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7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests
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7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests

Apr 9th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,804 Views 26 Comments

The prominent STIs were chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis.

'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year
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'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year

Nov 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 40,129 Views 54 Comments

A total of 11,078 STI diagnoses have been reported so far this year.

Giving women free access to the pill will require a change in the law
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Giving women free access to the pill will require a change in the law

Sep 27th 2018, 2:52 PM 14,294 Views 57 Comments

As part of this year’s budget talks, the minister plans to increase the availability of free condoms.

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
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HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

Dec 12th 2016, 8:21 PM 12,686 Views 33 Comments

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
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Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI

Jun 24th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,519 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about the molecules.

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia
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This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

May 6th 2015, 9:46 AM 32,287 Views 60 Comments

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?
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Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 AM 12,193 Views 11 Comments

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.

HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex
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HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex

Sep 26th 2014, 10:00 PM 16,997 Views 32 Comments

In a recent survey, young people said what they basically want is to be told the facts without a lecture.

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV
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Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV

Jun 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,106 Views 31 Comments

The simple device – two plastic rings and an elastic band – cuts off blood supply to the foreskin, which then shrivels and is removed with the band after a week.

Horny Irish students to be dazzled by world's only sexual health magician
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Horny Irish students to be dazzled by world's only sexual health magician

Feb 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 21,805 Views 44 Comments

As part of the union’s safe sex campaign, students will also be dazzled by the world’s only sexual health magician and can attend workshops by ‘Dr Sex’.

Stolen condoms aren't safe for sex, manufacturer warns thieves
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Stolen condoms aren't safe for sex, manufacturer warns thieves

Jan 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 24,642 Views 35 Comments

They wouldn’t want children being dragged into the equation now, would they?

This condom ad is 'The Talk' you NEVER want to have
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This condom ad is 'The Talk' you NEVER want to have

Jan 30th 2014, 11:47 AM 3,592 Views 0 Comments

Sure you’d never be able to look daddy in the eye again after that. EVER.

Over 1,000 people in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare have contracted gonorrhoea this year
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Over 1,000 people in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare have contracted gonorrhoea this year

Nov 13th 2013, 4:37 PM 23,446 Views 38 Comments

Rates across the country have risen in the past three years, but the greater Dublin area has been particularly badly hit.

Despite protective drugs, no increase in sex risks for partners of HIV-positive
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Despite protective drugs, no increase in sex risks for partners of HIV-positive

Oct 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,393 Views 9 Comments

The question of the sexual behaviour of this group is important given current optimism about a possible reversal of the HIV epidemic.

Gonorrhoea cases at an all-time high in Northern Ireland
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Gonorrhoea cases at an all-time high in Northern Ireland

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:19 AM 7,770 Views 21 Comments

Cases of gonorrhoea are up one third in Northern Ireland, with over 450 people diagnosed with the disease.

Porn industry faces huge setback in 'condoms in porn' lawsuit
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Porn industry faces huge setback in 'condoms in porn' lawsuit

Aug 19th 2013, 2:45 PM 30,484 Views 29 Comments

Judge refuses to allow two actors and porn film-makers to hold off on using condoms while suit is being decided.

Are these the world's best ads for safe sex?
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Are these the world's best ads for safe sex?

Aug 13th 2013, 9:30 PM 22,076 Views 24 Comments

A little bit NSFW, as you might expect.

Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home
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Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home

Aug 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 20,043 Views 46 Comments

A new home testing kit for common STIs will cost from €50, compared to the usual cost of €125.

Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test
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Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test

Jul 31st 2013, 7:25 PM 15,546 Views 79 Comments

Almost a third of people in a study said they are not concerned about their sexual health.

Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines
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Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines

Jul 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 22,117 Views 29 Comments

First scientific statement ever is released on when and how to have sex following a cardiac event.

"Dramatic" increase in STIs in Dublin in just 12 months
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"Dramatic" increase in STIs in Dublin in just 12 months

Jun 25th 2013, 4:23 PM 13,854 Views 35 Comments

There has been a 72 per cent increase in the number of cases of genital herpes diagnosed at the Dublin Well Woman Centre.

Slight drop in STIs - but gonorrhoea at highest figures ever recorded
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Slight drop in STIs - but gonorrhoea at highest figures ever recorded

Apr 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,212 Views 29 Comments

There were 1,110 cases of gonorrhea in Ireland last year – an increase of one third on the previous year.

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free
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9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Mar 9th 2013, 9:15 AM 16,381 Views 32 Comments

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

Free condoms as Dubliners urged to 'Just Carry One'
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Free condoms as Dubliners urged to 'Just Carry One'

Jul 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,515 Views 27 Comments

Free condoms = safe sex, says national youth charity.

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE
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VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE

Jun 25th 2012, 10:34 AM 10,976 Views 42 Comments

“Johnny’s got you covered.”

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jan 25th 2012, 4:44 PM 3,635 Views 10 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Delhi belly not affecting some athletes' out-of-hours performance
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Delhi belly not affecting some athletes' out-of-hours performance

Oct 8th 2010, 12:01 PM 326 Views 0 Comments

Commonwealth Games organisers are working round the clock to remove condoms from blocked drains.