Navigation Links
Syphilis on the Rise

Syphilis is one of the oldest diseases that has affected everyone from Henry VIII to Christoper Columbus. The disease is characterized by a painless sore (ulcer) near the site of infection//. The primary sore first appears 3-4 weeks after infection and takes about 6 weeks to clear.

This is followed by generalized skin rash, swollen glands, headache and a sore throat. After a few months or years later tertiary syphilis develops which destroys part of the nervous system, including the brain or the cardiovascular system, especially the aorta. The disease has been documented in diseased bones found in Europe and North Africa. It has been in existence in Europe for the past 2,000 years.

The disease has always been associated with travel. The rates of syphilis increased during war, when a large number of lusty but bored men were separated from their women and scattered around the world. After the discovery of penicillin the disease rates began to plummet. Now there are a few occasional cases among students. According to a report from the Health Protection Agency there has been a sudden increase in the number of syphilis cases between 2004 and 2005. Statistics reveal that they recorded 2,390 cases among men which is a 20% increase from 2004. Out of the 2390 cases 1,445 cases were recorded among homosexuals. The increase in the incidence of homosexual syphilis was up 35 % from 2004. 417 cases were recorded among women which is a 47% increase from 2004.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Syphilis uncovered
2. Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup
3. More Men Prompted for Syphilis Tests
4. Syphilis on the Rise in China
5. Syphilis Rate on Rise in US Gay, Bisexual Men
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Syphilis the Rise

(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... PetPace, the provider of an innovative IoT ... today announced its integration with leading veterinary Practice Management Software vendor Cornerstone. ... Management Software packages in the US. Practice Management Software helps veterinarians manage every ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... and government entities, announced today that it has hired Scott Sanderson, an experienced ... In this capacity, Sanderson will be responsible for establishing and managing new client ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 , ... Royal River ... new study that followed men and women for 19 years and found that, among ... did not take multivitamins. , The report is part of the September 2015 issue ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... WorkCare, Inc., ... joined its medical management team as an Associate Medical Director. , WorkCare ... types in the U.S. and abroad. , Dr. Nelson has a diverse ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... , ... Two of Washington D.C.’s most respected chefs are using their global ... Recently named “the next big thing” in the culinary world by Elle Spain, award-winning ... behind food and reclaiming culinary traditions on the brink of extinction. According to Amy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Petpace-Cornerstone Integration Lowers Overhead, Raises Data Visibility for Veterinary Practices 2Health News:Former NFL Standout Scott Sanderson Joins eDiscovery Leader Discovia 2Health News:New Study Finds Multivitamins Extend Life After Stroke, Retailer Reports 2Health News:Dr. Brent Nelson Joins WorkCare, Inc., as Associate Medical Director 2Health News:Dr. Brent Nelson Joins WorkCare, Inc., as Associate Medical Director 3Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 2Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 3Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 4
... Ill., and Rockville, Md., SAN JOSE, Calif., ... major fundraising events for the Coalition for Pulmonary,Fibrosis ... benefiting the,CPF collectively raised more than a half ... families fighting pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and,directly funds research. ...
... of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, Now Offered at ... Board of Trustees, in,conjunction with President James J. Gozzo, ... its name to become Albany College,of Pharmacy and Health ... Board of Education, has been chosen to better reflect ...
... efficiently, study says , , THURSDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) ... the body, while being physically fit decreases it, according to ... 452 healthy men who had levels of different groups of ... cell count is a marker of inflammatory activity and is ...
... divorce, or even the loss of jobs or financial security, the mental ... inaccurate Stages Theory of Grief. At long last, Grief Recovery pioneers, Russell ... grief really is what it definitely isn,t. , ... Sherman Oaks, CA ...
... China, Oct. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech,(Cayman) ... pharmaceutical, biotechnology and,medical device research and development ... United States, today announced it has reached ... & Development, Division of,Janssen Pharmaceutica, N.V. (J&JPRD) ...
... 15 Young Innovations, Inc.,(Nasdaq: YDNT ) today ... with a live and on-demand web cast conference call ... live audio broadcast of the,call will be available through ... broadcast will also be available through the,Company,s website, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CPF Fundraisers Bring in Landmark Half Million Dollars in Less Than Three Weeks 2Health News:CPF Fundraisers Bring in Landmark Half Million Dollars in Less Than Three Weeks 3Health News:Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - New Name, Same Commitment to the Advancement of Health Care 2Health News:Fatness Boosts Inflammation in Body 2Health News:Stages Of Grief Refuted As Inaccurate and Dangerous By Grief Recovery Institute Founders In Skeptic Magazine Article 2Health News:Stages Of Grief Refuted As Inaccurate and Dangerous By Grief Recovery Institute Founders In Skeptic Magazine Article 3Health News:Stages Of Grief Refuted As Inaccurate and Dangerous By Grief Recovery Institute Founders In Skeptic Magazine Article 4Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Expands Collaboration for Fully Integrated Services 2Health News:Young Innovations, Inc. Provides Third Quarter Conference Call Details 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015 Pepperl+Fuchs, a world ... MACTek Corporation, a leading provider of HART protocol ... to further extend its integrated solutions offerings and ... "We are pleased to add the ... said Jim Bolin , Pepperl+Fuchs, executive vice ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 Thousands of people will peacefully demonstrate ... opioid addiction epidemic at dozens of rallies across the ... the United States has experienced ... opioids and heroin, yet the President has never once ... letter to President Obama , rally organizers compared ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , August 31, 2015 ... that the global cardiovascular monitoring and diagnostic devices ... is predicted to reach a value of approximately ... of 9.7% between 2013 and 2019. The title ... Devices Market (ECG, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Cardiovascular ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Obama Administration's Neglect of Opioid Crisis Prompts Rallies in Many States 2Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 2Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 3Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 4Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 5
... JERUSALEM , June 2, ... oral drug delivery systems, announced,today that its subsidiary Oramed Ltd. ... ("Laser Detect"), an Israeli company listed on,the Tel Aviv Stock ... Entera Bio Ltd. ("Entera"). Under the terms of the agreement, ...
... Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (Nasdaq: QCOR ) announced today that it ... June 10, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, ... will discuss the Company,s business strategy and historical financial performance at 11:30 ... , Attendance at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 2Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 3Questcor to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: