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Dr. Marrazzo is a renowned HIV and STI expert at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
The new plan outlines federal actions to reduce the burden of sexually transmitted infections in the United States through 2025.
HPV triggers abnormal cell growth that can lead to cancers of the cervix, anus, vulva, vagina, penis, mouth and throat.
When clinics that provide abortions close, other services also shut down including cancer screening, contraception and STI and HIV services.
A Texas judge had struck down mandatory coverage of much preventive care, including cancer and diabetes screenings and PrEP.
Plus: Over 10 prevention services related to hepatitis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections covered by the Affordable Care Act.
Health officials urge gay and bi men, in particular, to report unusual skin rashes and avoid close contact while symptomatic.
Early vaccination reduces the risk of cervical cancer by nearly 90%, but many young people remain unprotected.
Oral STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex and human papillomavirus.
This finding may reflect higher rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HPV and hep B as well as lifestyle factors.
Two new interactive (and free!) databases offer maps, policies and much more, courtesy of amfAR.
Having both chlamydia and high-risk HPV16 dramatically increases the risk of anal precancer.
A research team has sought to address the critical lack of treatment guidelines for addressing HIV’s complex effects on aging.
We will never end the HIV and hepatitis epidemics by preventing people with preexisting conditions from accessing care.
An antibody present in the blood of women previously infected with the STI is associated with almost double the risk of the disease.
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