Latest Sexually transmitted disease Stories
A study at the University of Liverpool into the spread of sexually transmitted infection in ladybirds has shown that disease risk to large populations cannot be predicted without a full understanding of the disease dynamics at small geographical scale.
The rise in risky, non-traditional sexual relations that marked the swinging ‘60s actually began as much as a decade earlier, during the conformist ‘50s.
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that within a nationally representative study of American men and women, sex was rated as highly arousing and pleasurable whether or not condoms and/or lubricants were used.
A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is a disease that passes from an infected person to a non-infected person during anal, vaginal or oral sex. Depending on the disease transmitted, there can be several differing symptoms and health risks for the infected person.
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
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
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...
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
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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