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Chemsex and PrEP Reliance Are Fuelling a Rise in Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Img
Syphilis

Chemsex and PrEP Reliance Are Fuelling a Rise in Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Syphilis is back and spreading quickly. What makes the resurgence of syphilis somewhat different this time is that the vast majority of these new cases are being found among men who have sex with men.

STDs in the U.S. Reach Record Highs
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Reported STDs in the United States, 2017: High Burden of STDs Threatens Millions of Americans

As STD prevention funding declines, the CDC is reporting a sharp increase in all STDs across the U.S. This fact sheet summarizes their findings.

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Canada

Newborn Syphilis Cases More Than Double in Four Years, Reaching 20-Year High

Cases of congenital syphilis more than doubled in the U.S. since 2013, outpacing overall increases in STDs nationwide.

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New CDC Analysis Shows Steep and Sustained Increases in STDs in Recent Years

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference...

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C and Sugar

Is sugar bad for the liver? What about stevia, agave, honey, and coconut sugar? What people with hepatitis C need to know.

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Hepatitis C

Which Hepatitis C Treatment Is Right for Me?

With so many options, there can be confusion over what hepatitis C treatment to take.

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Hepatitis C

An Overview of Mavyret (Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir)

Brand Name: Mavyret Other Names: Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir, GLE/PIB Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Mavyret?

Mavyret is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ...

An Overview of Vosevi (Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir) Img
Hepatitis C

An Overview of Vosevi (Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir)

Brand Name: Vosevi Other Names: Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir, SOF/VEL/VOX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Vosevi?

Vosevi is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F...

An Overview of Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere) Img
Hepatitis C

An Overview of Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere)

Other Name(s): Copegus, RBV, Rebetol, Ribasphere Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Ribavirin?

Ribavirin is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of c...

Ivo Mittelmeijer and Ejay de Wit speak with Mark S. King about the NoMoreC campaign at Sauna NZ in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, during AIDS 2018
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A Gay Sauna Strives to Wipe Out Hepatitis C

The NoMoreC campaign is sponsored in part by Sauna NZ, a gay bathhouse in Amsterdam. So it seemed only appropriate for Mark S. King to head over to the sauna for a little quality time.