Syphilis cases hit highest level in nearly 70 years in England

08 Juin, 2018, 09:45 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
  • GETTYCases of syphilis are at their highest in England for nearly 70 years

In the USA, gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease, with 468,514 cases reported in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Public Health England noted that most of this decrease had taken place in sexual and reproductive health services, where chlamydia testing has fallen by 61% since 2015, a trend "likely reflecting a reduction in service provision".

The number of confirmed cases of gonorrhoea and syphilis in England in 2017 rose by 22% and 20%, respectively, according to data released by Public Health England (PHE).

Across all STIs, the highest rates of diagnoses are reported among individuals aged 16 to 24, which again, is both good and bad news.

More than 7,000 cases of syphilis and almost 46,000 cases of gonorrhoea were reported to Public Health England in 2017.

A total of 7,137 new diagnoses of syphilis were made in 2017, a jump of 20 percent on the previous year, and more than double the number recorded in 2012. The next highest incidence was seen among those aged between 35 and 44 years. This is mainly because gonorrhoea strains that are affecting people are becoming increasingly resistant to the antibiotics that are at hand.

Johnson Attacks Brexit Plans and Praises Trump in Leaked Remarks
He'd go in bloody hard... there's be all sorts of breakdowns, all sorts of chaos. He added the Chancellor's department was "basically the heart of Remain".

Liverpool 'interested in Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri'
Liverpool FC, though, could be forced to wait until after the World Cup as Shaqiri prepares to feature in the major tournament in Russian Federation .

Alan O’Neill Dies: ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Actor Was 47
He later moved on to small screen roles like Inspector George Gently in the Irish series Fair City from 1989 to 1994. Actor Alan O'Neill, best known for his portrayal of Hugh on Sons of Anarchy , has died at 47.

Sexually transmitted infections or STI cases are continuing to be a big problem, especially in England where a number of officials are saying the issue is growing due to budget cuts.

In total, clinics treated 422,147 STIs infections in 2017, down 0.3 per cent on 2016. Councillor Izzi Seccombe, chairwoman of the Local Government Association's Community Wellbeing Board said in a statement that this major rise in attendances to the SHS has put a strain on the resources. Health inequalities will remain and councils may be unable to respond effectively to unforeseen outbreaks'. However, the decline may also reflect a rise in the use of home testing kits - and the availability of testing in other settings, it says.

"A reduced ability to identify, test and treat exposed people means they may be unaware of their infection and could be spreading it to others", Landers said.

"Consistent and correct condom use with new and casual partners is the best defense against STIs, and if you are at risk, regular check-ups are essential to enable early diagnosis and treatment", Dr. Gwenda Hughes from PHE stated.

The infection can cause infertility and an inflammatory disease in your pelvis, so it's certainly not the type of thing you want running amok in your body.

Conseillé:

  • England soccer player asks family to avoid World Cup over racism fears

    England soccer player asks family to avoid World Cup over racism fears

    I asked him in front of the group because it might be helpful for the younger members of the group to hear that. We have personal support, team support and official protocol in place, ' Southgate told a news conference.
    Broccoli coffee is coming to a café near you

    Broccoli coffee is coming to a café near you

    The powder, which is made with broccoli that is too "ugly" to sell, aims to minimise vegetable wastage. A cafe in Melbourne has become the first in the world to experiment with a broccoli latte.
    Le

    Le "terrible" coup de fil entre Emmanuel Macron et Donald Trump

    C'est cette dernière offensive protectionniste qui a achevé de chauffer à blanc les alliés traditionnels des Etats-Unis, et M. Macron a qualifié ces taxes de "contre-productives" pour l'économie et pour les emplois américains.
  • Eminem's Daughter Hailie Scott Mathers: My Dad and I 'Are Very Close'

    Eminem's Daughter Hailie Scott Mathers: My Dad and I 'Are Very Close'

    Eminem's daughter Hailie Scott has spoken about her relationship with her father for the first time. However, the brunette has made it clear that she won't be following in her father's footsteps.
    Woody Allen assure qu'il pourrait être une égérie de #MeToo

    Woody Allen assure qu'il pourrait être une égérie de #MeToo

    Les poursuites à l'encontre du réalisateur avaient été en effet abandonnées à l'époque après une enquête de plusieurs mois. Pas sûr que cette sortie soit très appréciée par ceux et celles qui accablent le réalisateur depuis de nombreuses années.

