Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gonorrhea shot gets FDA fast track as resistant cases multiply

GSK Plc's experimental gonorrhea vaccine got fast-track designation from U.S. regulators, putting the shot in position to become the first preventive for a common, often-undetected infection that's gaining resistance to treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reducing the risks of sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to rise the in the U.S and around the globe. The World Health Organization reports more than 1 million new sexually transmitted infections are acquired a day—with the majority ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STDs are on the rise. This morning-after-style pill may help

U.S. health officials released data Tuesday showing how chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases have been accelerating, but doctors are hoping an old drug will help fight the sexually transmitted infections.

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