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Gonorrhea and prostatitis growing resistant to antibiotics 2011-07-11

Gonorrhea may be growing resistant to the only remaining class of antibiotics left to treat the sexually transmitted disease, U.S. health officials say. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommends a dual therapy.…

An Unhealthy Lifestyle Is Associated With Sexual Dysfunction 2011-07-09

A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicinereveals that several unhealthy lifestyle factors, such as weight problems, high alcohol consumption, tobacco smoking, and hard drugs are associated with sexual dysfunction.…

NHS Bedfordshire achieves its chlamydia screening target 2011-07-08

Latest data has confirmed that NHS Bedfordshire has become one of only two Primary Care Trusts in the region to achieve the national Chlamydia screening target of 35% - testing 17,950 young people aged 15-24.…

Prostate cancer 3rd most common in Singapore 2011-07-07

Prostate cancer has climbed from being the fifth to the third most-common cancer among men in Singapore in just five years - although the survival chances are also higher if it is detected early.…

Imaging Technology Reveals Metabolic Shift Which May Offer Early Cancer Clue 2011-07-06

Imaging Technology Reveals Metabolic Shift Which May Offer Early Cancer Clue Cancer cells are well known for their altered metabolisms, which may help them generate the energy they need for rapid growth. …

Sexual Health in Men Declines After Prostate Surgery 2011-07-05

Sexual health is worse than expected in nearly half of all men who undergo surgery for prostate cancer, according to a poll. Sexual function was shown to have decreased while incontinence problems increased. …

Gay Men on Prostate Cancer Drugs at Risk of Sexual Dysfunction 2011-07-04

Sexual dysfunction may be a problem plaguing many gay men taking bicalutamide for prostate cancer. During the study, researchers evaluated 17 straight men and 12 gay men taking 50mg daily dose of bicalutamide. …