Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it
Sexually transmitted infection rates are growing faster among older Australians than younger – we need tailored information, say University of Melbourne experts
Hooking up in lockdown
A new University of Melbourne study shows how COVID-19 lockdown impacted sexual behaviour, highlighting sexual and reproductive health services are still needed
Superbug gonorrhoea: should we be afraid?
Antibiotic resistant 'superbug' gonorrhoea could send us back to the treatments of the past, a no one wants that, warns a University of Melbourne expert
Taking the ‘sex’ out of sexually transmissible infections
Despite a permissive culture, the stigma persists around sexually transmissible infections. A University of Melbourne expert says we need to try dropping a word
The birth of syphilis surveillance in Melbourne
Syphilis is on the rise again, almost a century after Melbourne led the way in collecting data on the venereal disease says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why is no-one talking about safe sex for the over 60s?
University of Melbourne researchers are working on a tool to help GPs discuss sexual health with their older patients, who are experiencing an increase in STIs.
We need to talk about chlamydia
In a surprise finding, a major University of Melbourne study shows that regular testing for chlamydia in GPs is unlikely to reduce infection rates.