VIENNA -- Venereologists
are now convinced that the roaring epidemic of gonorrhea in men who have sex with men is driven mainly by pharyngeal infection, Colm O'Mahony, MD, said at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
The National STD/Aids Control Programme (NSACP) and a former President of the SL College of Venereologists
Taking a lead nationally, the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists
and Leprologists (IADVL) set up a Special Interest Group (SIG) on dermatology nursing to further this mission in various parts of the country.
genitalium infection in asymptomatic individuals in high-prevalence settings is starting to occur among venereologists
and public health officials.
To this end, he aims to mobilise consumer organisations and the European Association of Dermatologists and Venereologists
(EADV), with which he plans to publish "guidelines" on artificial tanning in all the EU's official languages.
taught that people of a hotter constitution received infection more readily and transmitted the disease more effectively because heat "agitated" the venereal poison'; such heat in women was especially dangerous.
Abir Saraswat, National Convener, Special Interest Group - Psoriasis, Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists
and Leprologists (IADVL), said, "Psoriasis is an immunologically mediated condition largely seen in genetically pre-disposed individuals.
36th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists
and Leprologists; Chandigarh, India (abstract book).