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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Milwaukee public health officials have announced the discovery of a cluster of new HIV and syphilis infections that have occurred in the city of Milwaukee. According to officials, at least 125 people have been infected and at least 10 percent of those infected are students in…

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While Atlanta continues to rank highly when it comes to HIV infection rates, HIV/AIDS isn’t the only STD plaguing the burgeoning city. Atlanta has seen increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. While these new statistics can be quite frightening, studies show it’s actually a good thing because more people are getting tested, which presents the spike.…

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When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases, Syphilis was once thought of as being in decline. However, recent information released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has shown that the disease is once more on the rise. There are four stages of syphilis and each stage has a different set of symptoms: Stage 1-…

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There is great news out of Cuba in the fight against HIV. The World Health Organization announced late last week that Cuba has become the first country to end HIV and syphilis transmission from mother to baby. Deeming the feat “one of the greatest public health achievements possible,” WHO’s director general, Margaret Chan, says this development puts the…

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  It is a fact that the U.S. government has conducted medical experiments on people of color such as in the Tuskeegee syphilis study. But what is not known is the full extent of medical experimentation outside U.S. borders. A recent lawsuit launched against prestigious Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation may shed light…

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    When it comes Sexually Transmitted Diseases HIV and AIDS are the main concerns of many people and with good reason.  But another STD is making a comeback: syphilis.  The syphilis rate among men who have sex with men has resulted in serious outbreaks of the disease. The CDC reports “Over the past several…

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  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new estimates that show how severe the health and economic toll of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in America have become, particularly among young people ages 15 to 24.  The two new studies provide the estimates of the number of annual new infections, total number of STIs,…

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What’s more ubiquitous? STDs in women or Christian Louboutin stilettos? A man may want a mate who’s a good cook or has long leg or doesn’t have children, but does he ever think about adding “no STDs” to his wish list of preferred attributes? Men all around the world are hypnotized by young, beautiful, promiscuous women who show…

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