How Late Can You Give Routine Newborn Care?
Discussion Routine newborn screening and treatment is focused on assisting the infant’s transition to extrauterine life, screening for health problems that may or may not be easily identifiable, and preventing acute or chronic health problems. Healthy infants begin with healthy pregnancies including risk factor assessment and screening of mothers. Such routine maternal screening and treatment does or may include glucose tolerance tests, ultrasound examinations, screenings for maternal blood type (with appropriate administration of Rho(D) immunoglobulin if appropriate), Hepatitis B, Neisseria gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Cyt...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Late Can You Give Routine Newborn Care?
Discussion Routine newborn screening and treatment is focused on assisting the infant’s transition to extrauterine life, screening for health problems that may or may not be easily identifiable, and preventing acute or chronic health problems. Healthy infants begin with healthy pregnancies including risk factor assessment and screening of mothers. Such routine maternal screening and treatment does or may include glucose tolerance tests, ultrasound examinations, screenings for maternal blood type (with appropriate administration of Rho(D) immunoglobulin if appropriate), Hepatitis B, Neisseria gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Cyt...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

England set to be first country to offer gonorrhoea vaccine after cases spiral to record high
Gonorrhoea cases in England have increased by 50 per cent in the past year, with 82,592 people diagnosed in 2022 - the highest since records began in 1918. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: New Drug Offers Hope Against Untreatable Gonorrhoea
[spotlight] Newly announced results of a pivotal phase 3 trial have demonstrated the effectiveness of a new one-dose treatment for gonorrhoea. The medicine, called zoliflodacin, is the first new drug developed to treat gonorrhoea in over 30 years. More than half of the 930 patients included in the trial were from South Africa, including women, adolescents, and people living with HIV. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Sustainable Development Source Type: news

Tampon that tests for STIs created by British startup
Daye ’s product doubles as PCR test for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and other common infectionsA tampon is being repurposed to screen for sexually transmitted infections, with the at-home test aiming to encourage more women to seek treatment.The gynaecological health startup Daye has launched an STI diagnostic tampon, which uses a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test to check for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomonas, mycoplasma and ureaplasma, with the tampon used in place of a swab or speculum.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 6, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Consumer affairs correspondent Tags: Sexual health Women's health Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Society UK news Medical research Source Type: news

Drug-resistant super gonorrhoea is UK's next 'major public health concern' after Covid
Antimicrobial resistance in gonorrhoea has increased rapidly in recent years, the World Health Organization warns. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use a condom to avoid gonorrhoea, university students told
The sexually transmitted infection is at record levels in the UK and students are most at risk. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uni freshers urged to use condoms amid record levels of gonorrhoea
Students face a 'very real danger' of catching the STI if having condomless sex, the UK Health Security Agency warned today. Gonorrhoea cases rates skyrocketed to 82,592 in 2022. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urgent need for new treatment options as super gonorrhoea spreads, says WHO official
Top scientist Dr Teodora Wi, a World Health Organization Medical Officer, has warned the public about the spread of super gonorrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom traumatized after being told she had GONORRHOEA... but it was actually compulsive skin picking 
Disabled author and mental health advocate Angela Hartlin, 36, from Nova Scotia, Canada, has suffered from a severe skin-picking compulsion almost all her life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs urged to be vigilant as UK gonorrhoea and syphilis rates hit record highs
Levels of gonorrhoea in the UK were the highest on record last year and syphilis rates the highest since 1948 - prompting warnings to health professionals to be alert for potential cases. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 12, 2023 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Four main signs of gonorrhoea as STI cases reach record high
Gonorrhoea cases in England skyrocketed in 2022, up more than 50 percent from the year before. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How rife is gonorrhoea in YOUR area? Map reveals where the clap is most prevalent 
EXCLUSIVE: Lambeth, a borough in the south of the capital, topped the charts. Around 1.2 per cent of people living there tested positive for 'the clap' in 2022, data suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More funding ‘desperately’ needed in sexual health services as demand soars
Sexual health services ‘desperately’ need more funding to ensure timely access to care for those who need it and to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) going untreated, a leading nurse has said, as latest data shows a significant rise in demand. New diagnoses of gonorrhoea in 2022 were at their highest levels since records began... Read moreThe post More funding ‘desperately’ needed in sexual health services as demand soars appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 7, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Megan Ford Tags: Clinical Latest news Sexual health Source Type: news

Gonorrhoea and syphilis at record levels in 2022
Last year, gonorrhoea diagnoses were highest on record and syphilis diagnoses were highest since 1948. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news