Did you know that steamy one-night-stand you just had could make you a criminal? Depending on the State in which you live, the transmission of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) to another person could be a criminal or civil offense. Failure to disclose your STD status with any sexual partner could result in legal action. […]
Can a virgin have a sexually transmitted disease? Many people would assume that this question can be answered quite simply: “NO!” or “It’s impossible!” If you were one of those people, you might be surprised to learn that a virgin can have and spread STDs. How can that be? After all, if two partners are “virgins,” this […]
Even though there is no cure for HIV yet, treatment options increase and advance within the minute. At this point, HIV treatment involves medications that when taken on regular basis, can slow the virus’ progression in the body. In addition, scientists constantly come up with new ways to prevent and fight this virus, which brings […]
Have you ever wondered how HIV manages to infect the cells in the human’s body? In order to understand the disease and find a way to cure it, we must get informed on how the infection process starts and develops. Defining HIV Viruses are parasitic, at least in a way. All viruses have tiny genomes […]
Did you know that HIV is estimated to exist since the late 1800s? Even so, it took people until 1983 to identify this virus as HIV and 30 years of failed attempts to create a cure or vaccine. Apparently, we have nothing finalized to show as a cure, even though treatment has advanced rapidly and […]
If you are a male who has recently had unprotected sex or taken part in risky sexual behavior, you may be wondering how to get tested for an STD. This is a great question and is the first step in taking control over your sexual health. Read on to find out the testing methods for […]
Interrupting the “moment” to find and put on a condom can be less than sexy. But what’s even less sexy is having to make, or receive, a call a few weeks or month later to say that you have an STD. Read on to find out how using condoms can protect you and your sexual […]
Dr. Bobby Lazzara of the Medical News Minute shares important knowledge about HIV, the Virus that causes AIDS. Learn about the symptoms and causes of HIV-1 and HIV-2 as well as who is at risk for acquiring HIV.