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Monday 23rd September 2019

Sexual Health Articles


Visits to sexual health clinics on the rise

3rd August 2017

According to local councils in England, sexual health clinics are at 'tipping point' as visits increase and funding is cut.

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First sexually transmitted Zika virus in UK

30th November 2016

Authorities in the UK have reported the first likely case of sexually transmitted Zika.

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Rise of STIs amongst over 45s

3rd March 2016

Figures show a huge rise in STIs in older adults between 45-65 years old.

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Prostate cancer linked to STD

20th May 2014

Scientists say prostate cancer may be linked to STD, but experts say proof is lacking.

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Syphilis cases rise in Northern Ireland

10th February 2014

Experts say they are seeing a worrying rise in syphilis in Northern Ireland with regular cases of babies being affected.

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STIs in children as young as 11

6th January 2014

More than 5,000 children under 16 have been diagnosed with STIs.

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Sexual health for older people needs to improve

28th November 2013

The Lancet has published a study which says a greater focus is needed on older people's sexual health.

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STIs in England rises to almost half a million

5th June 2013

STIs diagnoses in England rose to almost half a million last year with the highest rate in those under 25.

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Action needed on gonorrhoea

27th February 2013

The HPA launching an action plan for 'untreatable' gonorrhoea.

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HIV positive patients not disclosing infection to NHS staff

14th February 2013

Findings suggest a significant proportion of HIV positive patients are not disclosing their infection to staff at sexual health clinics.

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