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  1. Tests Show Signs Of Drug Resistance In Some Northwest Gonorrhea CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Public health officials say the rise in cases of the STD gonorrhea has continued unabated this year in much of the Northwest. Dr. Matt Golden with the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center recently sent a memo out to providers about gonorrhea.

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  2. UAB researchers test new drug to treat increasingly resistant gonorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alabama Live

    A map of the rate of gonorrhea infection in the counties. Alabama has the second-hgihest rate of gonorrhea infection in the nation.

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  3. New app lets users get STD test through mobile deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Mashable

    ... stores under the name Planned Parenthood Direct, allows users to request a lab kit that tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea, the two most prevalent STDs. When the nondescript kit arrives within two to four business days, the patient follows a set of ...

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  4. Research on gonorrhea uncovers new immune system triggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of Toronto have uncovered how Gram-negative bacteria-a broad class of bugs that cause diseases ranging from gonorrhea to diarrhea and pneumonia-can trigger a reaction from our immune system. This discovery could lead to new therapies and treatments ...

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  5. Surprising Approach to STDs Allows Prescription Drugs for Sexual PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Scientific American

    ... by the sex of the first patient and by STD, three clinical trials of heterosexual men and women with chlamydia or gonorrhea all found that more partners were treated using this strategy than the traditional method of patients telling their sexual ...

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  6. Surprising Approach for STDs Allows Prescription Drugs for Sexual PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Scientific American

    ... by the sex of the first patient and by STD, three clinical trials of heterosexual men and women with chlamydia or gonorrhea all found that more partners were treated using this strategy than the traditional method of patients telling their sexual ...

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  7. Doctors handing out antibiotics on demandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... of common infections were worrying. In the last decade, resistance to common first line antibiotics used to treat gonorrhea, lung, ear, blood, brain, spinal cord and urinary tract infections and bloody diarrhoea, rose between 15% and 50%. Dr Lee ...

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  8. Many UK patients with gonorrhea prescribed outdated antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... outbreaks of the disease, according to a University of Queensland infectious diseases expert. Reported cases of gonorrhea continue to increase in Norway, both among men who have sex with men (MSM) and among heterosexuals. The increase of gonorrhea ...

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  9. To combat 'superbugs,' think like a pathogenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | UB Reporter

    ... Russell's understanding of these intricate interactions comes from his research on the pathogen that causes gonorrhea, recently cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the top three pathogens requiring urgent action. The ...

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  10. To combat 'superbugs,' UB immunologist suggests scientists think like pathogensRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | University at Buffalo

    ... Russell's understanding of these intricate interactions comes from his research on the pathogen that causes gonorrhea, recently cited by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the top three pathogens requiring urgent action. The World Health ...

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  11. To combat 'superbugs,' immunologist suggests scientists think like pathogensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Russell's understanding of these intricate interactions comes from his research on the pathogen that causes gonorrhea, recently cited by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the top three pathogens requiring urgent action. The World Health ...

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  12. Gonorrhea rates rise among Ontario gay,...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Xtra!

    Just under 1,300 men who have sex with men reported gonorrhea infections in 2014, compared to 800 in 2012, When shown as a percentage, the numbers seem fairly steady - MSM fluctuate as between 40 percent and 45 percent of all gonorrhea cases in men over the last three years. But Dr Vanessa Allen, the chief of medical microbiology at Public Health Ontario, expressed concern about the rising number.

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  13. Aurobindo gets USFDA nod to sell antibiotic oral suspensionRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... six months of age or older, in urinary tract infections, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, uncomplicated gonorrhea, pharyngitis and tonsillitis, among others, it added. Aurobindo now has 11 abbreviated new drug applications approved out of ...

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  14. Talking medicine Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... and dysentry causing bacteria as well as those that cause urinary tract infections. It is also used to treat gonorrhea and meningitis. Cefuroxime comes as 250mg and 500mg tablets. There is also a suspension for children containing 125mg/5ml and ...

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  15. An image of the shigella bacteria, from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... bloodstream infections from CRE bacteria die from the infection. Urgent threat This type of bacteria causes gonorrhea, an STD that results in discharge and inflammation of the urethra, cervix, pharynx or rectum. It is now showing resistance to the ...

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  16. Gonorrhea shows a steady rise in HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | InsideHalton.com

    A city health report shows an increase of 30 reported cases of gonorrhea in 2014, with a steady rise of cases over the last five quarters. "Most people don't have symptoms," said Julie Emili, associate medical officer of health for the City of Hamilton.

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  17. Helena lawmaker proposes state funding for STD preventionRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Washington Times

    With gonorrhea rates on the rise, representatives are considering whether to appropriate state funds to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Democratic Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell of Helena introduced House Bill 597 in the House Appropriations Committee on Monday.

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  18. Gonorrhea rates rise among Ontario gay, bisexual m...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Xtra!

    Just under 1,300 men who have sex with men reported gonorrhea infections in 2014, compared to 800 in 2012, When shown as a percentage, the numbers seem fairly steady - MSM fluctuate as between 40 percent and 45 percent of all gonorrhea cases in men over the last three years. But Dr Vanessa Allen, the chief of medical microbiology at Ontario Public Health, expressed concern about the rising number.

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  19. Gonorrhea infection rate in Utah skyrocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Deseret News

    Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the statewide rate of gonorrhea jumped from 9.8 to 48.3 cases per 100,000 people.

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  20. Utah Gonorrhea Infections Up 714 Percent Among Women, 296 Percent Among MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the statewide rate of gonorrhea jumped from 9.8 to 48.3 cases per 100,000 people. Health department STD epidemiologist Joel Hartsell said the increase mirrors ...

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