STDs

April 16, 2020

By shuffling DNA in and out of one gene, syphilis stays a step ahead of the immune system to resist eradication

December 17, 2018

In most cases, transmission is thought to occur through contact with genital sores. 

September 21, 2018

Genital herpes is surprisingly common and highly stigmatized in society, yet there's no vaccine or cure.

Boy getting a shot
September 11, 2018

study presented at a 2018 meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology looked at reasons why HPV vaccination rates differ bet

August 9, 2018

An emerging bacterial threat, mycoplasma genitalium, that can be passed through sex is making some headlines across the pond as the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV recently drafted guidance aimed at better detecting and treating it.

July 26, 2018

Rates of gonorrhea in the United States have been rising, partly due to changes in testing methods that are picking up more cases and also due to an increasing number of infections seen in men having sex with men, Dr.

June 5, 2018

Men's Health offers three scenarios for how many times you should be tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Dr. Johnston weighs on two of them.

April 21, 2018

As syphilis patient cases increase, so, too, do related cases of hearing loss and tinnitus. 

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