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2006-07-12 19:05:01

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The growing U.S. prison population needs better and more organized protection from potential medical research abuses, a committee of experts said on Wednesday.

2006-07-04 06:32:18

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) diagnosed in the UK continued to rise in 2005, with syphilis showing a 23 percent increase, the Health Protection Agency said on Tuesday.

2005-11-09 00:41:10

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The number of U.S. syphilis cases rose for the fourth straight year in 2004, fueled by increases among men, while the gonorrhea disease rate reached a historic low, federal health researchers said on Tuesday.

2005-11-08 17:52:50

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The number of U.S. syphilis cases rose for the fourth straight year in 2004, fueled by increases among men, while the gonorrhea disease rate reached a historic low, federal health researchers said on Tuesday.

2005-08-17 10:20:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Take-home antibiotics may be an effective way to ensure that the partners of men with certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) get treatment, a new study suggests.

2005-06-30 14:25:00

Few Had Heard of Tuskegee and Fewer Knew Accurate Facts.

2005-06-16 22:05:00

No difference found between injection and non-injection users.

2004-11-28 03:00:17

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) Ls a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a variety of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis that rarely occurs in the United States and other industrialized countries; the prevalence of LGV is greatest in Africa, Southeast Asia, Central and South America, and Caribbean countries (1).


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.