Warning as mysterious STI strikes up to 1 in 16 women often with no warning signs

Experts are warning women of a stealthy STI that is often missed but strikes one in 16 in some parts of the United Kingdom. Trichomoniasis is more common than the well-known STI gonorrhea, experts found. But not only is it relatively unheard of, it is not always included in standard STI “checkups” at sexual health … Read more

Man gets painful, drug-resistant ‘super gonorrhea’ on vacation

Scientists have revealed a reason to protect yourself when engaging in some intimate holiday fun with a report that a man contracted “super gonorrhea” on an international holiday. An Austrian man reportedly caught a new drug-resistant strain of the sexually transmitted disease after having relations with a sex worker in Cambodia. According to the World … Read more

Pandemic Didn’t Stop Rise in STDs. Babies Suffered

(Newser) – The pandemic didn’t change the trajectory of the years-long rise in sexually transmitted diseases in the US, according to a CDC report released this week, and it has had tragic consequences for babies. The CDC says congenital syphilis—syphilis passed from mother to fetus—led to 149 infant deaths or stillbirths in 2020. According … Read more

Pandemic Didn’t Stop Rise in STDs. Babies Suffered

(Newser) – The pandemic didn’t change the trajectory of the years-long rise in sexually transmitted diseases in the US, according to a CDC report released this week, and it has had tragic consequences for babies. The CDC says congenital syphilis—syphilis passed from mother to fetus—led to 149 infant deaths or stillbirths in 2020. According … Read more

FDA authorizes first condom marketed for anal sex

Bottoms up! The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its first-ever authorization of a condom specifically intended for anal sex to help reduce transmission of sexually transmitted infections. The patootie prophylactics by Boston-based manufacturer Global Protection Corp. will be marketed as the One Male Condom, the agency said. They also are “indicated as … Read more

Koala declared endangered as disease, lost habitat take toll

Koalas have been declared officially endangered in eastern Australia as they succumb to disease, lost habitat and other threats ByAssociated Press February 11, 2022, 9:47 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CANBERRA, Australia — Koalas were declared officially endangered Friday in eastern Australia as they fall prey to disease, … Read more