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# sexual-health - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme 'would not be cost-effective'
# Chlamydia
# Chlamydia

Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme 'would not be cost-effective'

Oct 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,027 Views 47 Comments

The minister said it would be difficult to achieve te necessary coverage levels to reduce the reservoir of infection in the Irish population.

# sexual-health - Friday 23 August, 2013

Gonorrhoea cases at an all-time high in Northern Ireland
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

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.

# sexual-health - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test

Jul 31st 2013, 7:25 PM 15,562 Views 79 Comments

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

# sexual-health - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 25th 2013, 4:23 PM 13,856 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.

# sexual-health - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Minister questioned on delay in National Health Strategy
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Minister questioned on delay in National Health Strategy

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:40 AM 5,778 Views 18 Comments

Dr James Reilly said that a draft version of the strategy is due in June of this year.

# sexual-health - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception

Jan 17th 2013, 10:19 AM 4,867 Views 25 Comments

Philippines legislators passed the landmark law providing government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes, despite strong opposition from the dominant Roman Catholic Church.

# sexual-health - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Internet porn needs a warning – ‘may hurt your relationship’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Internet porn needs a warning – ‘may hurt your relationship’

Jan 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 621 Views 65 Comments

When internet porn becomes a feature in a relationship it can bring catastrophic consequences, writes Eithne Bacuzzi.

# sexual-health - Friday 21 December, 2012

Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health?

Dec 21st 2012, 6:55 AM 67 Views 15 Comments

We should know by now that having unprotected sex is not safe, writes Anna Quigley – so why are we engaging in risky sexual behaviour?

# sexual-health - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

Dec 15th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,384 Views 50 Comments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

# sexual-health - Monday 19 November, 2012

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland
# Savita
# Savita

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 6:14 PM 28,889 Views 188 Comments

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

# sexual-health - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health

Nov 15th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,044 Views 15 Comments

However, in terms of contraceptive use, Ireland is still not quite hitting the average for developed countries.

# sexual-health - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today
# Marie Stopes
# Marie Stopes

Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today

Oct 18th 2012, 8:09 AM 4,341 Views 86 Comments

Marie Stopes International has asked its supporters not to counter-protest.

# sexual-health - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

'Don't counter-demonstrate in Belfast', Marie Stopes International urges
# Belfast
# Belfast

'Don't counter-demonstrate in Belfast', Marie Stopes International urges

Oct 16th 2012, 3:03 PM 4,332 Views 32 Comments

The organisation is to open its Belfast clinic on Thursday, and is expecting planned protests – but asks people not to counter-protest, to ensure public safety.

# sexual-health - Thursday 11 October, 2012

First private abortion clinic to open in Northern Ireland
# Abortion
# Abortion

First private abortion clinic to open in Northern Ireland

Oct 11th 2012, 7:35 AM 11,829 Views 127 Comments

The sexual health and abortion clinic is to open in Belfast and will be run by Marie Stopes.

# sexual-health - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired sex festival begins in Dublin
# Fifty Shades
From The Daily Edge
# Fifty Shades

Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired sex festival begins in Dublin

Aug 4th 2012, 8:45 AM 13,617 Views 19 Comments

The book has sold tens of thousands of copies. And now the festival is here…

# sexual-health - Monday 16 July, 2012

US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug
# HIV
# HIV

US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug

Jul 16th 2012, 10:05 PM 8,050 Views 27 Comments

Truvada, which is designed for use by healthy adults who are at risk of HIV, should be mixed with safe sex and regular testing.

# sexual-health - Friday 6 July, 2012

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn
# Condoms
# Condoms

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Jul 6th 2012, 1:34 PM 7,521 Views 21 Comments

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

# sexual-health - Monday 25 June, 2012

HSE's Johnny hits the town...
# Here's Johnny
From The Daily Edge
# Here's Johnny

HSE's Johnny hits the town...

Jun 25th 2012, 2:10 PM 11,398 Views 15 Comments

The mascot from the new sexual health campaign has been alarming… sorry, meeting… people on the street.

# sexual-health - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Exercise causes orgasms for some women - study
# Workout
# Workout

Exercise causes orgasms for some women - study

Mar 20th 2012, 11:02 AM 7,586 Views 29 Comments

Need a reason to hit the gym? Here’s one…

# sexual-health - Monday 13 February, 2012

Three-quarters of students have had unprotected sex: survey
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Three-quarters of students have had unprotected sex: survey

Feb 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,085 Views 18 Comments

HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme acting director says that 18-24-year-old know the importance of contraception – but fail to use it consistently.

# sexual-health - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Let's talk about sex: Ireland's first sex festival to be held next month
# Relationships
# Relationships

Let's talk about sex: Ireland's first sex festival to be held next month

Jan 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 11,459 Views 12 Comments

Bliss Festival will feature presentations and ‘playshops’ on sexual relationships and health.

# sexual-health - Monday 18 July, 2011

Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'?
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'?

Jul 18th 2011, 2:18 PM 1,131 Views 10 Comments

The Dublin Well Woman Centre has seen a significant drop in the number of people attending for STI screening.

# sexual-health - Friday 8 July, 2011

Romance novels are 'bad for your sexual health'
# Romance Romance
# Romance Romance

Romance novels are 'bad for your sexual health'

Jul 8th 2011, 2:30 PM 1,216 Views 10 Comments

Mills & Boon novels have led to unrealistic sexual expectations and break-ups, a psychologist has said.

# sexual-health - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years
# Irish Aids Day
# Irish Aids Day

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years

Jun 15th 2011, 3:04 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.

# sexual-health - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex
# No Sex Please
# No Sex Please

Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex

Mar 3rd 2011, 6:01 PM 3,571 Views 0 Comments

Comprehensive US study shows the numbers of sexually active teens has dropped – but doesn’t explain why.