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Mycoplasma genitalium: The prevalent, highly drug-resistant new STI nobody's testing for

May 24, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News

Researchers have found the first evidence of sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma genitalium in Canada. It’s highly prevalent, inordinately drug-resistant, and clinics aren’t testing for it — until recently there was no standardized test available. 612 more words

Globe And Mail

Mycoplasma genitalium: The prevalent, highly drug-resistant new STI nobody's testing for

Researchers have found the first evidence of sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma genitalium in Canada. It’s highly prevalent, inordinately drug-resistant, and clinics aren’t testing for it — until recently there was no standardized test available. 631 more words

Canada

The Rio Olympics organizers are giving out enough condoms for each athlete to have sex 84 times

Rio 2016 athletes may have grounds to complain about sewer-infested waters, or half-empty stands. A shortage of contraceptives, however, is not bound to be a problem. 205 more words

Straight, No Chaser: STDs – Gonorrhea

Some of you are old enough to remember when Gonorrhea was called ‘The Clap’, but do any of you know why it was called that? Read on for the answer. 788 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

April is STD Awareness Month. Do you know your status?

Talk. Test. Treat. Those are three simple things you can do to protect your health. Most people don’t really want to talk about sexually transmitted diseases, but the truth is that a hidden epidemic of STDs is happening in this country now. 523 more words

Public Health