Africa: 'Under $1' Test Kits Available to Stop Mother-Child HIV/Syphilis Transmission
[UN News] Dual test kits, which cost less than $1, are now available for pregnant women to stem mother-to-child HIV and syphilis transmission, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Under $1’ test kits available to stop mother-child HIV/syphilis transmission
Dual test kits, which cost less than $1, are now available for pregnant women to stem mother-to-child HIV and syphilis transmission, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Officials are tracking down syphilis patients to get them treated as rates of the STI rise
Public health officials are trying to tack down patients who have tested positive for syphilis so they can be treated with 129,813 infections reported in 2019, a 74% spike since 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies Are Dying of Syphilis. It's 100% Preventable. Babies Are Dying of Syphilis. It's 100% Preventable.
The United States'inability to curb a treatable sexually transmitted disease shows the failures of a cash-strapped public health system. Increasingly, newborns are paying the price.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - November 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

He Was Shot by a Stranger but Treated Like a Criminal When He Reached the ER
When Greg Jackson Jr. thinks about the night he was shot, the most painful part of the memory isn’t that he almost died. It’s not the six surgeries he underwent, the half-year bedridden, or the image of his younger cousin using a shirt as a tourniquet to save his life. It’s not even the thought of the gunman. What brings on a flood of resentment is his reception at the hospital. After he was rolled off the ambulance on a stretcher, still clad in his bloody clothes, police officers—not doctors or nurses—greeted him and began peppering him with questions. Where was he when the shots rang out? W...
Source: TIME: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Guns Health Care healthscienceclimate nationpod Source Type: news

Updates to CDC's STI Guidelines Relevant to Midlife Women Too Updates to CDC's STI Guidelines Relevant to Midlife Women Too
Rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among women older than 35 have steadily increased over the past decade, and syphilis rates have climbed steeply, data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

'Horrifying' number of syphilis infections in Alberta reaching pre-antibiotic levels
Despite advances in health care, the number of syphilis infections is skyrocketing across Alberta, reaching the highest levels seen in about 70 years.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

This Body: confronting medical mistrust in Black America
Zac Manuel discusses his documentary about a young Covid vaccine trial participant intent on challenging vaccine hesitancy in her communityOur recent release on the Guardian Documentary strand isThis Body, a film about a young woman called Sydney Hall who has decided to go against the skeptics and participate in a Covid vaccine trial. A veterinary student, her trust in science and the medical industry is not one shared with most of her community, especially in the echoes ofthe Tuskegee syphilis experiment alongside contemporary medical inequalities that continue towards Black America to this day.The director, Zac Manuel, i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lindsay Poulton and Ekaterina Ochagavia Tags: Guardian Films Documentary films Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Coronavirus Race US news Source Type: news

Acquired syphilis by nonsexual contact in childhood - Moscatelli G, Moroni S, Garc ía Bournissen F, Falk N, Destito A, González N, Ballering G, D'Amico I, García L, Altcheh J.
BACKGROUND: Children may acquire syphilis by nonsexual contact as a consequence of close and repetitive contact with mucosal or skin lesions of people with active syphilis. METHODS: Prospective cohort study of pediatric patients with acquired syphi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

CDC Revamps STI Treatment Guidelines CDC Revamps STI Treatment Guidelines
The updates replace recommendations from 2015 and include treatment updates for gonorrhea and chlamydia and expanded syphilis screening for some pregnant women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Globally, 8 Percent of Men Who Have Sex With Men Have Syphilis
FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 -- Nearly 8 percent of men who have sex with men (MSM) may have syphilis, according to a review published online July 8 in The Lancet Global Health. Motoyuki Tsuboi, M.D., from the London School of Hygiene& Tropical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Syphilis in MSM 15 Times Higher Than General Population Syphilis in MSM 15 Times Higher Than General Population
A meta-analysis suggests the global prevalence of syphilis in men who have sex with men is 7.5%, many times higher than estimates in the general population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Study Highlights High Global Prevalence of Syphilis Among Gay
[Vanguard] World Health Organisation (WHO) study has highlighted an unacceptably high global prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Study Highlights Prevalence of Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
[Vanguard] World Health Organisation (WHO) study has highlighted an unacceptably high global prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nearly 8% of men who have sex with men estimated to have syphilis globally
(London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine) The global burden of syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) has been estimated for the first time in a new study published in The Lancet Global Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

