What are Potential Problems with Placental Abnormalities?
Discussion “The placenta is a unique organ that sits at the interface of, and facilitates nearly all interactions between, maternal and fetal physiology. It is the sole source of oxygen and nutrition for the fetus, and provides a protective barrier against external insults. The placenta is also a highly adaptable organ that is capable of showing a wide range of pathological changes in response to various maternal and fetal factors and stressors.” The placenta has 3 layers: the amnion (fetal side), the chorion, and decidua (maternal side). In addition to making observations about the maternal and fetal sides, co...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 27, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Monkeypox Testing Shows the U.S. Learned Little from the COVID-19 Pandemic
U.S. testing for monkeypox is insufficient to determine how widespread the virus is and where new cases are cropping up, according to infectious disease experts and advocates concerned about a sluggish response to the outbreak that’s already hit 32 countries. While government labs have the capacity to test as many as 8,000 samples a week, they’re only using 2% of that capability, suggesting that about 23 monkeypox tests are being performed a day, said James Krellenstein, the cofounder of PrEP4All, an HIV advocacy group that widened its focus during the pandemic. Much more testing is needed to find out where the...
Source: TIME: Health - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madison Muller / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate News Desk wire Source Type: news

New York Fund Apologizes for Role in Tuskegee Syphilis Study New York Fund Apologizes for Role in Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Altruistic as they might sound, the checks — $100 at most — were no simple act of charity: They were part of an almost unimaginable scheme.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

New York fund apologizes for role in Tuskegee syphilis study
Researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of the disease to study it. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New rapid test for syphilis can give patients immediate access to treatment, Alberta doctors say
A dual rapid HIV and syphilis test offers those infected the ability to start treatment immediately, breaking down barriers often found by those facing the disease. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Africa: WHO DG Recounts Successes in War Against HIV, Malaria, Other Diseases #WHA75
[Premium Times] He noted that 15 countries have been validated for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and/or syphilis, adding that the SDG target on hepatitis B has been met. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Syphilis Surge Must Be Viewed as a Public Health Emergency
(MedPage Today) -- During our recent visits to a series of health facilities to discuss the alarming rise in sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates, clinicians expressed relief at finally discussing something other than COVID-19. While the... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 22, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monkeypox: Here ’s What You Need To Know About The Rare Virus Found In The U.S., U.K. And Europe
Monkeypox can cause fever, swollen lymph nodes and a rash that looks like chickenpox or syphilis, and while usually mild it has been known to have a fatality rate as high as 10%. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Why Are Sexually Transmitted Infections Surging?
After reaching historic lows more than a decade ago, rates are on the rise again. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Sex Disease Rates Discrimination Tests (Medical) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Syphilis Gonorrhea Condoms Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge
“The really depressing thing about it is we had this thing virtually eradicated back in the year 2000,” an official says. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Maria Barry-Jester Source Type: news

InFocus: The Ins and Outs of Serologic Testing for Syphilis
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: InFocus Source Type: news

Migrants and Health Workers Play Complex ‘Game’ on Europe’s Fringes
Viraj from India, in a squat where he has been living for three months near Velika Kladusa, Bosnia. He hopes to join family in Italy. February 2022. Credit: Chiara LuxardoBy Sara PerriaBihać, Bosnia, Apr 19 2022 (IPS) Responding to several shouts Viraj emerges from the ruins of his shelter in northwest Bosnia. He is originally from India but is now squatting near Bihać in what remains of a house abandoned since the 1990s Balkans war. “I was in the bathroom,” says Viraj – although there is no such facility. The building doesn’t even have windows, just gaps exposed to a freezing wind. Collapsing walls are patc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sara Perria Tags: COVID-19 Crime & Justice Europe Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news

Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis Levels Up in 2020
THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 -- Reported cases of gonorrhea, syphilis, and congenital syphilis in 2020 surpassed those of 2019, while chlamydia cases decreased, according to a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Babies Die as Congenital Syphilis Continues to Surge Across US Babies Die as Congenital Syphilis Continues to Surge Across US
Congenital syphilis rates keep climbing, according to newly released federal data. But the primary funding source for most public health departments has been largely stagnant.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 13, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US cases of the STDs gonorrhea and syphilis surged to a 30-year high in 2020
CDC officials warned the 'unrelenting momentum' of the nation's STD epidemic continued throughout the first year of the Covid pandemic. This may be due to less testing, leading to accidental transmission. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news