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2013-01-10 05:04:49

The National Quality Forum (NQF) Board of Directors has endorsed 14 infectious disease quality measures, addressing issues such as appropriate treatment for upper respiratory infections, screening for tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases in HIV/AIDS patients, and vaccination and treatment for hepatitis C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Washington, DC — The National Quality Forum (NQF) Board of Directors has endorsed 14 infectious disease quality measures, addressing...

2013-01-08 05:00:49

McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology, in coordination with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is launching a new clinical trial with over 450 women to determine the effectiveness of using a carrageenan-based topical gel to block HPV infections. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Divine Corporation announced today its Divine 9® personal lubricant containing Carragel® has been selected by McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology for use in...

2012-12-22 05:00:32

Thompson Specialist Skin Center brings cost effective and evidence based skin care services United States (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 Thomson Specialist Skin Center, a Singapore based specialist dermatological service provider recently announced the launch of skin care solutions in the region. A newly incorporated dermatological clinic, Thomson Specialist Skin Care is accredited by the Ministry of Healthy. It is also registered with the Specialist Accreditation board. Today, everyone is...

2012-11-08 16:13:45

The use of certain water-based, over-the-counter personal lubricants can dry out and irritate vaginal and rectal tissue, but does not appear to increase susceptibility to HIV, according to a laboratory study published today in PLoS ONE. Even so, say study authors affiliated with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), more research is needed to fully understand the safety of personal lubricants and their effect on epithelial tissue, the layer of...

2012-11-08 12:28:38

Researchers find a viral symbiont of a protozoan parasite increases virulence to the human host When humans have parasites, the organisms live in our bodies, co-opt our resources and cause disease. However, it turns out that parasites themselves can have their own co-habitants. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found that the pathogenicity of the sexually transmitted protozoan parasite Trichomonas...


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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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