sexually transmitted disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sexually transmitted disease a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
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Quotations

  • Guy Bellamy
    Guy Bellamy
    “Life is a sexually transmitted disease.”

Usage


In news:

NEW WORRIES ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say they're alarmed by a surge in sexually transmitted diseases.
Unless their parents sign a form in opposition, middle school girls in Kentucky would be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer under a bill approved by the House on Thursday.
CNN — The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV).
Porn producers are threatening to quit filming in Los Angeles after voters approved a measure requiring adult-movie actors to wear condoms during shoots to protect them from sexually transmitted diseases.
If both you and your partner have HIV, use condoms to prevent other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and possible infection with a different strain of HIV.
With cameras barred from a high-profile corruption trial, a Cleveland, Ohio, television station has puppets acting out the steamy testimony about hookers, gambling and sexually transmitted diseases.
Some women and men contract sexually transmitted diseases.
Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010.
The latest news on sexually transmitted diseases.
Being pregnant doesn't protect you from acquiring a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
A shocking one in every four teenage girls now has at least one sexually transmitted disease, according to the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control.
One of the most sexually transmitted diseases, Gonorrhea, is becoming resistant to antibiotics.
According to a Wyoming Department of Heath representative, the connection between HIV infection and the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases is likely an overlooked area of HIV prevention.
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In science:

Similarly, a recent study indicate that the social network responsible for the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, such as AIDS, also exhibits a scale-free structure .
Halting viruses in scale-free networks
II.A) is to help us understand and perhaps control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
The structure and function of complex networks
The “contact tracing” methods [251] used to control sexually transmitted diseases, and the “ring vaccination” method [181, 308] used to control smallpox and foot-andmouth disease are both examples of roughly this type of acquaintance vaccination.
The structure and function of complex networks
Ferguson, N. M. and Garnett, G. P., More realistic models of sexually transmitted disease transmission dynamics: Sexual partnership networks, pair models, and moment closure, Sex.
The structure and function of complex networks
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