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Gonorrhoea might soon be resistant to all antibiotics

ScienceAlert - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that gonorrhoea is now developing resistance to the last two antibiotics able to treat it.

Gonorrhoea and syphilis cases increase in Doncaster

Doncaster Today - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“Whilst there does appear to be an increase in the reported cases of some STI, it is important to remember these numbers are still relatively small and when viewed as diagnostic rates per 100,000 population, Doncaster has lower rates of gonorrhoea and ...

Gonorrhoea still a big problem in Gisborne: report

Gisborne Herald - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The annual surveillance report of sexually transmitted infections (STI) released by the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) shows Tairawhiti had 149 cases of gonorrhoea in 2014, which equates to 316 cases per 100,000 people.

Growing concerns about drug resistance highlight importance of preventing gonorrhoea infection - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
By Kate Bass, BSc. A recent analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that the bacteria responsible for gonorrhoea may be developing resistance to one of the current treatments for the infection - the antibiotic ...

Genomics tracking gonorrhoea across borders

PHG Foundation - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The UK-led team sequenced the genomes of nearly 1300 samples of gonorrhoea collected in Brighton between 2011 and 2015. Using a new genetic sequencing-based tool, they analysed these alongside sequences from gonorrhoeae samples from other ...

Gene sequencing offers way to beat global spread of gonorrhoea (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
With drug-resistant strains of sexually-transmitted infection gonorrhoea increasing, scientists from Brighton, Oxford University and Public Health England have found that genetic sequencing can track the spread of infection.

Australia adopts ambitious plan to use PrEP to 'virtually eliminate' HIV by 2020

aidsmap - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
These criteria are based on incidence studies, which find that annual HIV incidence among men presenting with rectal gonorrhoea was 7%, and with chlamydia, 3.2%. Among people with a regular HIV-positive partner who was not virally suppressed ...

Revealed: Where you are most likely to catch a sexually transmitted disease in Merseyside

Liverpool Echo - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
By far the widest-spread STI in Liverpool is chlamydia, with more than 2,500 cases diagnosed in 2015. The ECHO previously revealed how Liverpool is one of the places most vulnerable to an outbreak of 'super gonorrhoea' due to antibiotic prescription ...

The key to beat superbugs? Handwashing

The Straits Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In South-east Asia, tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, cholera and pneumonia, among others, have already shown resistance to current drug treatments.

James Shimwitwa's sting in the tail stories

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It must be a stranger; every man who lives in this compound knows that Eve was on gonorrhoea treatment a few days ago.” With the lights off, Adam managed to squirm into his clothes and creep behind the door as Eve did something unexpected; opening the ...

দুঃসংবাদ, প্রায় 'অমর' হয়ে ফিরেছে গনোরিয়া! বাঁচতে চাই কন্ডোম

এই সময় - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
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New studies provide hope in slowing spread of disease

Independent Online - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“Sexually transmitted infections such as syphilis and gonorrhoea are associated with an even greater increased risk of HIV transmission.

7 unusual historical sites in Britain & Ireland

BBC History Magazine (blog) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
It is believed that he also dabbled in self-experimentation, reportedly injecting himself knowingly with both syphilis and gonorrhoea. In 1941, during the Second World War, around 6,000 of Hunter's unique specimens were destroyed when the museum was ...
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Leeds health chiefs call to join the fight against antibiotic resistance

Yorkshire Evening Post - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The effects are already in evidence, such as the outbreak of a highly drug-resistant strain of gonorrhoea which was centred on Leeds last autumn.

If you're missing Downton, then Julian Fellowes' latest novel will fill the void (left) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
The chapter on venereal disease describes how surgeon John Hunter, now buried in Westminster Abbey, infected himself with both gonorrhoea and syphilis while attempting to prove the two diseases were different. Fears that epidemics would thrive in the ...
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Prince Harry has HIV test in campaign to raise awareness

Irish Independent - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
During the visit to the centre Harry had a private meeting with HIV patients and toured the lab where tests for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases were analysed and looked down a microscope at a positive result for gonorrhoea. Press Association ...
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Cancer drug can kill superbugs, HIV, Ebola viruses

The Australian - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
A separate study showed that it not only killed off drug-resistant “super-gonorrhoea”, but also weakened its defences against other antibiotics.

10 facts you need to know about your sexual health

Irish Independent - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Herpes, genital warts, hepatitis B, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhoea can be transmitted through unprotected oral sex. The only 100pc protection against STIs is total abstinence, which isn't realistic for most.
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NHS Thanet CCG advises on antibiotic use

Thanet Gazette - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
For example, some parts of the country have seen the rise of the sexuallytransmitted disease gonorrhoea, with a particular strain resistant to theantibiotic azithromycin, and this is worrying.

Gay men in NSW facing serious shigella outbreak

Star Observer - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Dr Selvey noted a quarter of these men also reported experiencing a second infection around the same time, such as sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhoea and chlamydia, or other gastrointestinal infections like giardia. “These reports of co ...