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2012-09-17 15:43:15

California's pediatricians-in-training are not adequately educated about the methods to prevent recurrent sexually transmitted infections in teenagers. That's the conclusion of a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital examining pediatric residents' knowledge of laws governing treatment of their patients' sexual partners. "Unless you treat the partner, your patient gets re-infected," Neville Golden, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist...

2012-09-06 10:08:32

Study provides first efficacy data on vaginal rings for HIV prevention Population Council scientists have found that a vaginal ring releasing an anti-HIV drug can prevent the transmission of SHIV in macaques. This study provides the first efficacy data on the delivery of a microbicide from a vaginal ring, and indicates strong potential for the success of such rings in women. Microbicides are compounds that can be applied inside the vagina or rectum to protect against sexually transmitted...

2012-09-05 23:04:20

New research report “Future Horizons in the Global Infectious Disease Testing Market: Supplier Shares and Sales Forecasts for 100 Tests by Country” prepared by Venture Planning Group (VPG) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Among the key drivers of the microbiology testing market one can name the ongoing spread of AIDS, which remains the world´s major health threat and a key factor contributing to the rise of...

2012-08-31 23:02:14

Progressive Health Services, leaders in STD and HIV testing in San Diego, Los Angeles, and throughout Southern California, concurs with the CDC´s recent report that transmission of sexually transmitted diseases is common through oral sex. San Diego California (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Progressive Health Services, leaders in STD and HIV testing in San Diego, Los Angeles, and throughout Southern California, concurs with the CDC´s recent report that transmission of sexually transmitted...

2012-08-30 21:32:24

Finding could lead to better diagnosis and treatment Researchers have identified a way in which men can develop prostate cancer after contracting trichomoniasis, a curable but often overlooked sexually transmitted disease. Previous studies have teased out a casual, epidemiological correlation between the two diseases, but this latest study suggests a more tangible biological mechanism. John Alderete, a professor at Washington State University's School of Molecular Biosciences, says...

2012-08-21 21:55:22

Procedure linked to prevention of sexually transmitted infections and related cancers A team of disease experts and health economists at Johns Hopkins warns that steadily declining rates of U.S. infant male circumcision could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs if rates over the next decade drop to levels now seen in Europe. In a report to be published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine online Aug. 20, the Johns Hopkins experts say the added...

Teens Are Finding Alternatives To Intercourse
2012-08-16 12:04:50

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report, two-thirds of American youth, ages 15 to 24, admit to engaging in oral sex and that they mistakenly feel it carries less risk of disease transmission than traditional intercourse. The report's authors stress the importance of understanding the sexual activities of young people and to educate them about the risks, reports Elizabeth Lopatto for Bloomberg. “Research suggests that adolescents perceive...

2012-08-10 23:02:01

LifeStyles Snugger Fit condoms have been selling fast at the newly re-launched Condomania.com online condom store, which offers a full selection of specialty items and safer sex products. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Lifestyles Snugger Fit condoms are gaining in popularity at Condomania.com, the world´s largest condom store recently announced. The online condom retailer has seen an increase in sales of Lifestyles Snugger Fit condoms, the smallest condom in the Lifestyles line, at its...


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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