The African continent has the highest burden of gonorrhoea worldwide. In South Africa alone, it's estimated that more than 2 million new cases occur annually.
People may not be using condoms at the same rate as before, but it is difficult to know for sure because there is a lack of data.
New research reveals a link between a diagnosis of cancer and a lifetime number of 10 or more sexual partners. But there are some flaws in the research we need to consider in interpreting the results.
Family structure and family support are protective factors against transactional sex among adolescents and young adults.
Why it's important South Africa doesn't ignore sexually transmitted infections.
STI prevention was largely driven by HIV prevention. With changes in HIV prevention initiatives that don't really take into account other STIs, there's need to refocus STI prevention.
Blaming the rapid increases in syphilis cases on PrEP is an oversimplification of a complex problem.
Modern factors are seeing a revival of the STI that was once consigned to history.
According to experts, ladybirds are no more dangerous than they were before.
An increase in condomless sex in PrEP users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men.
The HIV prevention drug Truvada (PrEP) will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from this Sunday, moving Australia closer to achieving its goal of ending new HIV transmissions by 2020.
Young people in remote Aboriginal communities have high rates of STIs for a number of reasons, including inconsistent condom use and poor access to health services.
Gonorrhoea has seen a sharp increase in diagnosis rates, of up to 94% in some groups.
NSW has changed its laws imposing criminal penalties on someone with an STI who doesn't take "reasonable precautions" to not infect their sexual partner.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
A new study has found rates of genital warts have decreased significantly since the HPV vaccine was introduced.
The defunding of Planned Parenthood is a goal of many in the new administration. Here's a look at the facts about the group, including the number of people it serves and the services it provides.
When it comes to sexual health, public information has tended to focus on the young. Time for a change.
The annual surveillance report of sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses in Australia has found notifications of sexually transmissible infections are on the rise in Australia.