News tagged with sexually transmitted infections

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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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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