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The Different Types of the Herpes Virus

The Different Types of the Herpes Virus<p>Updated on November 10, 2017<p>The herpes virus is probably the most well-known virus after influenza (the flu) …

Should we make it easier to get the morning after pill?

For some women, emergency contraception has a special place in their heart. A dose of the morning after pill (MAP) obtained via pharmacy or GP has protected thousands against unwanted pregnancies since it was introduced in the mid-1980s.<p>Frustratingly, though, obtaining this medicine - available …

Understanding immune reaction to the hepatitis B virus

The innate immune system in mammals defends against infection from viruses and other microbial infections. Unfortunately, the human immune response …

How to Tell the Difference Between Herpes and Pimples

How to Tell the Difference Between Herpes and Pimples (With Photos)<p>Updated on April 5, 2017<p>What Does Herpes Look Like?<p>This is a very common question. …

Free Screening, Treatment Of Hepatitis Begins In Anambra

Also on-going is the free vaccination of children in all health centres across the state and adults at subsidized rate at specified government …

Spike In Demand For Long-Acting Birth Control Strains Clinic Budgets

In the two weeks since the election, Planned Parenthood Federation of America has seen a huge increase in volunteers and donations – over 200,000 donations in a single week. But this surge in support hasn't reached many other reproductive health organizations. And many of these centers are already …

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Can a two-dose HPV vaccine boost adherence and lower costs in Texas?

Reducing the number of human papillomavirus vaccine doses that preteens need to take will make the regimen easier to follow and potentially reduce …

Emergency contraception: Pills that prevent pregnancy after sex

Emergency Contraception Pills ("Morning After Pills")<p><b>There are four different types of emergency contraceptive pills ("morning after pills")</b> …

Immune Response of Two Against Three Doses of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Studied

In a study published online by <i>JAMA</i>, Ole-Erik Iversen, of the University of Bergen, Norway, and colleagues examined whether human papillomavirus (HPV) …

How To Manage Hepatitis C Side Effects

Though hepatitis C – an infection of the liver – can be treated and in rare cases cured, the side effects can be daunting. According to the CDC, …

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