Cases of STD have boomed despite the availability of condoms and other birth control devices. Is there a way to easily cure a treatable type of STD?
Women infected by HIV experience mild symptoms during early stages which are often mistaken for flu and common cold. While we know early diagnosis of the infection helps in better intervention of the disease, seven symptoms of HIV in women are as follows.
Popular dating app Tinder has finally met halfway with AIDS Healthcare Foundation over the latter’s negative publicity ad linking Tinder with STDs by adding new features such as STD testing center locator and STD-awareness page.
UK experts recently discovered a new strain of ‘super gonorrhea’ that is immune to the standard medication of antibiotics prompting health authorities to warn the public of wider implications.
Over the years, growing resistance of Gonorrhea to antibiotics has exposed the disease to the risk of becoming terminal
STD cases have risen rapidly, due to the rising cost of treatment and cuts in government funds.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that cases of sexually transmitted disease (STDs) peaked dramatically in 2014.
The CDC reported that cefixime is not as effective at treating gonorrhea as before.
A new CDC report found that STD rates have risen only in U.S. men.
According to English health officials, a new strain of gonorrhea appears to be extremely resistant against certain antibiotic treatments.
The recent discovery of an antibiotic resistant strain of gonorrhea has the medical fraternity worried about its effective course of treatment. Until recently Cefixime which, incidentally, is the solitary cephalosporin antimicrobial administered orally, was the common antibiotic prescribed for the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea. In a recent research conducted on a group of patient in Toronto, the researchers have found the failure rate of Cefixime to be an around seven percent.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.