NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Mar 18 - Mar 24

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Nearly 1 in 6 people are infected with the virus that causes genital herpes. On behalf of the Coalition, NCSH's Amber Madison provides a 10-step guide for dating with herpes, which features an interview with NCSH member, Jenelle Marie Davis, of the STD Project.   

Men: 5 Ways to Make Condoms More Pleasurable -
BlackDoctor.org
NCSH's Tyomi Morgan provides five simple ways to make condom use sexier and more satisfying for men and their partners and interviews NCSH's Deborah Arrindell, from ASHA.

NCSH set up an interview with Dr. Hilda Hutcherson who dispels myths and provides tips so that women who have STIs can safely enjoy bikini waxes. 
This Week
The IUD Revolution - Vox
A nonprofit called Upstream USA aims to increase access to long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) by making same-day access available nationwide.

What's at Stake in Supreme Court Case on Contraception
 - New York Times
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about access to contraception and religious liberty. This article provides a look at the parties and issues in the case.
 
Post-Charlie Sheen Diagnosis Spike in Internet Searches Shows Lull in HIV/AIDS Awareness - Huffington Post
This past November, actor Charlie Sheen revealed that he is HIV positive. A recent study found that Sheen's revelation resulted in a large spike in the number of HIV-related internet searches immediately following the news.
 
Discovery of Sperm's 'Power Kick' Could Lead to Unisex Contraceptives and Explain Cause Of Male Infertility - Medical Daily
Biologists recently discovered receptors on the sperm tail that are activated once it nears the egg. The new findings uncover another possible source of male infertility, and could also lead to the development of a unisex contraceptive.

Work with Monkeys May Benefit HIV Babies - U.S. News and World Report
Findings from a new study suggest that giving antibodies to human infants infected with HIV by their mothers might clear the AIDS-causing virus from their bodies. 
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For general media inquiries about sexual health topics and/or to schedule an interview with one of our experts, please contact Susan Gilbert, NCSH Co-Director, at susan.gilbert@altarum.org