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STIs rose in 2020, and these states had the highest rates. Plus: Vaccines against meningitis might also protect against gonorrhea.
COVID-19 had an “immense impact” on HIV, hepatitis and STI screening, prevention and care.
This Palm Springs clinic tests and treats sexually transmitted infections, HIV and hepatitis C at no cost. Plus, it offers PrEP.
As sexually transmitted infections surge nationwide, a California law—the first of its kind—requires health insurance to cover home tests.
Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis increased in 2019, and the COVID-19 pandemic could make matters worse.
Rates of sexually transmitted infections are expected to rise. Know your status with TakeMeHome’s free HIV and STI test kits.
This finding calls into question research that has projected that frequent testing among men on PrEP could drive down STI rates.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued updated guidelines for sexually transmitted infection prevention.
The study’s authors saw no evidence that the participants increased their sexual risk taking during the 96-week trial.
Oral STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex and human papillomavirus.
As sexually transmitted infections spike to all-time highs, these 17 advocacy groups join forces to reverse the trend.
The research is based on the HIV and gonorrhea epidemics in the Netherlands.
I’ve got a proper measuring tool—and a good reason to use it.
UPDATE: The county health department restored funding through the end of March. Here’s how you can ensure it lasts longer.
Increases in syphilis have been driven by new cases in men who have sex with men, an estimated half of whom have HIV.
This finding is separate from the question of whether going on PrEP prompts a rise in STI rates.
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