Category list : Sexual health
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A trial of the HIV prevention drug pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in England is being expanded
This fourth article in a series on the effects of prolonged bedrest on body and mind describes its effects on the renal, reproductive and immune systems
More must be done to enable midwives to deliver sexual and reproductive healthcare “to their full potential” to vulnerable women and girls caught up in humanitarian disasters, according to new research.
Responsibility for commissioning key public health services including health visiting, school nursing and sexual health could revert to the NHS under long-term plans for the health service’s future.
The oral medication gabapentin can increase sexual desire and satisfaction for women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva, according to US researchers.
Healthcare assistants share their views on the sexual health needs of people with severe mental illness. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A leading sexual health nurse in Northern Ireland has been awarded an honorary fellowship from a college for her work in an important area of care “often viewed as a taboo”.
A top nursing professor, who was recently honoured by the Queen, has said that to truly stamp out race inequalities within the NHS will require “bravery” and the commitment of leaders from all backgrounds.
’I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in HIV epidemiology, especially if they are keen to contribute to the broad-based scientific progress and the well-being of the population they are attempting to benefit.’
New types of combined oral contraceptives that contain both lower doses of oestrogens and newer progestogens are linked to a reduced risk of ovarian cancer in young women, a study has found.