sexually transmitted infections


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Related to sexually transmitted infections: trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea

sexually transmitted infections

STI, STD, a growing problem in Britain and elsewhere in the world. Between 1999 and 2004 in the UK, figures for GONORRHOEA rose 78 per cent, for CHLAMYDIAL INFECTIONS 73 per cent and for SYPHILIS 374 per cent. See ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS), AMOEBIASIS, CANDIDIASIS, CHANCROID, CRAB LICE, Gardnerella vaginalis infection, GENITAL HERPES, GENITAL WARTS, genital THRUSH, GIARDIASIS, HEPATITIS A, B and C, GRANULOMA INGUINALE, LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM, SCABIES, TRICHOMONIASIS and YAWS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Despite the fact that adolescents experience nearly 4 million cases of sexually transmitted infections annually in the United States--nearly two-thirds of all cases--the Bush administration continues to promote and exclusively fund dangerous virginity-based models.
Source: "Sexual Health--Health of the Nation" by Michael Adler, Sexually Transmitted Infections (2003, 79:85-87).
Dr Sarah Creighton, who led the research, said the majority of the girls seen knew about the dangers of sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies.
The sexually transmitted infection, which is known as mycoplasma genitalium poses a particular risk to pregnant women specifically.
Steve Giles, service manager for Teesside sexual health, said: "Notifying partners has always been an important part of the battle against the spread of sexually transmitted infections.
Infection with HIV or a sexually transmitted infection is associated with incarceration, according to a study in the June AJPH.
We need to continue to reinforce the message that the safest way to protect yourself against a sexually transmitted infection is to use a condom with all new or casual partners," he said.
When I spoke to her about it, she said it was none of my business but I found out from one of her friends that she caught an sexually transmitted infection.
Biopharmaceutical company Advanced Life Sciences Holdings Inc (OTCBB:ADLS.ob) said on Friday that the company has expanded its collaboration with the US Government to include of the evaluation of Restanza's activity against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including gonorrhea.
SEXUAL health charities have launched a new awareness day to encourage people to get tested for Chlamydia as the number of people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) hits record levels.
Kim feels sorry for him and, in return for some good advice about how to get his party back on track, he agrees to hand out some leaflets on the subject of sexually transmitted infections. However, when they fall into the wrong hands, it's not long before Lauren's mum is confronting Rachel and Eddie.

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