Topic - STI

September 30, 2009
A 14 year-old-girl died in Britain shortly after being vaccinated at her school for HPV with GlaxoSmithKline's Cervarix. Cervarix is a vaccine that prevents infection with four strains of HPV, an STI... More »
August 18, 2009
Has the marketing campaign for HPV vaccines adversely affected adolescent health? The HPV vaccine, approved in 2006, has proven a huge success: $1.4 billion in sales in 2008.  More importantly,... More »
July 20, 2009
Teen sexual health is getting worse. Pregnancy and STD rates have been increasing, according to the CDC. A summary of nationwide surveys revealed that teen birthrates rose after 2007, after a... More »
July 16, 2009
For years, there was good news: teens were healthier reproductively. Pregnancy and STD rates fell.  Now, according to a new study by the CDC, things have started going in the wrong... More »
June 19, 2009
Teens are using fewer condoms and are less worried about the consequences, according to a recent study. Contraceptive use declined 10 percent from 2003 to 2007, with no change in sexual activity... More »
June 08, 2009
For young people in Brazil, sex education just got a whole lot more dramatic.  A new online novel, whose plot revolves around an affair between a high school girl and a male university student,... More »