Health matters: preventing STI's
Focuses on the prevention of 5 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) - gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis, genital herpes and genital warts. It also covers the public health challenge of antimicrobial-resistant STIs and the commissioning and improvement of sexual health services.
Conclusions: Cryotherapy is an effective and safe treatment for common viral warts of hands and feet. The impact of shorter intervals on cure rate was more significant than increasing freezing time with longer intervals between freezing sessions. The study was approved by the local IRB committee (285-2018). PMID: 32765598 [PubMed]
In conclusion, while the two assays present equivalent data for assessing the effectiveness of the bivalent and quadrivalent vaccines, PGMY-CHUV is more suitable for evaluating the impact of the current 9-valent vaccine because of its superior detection of HPV52 in co-infection cases. PMID: 32759554 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: Antiviral ResearchAuthor(s): Alesia A. Levanova, Kiira M. Kalke, Liisa M. Lund, Nina Sipari, Mohammadreza Sadeghi, Marie C. Nyman, Henrik Paavilainen, Veijo Hukkanen, Minna M. Poranen
Publication date: Available online 12 August 2020Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Rachel Wallace-Brodeur, Rui Li, Wendy Davis, Sharon Humiston, Christina Albertin, Peter G. Szilagyi, Cynthia M. Rand
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue that increases risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Data was obtained from women (n = 32,409) who completed the Demographic Health Survey's (DHS) domestic violence module in 7...
Authors: Bootz F, Franzen A Abstract Surgical therapy, regardless of the procedure, remains of great importance for today's treatment of oropharyngeal carcinomas, despite advances in radiation and immunotherapy. The individual treatment plan should be defined in discussion with the patient and in an interdisciplinary tumor conference, taking into account the likelihood of achieving of tumor-free resection margins and an acceptable postoperative quality of life. With regard to conventional and possibly also open surgical procedures, a good overview of the surgical site-particularly in the case of more extensive...
Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Amit Nakanekar, Punam Khobarkar, Sanjana Dhotkar
Conclusion: Secondary trigeminal neuralgia may be explained by a pathological process in vicinity of the spinal trigeminal nuclei. Removing the tumor may be expected to provide complete and lasting pain relief. PMID: 32754348 [PubMed]
This edition of Health Matters focuses on the prevention of five common sexually transmitted infections (STIs): gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis, genital herpes and genital warts. It also covers the public health challenge of antimicrobial-resistant STIs, and the commissioning and improvement of sexual health services.
The latest edition of the Health Matters newsletter focuses on the prevention of five common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis, genital herpes and genital warts.