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Piece of HIV Puzzle Put in Place

A common gene links the very uncommon people who are infected with HIV but seem to remain invulnerable to developing full-blown AIDS.

Types of Genital Sores - Everything You Need to Know

Today the incidence of people all over the world having sexually transmitted disease continues to grow at a rapid phase. This has become the most commonly reported infectious disease in the whole world. This rapid growth is due to the sexual activity of a people who lack promiscuity, and because sex

Signs of Herpes - Everything You Need to Know

Many people are not aware that there are two types of the herpes virus. The first one is called the Herpes Simplex Type 1; the second is called the Herpes Simplex Type 2. The first type is the one responsible for oral herpes and which others are more commonly aware of as cold sores.

Herpes and Treatment Breakthroughs

For many people, receiving a diagnosis of herpes is devastating. Whether it is genital herpes or simple cold sores, you now have a virus that can cause unsightly blisters and sores can appear at any time for the rest of your life. And if that isn't bad enough, everything you read uses words lik

How to Use the Jade Egg

Jade is revered by Taoists for its healing properties. These properties lie in the jade's balance of yin and yang energies and its ability to regulate the body's Qi, or vital life force energy. In the Taoist meditation practice of Qi Gong, much of the body's vital energy comes from the sexual organs

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the more common cancers affecting the reproductive organs of women, according to MayoClinic.com. Proper gynecological care can often prevent or treat the disease. See your doctor immediately if you think you are exhibiting its symptoms.

Too Old to Have Children?

Is it possible to construct an age curve that could help to determine which women are biologically too old to reproduce? This new study describes.

Trichomoniasis Diagnosis

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, caused by a parasite. Symptoms occur most frequently in women, although the infection does present in men, as well.

World Is Losing AIDS Fight

Despite prevention efforts, the number of worldwide new HIV cases last year hit a record high -- 5 million.

Statement on COCs and the Risk of Thromboembolism

Read this new position statement to get the latest information on the possible cardiovascular risk factors associated with the use of 3rd or 4th generation hormonal contraceptives.

Herbal Remedies That Aid in the Treatment of Genital Herpes

Among the many different types of sexually-transmitted diseases, genital herpes is one of the most common cases.Before, it was believed that the virus can only be transmitted when it was active and causing symptoms like sores and painful blisters.Today however, doctors agree that this disease can be

Advantages & Disadvantages of PSA Screening

Prostate specific antigens (PSA) are proteins produced by cells in the prostate gland. Screening tests for PSA have been widely used and recommended for men because a high level of these antigens can be a sign of a possible tumor. In healthy men, the antigen levels should be rather low....

Advantages Of An HIV Home Test

Millions of people in the world today are infected with the disease known as HIV. In the United States alone there are about 1.8 million people who are considered HIV positive. Experts say that about twenty percent of HIV victims are not even aware that they are suffering from HIV. That is the reaso

Diagnosing Genital Herpes

Depending on the type and extent of the symptoms experienced by a patient, a doctor can suggest the type of diagnostic tool to be used. This is the same even in the diagnosis of genital herpes. The doctor can diagnose the disease through a simple visual examination of the bumps or lesions (in case t