Young sexual minority men need more info on HPV risks

Young sexual minority men need education about the risks, symptoms, and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV), new research shows.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers | Feb. 12, 2020 | futurity
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Tags: health-and-medicine human-papillomavirus-hpv lgbtq sex sexually-transmitted-diseases vaccines

1 protein may shield women from herpes ‘neuroinvasion’

A protein called IL-36g could keep the herpes virus from spreading to the nervous system in women, researchers have discovered.

U. Arizona | Nov. 5, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine herpes immune-systems infections proteins sexually-transmitted-diseases viruses

Vaccine prevents genital herpes in animal tests

In animal tests, a new vaccine offered the strongest type of immunity against genital herpes.

Alex Gardner-Penn | Sept. 23, 2019 | futurity
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Tags: health-and-medicine herpes immune-systems sexually-transmitted-diseases vaccines viruses

To vaccinate against gonorrhea, take away zinc?

New research on gonorrhea "suggests a way to halt the growth of this sexually transmitted infection in the host's body."

LaTina Emerson-Georgia State | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
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Tags: health-and-medicine bacteria drug-resistance sexually-transmitted-diseases vaccines zinc

Yearly screening doesn’t reduce chlamydia in young people

Doctors should instead focus on managing the common sexually transmitted infection once it has been diagnosed.

Kathryn Powley-U. Melbourne | Nov. 7, 2018 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine medical-tests sex sexually-transmitted-diseases

1 protein may shield women from herpes ‘neuroinvasion’

A protein called IL-36g could keep the herpes virus from spreading to the nervous system in women, researchers have discovered.

U. Arizona | Nov. 30, 2001 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine herpes immune-systems infections proteins sexually-transmitted-diseases viruses

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