Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Sexual Conditions Health Center

News Related to Sexual Conditions

  1. Virginity Pledges Don't Cut STD Rates

    March 22, 2005 -- Young people who take virginity pledges are as likely to get sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as those who do not make the same pledge, new research shows. The findings surprised researchers Peter Bearman, PhD, of Yale University, and Hannah Brückner, PhD, of Columbia Universit

    Read Full Article
  2. Sex Habits Linked to Early Death, Disability

    Jan. 26, 2005 - Risky sexual behavior among Americans is putting the public's health at risk, according to a new CDC study. Researchers found that the rates of early death and disability attributed to sexual behavior in the U.S. are triple those of any other industrialized country, and women bear th

    Read Full Article
  3. Only 1 in 4 Young Women Get Chlamydia Tests

    Oct. 28, 2004 -- Only about one in four of young women most at risk for chlamydia are getting chlamydia tests, according to a new CDC study. Researchers found rates of chlamydia tests among sexually active young women aged 16-24 who were enrolled in commercial health plans have increased only slight

    Read Full Article
  4. Only 1 in 4 Young Women Get Chlamydia Tests.

    Oct. 28, 2004 -- Only about one in four of young women most at risk for chlamydia are getting chlamydia tests, according to a new CDC study. Researchers found rates of chlamydia tests among sexually active young women aged 16-24 who were enrolled in commercial health plans have increased only slight

    Read Full Article
  5. Chlamydia Screening Gets 1 in 10 Young Women

    Sept. 28, 2004 -- Women aged 16 to 19 have a greater risk of contracting the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia than women in their early 20s, say British researchers. Women in this age group are 43% more likely to get chlamydia than women aged 20-24, according to data from England's National Ch

    Read Full Article
  6. Seizure Drug May Help Premature Ejaculation

    Sept. 20, 2004 -- A drug used to treat seizures and shingles pain may help men with premature ejaculation, a case study shows. It's estimated that 25% to 40% of men struggle with premature ejaculation. The report by Pierre Chue, MD, of the University of Alberta, Canada, focuses on just one man. It i

    Read Full Article
  7. Condoms Lower Women's Pelvic Disease Risk

    July 29, 2004 -- Sexually active women whose partners consistently use condoms are less likely to get recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease. That's the report from researchers who followed 684 women, aged 14 to 37, for nearly three years. Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female gen

    Read Full Article
  8. Anal Cancer Rates Up, Particularly in Men

    July 13, 2004 -- Anal cancer is on the rise among Americans. Men -- especially black men -- are at highest risk, a new study shows. Changing trends in sexual behavior and infections are among the causes, researchers say. The report, appearing in the journal Cancer, is based on data from tumor regist

    Read Full Article
  9. HIV's Bisexual Bridge to Women

    July 13, 2004 -- Men who have sex with men and women are a "significant bridge for HIV to women," the CDC's new data suggest. The findings come in a presentation to the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok by CDC researcher Linda Valleroy, PhD. The CDC's Young Men's Survey shows that about on

    Read Full Article
  10. New Drug May Boost Women's Sexual Desire

    June 28, 2004 -- An experimental new drug may help boost sexual desire for women suffering from low libido, according to a new study. Researchers say sexual desire disorders, such as hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), affect about 30% of women in North America and Europe, but there are few ef

    Read Full Article
Displaying 91 - 100 of 136 Articles << Prev Page 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Next >>

Today on WebMD

Sex Drive Killers 03
Slideshow
couple holding hands
Quiz
 
Couple in bed
Article
Condom Quiz
Quiz
 

HIV Myth Facts
Slideshow
STD Overview
Slideshow
 
exercise
Video
things your guy wish you knew slideshow
Slideshow
 

Thoughtful man sitting on bed
Quiz
Girls Puberty 10
Quiz
 
Couple in bed
Article
Young couple holding hands
Quiz
 

WebMD Special Sections