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Can STDs Be Transmitted Through Swimming Pools? An Expert Weighs In

4 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The Question: Is it possible to catch STDs from swimming in a pool or hot tub? No, not unless you’re having sex in the pool with someone who has an STD. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an individual can only pass on an STD through direct person-to-person contact. Show More Summary

Prisons Need Better Drug Treatment Programs to Control Infectious Diseases

Those who enter prison uninfected are at risk of becoming infected. The post Prisons Need Better Drug Treatment Programs to Control Infectious Diseases appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Diabetes Drugs Also Treat This Common Brain Disease

Type 2 diabetes drugs used to control the blood sugar levels can also ease this brain disease.  

Non-travel Zika Case Spurs Concerns: Tips for Protection

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working with the Florida Department of Health to investigate the first Zika case that appears to have no connection to travel or sexual contact transmission. Mayo Clinic internal medicine specialist Dr. Show More Summary

Us suicide rate for people with Epilepsy exceeds levels in general population

Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control studied the prevalence of suicide among people with epilepsy compared to the population overall and estimated that the annual suicide mortality rate among those with epilepsy was 22 percent higher than in the general population. Show More Summary

New HPV recommendations remind us boys get the virus, too

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The HPV vaccine, which many may know by the brand name Gardasil, is commonly given to young girls at age 11. But new guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that the vaccination be offered to both boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 12. To drive this idea...

AIDS: We Must Not Forget

The world's top HIV/AIDS experts are gathering in Durban, South Africa for the 21st International AIDS Conference - a meeting that fills me with hope that an opportunity is at hand to finally get the disease under control, but it's an...Show More Summary

CDC scientists review methods to prevent bites and suppress ticks that transmit Lyme disease

Dr. Lars Eisen and Marc Dolan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reviewed decades of scientific literature on the effectiveness of various methods of preventing bites and controlling ticks that transmit Lyme disease. Their findings are published in the Journal of Medical Entomology. read more

Functionalized surfaces with tailored wettability determine Influenza A infectivity

Disease can be spread through contact with materials contaminated with infectious microorganism, making control of transmission an interesting objective of surface research. In order to develop "active surfaces" that can reduce or eliminate...Show More Summary

Scientists review methods to prevent bites, suppress ticks that transmit Lyme disease

Decades of scientific literature on the effectiveness of various methods of preventing bites and controlling ticks that transmit Lyme disease has been reviewed by a research team, and outlined in a new report.

Florida is checking possible local case of Zika

4 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Local health officials are collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the case.

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Is A Looming Threat

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that Neisseria gonorrhoeae ? that is, the bacteria that causes gonorrhea ? could be developing resistance to our last-line antibiotics that treat it. The CDC’s currentShow More Summary

CDC Reports Dismal Scores During Royal Caribbean Ship Inspection

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just released its Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) inspection for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Explorer of the Seas, and the report found a number of horrifying violations. Those findings could not...Show More Summary

A mysterious case of Zika raises new fears of person-to-person transmission

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Infection are investigating a worrisome case of Zika virus transmission after the caregiver of a Zika-infected patient who died was found to be infected as well. In late June, an elderly Utah resident who had visited a country where the Zika virus...

Scientists discover how proteins in the brain build-up rapidly in Alzheimer's

Cambridge researchers have identified - and shown that it may be possible to control - the mechanism that leads to the rapid build-up of the disease-causing 'plaques' that are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease. read more

Zika: Caregiver of Utah Man Who Died Also Contracted the Virus

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A caregiver for an elderly Utah man who died while infected with Zika tested positive for the virus but has recovered, health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has...Show More Summary

This Flowchart Explains Whether Or Not You Should Get A Zika Test

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

If you’re headed to the Olympic Games in Rio next month, rest assured that it’s highly unlikely you’ll return home afterward with the Zika virus. A recent analysis by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compared the expected...Show More Summary

Utah Reports Zika Infection In Person Who Cared For Man With Virus

A caregiver for an elderly Utah man who died while infected with Zika tested positive for the virus but has recovered, health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has confirmed that a person who helped care for the man who died last month while infected with Zika contracted the virus. Show More Summary

Scientists discover how proteins in the brain build-up rapidly in Alzheimer's

Researchers have identified -- and shown that it may be possible to control -- the mechanism that leads to the rapid build-up of the disease-causing 'plaques' that are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease.

Utah reports Zika infection in person who cared for patient with virus

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Utah health officials on Monday said a caregiver of an elderly patient from Utah who died while infected with Zika has tested positive for the virus, they said in a statement. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a person who helped care for the individual who died...

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