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Primary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' to Curb STDs Img

Primary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' to Curb STDs

As rates of sexually transmitted diseases surge, public health officials want physicians to step up screening and treatment of patients.

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HIV Providers and Advocates Continue to Debate STI Rates in the Era of PrEP and U=U

In an era of HIV biomedical prevention and undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U), the primacy of condom use has changed, but the need to consider approaches to decrease STIs has not.

High Rates of Anal HPV Infection in Gay Men Using PrEP in IPERGAY: The Role of Vaccination Img

High Rates of Anal HPV Infection in Gay Men Using PrEP in IPERGAY: The Role of Vaccination

A substudy of the high-profile French PrEP study IPERGAY has reported alarmingly high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in HIV-negative gay men.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Syphilis Surge

The rising tide of syphilis among Americans with HIV; first-line treatment with D/C/F/TAF; peculiar findings on cancer treatment rates; poor flu vaccine response among older people.

If Your Patient Has Gonorrhea, Make Sure You Treat Them With Ceftriaxone Plus Azithromycin Img

If Your Patient Has Gonorrhea, Make Sure You Treat Them With Ceftriaxone Plus Azithromycin

Nearly a fifth of providers fail to do so, reports the CDC, paving the way for resistance.

Asymptomatic STIs Frequently Occur Among People With Primary HIV Infection Img

Asymptomatic STIs Frequently Occur Among People With Primary HIV Infection

Researchers conclude that tri-monthly STI screening including asymptomatic individuals should be considered for people with primary HIV infection, particularly in men who have sex with men who report sexual risk behavior.

U.S. Simulation Explores the Intersection of PrEP and Some Sexually Transmitted Infections Img

U.S. Simulation Explores the Intersection of PrEP and Some Sexually Transmitted Infections

To gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of STI risk among PrEP users, researchers have developed a sophisticated computer simulation that can model changes in sexual behavior, PrEP adherence, STI screening and treatment and the impact...

STDs at Record High, Indicating Urgent Need for Prevention Img

STDs at Record High, Indicating Urgent Need for Prevention

More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016, the highest number ever.

Condomless Sex, Younger Age Tied to Rising Syphilis Rate in Swiss HIV Group Img

Condomless Sex, Younger Age Tied to Rising Syphilis Rate in Swiss HIV Group

Sex without condoms and younger age raised chances of contracting syphilis in an analysis of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study.

Why Men and Women Lie About Sex, and How This Complicates STD Control Img

Why Men and Women Lie About Sex, and How This Complicates STD Control

Some interesting reasons why men and women both lie about their number of sex partners or how often they have sexual intercourse -- and why it matters to doing research on sexual health.