Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

HPV-Related Cancer Can Be Easily Identified In Blood And Saliva

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:00

A new test can accurately predict recurrences of HPV-related oral cancer, using DNA from blood and saliva samples.

Tweens Are Ignoring STI Vaccination Recommendations

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:24

Boys and girls around the age of 11 and 12 are ignoring the CDC's recommendation on receiving the three-dose HPV vaccination.

'How Many Holes?' Women Explain Their Childhood Misconceptions About Sex [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:16

A group of women explain the common misconceptions about sex they had before "the birds and the bees" talk.

This Is What You'll Find In A Rape Kit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:43

Rape kits contain various tools to help identify a woman's rapist. Sometimes, the exam can take as long as seven hours.

Underage Girl Baits Planned Parenthood Staffer For Info On S&M, And It Works [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 15:17

A video from the pro-life group Live Action shows a Planned Parenthood employee giving advice about violent types of sexual behavior to an underage girl. Was she wrong for it?

School Teaches Abstinence-Only Sex Ed, Teenage Girl Files Human Rights Complaint [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:00

A teenager at a high school in Edmonton, Canada filed a human rights complaint after experiencing a sex education workshop that claimed condoms were ineffective.

If Prostitution Were Legal, It Could Lower Rape And STD Rates

By | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:27

Rape cases in Rhode Island decreased when a change in state law legalized indoor prostitution between 2003 and 2009.

HPV Vaccine Does Not Lead To Blood Clotting In Women

By | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:00

HPV vaccines, including Cervarix ad Gardasil, do not increase a woman's risk of blood clotting.

Freezing Testicular Tissue May Save Young Cancer Survivors' Sexual Futures

By | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:26

In an effort to avoid sexual side effects of cancer treatment on young boys, scientists have begun developing a way to preserve their healthy sperm — by freezing parts of their testicles.

This App Gives New Meaning To The Term 'Junk Mail'

By | Mon, 06/23/2014 - 18:55

First Derm app can identify over 90 skin conditions with the help of board-certified dermatologists.

Woman In Car Threesome Suffers Broken Legs After Accidental Handbrake Release [NSFW VIDEO]

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 14:14

A Chinese woman who was part of a threesome taking place in a car ended her night with a "bang," as the car crashed into a tree, breaking both of her legs.

Canada Allows 12-Year-Old Transgender Boy To Change Sex On Birth Certificate

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 13:48

Wren Kauffman became the first transgender youth in Alberta to be given a birth certificate with the gender changed. He hasn't even undergone sexual reassignment surgery.

6 Things Guys May Not Realize Are Destroying Their Sperm

By | Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:00

Can pesticide exposure and your laptop’s Wi-Fi connection ruin the quality and production of your sperm? Find out what does.

Got A TV In Your Bedroom? Your Sex Life Is Probably Awesome

By | Tue, 06/03/2014 - 16:37

It could be time to get a TV in your bedroom. A survey found that people who had them also reported better sex lives.

Man With Inverted Penis And Watermelon-Sized Scrotum Seeks Surgery

By | Fri, 05/30/2014 - 13:20

An Australian man with an inverted penis and scrotum the size of a watermelon hopes to enlist the help of an American surgeon who has dealt with scrotal lymphedema.