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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Newly single women more vulnerable to STDs

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

Hitler ‘ordered sex dolls to protect Nazi troops against STDs’

Adolf Hitler ordered sex dolls for his troops, as many of them were catching sex diseases from French whores, author Graeme Donald has discovered.

China to penalise people found spreading STDs

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

China to penalise people found spreading STDs

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

Transplant may have cured man of AIDS: Report

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

Transplant may have cured man of AIDS: Report

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

Mobile diagnostics to diagnose STDs

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

Mobile diagnostics to diagnose STDs

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

Early exposure to porn ‘ups STDs risk’

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

Early exposure to porn ‘ups STDs risk’

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