Latest syphilis Stories

2009-07-16 10:00:00

CHICAGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- STD Test Express (www.STDTestExpress.com) offers leading direct-to-consumer testing services for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

2009-03-26 20:10:33

Group sex parties may have led to an Oklahoma syphilis outbreak among teenagers, including two who learned they had syphilis and HIV, health officials said. We are still looking to see if (sex parties and syphilis) are related and how they are related, Jan Fox, chief of sexual transmitted disease services for Oklahoma's Health Department, told The Oklahoman. Health officials said 10 reported cases among boys and girls in central Oklahoma in the past four weeks may be linked to teenage parties...

2009-01-21 09:09:39

Data collected from HIV surveillance are crucial to guide public health interventions, planning, and prevention efforts. But developing countries face several challenges to implementing surveillance programs says a team of researchers from the US and the Democratic Republic of Congo in this week's PLoS Medicine.

2009-01-14 07:55:00

The number of sexually spread diseases is soaring with reported chlamydia cases setting a record, government health officials reported Tuesday.

2008-12-16 17:04:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) has awarded nearly $4.7 million to launch the start-up phase of the Washington Vaccine Alliance (WAVA) and to support initial research into three new vaccines for E. coli, herpes and syphilis.

2008-10-27 21:00:17

One in every 50 people screened for a suspected sexually transmitted infection at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit was infected with HIV, researchers said.

2008-09-07 03:00:06

By Rushing, Elisabeth J Liappis, Angelike; Smirniotopoulos, James D; Smith, Alice B; Henry, James M; Man, Yan-Gao; Nelson, Ann M Abstract Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome represents a spectrum of clinicopathologic entities encountered in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients who have received highly active anti-retroviral therapy.

2008-09-06 03:00:05

By Guner, Fisun The latest display at the excellent Wellcome Collection is a haunting hotchpotch of skeletons. By Fisun Guner The air is chilly, the atmosphere is hushed, the lights are dimmed low: a gallery at the Wellcome Collection has been turned into a crepuscular tomb.

2008-06-17 15:01:05

U.S. scientists studying syphilis bacteria say they have found genetic variations that could have significant clinical and epidemiological importance.

2008-01-15 11:46:01

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, but when he sailed back 'cross the sea, he may have spread a new disease — syphilis. The first recorded epidemic of syphilis happened during the Renaissance in 1495.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.