Are higher STD rates among MSM an unavoidable consequence of increased PrEP use?
1 month ago - Healio
Ending STD epidemic in MSM requires ‘the action of many'
STDs are an ongoing and significant public health challenge in the United States, especially among men who have sex with men. According to the CDC, the incidence of many STDs...
1 month ago - Healio
Pay-it-forward strategy increases chlamydia, gonorrhea testing among MSM
The pay-it-forward strategy may increase gonorrhea and chlamydia testing among Chinese men who have sex with men, or MSM, according to a study published in The Lancet...
1 month ago - Healio
New HCV guidelines recommend universal testing for all adults
New guidelines from the CDC that were published today in MMWR recommend that all adults aged 18 years and older be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once in their...
3 monthes ago - Healio
The Very Predictable Results Of Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding
Many of us saw this coming. Because, frankly, it's common sense. When you take away programs that educate, protect, and provide healthcare for millions of Americans who may not...
5 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Q&A: 17-member coalition aims to speak with ‘one voice' on STIs
Seventeen national advocacy organizations have joined to form the National STI Coalition, an effort to advance public health policy goals to combat the rise of sexually...
5 monthes ago - Healio
STD clinical service recommendations define which services PCPs should provide
The CDC's Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Service report highlights the important role of all health care providers in reversing...
5 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
Dietary Fat and Sugar Differentially Affect β-Adrenergic Stimulation of Cardiac ERK and AKT Pathways in C57BL/6 Male Mice Subjected to High-Calorie Feeding
ABSTRACTBackgroundHigh dietary fat and sugar promote cardiac hypertrophy independently from an increase in blood pressure. The respective contribution that each macronutrient...
5 monthes ago - Nutrition
Q&A: Increased funding for STD prevention a ‘down payment'
Congress increased federal funding for STD prevention for the first time in almost 2 decades, according to the National Coalition of STD Directors, adding $3.51 million in base...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Should doxycycline be used as PrEP for STD prevention?
In recent years, there has been a trending rise in STDs in the United States, forcing experts to look for alternative prevention strategies. Infectious Disease News asked David...
7 monthes ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk
It has become clearer that people who are obese are one of the groups at highest risk from the disease, regardless of their age
Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity
The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study...
Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for...
Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms
A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the...
If You Only Have One Exercise In Your Routine, Make It One Of These
Fitness pros share the workouts and moves they would do every day if they could.
Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation
Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the...
In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India
Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis.
Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado
Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal.
Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood
Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study.
New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease
A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with...