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6 Most Common Types Of STDs That Occur In Men

Sexually transmitted diseases are the infections that are transmitted during a sexual intercourse or sexual contact. Some types of STDs are curable while few are hard to be cured. Most of the men assume that if they have an STD, they would be aware of it, but this is a false assumption. Few STDs may show severe signs and symptoms,…

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What Is The Risk Of HIV From A Blood Transfusion?

Most blood transfusions are smooth and take place with ease. However, there might be some specific disadvantages. Before proceeding any further, you should know what exactly happens in blood transfusion and the potential risks of this procedure. WHAT IS BLOOD TRANSFUSION? Blood transfusion refers to the act of supplying you with blood through an intravenous (IV) line. This particular process…

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How Does HIV Affect Your Body?

These days most of us are familiar with the word “HIV” and have heard it being used commonly everywhere. HIV is a virus that is an enemy for your immune system; HIV compromises the natural defense mechanisms of the body and makes you more prone to infections. A person infected with HIV finds it too hard to even fight against the easy…

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7 Tests You Need To Know About HIV/AIDS

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system leads to life-threatening infections and cancers to thrive. People infected with HIV generally live for 9 – 11 years, depending on the type of HIV subtype. According to WHO, about 34…

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Tips To Boost Your Fertility

Is your pregnancy strip displaying a negative result? Well, that may be a bit disappointing but there is no point in losing hope over a single failure in the conception process. If you are in your middle age, mid-thirties or mid-twenties, you got a myriad of options to try to boost your fertility. After a certain age, the Fertility usually…

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Everything You Need to Know About HIV

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a potentially life-threatening condition. It damages the immune system and affects the body’s ability to fight infections. There is no cure for HIV/AIDS. However, there are few medications that can help slow the progression of the disease. Facts About HIV Currently, about 36.9 million people are infected with HIV/AIDS worldwide. Approximately 85 percent of HIV…

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Prevention From HIV/ AIDS

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) spreads through body fluids and affects the immune system, the natural defense system of the human body that helps fight infections and diseases. If a person gets infected with HIV, he/she will find it difficult to fight other infections and diseases. This life threatening illness caused by the HIV is known as AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency…

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A brief look at the Infertility Snag

  Let us start with some shocking facts – about 15% the Indian population, both male and female, are infertile. Doctors advise that there is going to be an increase in the infertility rate especially in men. The main reason for rise has been attributed to the lifestyle habits. World Health Organization explains infertility as the inability to conceive within…

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