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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).


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.