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Condoms May Reduce Herpes Risk

... use reduces the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, ... 30 percent because, unlike other STDs, herpes is transmitted by skin-to-skin contact, Martin explained. ... know condoms can prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections like HIV, herpes, warts, hepatitis, ...

Why Swine Flu Differs From Seasonal Flu

... team found that the swine flu virus might not be transmitted as easily as the seasonal flu virus. "The novel ... that the 2009 H1N1 virus was less efficiently transmitted by droplet infection in ferrets compared to the ... the 2009 swine flu virus might not be as easily transmitted between humans as its seasonal counterpart." ...

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

... patient care for the two most common sexually transmitted infections - Chlamydia and gonorrhea. If left ... patient care for the two most common sexually transmitted infections - Chlamydia and gonorrhea. If left ... Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection in genitor-urinary medicine clinics in ...

Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression

... Holocaust experiences and traumas are transmitted to other members of the family through unspoken ... of their parents' Holocaust experiences were transmitted to them via silent, taken-for-granted everyday ... absence of an inter-generational Holocaust legacy transmitted to the second generation. It is precisely the ...

MTV'S GYT Campaign Spurs Nationwide Movement to 'Get Yourself Tested'

... campaign to promote testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among young Americans under age ... 19 million new STDs (also referred to as sexually transmitted infections or STIs) that occur every year in the ... our lives, our futures: Youth and sexually transmitted diseases . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North ...

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

... developing cervical cancer from the sexually transmitted infection did not increase their interest in ... which was published in the journal Sexually transmitted Diseases . Gerend presented the findings recently ... in Montreal. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, according to the Centers for Disease ...

HIV prevention program gets a boost from NIMH recovery act funds

... to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among heterosexual men, couples and ... and assessment of an HIV and other sexually transmitted infection intervention designed for young, ... to modify and test an HIV and other sexually transmitted infection prevention program according to the ...

Valuable New Resources for Treating Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

... announces recent enhancements to its sexually transmitted disease (STD) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) sections. Common STDs include ... to be rising in the United States. Sexually transmitted diseases are most common in sexually active young ...

Man Dies of Brain Inflammation Caused by Deer Tick Virus

... to avoid contracting Lyme disease -- also transmitted via deer ticks -- should decrease the odds of ... which can also cause encephalitis and is also transmitted by way of the deer tick, according to background ... dengue and yellow fever viruses, all of which are transmitted by mosquitoes. Infection with one of these ...

MTV Unwraps GYT: Get Yourself Tested

... ," a campaign to increase testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among those under 25 years old. ... 19 million new STDs (also referred to as sexually transmitted infections or STIs) that occur every year in the ... information campaign on HIV/AIDs, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and related sexual health issues. ...

Circumcision Guards Against STDs

... cut down on the rates of other common sexually transmitted viruses. They screened the blood samples for HPV, ... Health for Seattle and King County Sexually transmitted Diseases Control Program, said they believed that ... Health for Seattle and King County Sexually transmitted Diseases Control Program; and associate ...

Female Health Company Receives FDA Approval for FC2 Female Condom(R)

... method that helps to protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS, and unintended ... pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). FC2: Addressing an ... woman that offer dual protection against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, and unintended ...

Planned Parenthood Offers E-Condoms on Facebook

... condoms are the best protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and unplanned pregnancy. " You're ... provide the best protection against sexually transmitted infections for sexually active women and men. ... 19 million women and men will contract a sexually transmitted infection. The fashionably chic Proper ...

U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High

... of Americans newly infected with the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and syphilis continues to ... for almost 1.5 million reported cases of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in 2007. "Chlamydia is at a new ... each year, according to the report, Sexually transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2007 . The overall rate ...

Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms

... at risk, too. "Often it's assumed that sexually transmitted infections are just increasing among young people, but U.K. surveillance data shows that sexually transmitted infection diagnosis rates are on the increase ... their partner have both been tested for sexually transmitted infections," Mercer said. People ignore ...

MANHUNT Leads Fight Against Spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections with Launch of MANHUNT Cares; Hires Senior Public Health Strategist from CDC

... Partner Notification System for Sexually transmitted Infection Exposure Among Men Who Have Sex With ... in the February 2008 journal of Sexually transmitted Diseases. "MANHUNT has long been a leader in ... around the world to reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections." Contact: Jeff Dorta, Project ...

Doubling of sexually transmitted infections among over-45s in under a decade

... Rates of sexually transmitted infections have doubled among the over 45s in ... published ahead of print in the journal Sexually transmitted Infections . The almost exclusive focus on the ... Researchers monitored the numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STI) diagnosed in 19 sexual health ...

Sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infections may be bad combination for birth defect

... CITY -- Women who reported having both a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and urinary tract infection (UTI) ... Feldkamp said, and can cause both a sexually transmitted disease infection and a UTI. "If teens are having ... and getting pregnant, they're at risk of sexually transmitted diseases," she said. "They're not thinking about ...

HPV Vaccine for Boys? It Just Might Happen

... More than half of all people will have a sexually transmitted disease or infection at some point in their life, ... by fighting it in a way unusual among sexually transmitted diseases -- through a vaccine. The vaccine, ... half of the equation when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases. They also face increased risks for ...

Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool

... diseases of yaws and bejel, which are transmitted through skin-to-skin or oral contact. Public ... of pathogenic Treponema showed that the sexually transmitted strains contained multiple types of repeat ... repeat motifs in the two types of sexually transmitted Treponema examined, suggesting that a diverse ...

