Shocking Discovery Shows 4,000 Service Personnel Having Been Affected by STDs In the Past Two Years

Over the years, we came to discover many different sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that have had their effect on humanity. Nowadays, four of them seem to be the most commonly talked about with those being HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, genital syphilis, and HPV (human papillomavirus).  As the term suggests, these infections are transmitted through having unprotected sexual … Read more Shocking Discovery Shows 4,000 Service Personnel Having Been Affected by STDs In the Past Two Years

Experts Report an Increase in HIV Cases Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

Since the initial spread of COVID-19 back in late December in Wuhan, China, has happened, researchers quickly advised the government to enforce a self-distancing and lockdown policy. This has proven to be quite an effective technique in preventing the further spread of COVID-19 and it is a technique that has been now used by most … Read more Experts Report an Increase in HIV Cases Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Compares Wearing Face Masks to Condoms During AIDS Crisis

On Friday, May 22, 2020, the third-term Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, the New York Gov., expressed his thoughts about the current COVID-19 pandemic. As we are sure you already know, we have been faced with a new pandemic as of late December 2019, when the new coronavirus first hit us and quickly spreading to all seven … Read more New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Compares Wearing Face Masks to Condoms During AIDS Crisis

Lockdown Due to COVID-19 Could Be Used to Put an End on STDs

Currently, we are faced with a situation that has changed our lives from their core. With the lockdown due to the COVID-19 spread happening, many of us are forced to work from home while screaming children are running around, students who are online learning, and people who are stuck at the hospital after having been … Read more Lockdown Due to COVID-19 Could Be Used to Put an End on STDs

How the Costs of STDs Complications Are Affecting the Global Economy

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been imposing major, both health and economic burdens on a global level. Throughout the years, more than 35 different bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens have been considered to be sexually transmittable. The most common ones are, of course, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, Syphilis, etc. More than 12 million Americans each year, … Read more How the Costs of STDs Complications Are Affecting the Global Economy

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

COVID-19 Is Affecting STD and HIV Programs – Fewer People Are Getting Tested

The number of patients getting tested for HIV and STDs has plummeted, particularly in Idaho.  A lot fewer people are interested in getting screened compared to last year, and plenty of organizations that offer quick HIV testing have closed.  Ever since the 25th of March, when the state went into lockdown, people have simply stopped … Read more COVID-19 Is Affecting STD and HIV Programs – Fewer People Are Getting Tested

The State Is Examining 6 Cases of Uncommon Gonorrhea Strain in Michigan

The Department of Health in Michigan is examining six cases of an uncommon gonorrhea infection that can send people to the hospital.  Five of them have been confirmed; only one is probable. One of the confirmed cases is located in St. Joseph County, four are at the Kalamazoo County. The probable cause is registered in … Read more The State Is Examining 6 Cases of Uncommon Gonorrhea Strain in Michigan

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