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 ...

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

2.5 million U.S. women have condition that can cause infertility

(HealthDay)—About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report ...

Cardiology

LARC deemed safe for women with cardiovascular conditions

(HealthDay)—For women with cardiovascular conditions, long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) appears safe with few complications, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

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