High numbers of HIV-positive MSM not being tested for syphilis
Nearly one-third of sexually active HIV-positive men who have sex with men are not tested for syphilis at least annually, researchers reported in a recent study, calling the...
4 days ago - Healio
Morning Break: Ireland Rethinks Pap Test; Scary STD; Hogweed Hell
Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
6 days ago - MedPageToday
Online interactive program leads to lower STD rates among young MSM
An online intervention program for young HIV-negative men who have sex with men resulted in significantly lower STD incidences and a decrease in high-risk behavior, according...
9 days ago - Healio
UPitt to Take Name of Doctor Involved in Tuskegee Off of Hall
The role of Thomas Parran Jr, MD, in overseeing the Tuskegee and Guatemalan STD experiments could not be ignored, said a Pitt panel. A daughter of one of the Tuskegee victims...
13 days ago - Medscape
Can You Get An STD From Receiving Oral Sex?
Experts break down your risk for an infection.
13 days ago - The Huffington Post
The ‘perfect storm': Redirecting family planning funds could undercut STD fight
A Trump administration effort to shift family planning funding toward groups that may not provide comprehensive services and away from organizations that provide abortions...
1 month ago - News Medical
8 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Healthy This Summer
Keeping your vagina in good shape should be a year-round practice, but it's especially important to keep her happy during the warmer months. Higher temperatures equal more...
1 month ago - PopSugar
Weekly Health Quiz: Depression, Sunscreen and Showers
1 Which of the following has been shown to protect against heart attack and stroke, even when traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis are present? 3 to 5 eggs per...
1 month ago - Mercola
How Soon After Sex Can STD Symptoms Start?
The answer is more complicated than you think
1 month ago - Mens health
4 Easy Steps to Asking Your Partner to Get an STD Test
Follow these four steps
1 month ago - Mens health
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Sickens 90
Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned on Thursday. Forty people...
Parents say their children develop extreme behavioral changes after a strep...
Sabrina Smith, 11, from Danbury, Connecticut, was seven years old when she was diagnosed with PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder that creates neurological symptoms after a strep...
Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk
Complemetary medicine is different to 'alternative'. It is the use of non-traditional treatment with traditional methods, rather than instead of. But still, Yale found these...
Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Bitter ‘super-tasters' have a nearly 60% higher risk of cancer
Researchers from Penn State University studied 5,500 British women for 20 years and found those who cannot taste the bitter chemical PTC are less likely to get cancer than...
An end to paralysis from spinal cord injury?
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has been able to help mice walk again by injecting a compound which helps reactive nerve pathways that send signals to our leg muscles.
Making This 1 Change to My Diet Helped Me Quickly Lose Belly Fat
Last year, I saw a pretty incredible transformation in my body. There was a particularly stressful period of my life where I gained 40 pounds, so when I was ready to get my...
Bless You, Nordstrom! These Millennial Pink Adidas Sneakers Are on a MAJOR Sale
What's better than pink sneakers? Pink sneakers that are discounted, duh. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full swing and everyone gets public access to it on July 20. One...
CT Scans may Heighten the Risk of Brain Cancer
CT scans may increase the risk of brain cancer, research at the Oxford University Press finds. This pattern of excess cancer risk may be partly due to confounding by...
Cells' Ability to Repair DNA Points to Cancer Therapy
Mechanism behind how cells repair broken strands of DNA may have huge implications for the treatment of cancer. In cancer, mutations in complex could lead to resistance to...