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Scientists sequence genome of parasite responsible for common sexually transmitted infection

...found in connection with trichomoniasis, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to the researchers. "Although trichomoniasis is very prevalent as a sexually transmitted infection, it has not received the attention given to other STIs," says Carlton. "Women are the population most affected by it, yet r...

Antibiotic treats lymphoma of the eye

...ectively treats a type of lymphoma associated with chlamydia infection, according to a study in the October 4 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Ocular adnexal lymphoma of the MALT-type (OAL) is a kind of cancer of the eyelids and related tissues. It is not often fatal, but its symptom...

Common ancestry of bacterium and plants could be key to an effective new treatment for chlamydia

...illion men and women in the U.S. are infected with chlamydia each year. Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. However, bacteria often develop resistance to antibiotics, meaning that new ones must be continually discovered. Moreover, an inhibitor to L,L-diaminopimelate aminotransferase wou...

Teens unaware of sexually transmitted diseases until they catch one, Carnegie Mellon study finds

...r a woman more susceptible to cervical cancer, and chlamydia can lead to infertility. A 2004 study, involving the same group of adolescent girls, found that those who viewed an interactive sex education DVD created by Carnegie Mellon researchers were more likely to become abstinent than girls who did not see ...

New Finding May Aid Adult Stem Cell Collection

...nfectious Diseases, now available online. Men with chlamydia or gonorrhea were more likely to see and talk to t...e men had all had a diagnosis of urethritis due to chlamydia and/or gonorrhea infection, and most reported two or more sex partners. The men were each randomly a...

Measurement Challenges In Detecting Cancer Biomarkers

...nfectious Diseases, now available online. Men with chlamydia or gonorrhea were more likely to see and talk to t...e men had all had a diagnosis of urethritis due to chlamydia and/or gonorrhea infection, and most reported two or more sex partners. The men were each randomly a...

New study: Sexually transmitted disease treatment can be effectively administered by sex partners

...nfectious Diseases, now available online. Men with chlamydia or gonorrhea were more likely to see and talk to t...e men had all had a diagnosis of urethritis due to chlamydia and/or gonorrhea infection, and most reported two or more sex partners. The men were each randomly a...

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