All You Need To Know About HIV

Despite the worldwide prevalence, HIV is still a source of various misconceptions. When it comes to HIV, most of us know it’s a lifelong condition that doesn’t have a cure, but there is much more to it. In this post, we focus on HIV, causes, symptoms, screening tests, and other info you need to know. … Read more

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

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

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