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Wearing tight jeans four times a week puts women at risk of ‘burning’ genital condition

It said: “Tight-fit jeans create an environment that fosters genital tract infections, which are ­associated with vulva pain.” Study leader Dr Bernard Harlow, of Boston University School of Medicine in the US, said: "With an increase in the prevalence ...

Source: The Sun
Published: 10 May 2019

Study: Deadly 'flesh-eating' genital infection linked to certain diabetes medication

The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found links between a genital infection called Fournier gangrene, and a class of prescription medicine used for people with type 2 diabetes called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors.

Source: KDFW
Published: 15 May 2019

Genital herpes and cold sores: What you need to know

Genital herpes can be spread by having sex ... Rima Himelstein, MD, is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at Crozer-Keystone Health System.

Published: 07 May 2019

'Flesh-Eating' Genital Infection Could Be Caused By Some Diabetes Drugs, Study Finds

A certain type of diabetes drug may cause a rare but potentially fatal genital infection, a new study revealed. The study, conducted by a group of doctors from the American College of Physicians and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Tuesday ...

Source: International Business Times
Published: 10 May 2019

Newer diabetes drugs linked to 'flesh-eating' genital infection

But possible side effects include urinary tract infections and genital infections ... Annals of Internal Medicine The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 07 May 2019

High Genital Wart Burden in Unvaccinated Men

"As genital warts are lesions associated with high rates of HPV ... Nicolle, MD, professor emeritus in the School of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and other members of the expert panel. Treatment of asymptomatic ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 15 May 2019

Here’s Why Doctors Don’t Usually Test for Herpes

But the real number of genital herpes infections could be higher or lower than ... who is also associate director of UW Medicine’s Virology Research Clinic. Why doctors don’t automatically test you for herpes OK, clearly herpes is super common.

Source: Self on
Published: 10 May 2019

Bacterial Agent of Lyme Disease Detected in a Genital Lesion

A report describing detection of the bacterial agent of Lyme disease in a genital lesion lends support to possible sexual transmission of the disease. The report was published in the prestigious Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports ...

Published: 06 May 2019

Certain Diabetes Drugs Linked to Potentially Lethal ‘Flesh-Eating’ Genital Infection, New Study Warns

A certain type of drug used to treat diabetes may help manage the disease, but a new study advises physicians to look for troubling signs of a dangerous flesh-eating infection in patients taking ...

Source: KTLA
Published: 10 May 2019

Type 2 diabetes sufferers urged to watch for killer genital infection – that rots your privates

In a statement about the findings, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the researchers said ... Sufferers may also notice pain or swelling in the genital area. These symptoms will continue to worsen and the tissues may also start to develop a ...

Source: The Sun
Published: 07 May 2019

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to rare but serious genital infection, FDA reports

SGLT2 inhibitors are associated with an infection that develops in the genital area, although the risk is low, researchers say. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identified 55 cases linking SGLT2 inhibitors to Fournier gangrene (FG), an infection ...

Published: 08 May 2019

Oral and genital herpes viruses are 'having sex' - with terrifying consequences

Oral and genital herpes viruses are ‘having sex’, a new study has warned. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine have revealed that the viruses - HSV-1 and HSV-2 - are mixing together, forming new versions of herpes.

Source: Mirror
Published: 03 May 2019

Oral and genital herpes are ‘having sex’ with scary results: study

Scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine have discovered that HSV-1 and 2 — better known as oral and genital herpes, respectively — are swapping a lot more DNA than they ...

Source: New York Post
Published: 03 May 2019

Genitourinary Drugs Industry Dynamics By Top Manufacturers Analysis, Trend And Demand and Forecast To 2023

and technological advancement in genitourinary diagnosis are expected to drive the growth of the market. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine more than 480 clinical trials are lined up for treatment of urinary tract infection. The increasing ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 09 Apr 2019

Genito-urinary medicine services attendances in England in 2016, by sexual risk group

This statistic displays the number of individuals attending genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services in England in 2016, by sexual risk group. According to the data, 1.2 million heterosexual women and 651 thousand heterosexual men attended GUM services in ...

Source: Statista
Published: 11 Feb 2017

Glycoprotein-D–Adjuvant Vaccine to Prevent Genital Herpes

We are also indebted to Charles Lacey (Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Jefferiss Research Trust Laboratories, London) and Laurie Scott (Fort Lauderdale Perinatal Associates, Plantation, Fla.) for their assistance ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 17 Apr 2018

Untreated genital warts may increase risk of HIV transmission

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) took biopsy samples of genital warts and compared the number of "HIV-target cells" (cells that can become infected with the virus) to that found in normal tissue from the same areas of the body.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 Aug 2018

'Flesh-eating' genital infection linked to certain diabetes drugs, study finds

The study was published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed Annals of Internal Medicine. More: Certain drugs must warn of flesh-eating genital infection, FDA says "Fournier gangrene is a rare event," Dr. Susan Bersoff-Matcha, a study author with the FDA ...

Source: Detroit Free Press
Published: 09 May 2019

Genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services attendances in England in 2016, by gender

This statistic displays the number of individuals attending genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services in England in 2016, by gender and age. In this year, over 527 thousand females and 423 thousand males aged 25 to 34 years old attended GUM services.

Source: Statista
Published: 08 Mar 2017

Genital Herpes: Only Scientific Facts on Lilac Corp Website

Many people falsely write that genital herpes "can easily be cured by homeopathic medicine and remedies."[2] Other people still believe that sleeping with many people causes herpes; "I've been with a lot more people than she has, so odds are that I was the ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 25 Sep 2017

Veterans with genital injuries aren’t getting the care they deserve

Arthur Caplan is an ethicist at New York University School of Medicine. Wendy Dean is a Medical Officer at ... Male service members in Iraq and Afghanistan have sustained and survived genital injuries more often than in any previous war, yet these ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 09 Nov 2017

Doctor Charged With Female Genital Mutilation Has Published Research, Overseen Residents

She graduated the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1998, according to an online bio ... Nagarwala is thought to be the first person arrested and charged with performing female genital mutilation, or FGM, under the U.S. law that criminalizes ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 14 Apr 2017

OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Malignancies

The conference will be chaired by Charles Ryan, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and urology; program leader, genitourinary medical oncology; associate director for clinical sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 06 Jul 2017

Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t a Muslim Issue. It’s a Medical Issue.

Last week, news emerged that an emergency medicine physician from Michigan had been charged with performing female genital mutilation. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who practices at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, has been accused of doing the procedure on two ...

Source: Slate
Published: 01 May 2017

Ohio State Finds Team Doctor Sexually Abused 177 Students

But the report also revealed that a “self-described” investigation in 1994 by Ohio State’s director of sports medicine, Dr. John Lombardo ... and seemingly medically unnecessary — genital exams, regardless of the medical condition the student ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 18 May 2019

Former Ohio State athletic doctor abused at least 177 students over two decades, investigation reveals

Still, officials in the university’s sports medicine program and athletics department knew about Strauss’ actions as early as 1979, as they found out about him performing unusually prolonged genital exams and not allowing athletic training staff to be ...

Source: The Plain Dealer
Published: 17 May 2019