Drug-Resistant Super-Gonorrhea Laughs in the Face of Antibiotics

You know how gonorrhea has always been, like, the chillest STI ever? All, "Hey, man! It's me, gonorrhea! Listen, I'm going to be hanging around your junk for a few weeks, but I'll keep it quiet—no loud parties!—and then when things start to get weird, just pop some antibiots and I'm out, brah!" Gonorrhea knows when to… » 2/15/13 7:30pm 2/15/13 7:30pm

Cheap STD Treatment, We Hardly Knew Ye

This week, the World Health Organization warned Earth's genitalia that a new strain of drug-resistant gonorrhea was poised to unleash untreatable horror around the globe unless people were more careful with their junk. The good news is that "drug resistant" STD's aren't necessarily immune to all treatments. But the… » 6/08/12 2:20pm 6/08/12 2:20pm

Hot Trends in Online Dating: Syphilis and Chlamydia

Researchers in Canada are flummoxed a puzzling set of statistics — despite the fact that most people had a safe sex message shouted at them from a young age, instances of certain sexually transmitted diseases have increased dramatically in the last decade or so. According to some experts the STDstravaganza can be… » 3/12/12 11:20am 3/12/12 11:20am

Study Says: Artists Are Easy, Scientists Are Virgins

"Try asking out a female arts student for a date. You won't be disappointed as a new study shows that young woman studying arts are most likely to be sexually active," begins an article in today's Times of India. By the same token, apparently anyone asking "male science students" for a "date" is looking for… » 12/04/08 4:30pm 12/04/08 4:30pm

Gossip Girl Goes Gross • Chlamydia Drug Goes Over-The-Counter

Gossip Girl » 8/06/08 5:30pm 8/06/08 5:30pm? Try . An underground artist with a bit of criticism. One question: Why the sideburn? • Japanese women can expect to than anyone else in the world. They top the average life expectancy for the 23rd year in a row.• Speaking of life expectancy, ? It might have to do with our iron-draining periods! •…

BMW Uses Virginity To Sell Cars • Playboy-Posing Olive Garden Employees…

Nothing smells classier than using a vaguely underage nude girl's sexual history to sell used cars. What do they use to sell new cars? • Scientists are getting favorable results from a chlamydia vaccine for koalas. • In at-least-this-woman-isn't-your-mother news: a mom pleads guilty to drugging her twin 6-year-old… » 7/17/08 5:40pm 7/17/08 5:40pm

Let's Talk About Sex(ually Transmitted Diseases)

I feel like I'm constantly talking about the STDs I have/had, to the point that I'm pretty sure my friends are sick of hearing about it and I'm paranoid that people I first meet (who might know about it, thanks to the internet) give me weird looks when I sit on their furniture. And even though I'm burdened with… » 6/23/08 6:00pm 6/23/08 6:00pm

Watching TV Leads To Teen Sex; Teen Sex Leads To Teen Chlamydia

A new study claims that there's a "recipe" that raises the odds of a teen becoming sexually active early — and the more ingredients (low self-esteem, not feeling close to parents, lots of TV), the more likely a teen is to have sexual relations by the age of 15. Janet Shibley Hyde, a psychologist at the University of… » 11/13/07 2:30pm 11/13/07 2:30pm