Tag Archives: syphilis

A new enhanced antibiotic treatment for early and late syphilis

Despite an effective treatment for syphilis is available since the penicillin introduction in the mid-20th century, this disease is still a global health concern with over 12 million new cases occurring each year worldwide. Recently, we have

Chinese plants against syphilis from a 1740 French treatise by Jean Astruc

Historical medical sources can be still queried for forgotten cures and remedies. Chinese materia medica and remedies recorded or imported by the Europeans still reveal unknown or forgotten medicinal plants. An unknown today, versatile treatise on venereology

A case of meningo-vascular syphilis associated with bilateral anterior cerebral artery aneurysms

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum, a bacterium of the order of spirochetes, with human beings as the only host. Recently, the drastic increase in the incidence of syphilis worldwide, especially in urban