With all the attention focussed on combating the spread of COVID-19 it's easy to forget the other health challenges that could affect us all.
Trust in the confidentiality of contact tracing broke down during the AIDS epidemic. Today, it's faltering again.
Everyone will benefit from wider HPV vaccinations.
Australia's year 10-12 students are getting good marks when it comes to sexual health, according to new research out today. But there's room for improvement.
In some Nigerian universities, wealthy female students engage in trasnactional sex for pleasure, while those that needed financial support did it for the money.
Why it's important South Africa doesn't ignore sexually transmitted infections.
STI prevention was largely driven by HIV prevention. With changes in HIV prevention initiatives that don't really take into account other STIs, there's need to refocus STI prevention.
Superbugs used to pose the greatest risk to people with compromised immune systems and those who had surgery. But their sexual transmission means antibiotic resistance can spread much more widely.
Do boys and girls from diverse cultural settings experience their transitions into adolescence? Their cultural differences don't make a difference, but their genders do.
Simple steps can lower your risk of bringing home traveller's diarrhoea, respiratory infections and mosquito-borne diseases from your holiday.
Until now, the processes that lead some girls to start developing before others have been poorly understood.
Few women have heard of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and often confuse its symptoms with thrush. But improper treatment of BV can lead to persistent symptoms and distress.
PrEP drugs to prevent people contracting HIV mustn't disrupt existing sexual health strategies.
Tackling men's reluctant condom use comes down to the basics of how they view sex.
STIs might be easier to treat or manage but unprotected sex still comes with potentially serious risks.
The syphilis outbreak in Central Australia is not about child abuse. But it highlights the urgent need for investment in sexual health services for Aboriginal Australians living in remote areas.
A fall in condom use across the population is driving strong growth in sexually-transmitted infections, according to one…
New methods to track disease could help authorities monitor resistant strains of gonorrhoea and keep a possible pandemic…
Australia has seen a notable rise in HIV infections over the last 12 months, say researchers at the University of New South…
A new study shows that teenagers know how sexually transmitted diseases occur and actively try to reduce their risk, but…