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2013-05-20 16:23:41

Game On! Suit Up, LA: Gay Basketball, Football and Softball Leagues Featured in New Campaign to Help Distribute One Million and One Free Condoms LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage condom use and safer sex practices, the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health will begin distributing its official "L.A. Condom" in a 40-foot condom mobile that made its debut at Long Beach Pride. Condoms being distributed feature new wrappers designed by local...

Herpes Vaccine Could Arise Due To Suppressive Immune Cell Discovery
2013-05-09 07:57:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Herpes is an infectious disease that affects more than 24 million people in the United States alone, according to a recent report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Now, researchers have identified a class of immune cells that exist in genital skin and mucosa that may play a role in developing a vaccine to prevent one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in America. These immune cells,...

2013-05-06 23:20:05

In recognition of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, polyDNA recommends efforts to reduce unintended teen pregnancy and taking Gene-Eden-VIR against latent, STD viruses Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 A new study published in the journal Pediatrics this month (1) says “most older teens (aged 17-19) are sexually active.” And, “Approximately 30% of those aged 15 to 16 have had sex.” These are important statistics since a Guttmacher.org report published in...

2013-04-30 20:22:01

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anna Higgins, Family Research Council's Director of the Center for Human Dignity released the following statement following the decision today by the Food and Drug Administration to make Plan B available over the counter to girls as young as 15 years old: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "This decision shows an alarming lack of concern for the safety of young girls, the fundamental rights of parents, and...

2013-04-23 12:33:06

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is requesting $53.48 million in emergency funding from Congress to help prepare our public health first responders for reality of drug-resistant gonorrhea. WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gonorrhea has long been one of the most commonly-reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the U.S. and, unfortunately, with rising antimicrobial resistance, it has also become one of the most frightening for public health. We are now...

2013-04-18 08:28:33

NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- b condoms, the premium condom brand with a social mission, announced this morning a partnership with hip-hop artist and free speech advocate Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell. Mr. Campbell will help b condoms counteract the disproportionate impact that teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections are having on underserved communities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/NY96874 ) As part of the effort, Mr....

2013-04-10 16:42:33

Findings highlight physician uncertainty about hospitalization A Johns Hopkins Children's Center survey of 102 clinicians who treat teenage girls with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) has found that official guidelines designed to inform decisions about hospitalization versus outpatient care leave some clinicians scratching their heads. The study, conducted by a team of adolescent medicine specialists and published online in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, presented the...

2013-04-05 12:24:57

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anna Higgins, J.D., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council, expressed serious concerns regarding a federal judge's order today that the "morning-after" pill be available to girls of all ages without a prescription. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) U.S. District Judge Edward Korman in Brooklyn, New York ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make the potent drug...

2013-03-17 23:02:26

A new study says that smokers have more signs of HPV related cancer. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR as a remedy against the HPV virus. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 "Smokers have an increased risk of developing precancerous and cancerous cervical lesions caused by infection with high-risk HPV types."(Sexually Transmitted Diseases) [1] The same study suggested that the risk of developing genital warts is not as readily apparent if one happens to be a smoker. The authors wrote that,...

2013-03-10 23:00:36

Study: Genital warts are the most common symptom of HPV infection in the U.S. Military. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR against the Human Papillomavirus. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 According to new research, polyDNA has learned that the “Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection among U.S. military members.” [1] The Massachusetts Society for Medical Research says in a new study that HPV genital warts among service members in the...


Latest Sexually transmitted disease Reference Libraries

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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...

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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

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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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