Evofem Biosciences Appoints Former FDA Division Director Lisa Rarick, M.D., to its Board of Directors
Distinguished Career at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in CDER and the Office of Women's Health; Significant Industry and Regulatory Expertise SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Evofem Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Evofem Biosciences, Amphora, lactic acid, citric acid, Chlamydia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shale drilling activity linked to increased sexually transmitted infections in Texas, Yale study
(Yale School of Public Health) Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that rates of two sexually transmitted infections (STIs), gonorrhea and chlamydia, are 15% and 10% higher, respectively, in Texas counties with high shale drilling activity ( " fracking " ), compared to counties without any fracking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One million new cases of sexually transmitted disease diagnosed each day, WHO warns
(Natural News) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one million cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, with chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis infections being the most worrisome. The WHO report, based on 2016 global data, showed that there were 156 million new cases of trichomoniasis, 127 million cases of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One million new cases of sexually transmitted disease diagnosed each day, WHO warns
(Natural News) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one million cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, with chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis infections being the most worrisome. The WHO report, based on 2016 global data, showed that there were 156 million new cases of trichomoniasis, 127 million cases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex health warning: Symptoms of the UK's most common STI to look out for this Christmas
SEX, if unprotected, can increase the risk of a person catching a sexually transmitted infection . Chlamydia is the most common STI in the UK, and with it causing potentially serious problems if left untreated, recognising symptoms is very important. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mobile Clinic team to support people experiencing homelessness
Today, we’re launching a new Mobile Clinic service helping people experiencing homelessness and sleeping rough in the City of London. Volunteer GPs and nurses will offer advice on health conditions, register patients with local GP practices, attend to immediate health needs, provide new socks and gloves and offer screenings for HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhoea. The aim is to work towards sustainable access to healthcare, so that people experiencing homelessness will be able to access mainstream NHS services and rely on them in times of need. We have teamed up with the City of London Corporation, which gov...
Source: Doctors of the World News - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Targeted gene modification in animal pathogenic chlamydia
(Umea University) Researchers at Ume å University (Sweden), in collaboration with researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University (USA), now for the first time successfully performed targeted gene mutation in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia caviae. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility
The Australian research is the first to find the sexually transmitted disease in testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men with no identified cause for their infertility. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Reproductive Medicine, Fertility, News, Source Type: news

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- Undiagnosed chlamydia infection can harm male fertility, a new study suggests. " Chlamydia infection has been associated with women's infertility but much less is known about its impact on male infertility, particularly if... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A--Z: Sexually transmitted infections at a record high
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases, are at a record high in the U.S. Sexually transmitted infections increased for the fifth consecutive year, with nearly 2.5 million combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released by the Centers for Disease Control [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Most common 3 STDs on the rise, according to CDC report
A new CDC report outlines recent increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in the US. The report asks why, and outlines what should be done. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

A Virus in Koala DNA Shows Evolution in Action
Many animals, including humans, have DNA left over from ancient viral infections. In koalas, researchers are studying the process in real time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Genetics and Heredity Koalas DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Viruses Evolution (Biology) Chlamydia RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) your-feed-science William Theurkauf University of Massachusetts Cell (Journal) Source Type: news

Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Reach Record High In The U.S. [Infographic]
CDC research has found that cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen dramatically in the U.S. since 2014. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Source Type: news

Three STDs reach all-time highs in the US, new CDC report says
Combined cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen to unprecedented numbers for the fifth consecutive year in the United States, according to a new STD report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Rise to Record High, C.D.C. Says
Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States jumped last year, and an alarming number of newborn deaths were linked to congenital syphilis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Liam Stack Tags: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia Gonorrhea Syphilis Centers for Disease Control and Prevention United States Source Type: news

2017 to 2018 Saw Increases in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis
TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 -- During 2017 to 2018, there were increases in the rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, according to a report published online Oct. 8 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Virginia Bowen, Ph.D., and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

These STDs Are the Most Common Infectious Diseases Reported to the CDC
Sexually transmitted disease diagnoses in 2018 broke a record for the fifth consecutive year, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Chlamydia was the most common STD in 2018, with more than 1.7 million cases reported, followed by more than 580,000 cases of gonorrhea—3% and 5% increases over 2017, respectively. Though less common, syphilis diagnoses also rose, topping 115,000 cases in total, according to the CDC. “These are just infections that were diagnosed and reported,” says Elizabeth Torrone, an epidemiologist at the CDC. Since lots of STDs are asymptoma...
Source: TIME: Health - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized data visualization Infectious Disease Source Type: news

STD Rates Continue to Rise in the U.S.
TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 -- STD rates in the United States are continuing a years-long climb -- including a sharp rise in the number of babies born with syphilis. A new government report finds that combined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arkansas Children's Research Institute, UAMS Awarded $420K
Arkansas Children's Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have received a $420,000 National Institutes of Health to research chlamydia. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 13, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

'Extreme grooming' not linked to STIs
(Reuters Health) - Researchers say women who frequently remove most or all of their pubic hair are no more likely to contract chlamydia or gonorrhea than women who don't practice "extreme grooming." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pubic Grooming Doesn't Raise STD Risk
Women who shave or wax their pubic hair aren't more likely to get chlamydia or gonorrhea, according to new research that challenges studies suggesting that so-called extreme grooming increases the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pubic Hair Removal Does Not Raise Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk
Women who removed all pubic hair did not have higher rates of chlamydia or gonorrhea. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia Gonorrhea Source Type: news

