Oldest Patient Effectively ‘Cured’ of HIV Through Stem Cell Transplant

Women and men’s anatomy make them react to and get affected by STDs differently. The CDC stated that women are at a heightened risk of contracting STDs compared to men. Several ways in which men and women are impacted differently by STDs include the emergence of symptoms, alertness when it comes to detecting symptoms and the long term effects of STDs. In this article, discover in what ways STDs affect both sexes differently.

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How STDs Impact Men and Women Differently

Women and men’s anatomy make them react to and get affected by STDs differently. The CDC stated that women are at a heightened risk of contracting STDs compared to men. Several ways in which men and women are impacted differently by STDs include the emergence of symptoms, alertness when it comes to detecting symptoms and the long term effects of STDs. In this article, discover in what ways STDs affect both sexes differently.

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Gonorrhoea’s Resistance to Several Types of Antibiotics

One too many times, we have heard that gonorrhea is curable with the consumption of antibiotics. However, the time when antimicrobial medicines started to be used is also the time antimicrobial resistance (AMR) also emerged. In the last 80 years, the bacterium that causes gonorrhea has developed resistance to a number of antibiotics: tetracyclines, macrolides (including azithromycin), sulphonamides, trimethoprim combinations as well as penicillin. In this article, find out what is causing this and what actions are taken by WHO to better the situation and reduce gonorrhea cases.

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Why Young Men Should Also Consider Getting Vaccinated for HPV

Although HPV causes more than 70% cervical cancers, men are equally in danger as they can be impacted by penile, anal and throat cancers if HPV fails to clear up. What is more, there are currently no reliable and validated diagnosis to detect HPV in men, which is another factor that puts them at more risk. Getting vaccinated for HPV is best done when a person is not yet sexually active, but adults who already are can still reap its benefits. Find out the reasons why men should take the jab in this article.

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Shatter the Stigma: Monkeypox is NOT a disease affecting only MSM and Gay Men

There is a hoax demonizing the LGBTQ community following WHO’s recent public health advice. Although the initial clusters of monkeypox cases in 2022 had links to Africa and happen widely in gay men and MSM, monkeypox is not a gay disease. Regardless of a person’s race, skin color and sexual orientation, monkeypox can infect them. Spread mainly by close physical contact, being vigilant and reducing the number of sexual partners are how we can minimize monkeypox transmission.

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