Healthline News: Sexual Health
Healthline News: Sexual Health
Is Pornography a ?Public Health Risk??
5 Mar 2018 at 2:00pm
Florida, Kansas, and Utah have all recently approved legislation stating porn is a health risk. Experts say there isn't any conclusive evidence on this yet.
Experts Unsure Why Herpes Is Declining While Other STDs Are Rising
13 Feb 2018 at 10:00am
Federal officials note that sexual activity among younger people has decreased. That might in part explain the drop in the herpes rate.
Abortion Opponents Emboldened by Trump Administration Actions
25 Jan 2018 at 11:00am
A bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks is unlikely to get through the Senate, but anti-abortion forces have seen plenty of other victories this month.
Finally ? A Sex Ed Platform for People Schools Usually Leave Out
17 Jan 2018 at 1:00pm
The free livestream platform focuses on populations and topics that are mostly left out of public sex ed curriculums.
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.