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  1. Concerns rise over antibiotic resistant gonorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Q-Notes

    Published: January 29, 2016 in Featured Stories , Health and Wellness Updated: January 28, 2016 at 7:57 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long. In Northern England, 16 cases of what is being dubbed "super gonorrhea" have been reported.

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  2. Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea: A growing threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention epidemiologist in the division of STD prevention. "Resistant gonorrhea and the prospect of untreatable gonorrhea are real threats," he said, with resistant strains now detected in many parts of the ...

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  3. Rise of 'Super-Gonorrhea': Antibiotic overuse causing STDs to become...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | NewsTarget.com

    An untreatable "super-gonorrhea" epidemic is threatening to become widespread globally due to overuse of antibiotics and an increase in casual sex encounters encouraged by so-called "hookup apps" such as Tinder. Health officials in Great Britain discovered the strain in March of 2015 and have since confirmed at least 16 cases of the strain of the disease , all of them involving heterosexuals.

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  4. probenecid,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | MedicineNet

    ... increasing blood levels of penicillin-type antibiotics (for example, ampicillin and amoxicillin ) when treating gonorrhea . Probenecid may cause a flare of gout and kidney stones, and it is not started during an acute attack of gout. Serious but ...

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  5. How Gonorrhea Is Quickly Becoming UntreatableRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Teen Vogue

    In another reminder to always practice safe sex, the top health official in the United Kingdom, Dame Sally Davies, has issued a dire warning about gonorrhea - it's becoming resistant to certain drugs and if this continues can become untreatable. Gonorrhea, which can spread through vaginal, oral, and anal sex, is an sexually transmitted disease that can cause discharge, pain while urinating, bleeding between periods, and swollen testicles for boys.

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  6. Brits warn about 'super-gonorrhea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    Dame Sally Davies, the country's chief medical officer, has written to all physicians and pharmacies to ensure that they are prescribing the correct drugs, after the detection of what is described as a 'super-gonorrhea' strain in Leeds. 'Gonorrhea is at risk of becoming an untreatable disease due to the continuing emergence of antimicrobial resistance,' she wrote.

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  7. Untreatable form of gonorrhea may show up in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea have been found in other parts of the world, including the UK, where the country's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies warned about the rise of "super gonorrhea" in a recent letter to physicians and pharmacies . The highly adaptable disease, which has been around for more than 2,000 years, once responded to a range of antibiotics.

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  8. Untreatable form of gonorrhea may show up in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea have been found in other parts of the world, including the UK, where the country's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies warned about the rise of "super gonorrhea" in a recent letter to physicians and pharmacies . The highly adaptable disease, which has been around for more than 2,000 years, once responded to a range of antibiotics.

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  9. Gonorrhea May Soon Become Drug-Resistant, UntreatableRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | MSN Healthy Living

    A gonorrhea superbug resistant to antibiotics has caused concern in England, where chief medical officer Sally Davies warns all doctors to prescribe the correct drugs for the STD. The concern that gonorrhea strains may develop resistance to antibiotics has surfaced in recent years, and now England's chief medical officer is warning that it may become a completely untreatable disease in the future.

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  10. Gonorrhea may soon be an 'untreatable disease,' Britain's chief medical officer warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... hasn't been recommended for a decade now. In 2013, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. gave gonorrhea the centre's highest ranking for antibiotic resistance, classifying it as an "urgent threat." At that time, the CDC reported ...

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  11. Gonorrhea may soon be untreatable, Britain's chief medical officer warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Dame Sally Davies, Britain's chief medical officer, has reportedly written to doctors and pharmacies in Britain sounding the alarm on antibiotic resistant gonorrhoea. The sexually transmitted infection is increasingly caused by strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that resist antibiotic treatment.

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  12. Gonorrhea may soon be untreatable due to antibiotic resistance, British medical chief warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Age

    Pharmaceutical companies are being told they must invest more in new antibiotics or risk being blamed for an increase in deaths from drug-resistant superbugs. Concerns that gonorrhea may become "untreatable" due to growing antibiotic-resistance has led Dame Sally Davies, Britain's chief medical officer, to reportedly write to doctors and pharmacies across Britain to sound the alarm.

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  13. Doctors warn of drug resistant "super-gonorrhea"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | CBS News

    Gonorrhea could become untreatable in the U.K., England's top health official warns. There's concern in the U.S., too.

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  14. Prevalence of bla TEM-220 gene in Penicillinase-producing Neisseria...Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | BioMed Central

    ... distribution of isolates. Neisseria gonorrhoeae is the etiological agent of the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea, which remains a major public health issue. It represents 88 million of the estimated 448 million new cases of curable sexually ...

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  15. Let's Talk About Sex-And ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Health News Digest

    Sexually transmitted infections , infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact, are more than a source of potential embarrassment-if untreated, they can lead to serious health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , approximately 20 million cases of STIs occur each year, and half of these cases are among young people aged 15 to 24. There are more than 20 types of STIs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, HIV/AIDS, human papillomavirus , and syphilis.

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  16. Watch out a " Gonorrhea is becoming resistant to common antibiotics, CDC warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Bay Area Business Woman

    Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections around, and is easily treatable by a number of antibiotics. According to a report from Philly.com , however, one of the most common antibiotic treatments, cefixime, has been growing less and less effective against the infection.

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  17. CDC: Gonorrhea becoming more resistant to one antibioticRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | UPI

    An antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea was found by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be losing its effectiveness, although researchers at the agency said while this is cause for concern, the drug is not the only way to treat the sexually transmitted infection. Gonorrhea is spread through unprotected sex and, if untreated, can cause serious health complications.

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  18. Study Tracks Gonorrhea's Fluctuating Susceptibility to CephalosporinsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | Journal Watch

    ... susceptibility in 2014 highlights the need to maintain surveillance, search for new therapeutics, and ensure that gonorrhea is treated according to the CDC's guidelines." The agency currently recommends dual therapy with ceftriaxone and azithromycin ...

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  19. Gonorrhea Getting More Resistant to One AntibioticRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WebMD

    TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 -- One of several antibiotic treatment options for the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea seems to be losing its effectiveness, U.S. health officials warn in a new report. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest tracking suggests that although resistance to the antibiotic treatment cefixime went down between 2011 and 2013, it started to creep back up in 2014.

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  20. Antibiotic Resistance May Be Developing For Latest Recommended Gonorrhea Drug: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Medical Daily

    Gonorrhea has developed resistance to various antibiotics; following a strong track record for the latest CDC recommended drug, new data suggests improvements may be short-lived.

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