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HIV and hepatitis C patients have a higher risk of heart attack as they aged

It was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association. As people with HIV age, their risk of heart attack increases far more if they also have untreated hepatitis C virus, even if their HIV is treated, according to new research. Since the introduction of […]

Syphilis and other STD cases increased by 26% in the US

Between 2020 and 2021, the rates of the three most common STDs, including chlamydia and gonorrhoea, increased overall by 4.4%. The CDC data indicates that these illnesses are more commonly contracted by homosexual and bisexual men. Syphilis occurrences increased by 26% between 2020 and 2021, according to the statistics, which shows that at least 52,354 […]

India creates a low-cost cervical cancer vaccine

The Serum Institute of India (SII), the largest vaccine factory in the world, makes the vaccine Cervavac. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Symptoms include bleeding in between periods and after sexual intercourse. Foul […]

Cow mucus lubricant proves highly effective against HIV and herpes

The results were reported in the scientific journal, Advanced Science. AIDS, the disease caused by HIV, remains a significant global epidemic, and adolescent girls and young women are twice as likely as men to contract HIV as their male counterparts according to UNAIDS. Hongji Yan, a biomaterials researcher at KTH, says the promising results raise hope […]

Monkeypox virus may cause heart problems

In a report that appears in JACC: Case Reports, researchers covered a case of monkeypox possibly being linked to acute myocarditis, which occurs when the myocardium of the heart muscle becomes inflamed. Monkeypox is a zoonotic virus, meaning it is a type of virus that can spread between animals and humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Monkeypox fatalities reported as cases keep increasing

As of July 27, that assessment was based on European Center for Disease Control and WHO Regional Europe surveillance, which reported 12,689 confirmed cases across 37 countries and European regions. Cases also continue to spread throughout the majority of the United States and its territories. There were 5189 CDC-confirmed cases as of July 29. But US experts […]

Understanding Cytolytic Vaginosis

This condition’s symptoms can resemble those of a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. The condition known as cytolytic vaginosis, also known as “lactobacillus overgrowth syndrome” or “Doderlein’s cytolysis,” is hypothesised to occur when an excessive amount of one particular type of bacteria develops in your vagina. It is typical to have the bacteria, known scientifically […]

What does the WHO’s declaration that monkeypox is a global health emergency mean?

Homosexual and bisexual men, particularly men who have sex with several partners, have contracted infections in the vast majority of cases. In 68 nations that have never before reported monkeypox, 16,593 illnesses had been confirmed as of July 22. The majority of illnesses have been discovered in Europe. It is deemed a worldwide health emergency […]

One HPV vaccine dose is sufficient to prevent cancer

Cervical cancer, the fourth most frequent malignancy in women worldwide and affecting 90% of those in low- and middle-income nations, is caused by sexually transmitted HPV in more than 95% of cases. The Single-Dose HPV Vaccine Evaluation Consortium, led by PATH, has acquired and assessed evidence on the efficacy of a single-dose HPV vaccination schedule […]

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