters aren’t protecting themselves against STDs during oral intimation

Study shows more than half youngsters engaged in fellatio last year, but only 8 percent of females and 9 percent of males used condom.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

HIV/AIDS: How can you reduce your risk of transmission?

HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through certain body fluids – blood, semen and pre-seminal fluid, rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, breastmilk.

Oct 06, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Now, STD home-testing kits that can spare blushes

Now there's a new STD home-testing kit that will answer prayer's of those who are too embarrassed to go to a clinic.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Columbus did not introduce syphilis to Europe: Study

Syphilis was widespread in Central Europe even before Christopher Columbus' famous voyage to America, say scientists who have identified several cases of the disease in Austria dating back to as early as 1320 AD.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Online hookup sites may increase HIV rates: Study

Online hookup sites may lead to an increase in HIV-infection cases, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, claim.

Jun 02, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Craigslist contributes to increase in HIV cases: Study

 More than 6,000 HIV cases annually in the US can be linked to the popular classified ad website Craigslist, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, claim.

Feb 01, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Condom that fights sexually-transmitted diseases

Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Jul 23, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

Taking `scissors` to immune cells shows HIV promise

A new gene therapy approach that engineers a person`s T cells so that they become resistant to the human immunodeficiency virus has shown early signs of success, researchers said Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Syphilis` origins still unknown

Researchers have said that despite trying to find the origins of the sexually transmitted infection syphilis they have come up with an empty hand.

Nov 05, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Witness to violence makes women prone to risky sex: Study

Witnessing crimes and other forms of violence in both childhood and adulthood has a profound effect on women -- it makes them more prone to having "risky" sex with a high number of sexual partners, a study has said.

May 11, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

Why HIV is still a puzzle?

Scientists have shown that the ability of HIV, which causes AIDS, to evolve rapidly from a single virus within an infection is what which has actually helped it in remaining a mystery till date.

Mar 23, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

Brazil to distribute 20 mn female condoms

The Brazilian health ministry announced Tuesday that it has acquired 20 million female condoms that will be distributed free to the people, mainly among women considered to be most vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases.

Mar 21, 2012, 11:03 AM IST

Newly single women more vulnerable to STDs

Newly divorced middle-aged women are more susceptible to contract HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Feb 05, 2012, 12:57 PM IST

China to penalise people found spreading STDs

Authorities in China may soon be able to penalise anyone found intentionally spreading STDs.

May 22, 2011, 00:22 AM IST

China to penalise people found spreading STDs

Authorities in China may soon be able to penalise anyone found intentionally spreading STDs.

May 22, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Transplant may have cured man of AIDS: Report

An unusual blood transplant has cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with AIDS.

Dec 15, 2010, 09:07 AM IST

Transplant may have cured man of AIDS: Report

An unusual blood transplant has cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with AIDS.

Dec 15, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Mobile diagnostics to diagnose STDs

Now, a mobile phone that can instantly diagnose a host of sexually transmitted infections.

Nov 11, 2010, 00:38 AM IST

Mobile diagnostics to diagnose STDs

Now, a mobile phone that can instantly diagnose a host of sexually transmitted infections.

Nov 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Early exposure to porn ‘ups STDs risk’

Pornography online is one of the worst evils of Internet today.

Aug 29, 2010, 14:02 PM IST

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