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Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

Will the Medicine Cabinet Be Empty When You or Your Child Need Life-Saving Antibiotics? (Slideshow)

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Without urgent and aggressive action, more patients will be thrust back to a time when simple infections can be deadly. And, the loss of effective antibiotics will undermine treatment of infectious complications in patients with other diseases.

This STD Could Become Immune To Antibiotics

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Sexually transmitted diseases are always dangerous, but strains of the infections that can mutate and become resistant to drugs are making treatment m...

WATCH: Doctor Defends Controversial AIDS Comments

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Gonorrhea made headlines recently after doctors warned that a new drug-resistant strain of the STD could be worse than AIDS. We speak to the doctor wh...

This STD Is Becoming More Drug-Resistant

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The only remaining oral antibiotic used for gonorrhea failed to cure the infection in ...

Cara Santa Maria

Superbug STD May Soon Be Incurable | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 10.11.2012 | Science

It really is as scary as it sounds. Gonorrhea is the newest superbug. Could it become the next AIDS? If you've never heard of a superbug before, yo...

Only One Treatment Left For Increasingly Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials are urging doctors to stop using a key antibiotic to treat routi...

This Sexually Transmitted Disease Is Growing More Resistant To Drugs

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — A sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatabl...