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One of the main reasons people tend to avoid STD tests is the worry that any diseases they have picked up can't be cured. They view ignorance as bliss, but the truth is that a lot of the more nasty STDs can now be cured. Here is a guide to those which medical advances have seen the back of...
People are very funny about sexually transmitted diseases. Despite our society’s increased openness about sexuality in general, STDs are still a huge taboo: people find it embarrassing to admit that they’ve even been tested (even though it’s a mature decision to make) let alone if they ever had treatment for a disease.
A new dating service has been created for people with sexually transmitted diseases. A woman, who remains anonymous, came up with the idea when she feared she would find it hard to find a new partner after she was diagnosed with genital herpes... If you like news stories and you like STDs, you’ll LOVE this list of the top 5 STD news stories!
HIV and AIDS have taken great strides from being a little understood disease associated with the gay community to being the fully understood and openly discussed condition it is today. Some sufferers have really brought the tragedy home, and this article intends to honor them...
HIV and AIDS are diseases that are much feared but little understood – and the misleading myths can be very dangerous. If you are worried about HIV and AIDS and want to learn more, here are the essential facts that you should know.
So you haven’t been as careful as you should, and you’re contemplating your first ever visit to an STD clinic to get tested? It’s understandable that you’d be nervous, but it really isn’t as bad as you’d imagine. Here’s what you can expect from your visit, so you’ll know the general procedure.
Expert Author: Sarah Hyllok
If you are sexually active, you must know about the vast range of sexually transmitted diseases that could put you at risk. just have a look at the std guide we've created below and explore all you need to know. There is a wide range of stis and stds, so take a look at the intelligence we've given below and discover how to safeguard yourself against them.
One of the worst things about finding out you have a sexually transmitted disease is telling your current, and any future partners, about your infection. How best to approach the subject? Honestly is the best policy, says the marketing manager of USA Lab Testing.
There are various forms of this commonly spread HIV myth: It was developed by the CIA, the Russians or in Hitler’s labatories to be used in germ warfare or to wipe out a minority. Unsurprisingly, none of these are true, and many of them date back to times when so little was known about the disease that such rumours seemed plausible. It is now believed that HIV is a mutation of a disease carried by Chimpanzees - Simian Immunodeficiency Virus - and that it was probably transferred to humans via blood contact through the hunting of an infected animal. The first recorded instance of an HIV death was recorded in 1959 in the Congo.
Painters, composers and genocidal maniacs - it takes all sorts to die of syphilis! In fact, about 15 per cent of the earth's population in the 19th century contracted the dreaded venereal disease at some point in their lives. These days a positive STD test would lead to treatment for this curable disease but for many who contracted the disease in those days it could prove deadly. Here are the ten most famous historical characters suspected to have suffered from the sexually transmitted disease.
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