Doctors prescribing antibiotics for gonorrhea that no longer work
GPs give patients ciprofloxacin, which has not been recommended since 2005, raising fears that drug-resistant forms of sexually transmitted disease will spread Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Gonorrhoea Drug resistance Chlamydia Sexual health Society NHS GPs Doctors Science Antibiotics UK news Source Type: news

Lesbians Receiving Unequal Treatment from Cuban Health Services
Two women hugging at a Day Against Homophobia in Havana organised by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy Ivet GonzálezHAVANA, Apr 1 2015 (IPS)In addition to other forms of discrimination, lesbian and bisexual women in Cuba face unequal treatment from public health services. Their specific sexual and reproductive health needs are ignored, and they are invisible in prevention and treatment campaigns for women.Many lesbian and bisexual women are afraid of gynaecological instruments and procedures which they experience as particularly distasteful given their sexual orie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Ivet Gonzalez Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Development & Aid Editors' Choice Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean LGBTQ Population Poverty & MDGs Regional Categories Women's Health Cuba National Centre for Se Source Type: news

Americans are 'more likely to have an STD than Europeans'
EXCLUSIVE: Since 1980, rates of chlamydia have soared in the US compared to Europe, research by revealed. The U.S. also has higher rates of gonorrhoea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concern over online gonorrhoea care
Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Girl Child Raped and Infected With HIV
[Malawi24]Imagine a 11 year old girl Malawian child being repeatedly raped by a 45 year old man. A month later the girl is discovered to have gonorrhoea and after the truth unfolds police arrests the man. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Detection After Increased TestingChlamydia and Gonorrhoea Detection After Increased Testing
Increased testing did not increase the proportion of HIV patients diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea. Sexually Transmitted Infections (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Dating apps that pinpoint interested people down to the nearest metre blamed for soaring sex infections 
The increasing popularity of dating apps on mobile phones has fuelled a surge in cases of sexually transmitted diseases, say doctors, with gonorrhoea infections increasing by 15 per cent in twelve months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study seeks alternative antibiotic for ‘untreatable’ gonorrhoea
Researchers from one of the country’s largest hospital trusts have begun recruiting patients to a study that is seeking to find alternative antibiotics to treat drug-resistant strains of gonorrhoea. (Source: Nursing Times Breaking News)
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - December 8, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gonorrhoea increasingly resistant to antibiotics
Resistance to the antibiotics currently used to treat gonorrhoea is continuing to grow, researchers have found Hide related content:  Show related content read more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 3, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Lalah-Simone Springer Tags: Sexual health Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Could sex with 21 women 'cut prostate risk'?
ConclusionThis case-control study has suggested that having several female partners over a man’s lifetime is associated with a protective effect against prostate cancer, whereas having several male partners increased the risk.However, case-control studies like this one cannot prove that having several female partners reduces the risk of prostate cancer, or that having more male partners increases risk. When it comes to complex issues such as lifestyle, sexuality and cancer outcomes, there could be a wide range of contributing factors.If having multiple female partners reduced prostate cancer risk, it would be expected th...
Source: NHS News Feed - October 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Cancer Source Type: news

New guidelines on managing genital herpes in pregnancy
Risk of transmission to baby greater with new infection in third trimesterRelated items from OnMedicaDH tells councils to make ‘concerted effort’ on sexual healthWomen should take regular chlamydia testsNew treatments needed to stop genital herpes transmissionChlamydia and gonorrhoea linked to pregnancy complications (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 17, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Guidance for the detection of gonorrhoea in England
The guidance aims to inform the commissioning and clinical delivery of gonorrhoea testing in England by recommending best practice. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 14, 2014 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 200 STI Cases Reported At Chingwizi
[The Herald]THERE is an outbreak of sexually transmitted infections at Chingwizi Holding Camp with over 210 cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea recorded in the past three months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HSE finds just quarter of food businesses operating satisfactorily for hygiene and food safety
Report says more than 1,000 people diagnosed with gonorrhoea last year (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dating using a smartphone app makes you more likely to get an STD
Research published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections revealed people who find sexual partners though apps are more likely to have gonorrhoea and chlamydia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news