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Jun
22
Date:   June 22nd, 2018

Link between Chlamydia and Ovarian Cancer

 

As revealed by two diverse cohorts and control groups, a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer is doubled by a history of Chlamydia infection. Based on the level approved for serum levels of Chlamydia plasmid-encoded Pgp3 (a serologic marker of Chlamydia infection), the odds ratio for ovarian cancer ranked as high as 2.53 versus the control groups. While assessing two cohorts of women with other cut points, the ovarian cancers odds ratio varied from 1.43 to 2.25.

Jun
18
Date:   June 18th, 2018

Clinical survey by Quest Diagnostics

Despite the prevalent rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs or STDs), many sexually active people who are exposed to these infections don't see the need to get a test; this was revealed by an industry-sponsored survey. The group, Quest Diagnostics is known for interpreting and conducting medical lab test for STDs. One of its findings from a test conducted on 4,500 young women and their healthcare providers showed a shocking pattern of their beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.

Jun
15
Date:   June 15th, 2018

Despite the prevalent rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs or STDs), many sexually active people who are exposed to these infections don't see the need to get a test; this was revealed by an industry-sponsored survey. The group, Quest Diagnostics is known for interpreting and conducting medical lab test for STDs. One of its findings from a test conducted on 4,500 young women and their healthcare providers showed a shocking pattern of their beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.

Jun
12
Date:   June 12th, 2018

According to health services providers, same day STD testing is available for people to know their status. A surefire way to underestimate STDs risk is when people are shy to discuss young sexually transmitted diseases with their doctors. According to a survey by Quest Diagnostics; when proper dialogue fails, false beliefs and wrong details about STDs will boost negative records across the country.

Jun
08
Date:   June 8th, 2018

There are cases of syphilis among women and babies spreading like wildfire in Stanislaus County. As recorded with women of child-bearing age, the Health Services Agency officials reported over one hundred cases of syphilis in Stanislaus County. In the past five years, there has been an increase in sexually transmitted infections in both male and female as with the consistent trend across the country.

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