Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to control chlamydia

They are young and mostly female: with more than 3.2 million reported cases between 2005 and 2014, chlamydia remains the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) across Europe. As chlamydia infection often ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug-resistant gonorrhea a growing US threat: CDC

(HealthDay)—Gonorrhea appears to be developing resistance to the two antibiotics that constitute the last available treatment option for the sexually transmitted bacteria, U.S. health officials announced Wednesday.

Medical research

New rapid Chlamydia test could enable 'test and treat' strategy

Wellcome Trust-funded researchers have successfully completed the clinical trial for a new rapid test for the sexually transmitted infection Chlamydia. The researchers believe the test, which is able to detect Chlamydia in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying high STI prevalence populations in sub-Saharan Africa

Prevalence of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs)- chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis—among women aged 15 to 24 exceeds that of older women and similar-aged men in sub-Saharan Africa, according ...

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