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2014-12-18 23:06:34

Dr. Tan and Partners Medical Centre offers complete STD screening and treatment for women.

2014-12-12 16:24:00

DUBLIN, December 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd3m2k/global_sexually) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-12-02 08:30:43

DALLAS, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Herpes Market 2014-2018 research report (available starting Dec 3, 2014) of 67 pages to the pharmaceuticals

2014-12-01 23:08:35

Nationwide labs offer STD testing, including HIV, without an appointment.

2014-12-01 08:29:35

PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.

2014-11-17 23:01:39

Same day STD testing with no appointment needed.

2014-11-17 08:29:22

First participant begins testing new technology combining contraception, HIV and herpes prevention ARLINGTON, Va., Nov.

2014-11-10 08:34:02

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Market for Diagnostic Testing of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

2014-11-06 23:11:51

A new review site, http://www.herpesdatingsites.info, is helping the HSV dating community by providing trusted reviews of dating


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The Sooty Mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World monkey located in forests from Senegal east to Ghana. While overall rated as Vulnerable, the eastern race, lunulatus, known also as the White-Crowned, White-Naped, or White-Collared Mangabey, is considered to be Endangered by the IUCN Red List. They Sooty Mangabey reside in both old growth and secondary forests in addition to flooded, dry, swamp, mangrove, and gallery forests. The primate is arboreal and diurnal. They are omnivores whose...

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Haemophilus ducreyi is a fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus causing the sexually transmitted disease chancroid, a major cause of genital ulceration in developing countries characterized by painful sores on the genitalia. Early symptoms are dark and light green shears in excrement. Chancroid starts as an erythematous popular lesion that breaks down into a painful bleeding ulcer. It can be cultured on chocolate agar. It is an opportunistic microorganism that infects through the...

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2011-02-23 20:58:48

Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), also known as African Green Monkey virus, is a retrovirus able to infect at least 33 species of African primates. SIV has been present in monkeys and apes for at least 32,000 years, probably longer. Strains from two of these primate species have crossed the barriers into humans resulting in HIV-2 and HIV-1. Contraction involves contact with the blood of chimps that are often hunted for bushmeat in Africa. SIV infections appear in many cases to be...

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2011-02-17 17:39:05

Papillomaviridae is a taxonomic family of non-enveloped DNA viruses, collectively known as papillomaviruses. There are several hundred species, or types, of papillomaviruses that have been identified. Most infections are asymptomatic or cause small benign tumors. Types 16 and 18 carry risks of becoming cancerous. They replicate in the basal layer of the body surface tissues. Typically they infect the skin but can infect a particular body surface. HPV type 1 tends to infect the soles of...

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2011-01-20 19:35:34

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), are two members of the virus family Herpesviridae that infect humans. They are both ubiquitous and contagious and can spread when an infected person is producing and shedding the virus. Symptoms include watery blisters in the skin, mouth, lips, or genitals. Lesions usually heal with a scab characteristic of herpetic disease. HSV-1 and -2 remain latent in the body hiding from the immune system in the cell bodies of nerves. Some people do...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.