Sexual Health

What Is an HIV Test?

An HIV test is used to determine if you have been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). While the test is commonly performed on a …

Public Health

This antibiotic-resisting, infertility-causing STI is on the rise—and could be the next superbug

Cinnamon essential oil may be one of the most promising ways to take on the world’s most dangerous superbugs, but even that powerful option isn’t a …

Lifestyle

5 Common Sexual-Performance Anxieties—and How to Overcome Them

Sexual anxieties can dampen the mood in short-term or long-term situations. And yes, those anxieties affect all of us at one point and a time. For …

Women's Fashion

Meet the women who are shaking up the London zine scene

First it was a palace, then the home to the Inland Revenue; now Somerset House is morphing into a grand space for radical publishing and DIY …

London

NHS told: Offer everyone PrEP by next April and slash HIV

Leading HIV and LGBTI rights charities have told the NHS today: You must allow everyone to access PrEP.<p>Over 32 groups have united including the …

Radiation Therapy

Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives

The women who say treatment after a smear test RUINED their sex lives: 'Not only was intercourse painful, but I'd lost the ability to orgasm'<p>After a …

Health (UK)

Health jobs and services face axe due to cuts to 'historic reduction' to key government grant

A report by David Herne, Bolton Council's director of public health, says finding the savings to accommodate the cut is "increasingly limited" as …

Manchester

10 Charities to Donate to Instead of Going HAM on Prime Day

Today is Prime Day, a day when all over the world Amazon Prime members can save on a massive range of stuff. And who doesn’t like new stuff, especially for a deal? But if you already have everything you need, there are a handful of non-profit organizations and charities that could really use the …

Hurricane Maria

Fair Lawn Transgender Activist Appears In HIV Prevention PSA

Carmen Carrera shares how important sexual health information be made available to trans women of color<p>FAIR LAWN, NJ — A local transgender activist …

Transwomen

Ireland may let transgender individuals receive hormone therapy without psychiatric assessment

Ireland is considering letting transgender persons receive hormone therapy without prior professional psychiatric evaluation, the Daily Signal …

Conservative View

'Preparing For PrEP' Event To Take Place In Dublin

A community forum on PreEP and other sexual health services in Ireland is set to take place in the Outhouse Theatre this week. The Irish government …

LGBTQI

How This Female Founder Is Making The Healthcare Industry More Accessible

Julia Cheek started her company to create a better solution for a problem she faced. In 2015, Cheek was working in consulting when she started to feel sick and spent six months going to specialists who ran a variety of lab tests to find out why she wasn’t feeling well. “I never got the results and …

Entrepreneurship

What is MRKH Syndrome?

MRKH syndrome is the common name for Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome. MRKH syndrome is a condition where young women are born either without …

Women's Health

Ontario’s sex-ed backlash isn’t about children’s safety

<i>Debra Soh holds a PhD in sexual neuroscience research from York University and writes about the science and politics of sex.</i><p>Last week, Ontario’s Education Minister, Lisa Thompson, announced that the province will revert to a previous version of its sex-education curriculum when students return to …

Education

Spicy ‘Sausage’ and Cauliflower Gumbo [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Sky blue, water wet, porn filters don't work

In Internet Filtering and Adolescent Exposure to Online Sexual Material, two researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute reveal their empirical …

Teens

A sexual health expert tells us what Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination could mean for reproductive rights

On July 9th, President Donald Trump announced his Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, D.C. District Court of Appeals …

Health Care

Ottawans rally against 'horrendous' Ontario sex ed changes

More than 100 people attended a rally at the Human Rights Monument in downtown Ottawa on Sunday to protest the Ontario government's plan to scrap the …

Ottawa

8 Things You Need To Know Today (July 16, 2018)

A new report released by the FDA warned pet owners of a possible connection between pet foods with potatoes, peas, and lentils and heart disease. …

Wellness

Abortion AMA: What Does The Room Where You Get An Abortion Look Like?

<i>Welcome to Bustle's</i> Abortion AMA <i>column, where reproductive rights advocate and Romper editor Danielle Campoamor will speak to experts and medical</i> …

Planned Parenthood

Syphilis deaths highlight need for proper resourcing

“The heart-wrenching news that babies have died from syphilis underscores yet again the importance of properly funding and resourcing essential …

Public Health

Ovulation, Fertility, and Pregnancy: What It Really Takes To Make a Baby

If you were to judge fertility rates solely by the number of pregnancy announcements in your social media feed, you might think making a baby is a …

Pregnancy

Kiwi babies dying from syphilis

Kiwi babies are dying from syphilis passed on from their mothers.<p><b>Ministry of Health warns of rise in syphilis cases</b>• <b><br>Cuts to sexual health treatment as</b> …

Public Health

Raw Coconut, Matcha and Chocolate Slice [Vegan, Gluten-Free, Raw]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Daré Bioscience, Inc. Announces Asset Transfer Agreement with Hydra Biosciences, Inc. for CatSper Contraceptive Target

<b>CatSper</b> <b>antagonist has potential to provide pregnancy prevention via administration to either women or men as a novel, rapidly reversible,</b> …

Intellectual Property

14 claims of sexual misconduct made at Queen's University in four months

More than a dozen acts of sexual misconduct were reported to Queen's University Belfast in a four-month period, new figures have shown.<p>Information …

Sexual Harassment

Letters to the Editor, July 16

<b>IT’S ILLEGAL</b><br>Re “Liberals use ‘illegal’ vs. ‘irregular’ argument as a distraction” (Candice Malcolm, July 11): If legal immigration is ‘regular,’ then …

Canadian News

48 more HIV-prevention and sex-eduction centers set up at Linzhou schools

Linzhou, a city in Henan province, launched 48 school HIV-prevention and sex-education centers in cooperation with an NGO on Friday, bringing it …

News (China)

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News : Download @aihw Aboriginal health organisations : Online Services Report—key results 2016–17 : Part 2 Is the Closing the Gap ‘too focused on prosperity debate

<i>” The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has also warned that a focus on “economic prosperity” in the current Close the Gap review “is</i> …

Indigenous Australians

How to get rid of a cold sore

Cold sores are often known as fever blisters given their appearance. Most cold sores are caused by HSV-1, also known as Herpes Simplex …

Immune System