CHANGE: “The big three bacteria of sexually transmitted diseases — chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis—are on the rise according the Center for Disease Control. A report issued last week shows that reported infections of all three increased in 2015 to an all-time high.”
(Boston University Medical Center) Researchers have identified two new genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's disease (AD) among African Americans.The findings, which appear online in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia, may lead to the development of new therapies specifically targeting those genes.
All preteens should get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many strains of HPV cause genital warts and several kinds of cancer; if people get the vaccine before they’re exposed to one of these strains through sexual activity, they have a better shot at avoiding cervical, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers.
(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) Experiments designed to reveal how a protein protects the lungs from asthma-related damage suggest a new way to treat a rare disease marked by the inability of cells to break down fats, according to a report in EBioMedicine published online Oct. 25.
Did you know there is a large smoker/non-smoker wage gap? Well, of course there is. Why wouldn’t there be? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 5.4 percent of adults with a graduate degree and 7.9 percent of those with a college degree are smokers. Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, about 14 million Americans become infected with HPV. Most of those infected are teenagers or young adults. A vaccine was introduced in 2006 to help prevent HPV-related cancers, but a decade later, the HPV vaccine continues to be the most underutilized childhood immunization, and especially so […]
Norovirus—the word alone might be enough to make you a little nauseous. According to the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), noroviruses (there are many types) are the “leading cause of illness and outbreaks...Show More Summary
This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at an all-time high, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. There are more than...Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 70 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure). Only 52 percent of those with hypertension have the condition under control. Additionally, one in...Show More Summary
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Nearly 2 million Americans were diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis in 2015, according to a report published Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That's an unprecedented number, and the infection rate continues to climb. Show More Summary
CHANGE: Reported Cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are on Rise. “Progress in the fight against S.T.D.s has ‘unraveled,’ according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Young people, members of racial minorities and men who have sex with other men are at most risk of getting an S.T.D.”
Preteens only need to get two doses of the HPV vaccine, not the previously recommended three, according to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Wednesday, the CDC’s immunization advisory panel voted, and CDC Director Tom Frieden agreed, to recommend the two-round schedule for adolescents aged 11 to 12.
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Why do more women than men get Alzheimer's disease? In their quest to find the answer, neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., and her colleagues in the Center for Innovation in Brain Science...Show More Summary
New Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine guidance for preteens from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) means more Americans will be protected from cancer. The new recommendations will enable the HPV vaccine series to be delivered to children in two doses instead of three. The CDC says adolescents 11-14 can take the two-dose vaccine series. The three-dose […]
Despite prevention efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are at an all-time high in the U.S. In a new report, the CDC says rates of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia increased in 2015, and more 110 million people have infections. Mayo Clinic experts want to educate people about […]
From Sharyl Attkisson's site: A current senior scientist at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), William Thompson, stunned the scientific community in 2014 when he confessed that he and his colleagues have allegedly conspired to cover up or downplay links...
In troubling public health news, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported just yesterday that combined cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia in the U.S. have climbed to the highest number on record.
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing that case numbers for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis -- the three most frequently reported diseases to the CDC -- are higher than they have ever...Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their latest STD surveillance report, and the results aren't good. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases are all on the rise—and in New York, the rate of reported STD cases has surpassed national averages. [ more › ]