Researchers block transmission of malaria in animal tests

... we were able to prevent the disease from being transmitted to the animals in our tests", explains Assistant ... the mosquito's salivary gland and from there are transmitted to people, when the mosquito secures its next ... when they inhabit a mosquito (and are transmitted to the host) and via asexual reproduction when ...

Teenagers attending college less likely to engage in risky sexual behavior

... 20s are the peak times for acquiring a sexually transmitted infection. "HIV is a big risk. Chlamydia can ... what puts young people at risk for these sexually transmitted infections and what social structures may help ... need for continuing efforts for HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention programs in high school and ...

UMass Medical School researchers awarded pediatric HIV vaccine development grant

... of infants to HIV infection; and study transmitted viruses with particular focus on the cell surface ... The UMMS team will characterize viruses that are transmitted from HIV positive mothers to their infants and ... select protective antigens from mother-to-child transmitted viruses. HIV has a protein coat (also known ...

Tubbs Jones Introduces Resolution Encouraging STD Prevention

... prevention, screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). The United States currently ... an estimated 19,000,000 new cases of sexually transmitted diseases. Almost half of these infections occur ... and cervical cancer. "The issue of sexually transmitted diseases has grown to epic proportions in this ...

Video: Rubber Hits the Road as Trojan(R) Campaigns for Sexual Health in America to Evolve

... (I) "Prevalence of Sexually transmitted Infections and Bacterial Vaginosis among Female ... (II) "Trends in Reportable Sexually transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2006." Department ... . (III) "Trends in Reportable Sexually transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2006." (IV) U.S. ...

Prenatal syphilis screening rates: Are they being accurately reported?

... in the April issue of the journal Sexually transmitted Diseases reports that state Medicaid statistics, ... vary from how the test is billed to how data are transmitted from a physicians office, clinic or hospital to a ... insurance data. Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease, is on the increase in the United States. ...

Survey: Two-thirds of Illinois public schools provide comprehensive sex education

... until marriage or older, HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases, and contraception. When the researchers ... of teachers, were HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Almost 90 percent of teachers covered ... unprepared to prevent pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases." "In most cases," she added, "they ...

FDA Warning for N-9 - an Opportunity for VivaGel(R)

... that the products do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS and that the use of ... contraceptive products protects against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection," said Janet ... that N9 provides no protection against sexually transmitted diseases to the woman if her sexual partner ...

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

... and study of nosocomial infections and sexually transmitted diseases, publishing more than 50 papers and book ... congresses and study groups relating to sexually transmitted diseases. Since 1995, he has served as the main ... of the International Union Against Sexually transmitted Infections to the Economic and Social Council of ...

U of M researchers develop new online tool in fight against spread of HIV

... with the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Konstan and Rossers research team ... sexual risk-taking and the spread of sexually transmitted infections. The software program asks users ... of risk-related behavior leading to sexually transmitted infections. Rosser, director of the HIV/STI ...

Internet remedies for STIs pose significant public health hazard

... People with sexually transmitted infections are putting themselves at risk by ... Owing to the stigma associated with sexually transmitted infections, patients may prefer to hide their ... Dr Roberto Vivancos. Treatment of sexually transmitted infections is not a simple one-off step of ...

U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High

... of Americans newly infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) continues to rise, federal health ... Douglas Jr., director of the Division of Sexually transmitted Disease Prevention at the CDC's National Center ... new CDC report: Trends in Reportable Sexually transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2006 . ...

1 in 5 young Britons has sex with someone new while abroad

... published ahead of print in the journal Sexually transmitted Infections. And they are apparently opting for ... of their risks of contracting other sexually transmitted infections. The findings are based on ... in the preceding few years and reporting sexually transmitted infections and HIV testing were associated with a ...

Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate

... in the Sept. 12 online edition of Sexually transmitted Infections . "We found that even if gay men ... In addition, HIV transmission is more easily transmitted through the penis than via the vagina or the ... York; Sept. 12, 2007, online edition, Sexually transmitted Infections ...

Oral Sex Implicated in Some Throat and Neck Cancers

... study authors suspect the reason may be orally transmitted HPV infections. "Just as cervical cancer is the outcome of a sexually transmitted disease, as are most anal and penile cancers, ... or tongue cancer as the consequence of a sexually transmitted disease," said Sturgis. "Oral sex can't be ...

Scientists ID First Human With Gorilla Strain of HIV

... said. A kind of monkey known as a sooty mangabey is also thought to have transmitted the disease. The virus could have been passed through blood as people ... the disease by having contact with gorilla meat. Or it could have been transmitted through several people before reaching her. It's not clear how long the ...

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

... therapies and ideally an HSV-2 vaccine." One of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, HSV-2 is associated with a two- to three-fold ... through an HSV vaccine. Further, they hypothesize that other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may create similar cellular environments conducive to ...

Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

... for 330 women with a mean age of nearly 25 who visited two sexually transmitted disease clinics in Baltimore between April 2005 and October 2006. About ... vaginosis is also associated with sexual activity, douching and sexually transmitted diseases, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex virus and HIV. ...

Nexicon Technology to Protect Healthcare Industry

... accurately monitors, analyzes and reports on the integrity of data transmitted and stored on corporate networks. Every second, vast amounts of data are collected and transmitted throughout the healthcare industry, and it is absolutely critical for ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Updates on the impact of sexually transmitted diseases, infection risk from animals in the home and public settings, ... and Symposium on Infectious Diseases included: Sexually transmitted Diseases - Neither Gone Nor Forgotten : David Martin, M.D., chief, ...
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