High-risk heterosexuals should take HIV prevention pill, too
By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) — With options shrinking to a single antibiotic that can fight resistant strains of gonorrhea, U.S. health authorities issued revised guidelines for treating the sexually transmitted bacteria on Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that the injectable antibiotic Rocephin (ceftriaxone) be the first-line [...]
(HealthDay) -- Doctors should consider prescribing the HIV prevention pill Truvada to their heterosexual patients who are at high risk for the virus, not just high-risk gay and bisexual men, ...
Fri 10 Aug 12 from Medical Xpress
(HealthDay) -- With options shrinking to a single antibiotic that can fight resistant strains of gonorrhea, U.S. health authorities issued revised guidelines for treating the sexually transmitted ...
Thu 9 Aug 12 from Medical Xpress
Gonorrhea Resistant to All But One Antibiotic: CDC, Thu 9 Aug 12 from Health News
The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is becoming increasingly resistant to yet another drug, which now leaves just one medication that can be used as a first-line treatment for the disease
Fri 10 Aug 12 from FOXNews
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Health officials are urging doctors to stop using a key antibiotic to treat routine cases of gonorrhea due to signs of bacterial resistance, leaving one treatment left for ...
Thu 9 Aug 12 from Reuters
U.S. health officials said Thursday that doctors should consider giving an AIDS prevention pill to women and heterosexual men who are at high risk for getting the virus
Thu 9 Aug 12 from FOXNews
Gonorrhea has become resistance to yet another drug
Thu 9 Aug 12 from Livescience
To preserve the last class of drug still effective against gonorrhea, the CDC now recommends treating patients with a shot plus a pill. The previous single-pill treatment was leading to dangerous ...
Fri 10 Aug 12 from WebMD
Well, that didn’t take long. Exactly 6 months after warning, in a major medical journal, that gonorrhea was becoming untreatable by the last two drugs commonly used against it, the Centers ...
Thu 9 Aug 12 from Wired Science Blogs
(MedPage Today) -- The CDC is launching a "pre-emptive strikeāť aimed at delaying the emergence of complete drug resistance in gonorrhea.
Thu 9 Aug 12 from MedPageToday