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The Contagion® Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) specialty page provides STD-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Increase in Oral Sex Practices May Lead to Chlamydia-Associated Female Infertility
A new article urges researchers and clinicians to consider the possibility that the rise in oral sex practices could ultimately contribute to female infertility when it comes to chlamydia.
Dentists Key to Promoting HPV Prevention
Seeing upwards of 85% of children in the United States each year, dentists are key to promoting HPV prevention methods, but more training and education is needed first.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Generic HIV Drug
Teva Pharmaceuticals announces an exclusive launch of a generic version of atazanavir capsules for the treatment of HIV.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 7, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
2 HIV Research Studies You Should Know This Week
A common birth control shot has been linked with increased risk of HIV infection while NIAID investigators have found that putting ART on pause during a clinical trial might not be as detrimental as first thought.
 
CDC Interactive Map Boasts State Successes in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
The CDC releases first comprehensive reports on state progress made in the fight against antibiotic resistance since Congress’ investment in CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative.
Weekly HIV Treatment Is on The Horizon
Investigators from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Lyndra, have developed a drug capsule that could drastically pare down ART to an easier-to-adhere-to weekly regimen.
 
Cancer-Fighting Virus May Also Be Able to Destroy Latent HIV-Infected Cells
A viral therapy developed to target cancer cells, also appears capable of destroying HIV-infected cells.
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