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The 5 Best Home STD Tests in 2022

Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention2 recommends that sexually active women be tested at least once a year for gonorrhea and chlymedia, while gay and bisexual men get tested for these two as well as syphilis. The…

WHO unveils new monkeypox variant names

As a first step in renaming the monkeypox virus and its variants, an expert group convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed on new names for the variants, as the WHO continues to collect proposals on a new name for the…

Did gonorrhea give us grandparents?

Summary: Researchers have identified a set of genetic mutations that protect against cognitive decline in older people. A new study suggests that selective pressure from infectious pathogens like gonorrhea may have favored the emergence of…

How often should we change our sheets?

We all definitely cover our mattresses, cribs, or other sleeping surfaces with the sheets. Beautiful linens not only grab the attention of everyone who enters the room, but they are also essential for our personal hygiene and cleanliness.…

STDs and dermatological symptoms

Sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs/STIs) are common health problems in the United States, according to Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, physician in the Department of Dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic and former president of the…