Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A commercial brand of
mouthwash can help control gonorrhea bacteria in the mouth, and
daily use may offer a cheap and easy way to reduce the spread of
the sexually transmitted disease, a small study from Australia
Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Routine blood test
screening for genital herpes is not recommended for teens and
adults -- including pregnant women -- who don't have any signs or
symptoms of the sexually transmitted disease (STD), a panel of U.S.
health care experts says.
Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans who
land in the hospital are more likely to survive if their doctor is
a woman, a new study suggests.
Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young people may
abstain from seeking sexual and reproductive health care because
they fear their parents will find out, a U.S. government report
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke patients may
have better odds of surviving if they're in a long-term stable
marriage, a new study suggests.
Birth Defects From Zika More Far-Reaching Than Thought
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Zika's ability to
damage the infant brain may be even more far-reaching and insidious
than previously thought, two new studies suggest.
Another Menopause Side Effect: Shortness of Breath?
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As if hot flashes and
night sweats weren't enough, a new study suggests that a woman's
lung function seems to decline during menopause.
Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Loneliness may impede
long-term breast cancer survival, a new study suggests.