Healthline News: Sexual Health
Healthline News: Sexual Health
Do We Really Need a ?Smart Condom??
15 Dec 2017 at 10:08am
British company unveils a ring for the penis that can measure calories burned as well as thrusts and duration. Have we gone too far with fitness gadgets?
Should Viagra Be an Over-the-Counter Drug?
11 Dec 2017 at 1:23pm
Viagra will soon be available in the United Kingdom without a prescription. Should the U.S. do the same? And what about women's contraceptives?
Do We Need Different Sizes of Condoms?
3 Nov 2017 at 10:22am
Boston-based company is selling custom-fit condoms. They say their product provides more pleasure and protection, but there's no scientific data yet.
Marijuana Users Enjoy More Sex, Researchers Say
27 Oct 2017 at 12:40pm
A new study out of Stanford concludes that men and women who use marijuana frequently have sex more often. The findings contradict earlier research.
Why Are Sexually Transmitted Diseases Still on the Rise?
6 Oct 2017 at 4:47pm
New figures show continued increases for gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia. Experts say there are a number of reasons for the rise in these STDs.
Abstinence Programs Are Ineffectual and Stigmatizing, Study Finds
28 Aug 2017 at 2:52pm
Experts say abstinence-only sex ed can be harmful for many teens.
Does Jiftip Male Birth Control Product Really Work?
18 Aug 2017 at 2:18pm
The Jiftip company says its product makes sex pleasurable again for men. Experts, however, tell Healthline the adhesive device doesn't prevent pregnancy or disease.
What Can Women Do if Sex is Painful for Them?
1 Aug 2017 at 11:11am
A new study concludes that 7 percent of women feel pain during sex. Here are some of the causes and some possible solutions.
Trump Administration Quietly Cuts Grants for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
24 Jul 2017 at 10:35am
Supporters of teen prevention pregnancy programs say the funding reductions will hurt teens' overall health. Opponents say the programs don't work.
Health Organizations Sound the Alarm Over Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
18 Jul 2017 at 1:13pm
Cases of the sexually transmitted disease are on the rise, while the supply of effective medication dwindles.
Researchers Looking at ?Molecular Condoms? for Birth Control
2 Jun 2017 at 2:59pm
Scientists say some plant-derived chemicals could block the mechanisms that allow sperm to penetrate an egg.
Why You Need to Know What ?Stealthing? Is
15 May 2017 at 10:28am
A recent study and a criminal case in Europe have cast a spotlight on "stealthing," the act of removing a condom during sex without your partner's consent.
Americans Are Having Less Sex. Does It Matter?
17 Mar 2017 at 10:28am
Experts say the trend of millennials and other Americans engaging in sex less often does have some ramifications.
What Should Doctors Say to Teenage Girls About Pregnancy?
10 Jan 2017 at 2:14pm
Experts say asking teen girls if they plan to get pregnant is a good way to get a conversation going about issues such as birth control.
Transgender People Rushing to Change Gender on IDs Before Trump Inauguration
22 Nov 2016 at 12:49pm
Uncertain what a Trump administration will bring, advocates are calling on transgender people to get passports and other documents in order before January 20.