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The Delaware Department of Public Health is reporting that syphilis cases in the area among gay men is increasing.  76 cases in total of syphilis were reported to the Health Department in 2011.

Almost all of these new cases were among gay men and the majority of these coming from New Castle County. Experts are [...]

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New data shows that pepole along the I-4 corridor in Florida are being infected with syphilis at a higher rate that in previous years.

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is difficult to diagnose because it has so many different symptoms.  The symptoms can resemble many other diseases.  The sores causes from syphilis are found on [...]

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STD symptoms in men are easier to identify because the male penis is exposed and this makes detection easier.  Most symptoms will be visible on the penis or around the rectum.  Signs and symptoms can also appear in the areas of the anus and scrotum.  Symptoms can be very clear and apparent but it is [...]

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Coventry, West Midlands (PRWEB) April 15, 2010

According to a new study of sexual health from Lloydspharmacy – 72% of men have never had an STI screen, compared to 62% of women. Lloydspharmacy also found men were almost twice as likely to test positive for certain STIs such as chlamydia.

 

13% of men buying [...]

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Branchburg, NJ (PRWEB) March 13, 2011

ZEUS Scientific announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the ZEUS ELISA Treponema pallidum IgG Test System. This new Test System is intended for the qualitative detection of specific human IgG class antibodies to Treponema pallidum in human sera. The presence [...]

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Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) December 19, 2009

Calling the plan a fig leaf that doesnt cover much, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today responded to the porn industrys plan for the control of bloodborne pathogens on adult entertainment film sets. The plan, released yesterday by the Free Speech Coalition, an adult-industry trade group, came on the [...]

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Rome, Italy (PRWEB) July 15, 2011

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will be highlighting the latest research on issues relating to children and HIV at the 2011 International AIDS Society (IAS) conference in Rome.

 

The sixth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention, held July 17 20, [...]

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