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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES NEWS - Page 9

Novel HIV Drug Doravirine Non-Inferior to Darunavir
Novel HIV drug doravirine shows good potential in a recent clinical trial comparing it with established therapy darunavir.
The first case of gonorrhea resistant to available first-line antibiotics has been reported in the United Kingdom.
Hank Tomlinson Named New Director of the Division of Global HIV & TB at CDC
Dr. Tomlinson previously served as the principal deputy director for the DGHT and became the Acting Director in October 2017.
Grindr Found to Be Sharing Users' HIV Status With Other Companies
On the heels of revealing a new feature promoting HIV testing, a data analysis finds that the app was sharing sensitive information with other companies.
Grindr Aims to Help Improve HIV Testing Rates
Only about 1 in 7 HIV-positive individuals are aware of their status.
HPV Vaccination Rates On the Rise Among US Males
While a new study has found that the HPV vaccination rate has more than tripled among young men in the United States, rates for both males and females are still well below public health targets.
Most Common Curable STI Disproportionately Affects Black Community
A new study from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine highlights major racial & ethnic disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of trichomoniasis in the United States.
Symfi Triple Combo Once-Daily HIV Treatment Receives FDA Approval
This comes on the heels of 2 recent FDA approvals of 2 Mylan antiretrovirals: Cimduo and Symfi Lo.
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