February 24, 2014 - 9:39 am
For many years, the term “unprotected sex” has been synonymous with “sex without a condom.” But some HIV advocates argue that this language is outdated and imprecise, and the CDC has agreed to change it.
February 21, 2014 - 3:48 pm
As National Condom Week (which started on Valentine’s Day, of course) comes to a close, we focus on news about our prophylactic friend.
February 21, 2014 - 9:55 am
Sex Week is coming to the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus, but some state legislators really wish it wasn’t. A resolution was approved in the Tennessee house this week calling the event an “outrageous misuse of student fees and grant monies.”
February 14, 2014 - 10:50 am
This week, we take a look at some completely unscientific surveys that give us a fun peek into the brains of others this Valentine’s Day.
February 12, 2014 - 12:58 pm
The Food and Drug Administration has approved 24 drugs for male sexual dysfunction and zero for women. After rejecting an application for a drug to improve female libido in December, the agency has reconsidered its decision and is giving the manufacturer another chance.
February 6, 2014 - 4:21 pm
A study released this week adds to a growing body of laboratory evidence that many lubricants reduce the motility of sperm. The issue of whether couples should use lube if they’re trying to get pregnant, however, is not entirely settled.
February 5, 2014 - 3:12 pm
A new study looks at college students’ behavior with regards to sex and drinking while on spring break and how
that behavior is related to what they think everyone else is doing.
February 5, 2014 - 9:01 am
Despite a mounting body of evidence to the contrary, there continues to be a fear among adults that vaccinating young people against an STD is akin to giving them a license to have sex. Yet another study promises this isn’t going to happen.
January 31, 2014 - 5:15 pm
This week, the United States could learn a lot from a UK town about preventing unintended pregnancies, the United Arab Emirates is mandating that women breastfeed their children for a full two years, and a study looks at sex after breakups among college students.
January 31, 2014 - 9:03 am
We all know that Lyme disease comes from the dreaded deer tick, but a new study suggests that it might also be sexually transmitted. Other experts, however, caution that while we should pay attention to the study’s findings, we should not overact.