Many people find the idea of a sexual health check awkward or embarrassing. But there are simple things you can do, or be aware of, to make your next check up more comfortable.
A new study has found rates of genital warts have decreased significantly since the HPV vaccine was introduced.
Wales is the only UK nation that is empowering children to address sexism and harassment in schools.
Female genital mutilation is largely hidden in Australia and other high-income countries. But the United Nations says it is a global concern – and our research found it does affect girls here.
An active sex life can promote love and togetherness, drive creativity and build better health.
Health benefits come with regular sexual contact with the same male partner before pregnancy commences.
A culture focused on youth may lead us to believe that older people do not enjoy sex. A new study shows why that is not true, and how the notion of 'sexual wisdom' may explain why.
When it comes to sexual health, public information has tended to focus on the young. Time for a change.
Although women like how their genitals look after labial surgery, self esteem and sexual confidence may not improve.
Understanding where teens learn about sex and how that influences them can help us find ways to encourage healthy sexual behaviors, such as using condoms and birth control.
HIV diagnosis is devastating for patients and their families. But the infection is no longer a death sentence, and should not be prosecuted as such say experts.
Vaginal discharge varies in consistency, texture, smell, taste and volume in the same woman from day to day, week to week, month to month and beyond.
Electronic baby simulators given to schoolgirls as part of a sex education program may make teenage girls more, not less, likely to become pregnant, a new Australian study has found.
Contrary to common fears, sexy media doesn't seem to have any practical significance for when teens first have sex or start other sexual behaviors.
Many people aren't interested in having sex or don’t feel sexual attraction to other people. Is it normal to be like this?
The active ingredient in the gel can bind to various viruses and stop them from attaching and getting into human cells.
Developers are using wearable tech to help women and girls better understand their bodies.
Pornography has implications for public health, but scholars need to think critically about the issue and look past rhetoric.
Its attitude to porn and anal sex suggests the government would benefit from some sex ed classes too.
Sex can often be a pleasurable experience. But it also has benefits some reports have compared to those of exercise. So can sex really count as a workout?