Herpes Virus Entry Mediator Gene Expression Considered to Be A Potential Biomarker of Asthma Severity

Asthma is a common respiratory disease that affects the airways of the lungs. It characterizes itself with persistent inflammation that causes reoccurring symptoms. Symptoms include wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, etc. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma has been diagnosed within 27 million Americans.  Over the years, there have … Read more

Syphilis Changing Its Genes Is the Reason for the Continuous Spread of the Infection Throughout the Years

It was 1905 when the bacteria, Treponema pallidum, responsible for causing syphilis, was first identified. It took 38 years for an effective treatment to be found, that is, once penicillin was discovered. Since then, syphilis, being of the common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), has affected people all around the world.  In 2016, in the United … Read more

Researchers Report Higher Rates of Dyslipidemia Among Women Diagnosed With HIV/AIDS

Three main types of fats are found in the human body with that being high-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, and triglycerides. The disbalance in the levels of these fats is known as dyslipidemia. Dyslipidemia is a condition that most commonly characterizes itself with high levels of low-density lipoprotein or triglycerides or low levels of high-density lipoprotein.  … Read more

How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue!

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a variety of diseases caused by bacterial or viral infections transmitted through, as the term suggests, unprotected sexual intercourse with that including all kinds of sex such as oral, vaginal, and anal. Of course, there are other transmission methods, however, having unprotected sex is the most common method of them … Read more

Here Is Everything That Allergy Sufferers Need to Know as to How to Protect Themselves from The Dangerous COVID-19

Since the initial coronavirus outbreak that happened in early December 2019, we have been faced with this dangerous virus that keeps spreading and killing more people each day. What is even more frightening about it is the fact that researchers and doctors know very little about this virus to start with. Luckily, they keep learning … Read more

A New Oral Antibiotic for The Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Gonorrhea Is in The Making

Caused by an infection with the bacterium known as Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Gonorrhea is a common and dangerous sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea passes from a person to a person most commonly through having unprotected sexual intercourse of any kind with an infected individual. With proper condom usage and antibiotic usage, it is highly likely that … Read more

A New Chlamydia Species Found Living Outside of a Host Almost Two Miles Under the Atlantic Ocean

It was 1907 when Chlamydia has first been discovered. Then, it had infected an orangutan. Today, we know that Chlamydia can affect both animals and humans. Chlamydia has been declared as a dangerous sexually transmitted disease (STD), one that is easily transmitted through having unprotected sexual intercourse. In fact, chlamydia is considered to be the … Read more