[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Abstract: After reaching historically low levels in the 1990s, syphilis prevalence began to climb in the United States, Western Europe and elsewhere, largely because of a stage in new infections among men who have sex with men (MSM).
What does SY stand for?
SY stands for Syphilis
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- South Yorkshire
- Square Yard
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Syphilis ['si-f(e-)les] From Syphilis sive morbus gallicus ("Syphilis or the French disease") (1530) by Italian physician and poet Girolamo Fracastoro.
1), (2) Untreated syphilis increases the chance of acquiring other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as HIV.
London, June 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University College London have discovered that screening women for syphilis during pregnancy cuts the rate of baby deaths.
After a 14-year decline, the rate of congenital syphilis rose by 23%--from 8.
Byline: JOHN SUTTON SYPHILIS cases in Teesside have jumped by 400% in the past year, figures from the NHS have revealed.