gonorrhea

STDs
STDs

It May Soon Be Impossible to Treat Gonorrhea

Two-thirds of countries have reported gonorrhea cases that resist all known antibiotics.
Sophie Cousins
5.15.18
yikes
yikes

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
Denny Watkins
4.4.18
STDs
STDs

Rare Strain of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in North America

A 23-year-old Canadian woman with no symptoms tested positive.
Jesse Hicks
11.16.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Weird Way You Can Get an STD in Your Eye

And we don’t mean from a wayward squirt.
Matthew Terrell
10.30.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Your Doctor Isn’t Looking for Gonorrhea in the Places You Might Have It

Even as this common STI is reaching epidemic and untreatable levels.
Matt Terrell
10.13.17
STDs
STDs

STD Rates Hit Record High for Third Year in a Row

Young people 15 to 24 are driving the epidemic.
Ed Cara
9.27.17
STD symptoms
STD symptoms

Gonorrhea: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Gonorrhea continues to evade our best efforts to kill it.
Eric Spitznagel
9.21.17
STDs
STDs

An STD Can Ruin Your Shot at Making a Baby One Day

24,000 women become infertile every year as a result of an undiagnosed STD. That's a lot of sad surprises.
Melissa Meinzer
8.30.17
STDs
STDs

You Probably Won't Get Herpes From Sharing Someone's Drink

Toilet seats? Insects? Wet towels? We fact-checked a few rumors about the way STDs can spread.
Alexandra Ossola
8.24.17
Sex
Sex

There's a Herpes Vaccine in Your Future

Plus other new developments from the world of STD research.
Emily Cassel
8.16.17
STDs
STDs

Untreatable Gonorrhea Is Terrifying, So Scientists Are Stepping Up

But don't toss your condoms yet.
Ed Cara
8.7.17
Sex
Sex

The Final Word on What You Can Catch From Oral Sex

Follow the same rules that porn stars use to stay STI-free.
Callie Little
8.3.17