News tagged with sexually transmitted infections

Challenging HIV through social networking

Tapping into young people's use of online social networks presents health agencies with a powerful opportunity to help control the rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in homeless youth in Los Angeles. According ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Cash rewards with counseling could help prevent STIs

Giving out cash can be an effective tool in combating sexually transmitted infections in rural Africa, according to a new study conducted jointly by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the ...

Jul 18, 2010
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STI, HIV counseling inadequate in male teens

Despite national guidelines aimed at improving sexual health services for teenagers, most sexually active boys — even those who report high-risk sexual behaviors — still get too little counseling about HIV and other sexually ...

Apr 14, 2010
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Study finds girls aware of HPV vaccine's benefits

Contrary to concerns that the human papillomavirus vaccine might promote promiscuity, a national survey of girls and young women found that the majority of respondents did not believe the HPV vaccine protected them against ...

Oct 15, 2009
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