News tagged with syphilis
(Medical Xpress)—The 1950s were not as prudish as they seemed on the surface, says economist Andrew Francis.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Syphilis still affects large numbers of pregnant women world-wide, causing serious health problems and even death to their babies, yet this infection could be prevented by early testing and treatment, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pregnant women are benefiting from new rapid tests for syphilis in six countries thanks to influential research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Syphilis is associated with a transient decrease in the CD4 cell count and with an increase in viral load (VL) in HIV-infected men, according to a study published online July 23 in the Archives of ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Cases of some common sexually spread diseases continue to increase in the United States, but the syphilis rate dropped last year for the first time in a decade.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Complications linked to tattoos and tattoo inks include allergic reactions, serious infections, and reactions that can be mistaken for skin cancer, according to information presented at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
'Significant' proportion of HIV positive patients may not be telling NHS staff about their infection
A significant proportion of HIV positive patients may not be disclosing their infection to NHS staff, when turning up for treatment at sexual health clinics, suggests preliminary research published online in the journal Sexually Tr ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Reports of several cases of syphilis among porn actors in California has prompted a trade group to call for a temporary halt to shooting in the lucrative US adult film industry.
Health Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Syphilis is on the rise worldwide and there is an urgent need for reliable and rapid screening, particularly for people who live in areas where access to healthcare is limited. An international research team, led by scientists ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Canada's health agency on Tuesday warned would-be parents not to purchase "fresh" semen online, saying it may be tainted with infectious diseases.
Other Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Nearly half of pregnant women do not get tested for syphilis in poor areas of southern China where the sexually transmitted disease has seen a resurgence, researchers said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0