Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is very contagious. This disease is 99% acquired through sexual intercourse or sexual contact with someone with gonorrhea. Statistics show that the demographic most affected is the 18-30 age group, with multiple sexual encounters with multiple partners.
Human papillomavirus, the sexually transmitted infection that causes genital warts, affects more people than any other STI in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Genital warts during pregnancy usually is not serious, but it could pose risks to your unborn baby.
There are over ten million people living in the world today who are suffering from HIV and AIDS. Scorned by society for their condition, many of them live hopelessly, simply waiting for the time when they finally leave the world. But sometimes, someone rises up from his situation and breaks the stat
A heavy period is one that requires you to change your protection products every hour to two hours, or that requires you to use the heaviest protection possible, but you still soil your clothing. You may also have to use double protection, such as a pad and a tampon, to get the best protection.
How to prevent spreading of Herpes infections in communtities and preventing the transmission to newborns.Genital Herpes is the most common STD in the United States and most likely in the world. There are approximately 50 million people infected by HSV-2 in the United States (U.S.) with one million
Men who really want a break today should pass up the Big Mac and dig into broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage, says a team of researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Seattle.
Acupuncture has been used to treat people in the Far East for thousands of years, so it may strike some people as amusing that it is being studied in the West as a potentially 'new' treatment for everything from back pain to depression.
IntroductionThe human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a term used to describe over 100 virus strains that can cause serious problems if left untreated, especially in women. The most common strains of HPV are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). They can infect the genital areas of both men...
Genital warts are described by medical experts and health care practitioners as being flat, with stalks or cauliflower-like bumps on or around the genitals or the rectum. The description of it is already revolting; imagine if you actually have these ugly bumps on you. Spread through sexual contact e
Breast pain in women can be cyclical, which means that it is caused by hormones and crops up in relation to your menstrual period or during perimenopause and menopause. However, some breast pain is noncyclical and not related to hormones. Breast pain is very common. It occurs in 70 percent of women.
Sedimentary deposits at stream mouths can help determine the health of a stream and its ecosystem. Too much sediment can block sunlight, in turn killing plants that are an essential supply of food and shelter for aquatic life. It can also clog fish gills and feeding filters of invertebrates. Nests a