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HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project

Feb 6th 2020, 6:10 AM 12,002 Views 17 Comments

The HSE currently provides public STI services through clinics around the country.

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today
# HIV
# HIV

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today

Nov 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,955 Views 7 Comments

The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment is the most recent development in the field of HIV prevention.

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'
# STI
# STI

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

Aug 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,169 Views 31 Comments

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.

One million new cases of STIs every single day, World Health Organisation says
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

One million new cases of STIs every single day, World Health Organisation says

Jun 6th 2019, 9:26 PM 12,977 Views 20 Comments

Dating apps are adding fuel to the fire of complacency when it comes to using protection, the WHO said.

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

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

Apr 9th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,893 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
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

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

Nov 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 40,320 Views 54 Comments

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

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 125,607 Views 65 Comments

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'
# Living With Hiv
# Living With Hiv

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'

May 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,206 Views 8 Comments

A new report details concerns Irish mothers had after being diagnosed with HIV.

Man with world's first recorded case of treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea cured
# England
# England

Man with world's first recorded case of treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea cured

Apr 20th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,701 Views 37 Comments

Drugs that are normally effective in treating the disease didn’t initially work for this man.

Listerine can help kill off gonorrhoea says new study
# Deep Clean
# Deep Clean

Listerine can help kill off gonorrhoea says new study

Dec 20th 2016, 1:28 PM 29,994 Views 43 Comments

The mouthwash may have “serious public health implications” in controlling gonorrhoea say researchers.

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
# Gonorrhea
# Gonorrhea

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus

Dec 14th 2016, 5:08 PM 22,608 Views 55 Comments

There have been 14 cases in UL.

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

Dec 12th 2016, 8:21 PM 12,879 Views 33 Comments

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

'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread
# NO MORE
# NO MORE

'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread

Dec 1st 2016, 6:04 AM 6,048 Views 43 Comments

There were 273 new HIV diagnoses in the first six months of this year.

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic
# STI Galway
# STI Galway

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic

Jun 27th 2016, 1:41 PM 10,869 Views 17 Comments

Rates of STIs in Ireland are highest among under-25s.

Super-gonorrhoea a 'serious threat' in Ireland
# STI
# STI

Super-gonorrhoea a 'serious threat' in Ireland

Apr 18th 2016, 2:34 PM 31,859 Views 36 Comments

The HSE says it’s something they’ve been taking seriously for a long time.

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease

Feb 26th 2016, 6:01 PM 45,118 Views 27 Comments

25-year-old Chelsea Lorson stands accused of knowingly infecting two of her students, who are brothers.

Men twice as likely as women to get cancers linked to oral sex
# HPV
# HPV

Men twice as likely as women to get cancers linked to oral sex

Feb 15th 2016, 10:29 PM 44,321 Views 25 Comments

Middle aged white men are at particularly high risk compared to other races.

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV
# Know Your Status
# Know Your Status

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:39 PM 18,128 Views 48 Comments

To date in 2015, 411 new HIV infections have been detected in Ireland – an increase on last year.

Here's how the government is going to help people have safer sex
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Here's how the government is going to help people have safer sex

Oct 29th 2015, 1:01 PM 23,087 Views 49 Comments

A whopping 60% of Irish people have never been tested for a sexually transmitted disease.

There's now a 'Tinder' specifically for people carrying an STI
# Swipe Right
# Swipe Right

There's now a 'Tinder' specifically for people carrying an STI

Sep 8th 2015, 6:07 AM 21,863 Views 49 Comments

MPWH (Meeting People With Herpes) aims to unite people suffering from the stigma of the virus, for which there is no cure.

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis
# Wrap It Up
# Wrap It Up

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:07 AM 38,147 Views 47 Comments

The complainant said it was “completely inappropriate”.

Poll: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Jul 29th 2015, 9:07 AM 20,059 Views 72 Comments

Sexual health specialist Dr Aisling Loy says Irish people still have a very unevolved attitude towards sexual health maintenance.

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
# Sex Week
# Sex Week

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers

Jul 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 106,661 Views 39 Comments

The facts (and figures) of life.

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

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

Jun 24th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,548 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about the molecules.

Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games
# AWAY FROM HOME
# AWAY FROM HOME

Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games

Mar 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 32,650 Views 49 Comments

One specialist said he was also expecting a surge in people seeking appointments for STI screening after next week’s Cheltenham Festival.

Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first

Dec 18th 2014, 6:16 PM 33,041 Views 33 Comments

STI clinics have seen a spike in ‘panicked’ office workers seeking appointments.

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 8,792 Views 20 Comments

Approximately 80 million unintended pregnancies occur every year as a result of contraceptive failure and not using any form of contraception.

'To discover you can't have children because of an STI you got when younger is just heart-breaking'
# Fertility Problems
# Fertility Problems

'To discover you can't have children because of an STI you got when younger is just heart-breaking'

Aug 29th 2014, 6:15 AM 26,750 Views 36 Comments

Chlamydia is the number one disease affecting a woman’s chance to conceive and it’s on the increase.

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
# Sex
# Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Apr 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 183 Views 79 Comments

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

Article that blamed chlamydia in New Zealand on Irish builders was "inaccurate"
# Not Us Sir
# Not Us Sir

Article that blamed chlamydia in New Zealand on Irish builders was "inaccurate"

Dec 12th 2013, 3:43 PM 24,762 Views 40 Comments

An article attributed rising sexual disease figures to the presence of Irish builders, but the New Zealand Press Council says that was “discriminatory”.

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA
# Irish Family Planning Association
# Irish Family Planning Association

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

Dec 12th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,779 Views 197 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
# HIV Positive
# HIV Positive

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended

Nov 29th 2013, 12:41 PM 17,152 Views 64 Comments

A new testing programme at the Mater Hospital diagnosed almost three in every 1,000 people with the HIV infection.

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

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

Nov 13th 2013, 4:37 PM 23,470 Views 38 Comments

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

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 6,051 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.

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 7,792 Views 21 Comments

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

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 15,611 Views 79 Comments

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

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 90 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?

Levels of chlamydia rise in Dublin
# Chlamydia
# Chlamydia

Levels of chlamydia rise in Dublin

Dec 13th 2012, 12:54 PM 12,770 Views 54 Comments

If you’re partying in Dublin this festive season, be warned that chlamydia’s about.

Poll: Should contraception be free?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should contraception be free?

Nov 27th 2012, 10:03 AM 11,755 Views 151 Comments

Research has found that people are having difficulty meeting the costs of contraception. Should Ireland follow the lead of other countries and make all contraception available free of charge?

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