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Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »

Trying to conceive? This new at-home fertility test is as reliable as lab testing   

If you’re trying to conceive, the more data you can get the better right? A new first-of-its-kind at-home fertility test allows you to track your fertility moment by moment  Before having her first child Charlie, Sarah Shakib had been trying to get pregnant for nine months. ‘I got really stressed about it because I was… Read More »

More prizes for prostates: Tulane promotes PSA testing with football memorabilia, photo-ops

August 30, 2018 Posted By Categories Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @KLomangino. Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans is a modern teaching hospital offering the latest innovative treatments from a staff of highly trained experts. So why do its communications about prostate cancer sound like they were crafted on a… Read More »