Tag Archives: sexually transmitted infection

STIs increasing among gay men, according to PHE report

New statistics show that sexually transmitted infection rates amongst gay and bisexual men are spiralling across England. A report published by Public Health England on 23 June gave a startling insight into the nation’s carefree/careless attitudes towards sex it seems, … Continue reading

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Backlash against NHS scheme offering free condoms to 13-year-olds

The NHS have been heavily criticised for offering a new scheme that offers free condoms, lubricant and sexual health advice to children as young as just 13. The new ‘C-Card’ scheme is available to anyone aged between 13 and 24 … Continue reading

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Tenth of British men admit paying for sex

A new study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections has given further insight into the sexual habits of British men, finding over one in ten men has previously paid for sex. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the majority of the 11% of … Continue reading

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Smartphone apps like Grindr linked to increased STI risk

Gay and bisexual men using smartphone apps to seek out potential partners for casual sex are putting themselves at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to the findings of a new study. Those accessing and using … Continue reading

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Look after your sexual health on Valentine’s Day

The day of romance is upon us, better known as Valentine’s Day. A day that has its roots in a variety of legends that has found its way through the ages to the present day where people now show their … Continue reading

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