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Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

... with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from ... infection that persists at the location of HSV-2 genital skin lesions long after they have been treated ...

First Book Focusing on How "The Secret Pain Women Won't Talk About" Affects Relationships

... burning, stinging, or stabbing pain in the genital area, urinary urgency, irritable bowel, low back ... burning, stinging, or stabbing pain in the genital area, urinary urgency, irritable bowel, low back ... be lifted and the issues surrounding pelvic and genital pain be taken seriously by the medical ...

Valuable New Resources for Treating Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

... (STI) sections. Common STDs include chlamydia , genital herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, and genital warts (HPV). These urologychannel ... addition of Questions to Ask Your Doctor about genital Warts, Questions to Ask Your Doctor about ...

Herpes medication does not reduce risk of HIV transmission

... (HSV-2), which is the most common cause of genital herpes, does not reduce the risk of HIV ... Multiple studies have shown that frequent genital herpes recurrences increase the amount of HIV in the blood and genital tract. The HIV virus is also shed ...

Female genital mutilation among Israel's Negev Bedouins has virtually disappeared -- BGU study

... that the once prevalent custom of female genital mutilation (FGM) among Israel's Bedouin ... Organization has made the eradication of female genital mutilation a major goal in Africa, Asia and ... and literacy, in the elimination of female genital surgery Israel's Arab population is among the ...

Gambia takes on as National Program UAB project to abolish FGM

... Gambia Kafo. The project aims to eliminate the genital lesions created by these traditional rituals by ... in the world have been victims to some type of genital mutilation (FGM) and it is estimated that every ... of awareness-raising activity related to female genital mutilations as a response to the aggressiveness ...

HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin

... -- in which the virus can travel through healthy genital skin to reach immune cells in just four hours -- ... found that HIV can penetrate normal, healthy genital tissue to a depth where it can get to immune ... penetrated the outermost lining of the female genital tract (the squamous epithelium) in female human ...

HPV virus helps cervical and head and neck cancers resist treatment and grow and spread

... of sexually active men and women will acquire genital HPV infection at some point in their lives. ... been linked to vulvar, vaginal and other female genital cancers, as well as anal, penile and other male genital cancers. ...

Herpes Suppression May Not Prevent HIV Infection

... in people who have sex with men infected with genital herpes, a U.S. study finds. Previous research ... (HSV-2) infection -- the most common cause of genital herpes -- increases the risk for HIV-1 infection ... an antiviral drug commonly used to help suppress genital herpes, would reduce the risk of HIV-1 infection. ...

HPV Vaccine for Boys? It Just Might Happen

... vaccine. Though there are at least 15 strains of genital HPV, Gardasil targets the four strains thought to ... They also face increased risks for throat, genital and anal cancers from HPV infection. The maker ... that could prevent herpes simplex, the cause of genital herpes. "There are going to be a few years out ...

1 in 10 adults has a non-earlobe piercing

... (9%), nipple (9%), eyebrow (8%), lip (4%) and genital (2%). The type of piercing also varied by ... the most popular in women but was rare in men. genital piercing, while uncommon, was found to be twice ... every anatomical site, including the tongue and genital areas, they found a number of people who said ...

Study finds genetic link to human herpes susceptibility

... virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the primary cause of genital herpes, and infects an estimated 17 percent of ... people in this group have recognized cases of genital herpes. To search for cold sore ... if we could expand our study results to include genital herpes or herpes keratitis, Kriesel said, and ...

Is infant male circumcision an abuse of the rights of the child?

... relate to adult sexual behaviour and not to the genital anatomy or best interest of a child, he adds. ... their own informed health care choices. Male genital mutilation is not a risk-free procedure, he adds. ... to protecting boys and girls from damaging ritual genital mutilation. The unpalatable truth is that ...

