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Despite improvements in sexual health education and services for young people, pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted infections among this group remain high
Researchers have identified varying degrees of success when using motivational interviewing to increase adherence to antiretroviral therapy
Incidence of a range of infectious diseases is higher in homeless people than in the general population. Local studies are needed to inform service planning and provision.
Sexual health is a key population health issue. The Department of Health has issued a new framework for England, which sets out the evidence base for sexual health services
Many people with HIV infection are undiagnosed, which means that they and their partners cannot benefit from advances in treatment and prevention
Teenage births in England have fallen 8% in the last year, according to new figures on hospital deliveries.
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, which represents doctors working in sexual and reproductive health, has voted to widen its membership to include nurses.
There has been a “slowdown” in the emergence of gonorrhoea infections that are resistant to key antibiotics, Public Health England has said.
New guidelines for the assessment and treatment of adults with gender dysphoria have been published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
More than 60% of women aged 35 to 45 who do not have children but want them feel judged for “leaving it too late”, a poll has found.
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Behind the Headlines
“A nation of bed-hoppers: We’re sleeping with more people than ever, once-a-decade sex survey reveals,” the Metro reports, but BBC News claims is “Modern life ‘turning people off sex,”. Can both be right? It turns out that they can.
“Forget going for a stroll – try sexercise: Average session burns more calories than a walk – but less than a jog,” reads today’s Mail Online.