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8 STIs you’ve probably never even heard of

Most of us have at least heard of sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia, but there's a lot more lurking beneath the murky surface. We take a look at 8 lesser-known STIs.

Listerine may actually cure gonorrhoea

In the 19th century, Listerine mouthwash was marketed as a cure for gonorrhoea. More than a century later, researchers confirm that the claim may be true.

US STIs hit all-time high in 2015

According to a high-ranking official, STI rates in the USA are rising and many of the country's systems for preventing STIs have become eroded.

Pubic grooming tied to higher STD rates

Pubic hair grooming and removal has become increasingly popular worldwide among women and men, but it is tied to a greater risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease.

Sexism could harm men's health

Researchers found that the more men conform to masculine norms, the poorer their mental health, and the less likely they are to seek mental health services.

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