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english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Medicine

A medication that is more than 50 years old is the next great hope for halting the rise in syphilis and chlamydia

Drug repositioning can repurpose existing medications for new applications, such as using doxycycline for STI prophylaxis. [ more ]
#sex-education
Sex and Psychology
2 years ago
Relationships

Why Dutch Teens Have Better Sexual Health Than American Teens - Sex and Psychology

Dutch teens have better sexual health outcomes due to open communication, access to contraception, and normalization of adolescent sexuality. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Health

Yes, lesbians can get STIs too: What to know about safe sex

Lesbians can get STIs, including HPV and herpes; safer sex practices are crucial regardless of sexual orientation. [ more ]
Sex and Psychology
2 years ago
Relationships

Why Dutch Teens Have Better Sexual Health Than American Teens - Sex and Psychology

Dutch teens have better sexual health outcomes due to open communication, access to contraception, and normalization of adolescent sexuality. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Health

Yes, lesbians can get STIs too: What to know about safe sex

Lesbians can get STIs, including HPV and herpes; safer sex practices are crucial regardless of sexual orientation. [ more ]
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time.com
2 months ago
Health

STIs Are Increasing In Many Regions, New WHO Report Finds

HIV, viral hepatitis, and STIs are causing significant global health burdens, with many infections and deaths each year.
Global response efforts are falling short of meeting targets set in 2022 to end AIDS, viral hepatitis, and STIs epidemics by 2030. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Did You Have Syphilis When You Were Pregnant? We Want to Hear From You.

Congenital syphilis cases in the US are increasing, with severe implications for infants. Timely testing and treatment can prevent adverse outcomes. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Warning young people are turning to porn to learn about sexual health

Sex education in schools is failing, leading young people to rely on online information about sexual health, exposing them to harm.
The number of STI diagnoses in England is increasing, with young people being disproportionately affected, highlighting the urgency for better sexual health education and prevention strategies. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
4 months ago
Relationships

I Tell the Same Lie to Every Man I Sleep With. I Think It's Better This Way.

Not everyone can distinctly feel when someone ejaculates inside them during sex.
Engaging in condomless sex is common among many queer individuals, especially with advancements like PrEP. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Public health

Hospital admissions for sexual health conditions rise amid funding cuts in England

Cuts to sexual health services budgets have led to an increase in hospitalizations for easily treatable conditions.
STI diagnoses and admissions have been on the rise, indicating a need for better access to sexual health services. [ more ]
#sexual-health
www.amny.com
5 months ago
Public health

Why are sexually transmitted infections spiking in New York City? NYC Health Dept. breaks it down | amNewYork

Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia rose significantly in NYC from 2021 to 2022.
The spike in infections is believed to be a result of COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and increased social gathering. [ more ]
Time Out London
5 months ago
London

England's top ten STI hotspots are all in London

London has the highest rates of STIs in England
Government cuts have affected sexual health services in the city [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Public health

Syphilis Is Soaring in the U.S.

Syphilis cases in the United States have reached the highest rate since 1950, with over 207,000 cases diagnosed in 2022.
Rates of syphilis have increased in every age group, including newborns, and there has been a significant rise in cases of congenital syphilis.
Factors contributing to the increase in syphilis cases include substance use, declining condom use, and a lack of sexual health clinics and staff. [ more ]
www.amny.com
5 months ago
Public health

Why are sexually transmitted infections spiking in New York City? NYC Health Dept. breaks it down | amNewYork

Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia rose significantly in NYC from 2021 to 2022.
The spike in infections is believed to be a result of COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and increased social gathering. [ more ]
Time Out London
5 months ago
London

England's top ten STI hotspots are all in London

London has the highest rates of STIs in England
Government cuts have affected sexual health services in the city [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Public health

Syphilis Is Soaring in the U.S.

Syphilis cases in the United States have reached the highest rate since 1950, with over 207,000 cases diagnosed in 2022.
Rates of syphilis have increased in every age group, including newborns, and there has been a significant rise in cases of congenital syphilis.
Factors contributing to the increase in syphilis cases include substance use, declining condom use, and a lack of sexual health clinics and staff. [ more ]
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#syphilis
New York Post
5 months ago
Public health

Life-threatening STIs are spiking across the US, per CDC data: 'Out of control'

Rise of life-threatening sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is 'out of control'
STIs must be a public health priority [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Health

Syphilis cases rise to their highest levels since the 1950s, CDC says

The number of syphilis cases in the U.S. has increased by nearly 80% between 2018 and 2022, with rates increasing among all age groups and regions.
Racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by syphilis due to social inequities and health inequalities. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Public health

Life-threatening STIs are spiking across the US, per CDC data: 'Out of control'

Rise of life-threatening sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is 'out of control'
STIs must be a public health priority [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Health

Syphilis cases rise to their highest levels since the 1950s, CDC says

The number of syphilis cases in the U.S. has increased by nearly 80% between 2018 and 2022, with rates increasing among all age groups and regions.
Racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by syphilis due to social inequities and health inequalities. [ more ]
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#antibiotic-resistance
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
Digital life

A Daily Pill to Prevent S.T.I.s? It May Work, Scientists Say.

A daily dose of a widely used antibiotic can prevent some STIs, offering a potential new solution to the escalating crisis. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Gonorrhea resistance to antibiotics is increasing DW 06/10/2024

Abstain from sex is the only way to completely avoid STIs. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Gonorrhea resistance to antibiotics is increasing DW 06/10/2024

Abstaining from sex is the only way to completely avoid STIs, as antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective against infections like gonorrhea. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
Digital life

A Daily Pill to Prevent S.T.I.s? It May Work, Scientists Say.

A daily dose of a widely used antibiotic can prevent some STIs, offering a potential new solution to the escalating crisis. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Gonorrhea resistance to antibiotics is increasing DW 06/10/2024

Abstain from sex is the only way to completely avoid STIs. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Gonorrhea resistance to antibiotics is increasing DW 06/10/2024

Abstaining from sex is the only way to completely avoid STIs, as antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective against infections like gonorrhea. [ more ]
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