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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc
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Pediatricians, general practitioners are missing HPV vaccination opportunities

HPV vaccination in adolescent girls are missed during routine clinical visits.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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NHANES: risk for HPV-related oral cancer soars in US men

One in 9 men have HPV, highlighting need for screening and counseling.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Open Forum Infect Dis
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Majority of chlamydia cases concordant in heterosexual couples

Counseling, diagnosis, and treatment of both partners recommended to reduce chlamydia transmission.

Almost 1 in 6 new HIV diagnoses in Europe are among older adults
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Almost 1 in 6 new HIV diagnoses in Europe are among older adults

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said the findings suggest the HIV epidemic is evolving in new directions.

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CDC: new STD cases reach record high in 2016

Significant increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis highlight urgent need for screening.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol
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HPV: herd protection should not preclude vaccination promotion

Despite recent reports, HPV herd protection may not offer long-term alternative in unvaccinated women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Long-acting contraceptives tied to increased likelihood of STIs

Condom use remains low, regardless of contraceptive method selected, increasing STI risk.

Gonorrhoea resistance to main treatment options on the decrease
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Gonorrhoea resistance to main treatment options on the decrease

Gonorrhoea strains across Europe are becoming more susceptible to the main treatment options, but azithromycin resistance figures raise concern.

HPV vaccination: do incentives increase uptake?
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HPV vaccination: do incentives increase uptake?

Offering girls the chance to win a £50 shopping voucher increased consent form return rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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HIV and pregnancy: viral load rebound in term pregnancies with prior viral suppression

Intravenous zidovudine in labor is recommended in the absence of rapid viral load testing.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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HIV: maraviroc-containing PrEP appears promising for at-risk women

Phase 2 data demonstrate that MVC PrEP appears to be safe for women at risk for HIV infection.

New antibiotic for gonorrhoea could be on the horizon
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New antibiotic for gonorrhoea could be on the horizon

In-vitro study shows promising results.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol
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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine issues HCV guidelines

Recommendations for prenatal screening, management, and treatment.