Genital arousal disorder adversely impacts women's lives

... shows that women suffering from Persistent genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD), a condition marked by unprovoked, intrusive and persistent sensations of genital arousal that are unrelieved by one or several ... women who experienced symptoms of persistent genital arousal to respond. Information concerning the ...

Study shows suppressing herpes virus may reduce infectiousness of HIV

... infected with HSV-2, which is the major cause of genital herpes. Prior studies demonstrated that the risk ... is greater when the HIV-infected person has genital ulcers caused by HSV. Previous studies among ... demonstrated that HIV levels are increased during genital HSV reactivation. In a pilot study of the ...

Young People Engaging In Sexual Activity Differ on Definitions of Virginity, Abstinence

... will stay virgins after engaging in oral sex, genital touching and even anal sex, according to a new ... respondents believed that a person who engaged in genital touching was abstinent while 33 percent believed ... a wide range of sexual behaviors, including genital touching, oral and anal sex, and their potential ...

VivaGel(R) Demonstrates Anti-HIV and Herpes Activity Following Human Administration

... virus (HIV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV, the virus that causes genital herpes), following vaginal administration in women. The clinical ... product. These samples were tested for their ability to prevent HIV and genital herpes (HSV-2) infection of susceptible cells in the laboratory. ...

Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk

... News) -- People who use condoms regularly can reduce their risk of getting genital herpes by 30 percent, a new study finds. The herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) causes genital herpes, which is a chronic, lifelong viral infection. Although studies ...

The Time To Rethink Male Circumcision Is Now, Group Says In Launching www.intactamerica.org

... argues that painful and medically unnecessary surgery to remove healthy genital tissue from non-consenting baby boys violates medical ethics and human ... newborn sons to painful, risky, irreversible and medically unnecessary genital surgery, parents should ask if they would do the same to their daughters," ...

Intact America Launches Campaign to Change How America Thinks About Male Circumcision

... argues that painful and medically unnecessary surgery to remove healthy genital tissue from non-consenting baby boys violates medical ethics and human ... newborn sons to painful, risky, irreversible and medically unnecessary genital surgery, parents should ask if they would do the same to their daughters," ...

Wildlife faces cancer threat

... cancers can affect the ability of some wildlife populations to reproduce. genital tumors in California sea lions on North America's western coast occur at ... in the coastal waters of South America), are also showing higher rates of genital carcinomas. Other virus-induced cancers can affect the feeding ability ...

Study: Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine

... "Thinking about the benefit to their own health -- protection again rare genital cancers and genital warts -- is all men really need to know; telling them all that extra stuff ...

Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed

... looks specifically at herpes simplex 1, which can cause cold sores and genital lesions. The virus can also cause stromal keritis, the leading cause of ... The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more on genital herpes. SOURCES: Nancy Sawtell, Ph.D., ...

Both Latino and non-Latino women likely to accept HPV vaccination for selves and children

... to prevent cervical cancer in women. HPV infection also can cause genital warts and other genital tumors, including cancer of the penis or anus in males. Worldwide, ...

1 in 4 California adolescent girls has had HPV vaccine

... their health." The HPV virus is associated with about 90 percent of genital warts and up to 70 percent of all cervical cancers. The vaccine is ... period and targets the four HPV types most commonly associated with genital warts and cervical cancer. Among those surveyed who had not yet had ...

Fears of promiscuity pose barrier to cervical cancer vaccinations

... campaign promoting the vaccination of girls against HPV to prevent against genital warts and cervical cancer, but the Yale study showed the public believes ... vast majority of those surveyed believed the risk of cervical cancer and genital warts (which are largely spread through sexual contact) is far lower with ...

Dr. Karen E. Boyle Joins Chesapeake Urology Associates as Director of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Sexuality and Aesthetics

... vaginal rejuvenation, erectile dysfunction, varicocele repair, genital cosmetic surgery Multimedia content available at ... , male sexuality (such as erectile dysfunction), female sexuality and genital aesthetic surgery (i.e., laser labiaplasty and laser vaginal ...