State Health Agency Finds Cases of Adult and Congenital Syphilis Spiking in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has found that cases of adult and congenital syphilis are on the rise, with the highest rates being reported in Milwaukee. The number of people diagnosed withsyphilis in Milwaukee has increased by nearly 300% compared to pre-pandemic levels. Most of the increase in syphilis cases is in females of reproductive age. The City of Milwaukee has also reported higher numbers of congenital syphilis, or syphilis cases...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 18, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Suicide Among Black Girls Is a Mental Health Crisis Hiding in Plain Sight
Discussion and dialogue about historical events such as the civil rights movement or the Holocaust is key; so is making a greater effort to present minority figures as role models and giving positive examples of diversity. “When you encounter someone who is different than you, it’s a pretty normal reaction to have stereotypical thoughts,” Nickerson says. “But how can you consciously think about that and get to know people as individuals and recognize their strengths?” The majority of U.S. primary-school teachers in the country are white and female, according to data from the National Center fo...
Source: TIME: Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kyra Aurelia Alessandrini Tags: Uncategorized feature Source Type: news

Amazon slammed for selling bogus homeopathy products made from the pus of syphilis blisters
EXCLUSIVE: Amazon is listing hundreds of homeopathy so-called remedies that can be bought in the UK and US which experts have criticised as being misleading to consumers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: STI Rates Rise for Sixth Year in a Row CDC: STI Rates Rise for Sixth Year in a Row
CDC report highlights jumps in syphilis, including congenital syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Syphilis Cases in Calif Drive a Record Year for STDs Nationwide Syphilis Cases in Calif Drive a Record Year for STDs Nationwide
In California and the US, about half of syphilis cases are in men who have sex with men. More than a third of women in the West who have syphilis also use meth, which has surged in recent years.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

STDs reach all-time in US for sixth consecutive year
A new report from CDC found that in 2019, there were 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, marking the sixth consecutive year STDs have reached an all-time high in the U.S. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: First Lady Seeks Stronger Partnerships to End HIV Mother-to-Child Transmission
[Nation] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is calling for renewed commitment to the elimination of mother-to-child transmission (eMTCT) of HIV and Syphilis in the country through concerted efforts to accelerate progress made towards achieving eMTCT by promotion of stronger partnerships. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Babies are being born with congenital syphilis in Sask. This is a public health emergency
We are about to see a third pandemic. Few are thinking about it, but it's keeping me up at night. This is a monster with three heads: HIV, syphilis and hepatitis C.   (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

In trying to contain COVID-19, we could be missing spread of HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis, experts warn
Public health experts say the COVID-19 pandemic has overshadowed other epidemics that need attention. Testing for HIV and hepatitis C has plummeted in Saskatchewan, where blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections continue to spread at alarming rates. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

It's not Tuskegee. Current medical racism fuels Black Americans' vaccine hesitancy
It's not just the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study, Black Americans' skepticism about COVID vaccines is fueled by health inequities they face now. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: April Dembosky Source Type: news

It's not Tuskegee. Current medical racism fuels Black Americans' vaccine hesitancy
It's not just the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study, Black Americans' skepticism about COVID vaccines is fueled by health inequities they face now. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: April Dembosky Source Type: news

How Common are Aortic Aneurysms?
Discussion Aortic root dilatation or thoracic aortic aneurysm occurs in 6:100,000 individuals> 50 years of age. It is due to aging, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and smoking. Tertiary syphilis was a cause in the preantibiotic era. Pediatric aneurysms are very uncommon but the exact prevalence is different due to the various causes. Aneurysms are due to genetic disorders, congenital anomalies or post-surgical repair. In pediatric patients with sudden cardiac deaths, 5.4% are due to ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms. Learning Point Some causes of pediatric aneurysms include: Familial thoracic aneurysm and dissecti...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

