News tagged with genital herpes

Why circumcision reduces HIV risk

The decreased risk of HIV infection in circumcised men cannot be explained by a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to research published in PLoS Medicine.

dateNov 24, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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More STDs for Older Widowers in ED Drug Era

(PhysOrg.com) -- Widowers take care: Older men who have recently lost their wives are more likely than still-married peers to be diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD), according to a new study.

dateSep 17, 2009 in Health
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Gorillas are new source of HIV, scientists reveal

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered that gorillas are a source of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), having diagnosed a Cameroonian woman living in Paris with a strain that is different to those previously ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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