Continuing the story of sex and STIs following Part 1 of An Indelicate History posted on this blog earlier. Here we cover the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
Test your knowledge about the common sexually transmitted infections
Most bacteria are, like people, “either good or simply present.” — The Belly Button Diversity Project The Human Microbiome Project identified many of the microorganisms found in the human body revealing that, because we each have unique experiences in varied environments, we each have a unique microbiomic fingerprint. It is constantly changing its composition to […]
Where did sexually transmitted infections come from? Did they exist in history? Are they responsible for our monogamous culture? STIs influenced history and history influenced STIs.
Trichomoniasis is the most common non-viral STI in the U.S. An estimated 4 to 8 million people already have it and over 1 million new infections are diagnosed every year. Eighty-five per cent of women found to have trichomoniasis report no symptoms. When I was in college, I had a boyfriend I’ll call Buzz. Fun […]