Latest Sexually transmitted disease Stories

2014-09-10 08:30:18

New Study Reveals 62 Percent of People Stop Using Condoms Regularly within Two Months of a New Relationship EWING, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research released today from the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms, 80 percent of American adults say condom use is important to them, however, only 35 percent report always using a condom. The study, which examined condom attitudes and behaviors among American adults, found that among those with a repeat partner who...

2014-09-09 08:32:01

New FC2 packaging conveys pleasure and empowerment CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (NASDAQ - CM: FHCO), maker of the world's leading female condom, today announced the launch of its vibrant new packaging for the FC2 Female Condom® (FC2) in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144176 On Global Female Condom Day, September 16, 2014, events around the world will serve as a catalyst to increase awareness and availability of the female...

2014-09-04 23:10:44

A new report issued by the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention indicates a significant increase in the number of STD cases among certain groups of people. According to the recent statistics issued by the CDC, men have shown greater vulnerability in contracting a sexually transmitted disease. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Hillard Weinstock, author of “2011 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance” said, “STDs continue to threaten the health and well – being of millions...

2014-09-03 08:32:56

First molecular test indicated for samples from both males and females SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced the release of Xpert(®) TV, an on-demand molecular test for rapid, accurate and reproducible identification of Trichomoniasis (TV) infections in both males and females. The test will be marketed as a CE-IVD product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, bringing the total number of CE-IVD tests available...

2014-08-29 23:08:08

According to the latest reports issued by dating website PositiveSingles.dating, the number of people infected with a sexually transmitted disease has risen, particularly in the San Diego County. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to these recent findings, there has been a significant rise in the number of Herpes and HPV cases in the last few years. Medical expert and Herpes researcher, Dr. Williams said, “It is the nature of these infections and the symptoms that make it hard for...

2014-08-20 12:23:07

TORONTO, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nerdblock.com, an ecommerce subscription box start-up, will ship thousands of playful plush versions of chlamydia, crab louse, gonorrhea and syphilis, in a bid to raise awareness of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among its worldwide audience. There are about 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year in the United States, and almost half of these are in people ages 15 to 24*. Nerdblock.com has partnered...

2014-07-31 23:18:09

MatchHerpes.com, a leading herpes dating site in the world, has recently passed thirteen years online serving an often overlooked segment of singles in the dating world. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The dating site Match Herpes has a mission: to give HSV Singles and others living with sexually transmitted diseases a safe place to find compatible people and get support. Since 2001, it has served a wide range of countries, including The United States, Ireland, South Africa and France. The primary...

2014-07-30 23:12:33

PositiveSingles.com announced that during July members across several different states held more than ten events. The site has over 15,000 daily active members, and it enables people living with STDs to find others close by to initiate local events. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 PositiveSingles.com has announced that members of the site have held more than ten successful events during July, according to data from the Positive Singles forum. The site enables singles with...

2014-07-29 08:32:03

Research goal is to identify better diagnostic, vaccine and treatment targets for chlamydia and gonorrhea BALTIMORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to study the causes, prevention and treatment of...

2014-07-28 23:09:37

The launch of Positivesingles.dating in 2001 marked the advent of the new niche in the online dating domain. The site recently published an article on how to date with herpes that aims to educate people with what herpes is and how they can continue to have a normal love life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Medical expert Steve, who has spend over a decade counseling people with STDs said in an exclusive interview with us, “I have met many people in the last few months who have given up on...

Latest Sexually transmitted disease Reference Libraries

2011-04-25 16:25:00

Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...

2011-02-23 17:00:17

The Molluscum contagiosum virus, MCV, is a virus, in the poxvirus family, that causes the disease Molluscum contagiosum in humans. The virions have a complex structure that is consistent with the structure of the poxvirus family. Since the virus cannot routinely be cultured diagnosis is made on the clinical appearance. It can be confirmed by excisional biopsy. There are four types of MCV and MCV-2 is usually seen in adults and is often sexually transmitted. Photo Copyright and Credit

2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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