Navigation Links
UK Govt Says On Course For National Chlamydia Screening

The British government has said it is on track to roll-out a nationwide screening programme for chlamydia, the sexually transmitted disease which can cause infertility in both sexes//.

So far nearly 80,000 people have been screened for the disease, which is difficult to detect but is easy to cure, following the launch in 2003 of the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP).

There has been a heightened concern in the medical fraternity about the rise chlamydia which is particularly common among young adults and teenagers.

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Even though symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem.

Chlamydia also can cause discharge from the penis of an infected man. Chlamydia can be transmitted during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Chlamydia can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby during vaginal childbirth. Any sexually active person can be infected with chlamydia. The greater the number of sex partners, the greater the risk of infection.

As the cervix of teenage girls and young women is not fully matured, they are at particularly high risk for infection if sexually active. Since chlamydia can be transmitted by oral or anal sex, gay men are also at risk for chlamydial infection.

The increased incidence in the disease, which can be easily cured with antibiotics, is partly attributed to the fact that three quarters of infected women and half of infected men show no symptoms and have no idea they have the disease.

The government said the NCSP was now available in a quarter of health authorities and that nationally available screening should be achieved by 2007.

Tackling the top five se
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Launch Of India’s First Virology Course At Pun
2. Provisional Fees For Medical Courses Fixed By Punjab Government
3. Supreme Court Quashed Reservation Quotas For PG Medical Courses
4. RIMS to start A Course On Sports Medicine From Next Year
5. Medicos On Collision Course With SC
6. Amity Institutions To Launch Short-term Professional Courses In Oman
7. Pneumonia Effectively Treated with Short-Term Antibiotic Course
8. Child Diarrhoea Due To Rotavirus:Quick Relief By Short Course Drug
9. Degree Course In Ayurveda
10. Demographic Change Demand a New Life-Course for Aging Society
11. Medical Course in Kerala is Beyond the Reach of NRIs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Govt Says Course For National Chlamydia Screening

(Date:1/22/2015)... January 23, 2015 LunaDress, with its top ... fashion industry. Now, the business is showing its latest designs ... dresses. , According to the company’s CEO, all the fresh ... offered with big discounts, up to 80% off. All the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program is pleased to ... app ever created for kids with cancer. The Chemo Duck App, ... is filled with enjoyable games to help children of all ages ... app helps to keep kids entertained, educated and at ease while ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The Incredible ... Bodybuilder Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up to ... has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an ... that it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s dress supplier, ... dresses. View website of AngelWeddingDress.com to find ... wedding dresses online for a bridal party. AngelWeddingDress offers ... for them. Its maternity wedding dresses are specially designed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 A new white paper by ... person-centeredness in the long-term care environment as well as ... continuum. The paper, “The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term ... practices of the patient, resident and family experience in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 3
... Treatment Platform to Allow Axxent(R) System to Deliver ... March 4 Xoft, Inc., today announced that ... & Drug Administration (FDA) for a skin and ... Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System to deliver surface brachytherapy, ...
... company opens new office outside of Seattle, expands ... leading Targeted Population Health Management company focused on ... is expanding its workforce to include more than ... in Lynnwood, Wash. The new site is the ...
... The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... Organization (HSO), announced today that Quantum subsidiary Renaissance ... a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Pro Med Healthcare ... offer staffing services to the 2,000 healthcare providers ...
... A Daisyphone, Virtual Cocoon and a ,Smart, house ... the highlights at a major exhibition on 4th ... Research Council (EPSRC). , ,Pioneers 09, is a ... partnerships between, forward-thinking UK researchers and business people. ...
... law attorney among just five percent of lawyers in state to be ... ... March 4, 2009 -- Bruce Chase , a respected Hackensack, N.J. ... spectrum of family law cases, has been named by New Jersey Super ...
... A researcher from the University of Kansas has spearheaded ... The research proves that positive emotions are critical for upkeep ... who are deeply impoverished. , The study, a joint ... the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Chicago. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FDA Clears New Skin and Surface Treatment Applicator for Use With Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System 2Health News:FDA Clears New Skin and Surface Treatment Applicator for Use With Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System 3Health News:Health Integrated Enjoys Steady Growth 2Health News:Renaissance Health Systems Establishes Strategic Alliance for Staffing Solutions to Healthcare Providers 2Health News:Renaissance Health Systems Establishes Strategic Alliance for Staffing Solutions to Healthcare Providers 3Health News:Renaissance Health Systems Establishes Strategic Alliance for Staffing Solutions to Healthcare Providers 4Health News:Daisyphone, virtual cocoon and smart house at London science conference 2Health News:Hackensack Lawyer Bruce E. Chase Named New Jersey Super Lawyer for Third Consecutive Year 2Health News:University of Kansas research finds human emotions hold sway over physical health worldwide 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... , January 23, 2015 Heptares Therapeutics, the ... to announce that the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize ... (Vice President of Chemistry), Fiona Marshall (Chief Scientific ... Officer and co-founder) for the seminal contributions to GPCR drug ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... UPI ), a medical device company that ... voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial results for the fiscal ... revenue for the Company,s Urgent ®  PC Neuromodulation System ... record, as compared to $3.9 million in the third ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...  Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH ) announced today ... the new Simple Plex platform through its Proteins Platform ... re-branding of the previously acquired CyPlex instrument platform from ... transformative immunoassay technology which integrates an innovatively designed microfluidic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 2Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 3
... SAN DIEGO , Feb. 16 PatientSafe Solutions, ... safety, today announced the executive management team tasked with executing ... patient safety in healthcare.  James M. Sweeney, Chairman and Chief ... eight successful healthcare product and service companies including Caremark, Bridge ...
... , CLEVELAND , Feb. 16 ... earned a NorTech Innovation Award for its advancements in radiation ... for its unique combination of medical imaging and radiotherapy, which ... therapy is used to treat nearly two-thirds of today,s cancer ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PatientSafe Solutions, Inc. Announces Management Team 2PatientSafe Solutions, Inc. Announces Management Team 3ViewRay Wins NorTech Innovation Award 2
... 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 ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Medicine Products: