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  1. 11 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. 18 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 21 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 2 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 11 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Growing nerves to restore erectile function

    New microsurgery to regrow nerves to the penis that can restore a man’s ability to have an erection is proving effective says University of Melbourne research.

  6. 31 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 12 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 28 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.