A new strain of highly drug-resistant gonorrhea appears in Austria

An illustration of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.Drawing: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The increase in super gonorrhea continues relentlessly. European scientists claim to have recently discovered a new strain of ultra-drug-resistant gonorrhea, the second of its kind to be discovered worldwide in recent years. The bacteria was detected in April in a man from Austria, who probably caught it while … Read more

How to reduce your risk of getting monkeypox during sex

Photo: BUFOTO (Shutterstock) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionthere have been over 2,000 confirmed cases of monkeypox in 37 different countries in 2022. While it is true that we might not be ready for monkey poxthe CDC is preparing anyone who will listen how to reduce your risk of contracting monkeypox during … Read more

Experimental transplant procedure allows 3 children to live without immunosuppressive drugs

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Doctors seem to have found a way for some organ recipients to avoid lifelong immunosuppressive drugs. In new research this week, they detail how three children with a rare genetic condition received double bone marrow and kidney transplants in hopes of avoiding immune rejection altogether. And until three years later, the young … Read more

Experimental transplant procedure allows 3 children to live without immunosuppressive drugs

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Doctors seem to have found a way for some organ recipients to avoid lifelong immunosuppressive drugs. In new research this week, they detail how three children with a rare genetic condition received double bone marrow and kidney transplants in hopes of avoiding immune rejection altogether. And until three years later, the young … Read more

What to do if you think your partner has borderline personality disorder

Drawing: Angelique Alzona Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder that affects the way you view yourself and others. People with borderline personality disorder may have difficulty regulating their emotions, coping self-image and experience issues a pattern of unstable relationships. At the heart of the mess is an intense fear of abandonment, what can … Read more