Babies that are born with syphilis are continually increase in terms of numbers due to their parents STD.
Taking HIV drugs used to slow down the infection's progression to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) may increase the risk of gay men contracting syphilis, another sexually transmitted infection.
The CDC hints on, so far, the highest rate of cases for sexually transmitted diseases.
US cases of syphilis are increasing and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends more screenings to help curb the spread of the STD infection.
Scientists have discovered evidence that proves that congenital syphilis was not brought to Europe by Columbus.
Contrary to what people used to know, syphilis has existed long before Christopher Columbus started his expeditions in the world.
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 reports that syphilis rates have increased particularly in gay and bisexual men.
A new CDC report found that STD rates have risen only in U.S. men.