East Africa: Without Unity in the Region, Our Fight Against Covid-19 Is Lost
[East African] Depending on whom you asked, Syphilis, a bacterial infection, that ravaged the world for four centuries, was variously known as the French, Italian, Spanish or Polish disease. Its association with the French among Italians, is connected to its outbreak in 15th Century Naples, following an invasion of the city by the French during the Italian War that raged between 1494 and 1498. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vaccine skepticism lurks in town famous for syphilis study
The coronavirus immunization campaign is off to a shaky start in Tuskegee, Alabama (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Syphilis detection strategies using rapid tests cost effective in prison population in Chile
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Too Many Americans Still Mistrust the COVID-19 Vaccines. Here ’s Why
If you’re feeling impatient waiting your turn for a COVID-19 vaccine, here’s a little good news: Angela Padgett will gladly give you her place in line—at least for now. Padgett, president of a day spa in Raleigh, N.C., is under no illusions about the mortal danger the pandemic poses to herself, her family and the world writ large—indeed, she had COVID-19 back in July. But as for the vaccine that is supposed to put an end to all of the suffering at last? Not today. “I am a little bit hesitant,” she says. “I can appreciate President Trump trying to get this moving fast and I’ve...
Source: TIME: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Fueled by a History of Mistreatment, Black Americans Distrust the New COVID-19 Vaccines
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes widely available to Americans, Brianna Clarke says she won’t be taking it. “I don’t trust the vaccine,” the 22-year-old says. “I think it’s too soon to have a vaccine.” Clarke, who lives in Willingboro, N.J., is among a significant number of Black Americans who are skeptical of the healthcare industry in general and, critically, the COVID-19 vaccines recently developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, more specifically. Over the past couple of weeks, the U.S. has averaged in the neighborhood of 200,000 new COVID-19 cases per d...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dezimey Kum Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Firefighters Next in Line for Vaccine
By JOHN HANNA and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Mass vaccinations against covid-19 will be ‘mind-blowing’ challenge for Alabama, other poor, rural states
Rural barriers and the legacy of the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, which still complicates outreach to minority populations, pose obstacles to immunization. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Isaac Stanley-Becker Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections in women deprived of liberty in Roraima, Brazil - Benedetti MSG, Nogami ASA, Costa BB, Fons êca HIF, Costa IDS, Almeida IS, Miranda L, Conchy MMM, Bentes RS, Higa SN, Israel TS, Fonseca AJ.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B infection among women deprived of liberty in the state of Roraima, Brazil, and its correlation with perceptions, knowledge and behavioral factors. METHOD: This is a cross-sectional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

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. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of people with syphilis and gonorrhoea went UP during lockdown in Italy, small study finds
Researchers in Italy compared the number of diagnoses at a clinic in Milan in March and April this year to the same period in 2019. They found a slight increase year-on-year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dual antenatal HIV and syphilis testing cost effective
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

New research reveals risky sexual behavior and STIs are rising despite COVID-19 pandemic
(Say Communications) New research launched at the 29th EADV Congress, EADV Virtual, has found that despite the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) lockdown restrictions, diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including gonorrhoea, secondary syphilis and mycoplasma genitalium (MG), have increased. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are S.T.D. Rates Dropping?
Public health officials believe many cases are going undetected as clinics close during the pandemic and testing supplies are diverted to coronavirus screening. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Tests (Medical) Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia Rationing and Allocation of Resources Gonorrhea Shutdowns (Institutional) Shortages Syphilis Medicine and Health Acquired Immune Deficiency Source Type: news

What Are the Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Congenital Syphilis?
Discussion Syphilis is caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. It is a very old disease that despite understanding the organism and readily available treatment, still causes disease. Syphilis is transmitted sexually. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “[i]n 2018, a total of 35,063 cases of [Primary and Secondary] syphilis were reported in the United States, yielding a rate of 10.8 cases per 100,000 population …. This rate represents a 14.9% increase compared with 2017 (9.4 cases per 100,000 population), and a 71.4% increase compared with 2014 (6.3 cases per 100,000 population).” The incre...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Are Systemic Disease Causes of Oral Ulcers?
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Did Columbus Really Introduce Syphilis to Europe?
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - September 9, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Infections, Reproductive Medicine, Research, News, Source Type: news

Did Columbus Really Introduce Syphilis to Europe?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 -- Explorer Christopher Columbus, long blamed for bringing syphilis to Europe from the New World, may have gotten a bad rap, new research suggests. Researchers have uncovered traces of the bacteria that causes syphilis in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections and screening for chlamydia in England, 2019, PHE
Report notes increase in diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (n=468,342, increase 5%), gonorrhoea (n=70,936; 26%), syphilis (n=7,982; 10%), and Mycoplasma genitalium (5,311; 196%) since 2018, but decreases in first episode genital warts in 15 to 17 year olds. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news