STDs

When Will There Ever Be a Cure for HPV?

While the American people may not all agree on politics, religion or the benefits of a U.S.-Mexican border wall, there’s one thing that brings nearly a quarter of the population together: HPV. At present, 79 million Americans are infected with the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), with another 14 million becoming infected every year. HPV is […]

When Will There Ever Be a Cure for HIV?

We’ve all read about AIDS and HIV, from the ongoing AIDS epidemic happening right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A, to the many countries of Africa (remember MBAs, Africa isn’t a country). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) shrouded in stigma, terror and prejudice. That’s because, unlike many other […]

When Will a Herpes Vaccine be Available?

Herpes, the gift that keeps on giving. It’s an ugly word because of the stigma associated with it, and that’s because the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) likes to wreak havoc with a small handful of its victims. It is categorized into type 1 (HSV-1) causing oral herpes (or cold sores) which is transmitted by skin-to-skin contact, […]