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Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men
...rs are sounding a new alarm about growing rates of syphilis
among gay and bisexual men. The overall number of syphilis
cases in the United States fell from 50,578 in 1990 to just 7,177 in 2003 perhaps because of a natio...
Birth defects: 8 million annually worldwide
...order, congenital rubella syndrome, and congenital syphilis
were not generated for this report. "If these figures were available, one might expect the total to be higher, and we do expect them to increase as added information on infant mortality and disability is assembled," Prof. Modell says. What Can...
High rates of sexually transmitted infections found in young drug users
...ons found high rates of herpes simplex virus 2 and syphilis
among young drug users in Baltimore, Md. The study...he researchers examined herpes simplex virus 2 and syphilis
test results in 543 heroin, cocaine and crack users from Baltimore, Md., aged 18-30 years old. Almos...
FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Home-Use Diagnostic Kits Marketed by Globus Media
...ing. No home-use test kits intended for diagnosing syphilis
and dengue fever are approved for sale in the U.S. The FDA has issued an import alert which alerts FDA field personnel to the possible importation of the Globus Media devices, provides guidance as to their detention and refusal of admission into the...