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Study Pushing At The Frontiers Of HIV Prevention

Study Pushing At The Frontiers Of HIV Prevention

But outof the 1.8 million new HIV transmissions worldwide in 2017, 800 000 occurring in eastern and southern Africa; study requiring extensive testing, starting in laboratories and then moving to animal trials. Then comes the crucial human clinical trials for HIV prevention. A number of these are underway at the moment, running at different sites…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Health Threat At Every Age

Health Threat Of STI At Every Age

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that pass from one person to another through sexual contact; STDs are usually causing by viruses or bacteria; and can be spread from person to person through any type of sexual contact that involves the skin; body fluids, the mouth, the genitals and/or the rectum. The sexually transmitted diseases,…

Lack Of On Curbing Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Lack Of Progress Curbing Sexually Transmitted Diseases

HIV continuing to be a major global public health issue; and due to lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity.As per world health organisation finding that there are more than 376 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis…

Improvement To The Antiretroviral Adherence

Improvement To The Antiretroviral Adherence

HIV is the virus that causing AIDS; which damages the immune system; this study aiming to prove the antiretroviral therapy allover the total percentage antiretroviral adherence status at present world. But,only two thirds of the 7.1 million people living with HIV were on antiretroviral therapy, of whom 78% were virologically suppressing. This equates to only…

Early Initiation Of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) During Acute HIV

Early Initiation Of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) During Acute HIV

In this study by implementing an immediate ART initiation strategy in adults with acute HIV infection based on a multidisciplinary approach supported by instant communications tools for smart phones.By early therapy of antiretroviral therapy (ART) during acute HIV infection is associated with favorable clinical and epidemiological outcomes. Barriers to prompt treatment initiation limit the benefits…

Approach To Identify Barriers Of PrEP Effectiveness

Approach To Identify Barriers Of PrEP Effectiveness

HIV is a virus that attacks cells in the immune system, which is our body’s natural defense against illness. The virus destroys a type of white blood cell in the immune system called a T-helper cell; and makes copies of itself inside these cells. This study determining to understand the pathways by which substances influence…

Association Between Kissing And Oropharyngeal Gonorrhoea

The Association Between Kissing And Oropharyngeal Gonorrhoea

Gonorrhea commonly known as sexually transmitted disease; This study aimed to prove the association between kissing and oropharyngeal gonorrhoea among gay and bisexual men who have sex with men. However, the rise in gonorrhoea cases among gay and bisexual men who have sex with men (MSM) is of substantial public health concern worldwide. As per…

Congenital syphilis

The Deadly Effects Of Congenital Syphilis

Syphilis is a bacterial infection spread through oral, vaginal and anal sex. It is treatable and curable with antibiotics. Syphilis causes sores that are usually painless but can spread the bacterium to other people. It can also be passed from an infected pregnant woman to her fetus, risking miscarriage, stillbirth or birth deformities. The second…

Mental Health Services Improves HIV Outcomes

Mental Health Services Improves HIV Outcomes

This study aims proving increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients; a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests;Based on their findings, the researchers are urging HIV clinics to expand their mental health services on site. With the president’s ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic,’ we need to…

Gonorrhoea And Chlamydia

Gonorrhea And Chlamydia Transmission

N.gonorrhea and C. trachomatis comprise the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infections globally and can present as co-infections. The largest disease burden occurs in developing nations within South and South-East Asia.The Ghanaian Ministry of Health guidelines for sexually transmitted infections management utilizes the WHO recommended syndrome approach to patient evaluation and treatment due to the lack…

Flavi Viruses

Seroprevalence Of Yellow Fever And Other Flavi Viruses

The areas border like Uganda;South Sudan and Ethiopia are recent outbreaks of Yellow fever and Dengue has reported;with possibility of spill over to Kenya. We assessed the seroprevalence of Yellow fever and other Flaviviruses in human populations in West Pokot and Turkana Counties of Kenya. Approximately 831 million people in Africa are at risk of infection…

Disease Re-emergence

New Statistical Method Predicts Disease Re-Emergence

Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health; and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence; especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles and pertussis. But as described in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, their five-year project resulted in a model that shows how…