The University of Texas San Antonio has been granted an amount of $72,000 by the National Institutes of Health via the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to do some work on developing a vaccine that can fight Chlamydia in guinea pi...

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV, is a viral strain that should be taken very seriously as it is very hazardous. It can lead to various complications and AIDS, a dangerous and life-threatening disease.

This virus is contracted in different way...

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You can be screened for any sexually-transmitted diseases these days. Samples of your blood, urine, or swabs are required to carry out the tests. By examining these samples in the laboratory, it can be determined whether you are infected with an STD ...

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The number of people getting infected with sexually-transmitted diseases continue to increase each year so everyone is encouraged to undergo STD testing to identify any STD in the early stages. 

STDs can be very dangerous and harmful so there is not a...

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The Value Of STD Testing

9/17/14 4:37 AM

Who should get tested for STDs?

People who are sexually active

Those that engage in unprotected anal, vaginal, and oral sex

Pregnant women

Those with multiple sex partners

Those who inject drugs

Teenagers and people in their 20s and 30s

Why should you get S...

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Hepatitis C Fact Sheet

9/17/14 4:34 AM

The Hepatitis C infection has two types:

acute Hepatitis C and chronic Hepatitis C 

 

 

Symptoms 

 

Fever

Fatigue

Vomiting

Headache

Jaundice

Joint Pains

Nausea

Stomach or Abdominal Pains

Weird-colored urine and stool 

 

Transmission 

 

There are different ways to tran...

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If you have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C, your doctors would have prescribed you with the best treatment plan to manage your disease.

In many cases, interferon is given to Hepatitis C patients. It acts like a body protein that battles the infection...

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Hepatitis B is a common hepatitis infection that can be transmitted from one person to another via blood. It is important that everyone is careful when receiving blood transfusions and they should only do so from licensed and reputable blood banks or...

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