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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDS)


  • Ancient Hominid Sex Influenced Spread of STIs
    With recent studies proving that almost everyone has a little bit of Neanderthal DNA in them----up to 5 percent of the human genome--- it's become clear our ancestors not only had some serious hominid 'hanky panky' going on, but with it, a potential downside: the spread of ...More
    October 17, 2016 Posted in News
  • WHO Releases New Treatment Guidelines for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis
    New guidelines for the treatment of three common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are all caused by bacteria and are ...More
    August 30, 2016 Posted in News
  • More Than Three-Quarters of STD-Negative Patients Receive Antibiotics
    A study of emergency department (ED) patients with symptoms of gonorrhea or chlamydia found that three in four patients who were treated with antibiotics actually tested negative for these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to a new study presented at the 43rd ...More
    June 9, 2016 Posted in News
  • Screening for Syphilis Recommended for Persons at Increased Risk of Infection
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has found convincing evidence that screening for syphilis infection in asymptomatic, non-pregnant persons at increased risk for infection provides substantial benefit. The report appears in the June 7 issue of JAMA. This is ...More
    June 7, 2016 Posted in News
  • Europe Sees Constant Increase in Gonorrhea Infections
    Since 2008, the overall rate of reported gonorrhea infections has more than doubled across Europe, going up from 8 per 100,000 population to 20 cases per 100,000 persons in 2014. ...More
    May 31, 2016 Posted in News
  • Syphilis Infections are on the Rise in Europe
    New data released in ECDC's Annual Epidemiological report show that since 2010, the overall syphilis rates have been going up across Europe, particularly among men. In 2014, the reported syphilis numbers were six times higher in men than in women. Almost two-thirds (63%) of ...More
    May 18, 2016 Posted in News
  • Nanoparticles Hold Promise as Double-Edged Sword Against Genital Herpes
    An effective vaccine against the virus that causes genital herpes has evaded researchers for decades. But now, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago working with scientists from Germany have shown that zinc-oxide nanoparticles shaped like jacks can prevent ...More
    April 27, 2016 Posted in News
  • ECDC Issues Guidance on Chlamydia Control
    They are young and mostly female: with more than 3.2 million reported cases between 2005 and 2014, chlamydia remains the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) across Europe. As chlamydia infection often shows no symptoms, these numbers underestimate ...More
    April 1, 2016 Posted in News
  • Health District Identifies Significant Increase in Syphilis Rates in Nevada's Clark County
    The Southern Nevada Health District has identified a 128 percent increase in reported syphilis cases in Clark County since 2012 and is now considering the increase to be an outbreak for early syphilis cases. The increase is seen mostly among men with 615 of the 694 cases ...More
    March 1, 2016 Posted in News
  • Cutting Prison Sentences Could Reduce Spread of HIV, Study Suggests
    Reducing the number of men who go to prison could help curb the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in a community, according to research published in Social Science & Medicine. A new computer model developed by researchers at the University of ...More
    February 9, 2016 Posted in News
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