Sexual intimacy and breast cancer survivors: New research

... study found that a significant number of women reported vaginal dryness, genital pain, premature menopause, fatigue and fertility problems. In addition, ... in these products, which makes sense given that so many had experienced genital pain, vaginal dryness, low desire or lack of orgasm." ...

Topical treatment for cold sores achieves efficacy of oral drugs; represents paradigm shift

... Because the herpes simplex virus causes both cold sores and genital herpes, there is a strong potential that NB-001 will also be effective in treating genital lesions, she added. NanoBio is currently testing its pipeline of ...

Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products

... urged that "formal public health warnings" should be made against the genital use of talcum dusting powder. Of further relevance is well-documented ... the manufacturer and retailer of talc dusting powder, that frequent genital dusting with talc increases risks of ovarian cancer by three-fold. This ...

One in 4 Teen Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease

... one in five overall had a strain of HPV associated with cervical cancer or genital warts," she said. "We need to be screening adolescent girls who are ... of young women had trichomoniasis, and 2 percent were infected with genital herpes, Forhan said. According to Forhan, about 50 percent of the teens ...

'Good bacteria' in women give clues for slowing HIV transmission

... Lactobacillus in the vagina had lower levels of HIV virus in genital secretions what physicians call the genital viral load. Physicians know that the lower the level of HIV in the sexual ...

New HPV vaccine under study

... cervical cancer cases, and types 6 and 11, which cause about 90 percent of genital wart cases. The new drug could prevent infection from those four types ... severe precancerous cervical disease and cervical cancer, he says. While genital warts go away on their own in most cases, cervical precancerous lesions ...

Common Early-Warning Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Identified in CDC/Thomson Healthcare Study

... abdominal pain, urinary tract conditions, menopausal disorders, female genital symptoms, and gastrointestinal symptoms. These symptoms were most ... more frequently recorded for the ovarian cancer group included female genital symptoms, which were 3.5 times more frequent, and gastrointestinal ...

MedThink Communications Retained by NanoBio Corporation

... of testing for skin infections, shingles, eye infections, vaginitis, genital herpes, and mucosal vaccines against influenza and hepatitis B. The ... B and influenza. The company's pipeline also includes products that target genital herpes, herpes zoster (shingles) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus ...

New Diagnostic Biomarker Test Shows Promise in Monitoring Ovarian Cancer

... death in women. An estimated one in 72 women will develop ovarian cancer in their lifetimes. It accounts for 31 percent of cancers of the female genital organs. Women who are postmenopausal are at the greatest risk for ovarian cancer. About Abbott Diagnostics Abbott Diagnostics is a ...

Cancer Endangers Some Wildlife Species

... the study said. PAHs are a known human carcinogen. In addition, virus-induced cancers can affect reproduction in some wildlife species (such as genital tumors in California sea lions) or hamper their feeding or eyesight, the news release noted. More information The American Veterinary Medical ...

IU researchers find vibrator use to be common, linked to sexual health

... so in the past month. Vibrator users were significantly more likely to have had a gynecological exam during the past year and to have performed genital self-examination during the previous month. Vibrator use was positively related to several aspects of sexual function (desire, arousal, ...

JustGetTested.com Offers Fast, Confidential HIV Testing to Mark National HIV Testing Day

... fever, rash, swollen lymph nodes, loss of appetite, sore throat, mouth sores, joint pain, diarrhea, fatigue, night sweats, nausea, headaches and genital sores. However, there may be no symptoms at all. Although there is no cure for HIV, early detection allows for treatment with anti-viral ...

BD Announces CE Marking of BD ProbeTec™ Qx Amplified Assays to Improve Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae

... The World Health Organization estimates that 92 million new cases of Chlamydia and 62 million new cases of gonorrhea are diagnosed each year.1 genital Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection in genitor-urinary medicine clinics in the United Kingdom. In 2006, there ...
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