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Testicular Cancer—Some Facts You Need to Know

Testicular Cancer—Some Facts You Need to Know

The testicles—or testes—are a part of the male reproductive system and are responsible for producing and regulating sperm and testosterone, a male hormone. There are a variety of cells that are involved in the testicles’ formation. So, what is testicular cancer? What should I know about it? How does cancer affect a

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Australian State to End HIV Transmission by 2020

Among gay and bisexual men in America during the 1980’s, HIV emerged as a major health crisis. But it didn’t stop there, in Australia at around the same time, HIV began spreading as well. Health officials spent millions over the past three decades to curb the transmission of the virus. Including, TV

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Can Being Uncircumcised Increase the Risk of HIV?

There is an abundance of preventative measures to take to ward off HIV. Namely, wearing a condom, being regularly tested, and of course, abstinence. Still, there are some things that can increase your risk of contracting the STI. Being uncircumcised may be one of them, according to a study published in the

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Who are Most at Risk for STDs and HIV?

According to a Dudy published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, men and women between the ages of 15 and 25 are most likely to contract an STD and HIV. Why is that not shocking? We know that young adults in their late teens and twenties are at their sexual peak. We

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