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Chlamydia affects men’s fertility too, research finds

The potential impact of undiagnosed sexually transmitted chlamydia infection on men’s fertility has been highlighted in a study led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), which for the first time found chlamydia in the testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men … Continue reading

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New chlamydia treatment could lower infertility risk

Researchers in Canada have developed a new way to prevent and treat chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Left untreated, chlamydia can infect other parts of the female reproductive system and cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). … Continue reading

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Is a chlamydia vaccine at hand?

Researchers have made progress toward the first ever vaccine for chlamydia, after revealing how a novel antigen reduced symptoms triggered by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis – the most common cause of the disease. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the … Continue reading

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A call for chlamydia screening

An estimated 1.8 million Americans aged 14 to 39 are infected with the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, and many of them don’t know it, federal health officials reported recently. Left untreated, chlamydia can lead to infertility, problems during pregnancy and … Continue reading

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STDs & infertility

What’s the first step in preserving fertility for many young women? STD testing. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are important preventable causes of infertility. Untreated, about 10-15% of women with chlamydia will develop pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Chlamydia can also cause fallopian … Continue reading

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