STI rates have fallen by more than 30% amid the coronavirus pandemic

The number of chlamydia diagnoses each week in the US was 53% lower through June of this year compared to last year, as syphilis and gonorrhea rates fell by 33%, according to CDC data.
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PlastCare Offers FDA Approved Dental Supplies on bttn. PlatformSEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- bttn., a HealthTech startup providing a B2B e-commerce platform for purchasing medical supplies, today announced a massive expansion to its product catalog with the addition of 93 PlastCare USA products for dental practitioners. bttn. has seen a dramatic increase in the number of dental practices utilizing its medical supply platform in recent months. The addition of the PlastCare catalog fleshes out bttn.'s dental supply offerings and brings 23 new dental product categories to customers of the rapidly grow...
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During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, NIMH hosted a livestream event on suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, and other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk.
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A low number of children have contracted Covid-19 in Oregon compared with other states, according to Oregon Health&Science University ’s latest forecast. Only seven states have lower pediatric census rates than Oregon, where 0.70 per 100,000 of those under the age of 18 are hospitalized for Covid, according to the report, from Peter Graven, lead data scientist in OHSU’s Business Intelligence unit. Graven said that the data s uggest that children are protected when the adults around them are…
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While the Covid-19 vaccines were developed far from Pittsburgh, a lab at Carnegie Mellon University is making advances in the delivery of the same type of messenger RNA technology that made the first vaccines possible to battle other diseases. The second day of the Precision Medicine World Conference, held in downtown Pittsburgh, began with examples of how the Covid-19 pandemic had changed the region and the world — and BioNTech founders Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci and a leading mRNA researcher…
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If there ever was a time for leadership, 2020 was the year. And, with a multichannel pandemic underway, finding avenues to advance their message became essential. For Memphis Business Journal’s next group of Women Who Lead, honoring executives in marketing seemed to be a logical choice. Also logical is highlighting the accomplishments of women who have broken through the glass ceiling and helped define their businesses, as well as the local marketplace. Each woman chosen by MBJ’s editorial…
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Studies suggesting ivermectin is an effective Covid treatment relied on evidence ‘that has substantially evaporated under close scrutiny’, fresh research showsFollow the Australia coronavirus blogCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingDr Carlos Chaccour ran into difficulty when he and his colleaguesbegan recruiting patients in Peru for their study to determine the effect of a daily dose of the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin on people infected with Covid-19.“We would call the patient and say, ‘You have just been diagn...
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Conclusions During March–April 2020, national case reporting for STDs dramatically decreased compared with 2019. However, resurgence in reported gonorrhea and syphilis cases later in the year suggests STD reporting may have increased in 2020, underscoring the importance of continued STD prevention and care activities.
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Public health officials believe many cases are going undetected as clinics close during the pandemic and testing supplies are diverted to coronavirus screening.
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