The good news is that sexually transmitted diseases
are preventable, and when diagnosed early, many can be treated effectively.
That's about four times the incidence found even in the high-risk group of people treated in clinics for a variety of sexually transmitted diseases
, he says.
Chlamydia is the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease
, affecting nearly 3 million people annually.
Spend not hours, but weeks covering every unpleasant element of every sexually transmitted disease
Women at a sexually transmitted disease
clinic who reported same-sex contact: their HIV seroprevalence and risk behaviors.
It presents the scientifically established facts as to how sexually transmitted diseases
(STDs) are transmitted and how to prevent their spread.
Hitchcock, chief of the sexually transmitted diseases
branch of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda, Md.
Such screening serves an important public health purpose as well, especially for sexually transmitted disease
This sobering fact is relevant to one of the great challenges faced today by the medical profession; how to eradicate an epidemic of sexually transmitted disease
which, in some countries, has reached the dimensions of a plague.
women running a one-in-four chance of contracting a sexually transmitted disease
(STD) in their lifetime, the vast majority of physicians in a survey released today believe women at risk for these conditions should protect themselves by pairing two of the most effective weapons in the reproductive health care arsenal -- the birth control pill for maximum protection against unplanned pregnancy and the latex condom for protection against disease.
The sexually transmitted disease
(STD) test segment is already onto the molecular diagnostics platform.
Women and, to a lesser extent, men attending a Seattle sexually transmitted disease
(STD) clinic in 2002-2003 were more apt to tell a computer about sensitive behaviors than they were to tell a live interviewer.