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TWiP 38: How to Trichomonas by Vincent Racaniello Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 12:00am On episode #38 of the science show This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson tackle the backlog of listener email, then consider the life cycle and pathogenesis of Trichomonas vaginalis, the flagellated protozoan transmitted by sexual contact. You can find TWiP #38 at . Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
STIs and Prostate Cancer by k Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:13pm Trichomonas vaginalis, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), has been found to be strongly associated with the risk of advanced and lethal prostate cancer in men. Unlike diseases like syphilis and infections like HIV, trichomonas vaginalis isn’t a viral infection but a parasite. It infects millions of people world wide (an estimatd 1 ... Read on »
What Causes Prostate Cancer? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:00pm We don't know what causes prostate cancer, but a study from Harvard School of Public Health shows an association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vaginalis, and risk of the type of prostate cancer that kills ( Journal of the National Cancer Institute, September 9, 2009). Researchers analyzed blood samples collected in ... Read on »
Trichomoniasis Infection and STI Testing by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am December 31, 2010 | By niccitalbot Trichomonas vaginalis is a tiny single cell parasite that attaches itself to the lining of the vagina or urethra. It causes an STI known as Trichomoniasis, Trichomonas, trich or TV. Having unprotect ... Read on »
Viruses of protozoan parasites may exacerbate human disease by Vincent Racaniello Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 12:00am Many protozoan parasites ( Trichomonas , Leishmania , Giardia , Plasmodium , Entamoeba , Nagleria , Eimeria, Cryptosporidium ) are infected with viruses. These viruses do not infect vertebrates, but their double-stranded RNA genomes are sensed by the innate immune system , leading to inflammatory complications of protozoan infections. Tr ... Read on »
New Data Support Long-Term Health Benefits of Male Circumcision by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Fran Lowry Review data January 4, 2010 — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy on newborn male circumcision, initiated in 1999 and reaffirmed in 2005, states that data are insufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision. However, recent results from 3 randomized trials showing that it prevents se ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Di by FDA Posted Wed 11 May 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: May 11, 2011 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. ... Read on »
Nearly One in Four Adolescent Girls Tested Positive for STIs by Partnership for Prevention Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:03pm A recently published study  reports that nearly one in four adolescent girls were found to have had at least one sexually transmitted infection (STI), while the prevalence grew to more than one in three among girls who ackowledged being sexually experienced. "The prevalence of STIs among female adolescents is substantial, and STIs begin to be acqui ... Read on »
Circumcision Debate Continues Anew by Obi Jo Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 5:08pm Once again debate rages over the issue of circumcision.   Recent conflicting studies published suggest that there is either no benefit or potentially major benefit to neonatal circumcision.   It is widely known throughout history that certain populations, base ... Read on »