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Poorer nations still lack access to world’s key antibiotics
Only 54 of 166 assessed treatments have policies aiding use by low-income countries, says non-profit group

Julia Kollewe

18, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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STIs spreading at rate of more than 1m a day, says WHO
Experts call for more honest discussion of sexually transmitted infections and more data

Sarah Boseley Health editor

06, Jun, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Sexual health service cuts will increase spread of STIs
Councils failing to combat surge in diseases and decline in education

Denis Campbell

30, Dec, 2018 @8:59 AM

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Syphilis diagnoses are booming - it's clear sexual health needs an overhaul | Richard Vize
Responsibility for services is shared by NHS and councils and there is little evidence of a united effort on prevention

Richard Vize

24, Aug, 2018 @12:47 PM

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Super-gonorrhoea is here – that means the antibiotic crisis is too | Jeremy Knox
Highly drug-resistant bugs are no longer a future problem. After decades of complacency, urgency is needed, says Jeremy Knox from the Wellcome Trust

Jeremy Knox

30, Mar, 2018 @9:54 AM

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Online STI kits double testing uptake in young people, study suggests
Offering e-STI kits alongside existing sexual health services could improve testing rates, research indicates

Nicola Davis

27, Dec, 2017 @7:00 PM

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Australia's gonorrhoea rise of 63% driven by urban heterosexuals
Report shows a 99% rise in notification rates in major cities, a 15% rise in regional areas and an 8% fall in rural areas

Melissa Davey

05, Nov, 2017 @5:00 PM

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What to do if you’re a Londoner worried about gonorrhoea? Test yourself, apparently | Nichi Hodgson
The bodged handover from personal consultation is a money-saving exercise – when infection rates are rising in the capital, says sex and relationship broadcaster Nichi Hodgson

Nichi Hodgson

17, Oct, 2017 @12:13 PM

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New class of antibiotic raises hopes for urgently-needed gonorrhoea drug
With the sexually transmitted disease fast becoming drug resistant, successful lab tests of closthioamide show potential as an effective new treatment

Sarah Boseley and Nicola Davis

07, Aug, 2017 @5:00 PM

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Meningitis vaccine may also cut risk of 'untreatable' gonorrhoea, study says
Bacteria causing two different illnesses belong to the same family and share much of the same genetic code providing unexpected cross protection

James Rudd

10, Jul, 2017 @10:30 PM

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What does super-gonorrhoea mean for oral sex? | Nichi Hodgson
Sex and relationship broadcaster Nichi Hodgson says that education and honesty can go a long way towards defeating this new pernicious strain

Nichi Hodgson

10, Jul, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Blaming Tinder for the spike in STIs? It’s just a lazy swipe | Justin Hancock
Scare stories about dating apps are based on commonly held myths, when cuts to sexual health services are a very real problem

Justin Hancock

02, Nov, 2015 @5:38 PM

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