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Findings Support Nonavalent HPV Vaccine Use in Women With HIV

Findings Support Nonavalent HPV Vaccine Use in Women With HIV

The HR-HPV types covered by the nonavalent HPV vaccine had similar clearance rates to HR-HPV types not included, and women infected with multiple anogenital HR-HPV types had lower rates of clearance than women infected with only 1 type.

Doxycycline Post-Exposure Prophylaxis May Prevent STIs in High-Risk MSM

Doxycycline Post-Exposure Prophylaxis May Prevent STIs in High-Risk MSM

In the future, doxycycline post-exposure prophylaxis might become an effective addition to a combined intervention approach to reduce the high rate of STIs in PrEP users.

HPV Vaccination: Should Adolescents Be Allowed to Give Consent?

HPV Vaccination: Should Adolescents Be Allowed to Give Consent?

Adolescent consent may help minimize delays in vaccination and reduce the overall incidence of cervical, oropharyngeal, and anal cancers.

Trichomonas vaginalis Infection Rates Disproportionately High in African Americans

Trichomonas vaginalis Infection Rates Disproportionately High in African Americans

There were positive associations for TV infection prevalence with female sex, black race, older age, being below the poverty level, and having 2 or more sexual partners.

Improving HPV Vaccination Rates via Bundled Intervention

Improving HPV Vaccination Rates via Bundled Intervention

A bundled intervention including communication skills training and performance feedback may improve human papillomavirus vaccination.

HPV Vaccine Completion Rates in Adolescents Improve With Physician Communication

HPV Vaccine Completion Rates in Adolescents Improve With Physician Communication

For adolescents, a health care professional HPV vaccine communication intervention is associated with improved HPV vaccine series initiation and completion.

Marijuana, Alcohol Intervention May Help to Reduce STIs Among Adolescents

Marijuana, Alcohol Intervention May Help to Reduce STIs Among Adolescents

Behavioral interventions that include sexual risk reduction combined with alcohol- and cannabis-focused elements are effective in reducing STI incidence among adolescents.

Pristinamycin Effective, Well-Tolerated Treatment for Mycoplasma genitalium

Pristinamycin Effective, Well-Tolerated Treatment for Mycoplasma genitalium

The increasing prevalence of macrolide resistance underscores the need for research focused on identifying a safe and effective treatment for Mycoplasma genitalium.

CDC Reports on Latest Estimates of HSV-1, HSV-2 Prevalence in the United States

CDC Reports on Latest Estimates of HSV-1, HSV-2 Prevalence in the United States

CDC publishes the latest estimates of HSV-1, HSV-2 prevalence in the United States.

More Trials Need to Assess Effect of M genitalium on Female Reproductive Health Outcomes

More Trials Need to Assess Effect of M genitalium on Female Reproductive Health Outcomes

Young, asymptomatic, high-risk women in the United States have high rates of prevalent, incident, and persistent M genitalium infections, supporting the need for clinical trials to assess the effect of M genitalium screening programs on female reproductive health outcomes.

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