    Norris se dit flatté par l'intérêt porté par Toro Rosso

    Marc Marquez , le champion du monde de MotoGP, a roulé dans une Toro Rosso mardi au Red Bull Ring. Le mercredi, c'est le tour de son équipier, Dani Pedrosa. "La Formule 1, qui sait?"
  • Cessna plane with 10 on board goes missing

    Cessna plane with 10 on board goes missing

    The plane, operated by East African Safari Air Express, took off from the western town of Kitale in the late afternoon on Tuesday. Enough rescue teams, Mr Gitau said, have been mobilised but bad weather is delaying the search.
    Press aide who mocked McCain is out at White House

    Press aide who mocked McCain is out at White House

    Sadler was responsible for compiling and distributing talking points to allies of the Trump administration. This angered Schlapp, who is married to Matt Schlapp, head of the American Conservative Union.
    Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients

    Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients

    En effet, avoir mille et une tâches à accomplir à la fois, ça peut avoir des effets négatifs. En effet, les travailleurs effectuent les tâches beaucoup plus rapidement tout en conservant leur qualité de vie.
  • Rangers complete the loan signing of Liverpool midfielder Ovie Ejaria

    Rangers complete the loan signing of Liverpool midfielder Ovie Ejaria

    He is the first Liverpool player Gerrard has signed for Rangers since taking over at Ibrox last month. He told the Liverpool website: "I'm just going to keep working hard and see where that takes me".
    Sugarland Teases ''Babe'' Music Video With Taylor Swift at CMT Awards

    Sugarland Teases ''Babe'' Music Video With Taylor Swift at CMT Awards

    So will the duo be joining Swift on stage at the reputation tour? Take a look at the video above to find out! The full clip is set for its worldwide premiere on Saturday.
    Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

    Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

    Late Wednesday, Israel's Sports Ministry said that a "negotiation" about the match was underway , but gave no other details. Politicized is presumably a polite European term for holding it in Jerusalem, to emphasize that it is Israel's capital.


Populaire

Stormy Daniels accuses ex-lawyer of being Trump 'puppet'
Giuliani is an absolute pig for making those comments". "This guy is a disgrace, it's disgusting". Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti replied by calling Giuliani a "misogynist" on Twitter . "Mr.

Pippa Middleton Announces Her Pregnancy
Matthews and Middleton celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary on May 20, the day after Harry and Markle tied the knot . In April, reports arose that Middleton was expecting her first child with husband James Matthews .

Des blessés graves dans une explosion à l’entreprise Soprema — Yonne
Selon les services de secours, l'une des victimes grièvement blessées a été héliportée à l'hôpital. Une explosion ce jeudi dans les locaux de l'usine Soprema (Yonne) a fait deux blessés graves.

Ex-Philadelphia Eagles player defends former team: Trump made a poor decision
LeBron added no one who wins this series wants to go to the White House either. Team-mate Kevin Durant also concurred. "We just never got a text", Qualls said.

Taxes sur l'importation : Trump et Macron se sont écharpés avant le G7
Donald Trump n'aurait pas supporté d'être critiqué par Emmanuel Macron sur le conflit commercial engagé par les États-Unis. Ils ont voulu afficher un front commun face à Donald Trump , qui les vise par des mesures protectionnistes.

Livingston, McGee giving Warriors big lift in finals vs Cavs
Curry made a scoop layup, then a pull up three-pointer on consecutive possessions to give the Warriors a 101-97 lead. Incidentally, Durant also hit a go-ahead 3-pointer previous year against Cleveland with 45.3 seconds remaining.

WTF: La sélection mexicaine épinglée pour une orgie sexuelle
Ce n'est pas la première fois que l'équipe mexicaine est confrontée à une polémique de ce type. La compétition n'a pas encore commencé que, déjà, les joueurs mexicains se distinguent.

Kiwi actor lands major role in Disney's live action film Mulan
Earlier, Chinese actor Donnie Yen was announced as Commander Tung, who serves as a mentor and teacher to Mulan . A New Zealander has been cast in Disney's live action remake of its animated movie Mulan .

NASA officials announce Mars Curiosity rover findings
Organic entails "containing carbon", as this NASA video says, but organic molecules can have biological or non-biological origins. Curiosity has detected large organic molecules inside ancient Martian rocks, as well as methane cycles now active on the planet.

Royal Family Beefing Up Security After Terror Attack Threat On Prince George
According to royal tradition, Prince George is only allowed to wear shorts in public until he's eight years old . It's not the only rule George and Charlotte (and Prince Louis , when he gets older) need to follow.