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UNAIDS shows good news for AIDS HIV/AIDS rates down worldwide
Date: 2013-09-23 14:21:20

A press release from the United Nations revealed that rates for the sexually transmitted diseases are down 33 percent worldwide since 2001. Due to a stronger push for STD testing and treatment for the human immunodeficiency virus and the acquired immune deficiency virus worldwide, UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, has been able to drastically lower the number of new infections.

Reducing HIV and AIDS worldwide... Full Story

Lab tests show potential for gonorrhea cure Vaccine for gonorrhea in development
Date: 2013-09-23 14:05:29

A study from the University at Buffalo has shown promising results for a gonorrhea cure. The researchers found out more about how the gonorrhea infection works, and, using that information, were able to create a compound that could potentially reduce or remove infections entirely.

New information about the infection... Full Story

STD rates rise in Cumberland Cumberland County STD rates surge
Date: 2013-09-04 13:26:51

Cumberland County, N.C., has experienced a huge surge in many of the most common sexually transmitted diseases this year. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and other STDs have become much more common than in the past decade, when there was a general decline. Officials blame a lack of STD testing for the spike.

Rising rates... Full Story

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