TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Could key differences in the trillions of bacteria found in the human gut actually affect the risk of becoming infected with HIV? A small, new study suggests the answer may be yes. The intriguing possibility stems from a detailed analysis of the gut
TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Soaring numbers of sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases have prompted U.S. public health experts to call for more prevention and treatment. This includes rising rates of syphilis and gonorrhea and HIV. “It is imperative that we… work to rebuild, innovate, and expand [STD]
TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Compared with heterosexual men, gay men are more than twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when engaging in “high-risk” sexual behavior, new research shows. The definition of high-risk behavior was having sexual contact with multiple partners or without a condom.
THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Monkeypox cases continue to fall in the United States, but public health officials now are concerned that the virus is wending its way into communities of color. New case numbers are down by nearly half since early August, White House monkeypox response coordinator
MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Though the risk appears small, a new review suggests that, in rare instances, monkeypox may trigger serious neurological complications, including seizures and brain inflammation. The finding is based on a look at 19 studies conducted in the United States, the United Kingdom and
THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Hundreds of thousands of Americans take medications intended to prevent infection with HIV, but a federal judge in Texas ruled Wednesday that a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires free coverage of the drugs violates the religious beliefs of a
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Singer Justin Bieber said Tuesday that he will take a break from touring while he takes care of his health. Bieber has a condition known as Ramsay Hunt syndrome, which is rare type of viral infection. Caused by the chickenpox- and shingles-related varicella-zoster