Male HPV Testing—How and Why

Male HPV Testing—How and Why

In our practice at San Francisco Natural Medicine, we do offer and routinely recommend penile, anal and oropharyngeal HPV DNA testing depending on one’s sexual practices.

12 killed by rare bacterial infection in Essex

12 killed by rare bacterial infection in Essex

The NHS in Essex is working closely with Public Health England and other partners to manage this local incident, and extra infection control measures have been put in place to prevent the infection spreading in the area.

Everything You Need to Know About Syphilis

Everything You Need to Know About Syphilis

Early theories about the origin of this infection suggest that sexual relations between a French leper and a Spanish prostitute infected with gonorrhea, another type of STD, triggered the new disease, called syphilis today.

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The study, which was conducted at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom, found that maintaining an active sex life as a senior citizen is associated with a better quality of life and a closer relationship with a significant other.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 6,879 men and women living in the U.K. The subjects ranged in age from 50 to 89 and had an average age of approximately 65.

Why I signed up to trial the HIV prevention pill PrEP

Why I signed up to trial the HIV prevention pill PrEP

The trial was the Proud (the body which represents the voice of LGBT+ members) study, the first UK-based trial of PrEP [pre-exposure prophylaxis – a two-drug combination with the brand-name Truvada].