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...
1 month 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...
1 month 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...
2 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...
2 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...
3 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...
4 monthes ago - Healio
‘Missed opportunities': Study finds low rate of STD testing among HIV-positive MSM in US
Surveillance data from six U.S. cities showed that only half of HIV-positive men who have sex with men, or MSM, were tested for chlamydia or gonorrhea during visits to HIV...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Crowd-sourced STD diagnoses on Reddit likely to be ‘wildly inaccurate'
Reddit users frequently crowd-source STD diagnoses, including many who use the website for a second opinion after receiving an initial diagnosis from a health care...
5 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
People are posting photos of their genitals on Reddit to get STIs diagnosed by other users
Researchers led by the University of California, San Diego, trawled through almost 17,000 posts on the r/STD Reddit community and found almost two thirds were after a...
5 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Who Can Receive Free HPV Vaccines to Combat Cervical Cancer?
Cervical cancer is a growing problem in many countries. Although it is declining in the United States, it is still an issue that needs to be addressed. Fortunately, free HPV...
5 monthes ago - HealthWorks Collective
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Don't Count on Warmer Weather to Curb COVID-19
Both the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and a report out of China are dampening hopes that COVID-19 might begin to fade with hotter weather.
Neither Surgical Nor Cotton Masks Effectively Filter SARS COV-2: Study
New study findings have suggested that recommendations to wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 may not be effective.
Potential Treatment for COVID-19-related Respiratory Failure
An anticoagulant tPA could help reduce deaths among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome as a complication of COVID-19, revealed clinical trial.
Four Medical Workers in Andhra Test Positive for COVID-19
Four healthcare personnel in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus after treating patients with COVID-19.
Coronavirus Positive Cases in Bihar Raises Up to 43
With four more fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported in Bihar, the total number of infected persons in the State has gone up to 43.
First Glimpse on the Health Conditions of Adults After 1 Month into COVID-19...
Is 21-day lockdown enough to contain COVID-19? How is life under lockdown? Here is an early evidence of people's health conditions after one-month of lockdown in China.
US firm ThermoFisher says it can supply UK with 100,000 COVID-19 test kits...
The chief operating officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Massachusetts but with 5,000 employees in the UK, said the company could supply all the tests wanted by...
NHS figures show 92% of coronavirus victims in England are over-60
NHS England data reveals 40 per cent of those who were killed by COVID-19 in England were in their 60s and 70s. More than half - 52 per cent - were 80 years old or over.
How many people have REALLY been infected with coronavirus?
Official statistics show around 1.5million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus that has swept the world since it first...
Women's Lifestyle Changes, Even in Middle Age, may Decrease Future Stroke Risk
Middle age may not be too late for women to reduce their stroke risk by substantially changing their lifestyle, reports a new study.