Sexually Transmitted DiseaseInfo Center

A Potential Cure for Hep C Infection
A pill is causing quite a stir after it was suggested as a potential cure for hepatitis C.
A One-Step Test to Detect Hep C
Testing patients for hepatitis C infection might have just gotten a whole lot easier.
A New Treatment Option for HIV in Kids
In the fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), one treatment may be safer than previously thought.
Teen Girls and the HPV Vaccine
In the US, routine HPV vaccination is recommended for all girls before age 13. So why are so many still not getting vaccinated?
HPV Vaccination Found Lacking in Teen Boys
Many parents know the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against cervical cancer. But new evidence suggests that some US teens are still not getting vaccinated.
FDA Warns Against Imported Dietary Supplements
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as "dietary supplements" or "herbal alternatives" to prescription drugs may do you more harm than good.
An Added Benefit of HIV Therapy
Hepatitis B infection can be a serious risk for patients with HIV. But there may be some good news on that front.
Global HIV Efforts Ramped Up
In its effort to put a stop to the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) has made some big changes to its guidelines for global HIV treatment.
Preventing HIV with a Pill
A single pill could soon become an important tool in the fight against HIV.
Hep C Estimates Could Be Way Off
Knowing how common a certain condition is can help prepare health care systems to treat patients. But the estimates for one disease may be way off.