Extensive condylomata acuminata are beyond the capacity of all topical therapies. The area was initially treated by carbon dioxide laser ablation, and residual small foci of infection were subsequently treated with topical 5% imiquimod cream.
Compared with women who do not use hormonal contraception, most women who take progestin-only contraception are not at increased risk for venous thromboembolism, according to the results of a new meta-analysis. More »
Abortion is not a pretty subject. An embryo or fetus, while not a fully developed person, has the potential to become one. No one is “pro-abortion.” At the same time, there are circumstances under which a girl or woman feels strongly that her pregnancy is untenable—that she is too young, too poor,... More »
HIV Disease. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a blood-borne virus typically transmitted via sexual intercourse, shared intravenous drug paraphernalia, and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT), which can occur during the birth process or during breastfeeding.
From remote villages in Kenya to large cities in the United States, mobile phones and smart phones are becoming tools to overcome some of the greatest challenges in HIVprevention, screening, and treatment adherence.