Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Tinder, Grindr angry over AIDS Healthcare Foundation's false billboard

Washington D.C., Sept. 30 (ANI): Tinder and Grindr have hit back at AIDS.org for warning people that they can get STDs by using the apps.

Tinder wrote a letter which said that it could not tolerate AIDS Healthcare Foundation's (AHF) exploitation of these false and unsupported statements, and demanded that the billboards be removed immediately, TMZ reports.

Birth control Injections moderately raise risk of HIV infection

Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that a using a certain type of injectable birth control could fairly increase the risk of becoming infected with HIV.

How the STD Community is Finding Love Online

Sexually transmitted diseases are more common that acknowledged in mainstream media and dating culture. But the misconceptions surrounding it make it difficult for a person with STD to talk about it openly and meet potential dates through conventional means. No wonder then that the STD community is increasingly going online to meet and date others who are also familiar with the condition instead of being perpetually on tenterhooks for fear of infecting someone who is as yet free of any sexually transmitted infection.

Couples shy of talking about sexually transmitted diseases in bedrooms

Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Having sex can be fun, but talking about sexually transmitted infections with a sexual partner is a totally different matter, according to a new research.

Social site partners with LA schools to help teens share their STD test results

New York, May 31 (ANI): Qpid.me, a California-based company, has partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District to make the sharing of STD test results as commonplace as Facebook status updates or Twitter messages.

Is it Safe to Swallow Semen?

Whoever said variety is the spice of life surely had sex in mind as well. Varying sexual techniques keeps a couple interested in sex besides nurturing precious intimacy with each other. And one of the sexual techniques which couples find especially pleasurable is oral sex. However the ejaculation of semen which a male orgasm brings on may raise some concerns in women. Here are thus a few facts about semen and whether it is safe to swallow it.

Man believed cured of AIDS says disease completely gone

Washington, July 25 (ANI): A man, thought to be the first person to be cured of AIDS, has dismissed reports suggesting that he still suffers from the disease.

1 in 100 people ‘insensitive to HIV, malaria, leprosy and hepatitis''

One per cent of the population have a natural genetic resistance to deadly disease such as HIV, malaria, leprosy and hepatitis, scientists have revealed, scientists have revealed.

Vaccination against the sexually transmitted infection doesn’t encourage teen sex

Washington, Sept 18: Texas Gov. Rick Perry's attempt to mandate that girls get vaccinated against the sexually transmitted infection HPV was disapproved by the country's legislature after conservative Republican presidential candidates argued that the vaccine would encourage teen sex.

Genital Warts - What are They and Can they Be Cured?

Genital warts are one of the most common manifestations of HPV, which currently is the most common sexually transmitted infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the US Government 1. The infection gets its name from the virus that causes it, the Human Papillomavirus which is actually a collection of several viruses that causes warts on the hands, feet or genitals.

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