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Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, says the number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in California increased in 2013...

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Public Health Wales is warning of an increase in cases of infectious syphilis across Wales and is urging anyone who may have been at risk to seek testing. Last month, Public Health Wales warned of an increase...

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After a February 28 public health advisory about the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Nunavut where 90 syphilis cases were reported. The...

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Oregon health authorities are reporting jumps in three common sexually transmitted infections (STI) prompting officials to call the situation “alarming”. In a Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Communicable...

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Just 14 short years ago, the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, was on the verge of elimination in the United States; however, that trend has turned around dramatically as “The Great Imitator”...

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Public Health Wales issued a warning to the public Thursday upon reporting a significant increase in the number of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis in North Wales. Since the middle of 2013...

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said Thursday that three sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, are all on the rise in the state and they encourage residents...

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With the recent discovery that King Tut was afflicted with the parasitic disease malaria, I wanted to briefly explore infectious diseases that affected or killed famous people throughout history, ancient...

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The Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) test is one of the available screening tests for syphilis. The Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) is another available screening test. In the RPR, the laboratory...