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sexual health


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 …

Pharmacists’ significant role in helping patients with STIs needs to be handled with care, write Jarrod McMaugh and Sam Flood Sexually transmitted infections are a common enough occurrence in Australia …

UQ researchers are studying drug resistance in gonorrhoea in a bid to battle the disease’s growing resistance to antibiotics The University of Queensland’s Association Professor David Whiley and colleagues are …

Viagra will be available without prescription in the UK in a bid to curtail the black market for the drug The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said yesterday …

The TGA has warned Aussie men not to purchase a supplement which purports to enhance sexual performance – but is used in dogs The regulator has issued a statement declaring that …

UK needle exchange scrapped after attacks; Alberta privacy breach; British pharmacist cleared of dad’s murder Shelton, England: A pharmacist has put an end to the needle exchange service at his …

Pharmacists must be up to date with the latest developments in HIV prevention and treatment, writes Louis Roller The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most serious expression of …