Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC warns that gonorrhea on verge of being untreatable

(Medical Xpress)—The CDC has issued a report detailing its findings in attempting to trace the increasing difficulty in treating gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can cause severe discomfort, serious ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients

A paper published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by clinicians at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai outlines key information gastroenterologists and patients with chronic digestive conditions need ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the coronavirus will change your next dentist appointment

Surgical masks are replaced with N-95 respirators, the dental drill is silent, and waiting-room magazines are gone. Your next trip to the dentist may be much different from what you're used to.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC expands range of Zika mosquitoes into parts of Northeast

Federal health officials say the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S. than previously thought—but that doesn't mean they'll cause disease here.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC says coronavirus can spread indoors in updated guidance

The top U.S. public health agency said Monday that the coronavirus can spread more than 6 feet through the air, especially in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces. But agency officials maintained that such spread is uncommon ...

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