Sexually Transmitted Infections

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study raises concerns about drug-resistant STI

Greater understanding of testing and treatment is needed to mitigate the rapid increase in drug resistance of a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), according to a study by the University of Bristol, published in ...

Health

Sexual health clinics should ask about abuse

Training clinicians to proactively ask patients about domestic violence is feasible for sexual health clinics to implement and could increase referrals to specialist services, according to a study by Queen Mary University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STD treatment for two? Study shows patient value, cost savings

In some states, patients who test positive for chlamydia or gonorrhea leave the clinic with not only a prescription for themselves, but also one for their sexual partner—who was not seen by a doctor.

Health

British men who pay for sex have many (unpaid) sexual partners

British men who pay for sex tend to have high numbers of unpaid sexual partners, putting them at heightened risk of both acquiring and passing on sexually transmitted infections, finds research published online in the journal ...

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