Good bacteria that protects against HIV identified

The health of the human vagina depends on a symbiotic/mutually beneficial relationship with "good" bacteria that live on its surface feeding on products produced by vaginal skin cells.

HPV vaccination doesn`t initiate teen sex: Study

In ground-breaking research, scientists have discovered that Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does not lead teen girls or adult women to start having sex or to engage in unsafe sex.

STIs during teens up HIV risk in adulthood

A new study suggests that individuals who contract sexually transmitted infections during their teen years have a greater HIV risk into young adulthood.

HIV prevention programs for female prostitutes in India highly effective

A reduction in syphilis, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) was seen after peer-based prevention programs provided condoms and treated STIs among sex workers and their clients in addition to other activities, a study has found.

Unfaithful sex partners at STIs risk

Monogamy can be an effective method for preventing the spread of STIs.