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sexual health


New data has found considerable variation in access to contraceptives across the Gippsland area – meaning women and girls cannot be confident they can get the emergency contraceptive pill from …

Is your pharmacy passive about safer sex? It’s everybody’s role to raise awareness of STIs and their prevention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The following appeared in my Facebook feed for Early …

A British online pharmacy has decided to try and cheer men up… with Viagra for £1 a pop Monday, January 21st was “Blue Monday,” which according to the UK’s The …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, stigma and why new AIDS cases are rarer than in the past In Australia, an estimated 25,000 people are living with HIV, …

The last 10 years have seen diagnoses of genital warts drop by 90% in Australian men and women aged 15 to 20 New surveillance data presented today at the 32nd …

A record high of more than 90% of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are achieving an undetectable viral load thanks to antiretroviral treatment UNSW researchers have recorded an “encouraging” major …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Current treatment options for postmenopausal vaginal atrophy Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) affects up to 50%–60% of postmenopausal women, with symptoms of dryness, …

Durex has initiated a product recall for one batch of condoms due to durability concerns “The safety of our consumers always comes first, and this is reflected in our rigorous …

Antibiotic resistance is not new but recent developments increase the urgency for action Mark Blaskovich, The University of Queensland There has been a lot of news over the past few …

The Victorian Government has launched a women’s reproductive and sexual health helpline The new health phone line will direct Victorians to clinical services such as pharmacy, contraception, counselling support, termination …

An alarming 60% of young Queenslanders believe the contraceptive pill is a form of protection from STIs Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says a number of false beliefs …

The number of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea samples reported to health authorities skyrocketed in the six months to September 2017 The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care says the …