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sexual health


Here’s how pharmacists could have better handled Christie Hayes’ requests for emergency contraception, writes Jarrod McMaugh A few days ago, MamaMia published an article written by Christie Hayes describing her …

Despite celebrities’ concerns, refusal of third-party EC supply can sometimes be justified, pharmacists have told AJP Over the weekend former Home and Away star Christie Hayes wrote a blog on Mamamia …

Weekly Dose: flibanserin, the drug that gives women one extra sexually satisfying experience every two months Jayne Lucke, La Trobe University The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved …

With 80% of pharmacy patients being female, there is no doubt that Australia’s 5450 plus community pharmacies play a critical role in women’s health. More often than not women are …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in referring women with menstrual trouble for investigation, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The customer that asks about menstrual disorders is opening up a very …

From latex allergy to why you shouldn’t wear two condoms, Louis Roller takes a look at this most important of contraceptive devices “Safe sex is an act of self-love.”             …

Ben Basger takes a look at antiretroviral therapy for HIV… Here is a brief story in point form about drug treatment for adults infected with HIV that you might find …

Queensland’s peak Aboriginal and Islander health body has called for changes to health screening and increased investment into sexual health in the face of Australia’s biggest reported syphilis outbreak in …

At 11%, the proportion of Australian adults buying condoms in any given six-month period remains unchanged since 2011, with 59% of total purchasers being men and 41% being women, the …

A Deakin University researcher is looking to lift the taboo on the sexual dysfunction that is often an unspoken side-effect for the 3.72 million Australians living with cardiovascular disease. Dr …

New figures released by the Kirby Institute from its 2015 Annual Surveillance Report indicate that in 2014, HIV diagnoses in Australia remained stable, following a sharp rise in 2012. Australia …

Around 38,400 of the estimated 137,460 girls aged 15 in 2013 were not fully immunised against the contagious virus that can cause cervical cancer, with coverage rates as low as …