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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new test for chlamydia can provide results within 30 minutes, potentially speeding up the start of treatment, researchers say.

The rapid test for the sexually transmitted disease (STD) means patients can receive treatment immediately, instead of having to wait for a follow-up appointment. This could help reduce the spread of the disease, a...

TUESDAY, Aug. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is experiencing a "steep and sustained" spike in sexually transmitted diseases, a new government analysis shows.

Cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia all increased in 2017, making it the fourth straight year in which STD infections continued to expand.

"The United States continues to have the highest STD rate...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Certain bacteria found in the vagina may increase a woman's risk for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia.

That's the finding from a new observational study in the Netherlands.

Researchers examined the composition of vagina bacteria in 122 healthy young women between the ages of 16 and 29, using vaginal swabs collected when...