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  1. Researchers Design Nasal Vaccine to Protect Against Chlamydia

    For the first time, researchers have designed what they say is an effective chlamydia vaccine that can be administered nasally. Preliminary findings from animal studies conducted at McMaster University in Canada suggest the test may show promise.

  2. At Least 75% Of Patients Who Test Negative For Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Still Get Antibiotics For Symptoms

    Gonorrhea and Chlamydia are two sexually transmitted diseases that can be treated with antibiotics either orally or by injection. New research found that more than 75%of patients treated with these antibiotics actually tested negative for these diseases.

  3. CDC Sees 'Alarming' Increase in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    "Certainly, this is the first time since 2006 that all three of our notifiable sexually transmitted diseases have increased, [and] some of the increases are quite alarming," reports Dr. Gail Bolan, Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC.

  4. Fewer U.S. Women of Reproductive Age Were Uninsured in 2014

    The percentage of women of reproductive age who were uninsured dropped sharply between 2013 and 2014, the first full year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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September 2016

Testing for Chlamydia and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Outside the Traditional Clinical Venue: A Three-Part Series - Commentary by Rich Rothman, Andrea Dugas, Mitra Lewis, Ellen Pittman, Lea E. Widdice and Charlotte Gaydos

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Twenty percent of untreated chlamydia infections lead to pelvic inflammatory disease.
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