What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

18:04 8th February 2018 | Common Cancer

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PIn 1920, George Papanicolaou, a Greek doctor, developed the Pap test together with Romanian doctor, Aurel Babeş.

 

What is a Pap test?

 A Pap test – also known as a Pap smear or smear test – is a procedure that doctors use to test for cervical cancer in women. Women aged 30 to 65 should undergo one every three to five years.

 

It is one of the most essential screenings for women because cervical cancer is the second m...

Sexually transmitted diseases and infertility

Sexually transmitted diseases and infertility

22:38 10th March 2016 | Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Most of the sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are curable if treated properly but they can affect the fertility of both men and women if they are mismanaged. They are easily transmitted and mostly curable, and are often a source of embarrassment for the sufferer who may be reluctant to seek help. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about 70 per cent of the more than three million new STD infections that occur annually ...

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