August 21, 2014 - 5:37 pm
A new study confirms that virginity pledges don’t work—that is, unless the young person signing them already has a high level of religious commitment.
August 4, 2014 - 4:54 pm
This week, a debate over sexual dysfunction in active duty servicemen, Cosmopolitan.com takes on lesbian sex positions, and the mission continues for those sex geckos in space.
July 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
This week, LA County is reviving an at-home STI testing service, a new study shows that male circumcision can reduce rates of HIV among women as well as men, and an Australian company gets approval to produce a microbicide condom.
July 24, 2014 - 3:19 pm
Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug that can cure 90 percent of chronic Hepatitis C infections, but industry experts and lawmakers are questioning whether it should cost $84,000 per person.
July 23, 2014 - 10:48 am
Contrary to some initial reports, the World Health Organization did not declare that all men who have sex with men should start taking PrEP as a means of preventing HIV. Instead, the group wants this population to work with their health-care providers to assess their personal risk and determine whether PrEP is right for them.
July 18, 2014 - 5:09 pm
This week, a new study shows that just one in five sexually active high school students has been tested for HIV; a porn producer with a large presence in San Francisco threatens to move to Las Vegas if a condom law is passed; and a vibrator lets you record your vagina during masturbation.
July 15, 2014 - 5:40 pm
Doctors were devastated to announce last week that their patient, an almost 4-year-old girl was once thought “cured” of HIV, was found to have detectable viral loads and lowered T-cell counts.
July 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
A new remote-controlled contraceptive implant is in development and could be on the market by 2018. It would last up to 16 years, and women could turn off the device themselves without a trip to a health-care provider.
July 10, 2014 - 12:07 pm
A 17 year old in Virginia who sent a sexually explicit video to his girlfriend is facing child pornography charges, while his lawyer argues that a plan by prosecutors to have his penis photographed as part of the case constitutes child abuse.
July 9, 2014 - 12:32 pm
New research shows a number of women say they use the withdrawal method as a backup method or in combination with other contraception methods to prevent pregnancy.