Health matters: preventing STIs
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. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shaving'Down There' Won't Raise STD Risks: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 -- Women who shave or wax their pubic hair aren't more likely to get chlamydia or gonorrhea, according to new research that challenges studies suggesting that so-called extreme grooming increases the risk of sexually... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Spotlight on sexually transmitted infections in London: 2018 data
More than 131,400 new infections were diagnosed in London residents in 2018. Number of new infections rose by 12% between 2017 and 2018. Large rises were seen for gonorrhoea (by 23%) and chlamydia (by 19%). Syphilis diagnoses have increased by 44% since 2014. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Matters: preventing STIs
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. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Vaginal Steaming, Chlamydia Vaccine, Cat Allergies The Week That Wasn't: Vaginal Steaming, Chlamydia Vaccine, Cat Allergies
Three medical stories from the week that we didn't cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 16, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia?
For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Is a Chlamydia Vaccine on the Horizon?
All of the women who received the vaccine produced antibodies to chlamydia, but one of the vaccines, called CTH522:CAF01, produced nearly six times more antibodies than the other vaccine, the investigators found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World ’s first chlamydia vaccine show promise in early trials
The first ever chlamydia vaccine to reach the clinical trial stage has passed initial safety tests, reveals a new study published this week. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

A Vaccine For Our Most Common STI May Be Getting Closer
A potential vaccine for chlamydia, which infects millions each year, has passed an important early test on the road to availability. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

A Chlamydia Vaccine May Be Getting Closer
A potential vaccine for our most common sexually transmitted infection has passed an important early test on the road to availability. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

Is a Chlamydia Vaccine on the Horizon?
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - August 13, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Infections, Reproductive Medicine, Research, News, Source Type: news

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests
The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U.S. sexually transmitted illness diagnoses have reached new highs for the past four years in a row, and chlamydia is responsible for the bulk of those infections: 1.7 million cases were diagnosed in 2017 alone, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, compared to about 550,000 cases of gonorrhea, 40,000 cases of HIV and 30,000 cases of syphilis. Globally, the problem is even more widespread: about 127 million cases were diagnosed in 2016, according to ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study Research Source Type: news

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer after a scientific trial proves it is safe
Scientists from the Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen tested two injections on 35 healthy female volunteers. After five months, none of the women had suffered any serious side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia sex infection vaccine passes safety test
The first human trial of a jab to tackle the sexually transmitted disease shows promise, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer
Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe.The vaccine successfully provoked an immune response, boosting levels of antibodies against the chlamydia bacterium in the blood and vaginal fluids.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Chlamydia Sexual health Society Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Is a Chlamydia Vaccine on the Horizon?
MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 -- A vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia appears safe and potentially effective, an early trial suggests. The phase 1 study included 35 healthy women. Those who were given injections of two possible... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

binx health Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Rapid Point Of Care Platform For Women's Health
binx io enables first-ever "test-and-treat" paradigm with sample to answer in 30 minutes for the two most tested-for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) BOSTON, Aug. 12, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- binx health, the p... Diagnostics, FDA binx health, binx io, point-of-care, chlamydia, gonorrhea (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nurse Intervention Using Tech May Improve PID Care in Youth
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 -- Adolescent and young adult women with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) are more likely to experience decreases in Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis positivity with a technology-enhanced community health... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chlamydia, syphilis rates increase in Canada — and experts say declining condom use is partly to blame
Researchers from around the globe are in Vancouver this week at the STI & HIV World Congress to discuss increasing rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Nurx adds STI testing to its mail-order product suite
The startup launched three new test kits, which will test for conditions such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How chlamydia can infect the anus from JUST oral sex
A study by Indiana University found two out of nearly 200 men in a study had evidence of the infection in parts of their body which they claimed never to have used for sex. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure?
It ’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just 15 years old when he presented at St Louis city hospital in late 1968, but the medical team drew a blank.Unexplained swelling in Rayford ’s genitalia soon spread throughout his body. Chlamydia bacteria, usually localised at the point of entry, coursed through his bloodstream. A small purple lesion on the inside of his thigh signalled cancer, but of a form usually ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 2, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Edwards Siddons and Thomas Graham Tags: Aids and HIV Medical research Health Source Type: news

Last chlamydia-free koala population may safeguard future of species
(Morris Animal Foundation) The last, large, isolated, healthy chlamydia-free population of koalas in Australia may have been identified on Kangaroo Island, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Adelaide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 2, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The key to unlock bacterial fusion
(Thomas Jefferson University) Researchers identify how a Chlamydia-produced protein helps bacterial compartments fuse together, thus increasing pathogenicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A Million New STIs Are Contracted Every Day, the WHO Says
The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). And new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) say that problem is a global one: Worldwide, about a million new curable STIs are contracted every day. In 2016, there were an estimated 376.4 million curable cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis contracted among men and women ages 15 to 49, the WHO reports. Incidence rates were similar to those estimated for 2012, according to the WHO’s analysis of more than 100 studies conducted between 2009 and 2016. Trichomoniasis, an STI caused by a protozoan...
Source: TIME: Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized chart public health Sexual Health Source Type: news