STD Labs Blog :: Page 49

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.
Date:   February 11th, 2016
The importance of early treatment People are suggested to go through the test for STD to get an early treatment. Do you know that there is a new technology being used now by others in the comfort of their homes? Yes, STDs tests can now be done online through your personal computer, laptop and even through your handheld devices to easily get the results. The experts are hoping that this may bring easy access to make them more likely to be honest and then share the STD status with their partners. The new service, however is called Healthvana, it enables the patients to easily access the lab results as soon as they are completed at the clinic or in a medical center, typically that takes days. The patients will get an email instructing them to log into the secure online portal. The results are viewable through the app, so you can easily access it anywhere you are.
Date:   February 8th, 2016

The help that a mobile app brings


The Planned Parenthood mobile app is said to help people plan their family, particularly those living in California, Washington and Minnesota respectively. These states provide a home lab kit tests for 2 of the most typical STDs. The residents of the states can easily download the app straight to their Apple and Android phones and then order the kit for chlamydia and gonorrhea tests. The residents of the said states can now download the Planned Parenthood straight to their smartphones of tablets for free, but the test kit is around $149. You can pay it conveniently through the app using your credit or debit card.  The test kits went on a discreet packaging, and there is also an instruction of how you can use it. The users can also send a urine sample to the labs on the Planned Parenthood and then they will get the results through the app as well. For a while, the users can send messages to the doctors and to the nurses with queries. The users must 16 years old and above.

Date:   February 5th, 2016
The possibility of getting STD Women who are sexually active, but below 24 years old are at risk just like pregnant women, they must be checked for STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia and others. This new recommendation is from the American Preventive Task Force. These are the most common STDs in America with the rate ranging from 1.4M cases of chlamydia in 2013 alone. The government even backed the task force, according to a guideline published online. It is so essential to go through screening for such infections, since they do not just bring signs for men, but when they are left untreated, they can be very risky according to the authors.
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