Pay-it-Forward Model Increases STD Testing Among Gay Men in China
Research co-led by Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD, director of UNC Project-China, and published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, found that the intervention could be used to increase...
27 days ago - UNC Healthcare
At-home HPV test effective tool for underscreened women
Nearly 80% of women from the Appalachian area of Ohio returned a mail-based HPV test, indicating that it may be a powerful resource to reach the underscreened population...
1 month ago - Healio
Prevalence of anogenital warts declines significantly in US adults attending STD clinics
There was a significant decline in the prevalence of anogenital warts between 2010 and 2016 among adults who attended STD clinics, according to research findings published in...
1 month ago - Healio
Mycoplasma Genitalium: The STD No One Knows About
I consider myself someone who stays informed about women's health issues, and I have pretty good knowledge of women's reproductive health in particular. But I was completely...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Strategy for STD Surge: Treat Partners Without a Doctor Visit
In response to a nationwide surge in sexually transmitted diseases and to prevent re-infection, physicians are prescribing antibiotics for patients as well as patients'...
2 monthes ago - Medscape
To curb STD rise, doctors treat patients' partners without an office visit
STD rates have hit an all-time high, according to the CDC.
2 monthes ago - ABC News
Orange County health department to participate in Rutgers HIV, STD study
The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is participating in a clinical trial that will focus on the improvement of screening and treatment of sexually transmitted...
2 monthes ago - Orlando Sentinel
Standard treatment for common STD doesn't eliminate parasite in some women
A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease.
3 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
New study could change the way doctors treat a common STD
A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually...
3 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Single Dose Antibiotic Treatment May Not be Enough to Treat STD
A single dose of metronidazole or tinidazole may not be enough to treat an STD, finds a new study.
3 monthes ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
Overprescription of Opioids for Elbow Fractures in Children: CHOP Surgeons
Patients only took less than 5 percent of the prescribed amount, and one in five did not receive any opioid medication to manage pain which could lead to opioid diversion.
A Quarter of Antibiotics Prescribed for Children and Adults Found Unnecessary
One in seven privately insured children and non-elderly adults among the study cohort received antibiotics for cases that were not justified medically, according to new research.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.