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HIV, anti-vaxxers, dengue fever and weak primary health care make the World Health Organization’s list of priorities.
Having a rectal sexually transmitted infection is associated with a higher risk of testing positive for HIV in this population.
The CDC has issued increasingly urgent warnings about the possible emergence of drug-resistant strains of the STI.
But gay men living with untreated HIV did see higher viral loads if they also had a sexually transmitted infection, says a new study.
Meanwhile, new analyses of gonorrhea have raised concern at the CDC about emerging drug resistance.
Researchers found it remarkable that such a short intervention could have such a dramatically positive effect.
However, two similar cases have been reported in Australia.
April is STD Awareness Month.
U.K. public health officials have expressed great concern over this latest sign of evolution of the sexually transmitted infection.
When the doctor broke the news to me.
Chinese researchers have added their voices to the global chorus warning that the STI is showing increasing signs of antibiotic resistance.
Say what? That statement has me wondering why condoms and PrEP can’t get along, especially as sexually transmitted infections spike.
An annual surveillance report on STIs and other blood-borne illnesses also found that new cases of hepatitis B are down among youths.
The news first broke in February about a man in Amsterdam who contracted non-drug-resistant HIV while apparently adhering well to PrEP.
The recommended twice-yearly STI screening would drive this effect, likely compensating for any excess sexual risk taking in PrEP users.
Rising gonorrhea among gay and bi men in particular is concerning given recent warnings about the emergence of drug-resistant strains.
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