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Trichomoniasis – Why Routine STD/STI Testing Is Important

What Is Trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is a parasitic infection which can be sexually transmitted. It affects both man and women. It is one of the most widespread STD-s, but also one of the most easily curable. Trichomoniasis, also known as “Trich” is caused by Trichomonas Vaginalis. Through heterosexual transmission people are mostly infected with this parasite. […]

Uterine Fibroids: Are They a Potential Danger to Every Woman?

What Are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine fibroids are usually non-cancerous tissue growths inside of the muscles of the uterine wall. Uterine fibroids can vary in size and shape. They can be single or multiple in number. Different Types of Uterine Fibroids Sub-mucosal fibroids – occur inside of the myometrium. They are the one that cause heavy […]

Syphilis: What Do You Know about Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

What Is Syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria Treponema pallidum. The disease progresses in stages, once infected. It is easily curable when diagnosed and treated in its early stages. However, in advanced stages the disease spreads all over the human’s body, affecting all the organs, leading to severe illness and even […]

Obesity and Pregnancy – Few Facts We Must Share with You

Obesity is a recent epidemic. In the UK, one out of five antenatal women is obese. In the USA 60% adults are obese now. In this perspective, obesity is now considered as an important health problem.  Pregnancies are often complicated by obesity as obese gravid women develop pregnancy complications at a faster rate than the […]

Thalassemia Major: Available Treatment Options

What is Thalassemia? Hemoglobin is an iron containing protein present inside the red blood cells that normally transports oxygen in blood and delivers it to all the organs in the body. Thalassemia is a genetic defect involving this hemoglobin protein. The inherited defect in the hemoglobin interferes with its oxygen carrying capacity, thereby depriving all […]

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: How Bad It Can Get

Prostate gland enlargement is a problem commonly faced by the elderly males. It is found to cause profoundly troublesome symptoms related to urination however the important point to understand here is that benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a completely separate entity and it never progresses to prostate cancer. The epidemiologic data collected suggest that the risk […]