Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel antibiotic shows promise in treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea

An investigational oral antibiotic called zoliflodacin was well-tolerated and successfully cured most cases of uncomplicated gonorrhea when tested in a Phase 2 multicenter clinical trial, according to findings published today ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mouse models may not accurately mimic severity of gonorrhea infection

There is an urgent need to develop a vaccine to prevent gonorrhea infection due to rapidly increasing incidence and growing antibiotic resistance. BUSM researchers (in collaboration with University of Toronto researchers) ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In US, sexuallly transmitted infections hit new highs

Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis soared to new record highs in the United States last year, public health officials said Tuesday.

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop test to identify best treatment for gonorrhea

Researchers from UCLA have developed a laboratory test that helps physicians determine which people with gonorrhea may be more treatable with an antibiotic that has not been recommended since 2007 because of concerns that ...

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