Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults at risk for sexually transmitted infections should undergo "intensive" behavioral counseling to help prevent risky sexual behaviors, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All sexually active women should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients burdened by stress and family conflicts before surgery may face a higher risk for complications following their operation, a new study suggests.

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There is little evidence that testosterone replacement therapy effectively treats normally sagging levels of the hormone in aging American males, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said Wednesday.

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is focusing on the "Low T" fad, questioning whether the boom in testosterone replacement therapy is helping or harming the health of aging American males.

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding, a new study suggests.

Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly lower levels of a key estrogen receptor may play a role in autism spectrum disorders, according to a new study.

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Improved access to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has resulted in a significant reduction in rates of genital warts among young women in Australia, a new study has found.

Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs

FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A sexually transmitted cancer is still plaguing dogs around the world despite efforts to combat the disease by sterilizing dogs and preventing them from roaming free, according to recent survey of veterinarians.