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...Read More
9/19/14 3:29 AM
9/18/14 4:33 AM
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...Read More
9/18/14 4:30 AM
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 ...Read More
9/18/14 4:27 AM
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...Read More
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
Those with multiple sex partners
Those who inject drugs
Teenagers and people in their 20s and 30s
Why should you get S...Read More
9/17/14 4:34 AM
The Hepatitis C infection has two types:
acute Hepatitis C and chronic Hepatitis C
Stomach or Abdominal Pains
Weird-colored urine and stool
There are different ways to tran...Read More
9/16/14 4:43 AM
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...Read More
9/16/14 4:40 AM
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...Read More