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Pleas for safe sex as multi-drug-resistant bacterial infection spreads

Pleas for safe sex as multi-drug-resistant bacterial infection spreads

Health authorities say extra caution is needed with an outbreak of a drug-resistent bacterial infection. 

  • by Jenny Noyes

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Will you end up swiping right ... on syphilis
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Will you end up swiping right ... on syphilis

All power to the web for opening up choice and making connecting with someone easier for people, but the buzz may be drowning out the killjoy reminder of safety.

  • by Nicola Philp
Durex recalls Australian condoms over concerns about splits
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Durex recalls Australian condoms over concerns about splits

The recall comes after a similar move in Britain and Ireland.

  • by Liam Phelan
Men could be key to vaginal infection cure
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Men could be key to vaginal infection cure

A Monash University trial is seeking to prove that bacterial vaginosis is actually a sexually-transmitted disease.

  • by Mary Ward
The day I was most fragile, a protester would have pushed me over the edge
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The day I was most fragile, a protester would have pushed me over the edge

No one would have been able to tell why I was going into the hospital that day. I am a pretty strong woman, even a tough woman some days, but that day, I was a complete and utter mess.

  • by Sarah Mitchell
LA cops to investigate 26 years of complaints about uni gynaecologist
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LA cops to investigate 26 years of complaints about uni gynaecologist

Los Angeles police will seek input from up to 10,000 women who were treated by Dr George Tyndall at the University of Southern California's health clinic.

  • by Sharon Bernstein
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No, women don't need a 'break' from the pill every couple of years
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No, women don't need a 'break' from the pill every couple of years

More than half of 18- to 19-year-old women in a recent survey agreed that “women should ‘take a break’ from oral contraceptive pills every couple of years”.

  • by Jayne Lucke