The U.S. is backsliding on progress against sexually transmitted infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
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Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing that case numbers for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — the three most frequently reported diseases to the CDC — are higher than they have ever been.
Exposing the gut to chlamydia protects against subsequent infection in the genital tract and other tissues, researchers from UT Health San Antonio discovered.
Finding a pediatrician’s office with both electricity and a doctor on call was not an option. Neither was breaking curfew to get to an emergency room.
Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) increased significantly in 2014, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
After hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations have already signed on to a pledge that recognizes that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level.
The incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis is increasing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At any given time, there are an estimated 110 million sexually transmitted infections in the United States.
Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C is transferred through the blood, with most cases of infection resulting from drug use and sharing needles.
Baby boomers — those born between 1945 and 1965 — make up 80 percent of all chronic hepatitis C cases in the United States, according to research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Hepatitis C can be a short-term condition for some people, but for 70–85 percent, it becomes a chronic, long-term infection.