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Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool

... gene allow straightforward differentiation of venereal syphilis from non-venereal Treponema pallidum ... The family of Treponema bacteria causes venereal syphilis and the non-venereal diseases of yaws ... of whether the child may have contracted a venereal disease either congenitally or through sexual ...

What killed Naval hero John Paul Jones?

... on as a young man." The naval lifestyle may have contributed to his health problems: poor diet, cramped quarters, poor hygiene onboard ship and/or venereal disease. By 1789, four years before his death, Jones was in rapid decline. "Poor health led him to turn down most social invitations. He had a ...

Cheap Condoms for a Safer Sex Industry

... Europe. By launching this campaign the foundation hopes to increase the use of condoms in the sex industry and reduce the spread of the HIV virus or venereal diseases. A study of the Dutch research centre for public health and environment (RIVM) shows that 7 percent of the prostitutes in large cities ...

Columbus Carried Syphilis From New World to Europe, Study Suggests

... to South America and the New World as humans migrated. Then the germs made their way to Europe with the help of sailors and may have evolved into the venereal disease known as syphilis, perhaps because of different environmental conditions. "It's especially neat when I think about contacts between ...

Dr. Lewis Drusin receives American College of Physicians James D. Bruce Memorial Award

... locations, and has helped establish an endowment that offers international rotations to medical students. He served as president of the American venereal Disease Association (now the American STD Association), and he has held prominent roles in many international scientific congresses and study groups ...

SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Launch 'Doctor Radio,' a Groundbreaking, 24/7 Health and Wellness Channel, in Partnership With NYU Medical Center

... issues of the day. Graduates and faculty of the School of Medicine have contributed to the control of tuberculosis, diphtheria, yellow fever, and venereal disease; the development of vaccines for hepatitis B, polio, and cancer; advances in the treatment and prevention of stroke and heart disease; the ...

"An Armour against pleasure, and a cobweb against infection" – Has the condom withstood the test of time

... Medindia: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) were also known as venereal diseases. These are transmitted from one person to another through body ... transmitted diseases. The list of Sexually Transmitted Diseases or STDs / venereal Diseases is as follow: Bacterial Vaginosis Balanitis ...

Present Teenagers Are Unhealthier Than Their Parents

... of teenagers is less healthy when compared to their parents.// The infections of the earlier times like polio and tuberculosis have given way to venereal diseases, drinking, smoking, obesity, drug abuse etc. The only silver lining to this issue is that these conditions can be treated. Obesity in ...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

... others answering them." Much of the work is derogatory in its references to women. They are subordinates, courtesans, prostitutes, carriers of venereal disease and bearers of deformed children. "When men write this way, or read these texts, it gives them a context for asserting their authority over ...

Unsafe Sex, HIV Infected Transfusion Spreading AIDS in Madhya Pradesh

... Sansi have added to the woes in rural areas," a survey says. "They have little or no knowledge of AIDS or its prevention. They don't even know what venereal diseases are." "Since 'tradition' in these communities demands that the eldest daughter of the family has to go in for prostitution to look ...

An Eye on Increase in Testicular Cancer

... Zheng said, the team will collect and evaluate information on various major suspected risk factors, such as past medical history, history of hernia, venereal diseases, and any medication with androgens and other hormones. They will also examine lifetime occupational history, tobacco smoking, alcohol ...

Egypt Prepares for a Bird Flu Outbreak

... have been put on full alert ahead of the start of the bird migration season. The minister added that joint teams from the ministries of health, venereal disease, environment, and agriculture department have been formed to detect suspicious bird flu cases. He also said that random samples would be ...

Venereal Cancer in Dogs Transmitted by Contagious Cancer Cells

... venereal cancer is transmitted by contagious cancer cells which act like parasites, ... their study// of the oldest known cancer cells. Canine transmissible venereal tumor, or CTVT, is a cancer that spreads between domestic dogs through ...

Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup

... who also heads the German AIDS Society, said the boom in sex services not only increased the risk of a spread of the syphilis but also of other venereal diseases and AIDS. (Source: ...

Chinese NGO To Popularize Sex Education For Youngsters

... as a sin. A survey conducted by the association shows that premarital sex, premarital pregnancy, induced abortion and people who have contracted venereal diseases and HIV/AIDS are all on the rise in China. The association, along US-based non-profit group PATH, has just concluded a five-year sex ...

Papillomavirus no more a sure sign of child abuse

... can affect mucous // membranes, causing warts to grow in the anal, genital, oral cavities or respiratory locations of the body. Genital warts or venereal warts are the most easily recognized sign of genital HPV infection. The presence an STD in a child has always been a cause of much concern, and ...
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