STD Labs Blog :: Page 47

Date:   February 29th, 2016
At the AACC annual meeting and expo in 2015, the researchers will show some findings that a first of its kind Smartphone test for Chlamydia and may diagnose the disease with high accuracy ratio. It can help in lowering down the cases of STD by making Chlamydia easy to screen and in a cheaper manner. All of the people with Chlamydia are not fully conscious of its effects, probably because the infection normally has no signs at all, however, if it will be left untreated, it can progress into pelvic inflammation and there will be permanent damages to the reproductive system of a woman.
Date:   February 26th, 2016

The ring to easily diagnose STD


Who would ever think that a ring can help in diagnosing STD such as gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, syphilis and others that was planned by Ernesto Rodriquez Leal, a Mexican designer? This portable medical device is called Hoope Ring; this is a ring that must be placed in the thumb.  It has a cartridge that is disposable with a retractable needed for one use only and it will send the data to a mobile phone in just 1 minute or even less.

Date:   February 20th, 2016

The HIV rates in America The present rate of the new cases of HIV infections all over America fell over the past year, however the process was not really equal in all the groups. This is according to the new report released by the American government. There are new cases of HIV all over the U.S, the virus that causes AIDS. It had fallen by around 20% since the last record in 2005. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that gay and bisexual men and those residing in the South did not see the same advantage.

Date:   February 17th, 2016
The risk of being sexually active Do you know that only 38% of the 16M American women between ages 16-25 years old are sexually active? They were screened for chlamydia the year before that, placing them at the higher-risk list for severe pain, risky gestation and even infertility problems. This is according to the American health experts. Chlamydia is one of the most frequently reported STD in America with 1.3M newly reported cases in 2010. However, because the infection has no symptoms for most women, the real rate of the infections might be double than the real rate or it might be around 2.8M new cases yearly according to the interview with the director of STD Prevention.
Date:   February 14th, 2016
Circumcision is the key Young boys are typically subjected to circumcision at one point in their life. Something about it says that men can be protected from the possible risk of developing prostate cancer. This is according to a study made in Canada. The researchers suspect that the link might be the lesser risk among circumcised men of STD that may raise the probability of having a prostate cancer, however, the precaution that more study is essential to prove this theory. It is still early to say that circumcision is the solution to prevent prostate cancer, this is according to the author of a book, and however, they do not think it will be helpful.
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