Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Syphilis rates increased by nearly 18%; most cases among men, especially gay, bisexual, MSM
Modifying the penile microbiome could potentially reduce HIV acquisition in both men and women.
Case report describes 51-year-old man who primarily presented with multiple nodules on his scalp
Many insurers don't cover medication costs for sexual partners, and some doctors are reluctant to treat patients without an exam due to liability concerns.
The lowest prevalence of HPV among men was 28.9% for those aged 18 to 22, which increased to 46.5% in men aged 23 to 27.
Extreme groomers had a quadrupled risk of contracting an STI, and high-frequency groomers had a 3.5-fold increased risk of STI.
Three-dose regimen seems as effective as daily pills, but more research needed.
Second report highlights ties between Zika and Guillain-Barr syndrome.
CDC statistics for 2013 to 2014 show troubling increase in resistant strains.
The pathogen appears to attack cells crucial to the developing fetal brain.
Men returning from a Zika-infected area should abstain from sex or use a condom.
After 3 reported cases of possible sexual transmission of Zika virus, the CDC has released interim guidelines to prevent sexual transmission.
In the U.S., Virginia and Washington, D.C., are the only jurisdictions that require HPV vaccination.
New guidelines address issues that were not discussed in 2010 guidelines.
ACOG supports expedited partner therapy when patient's partners are unwilling or unable to seek medical care.
Survey of minority men aged 18-25 showed that 57.2% indicated that they or their partner did not use birth control at their last sexual encounter.
Improved virologic response rates, decreased liver fibrosis progression, HCC incidence
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