Sex should never hurt

Written by Associate Professor | Melissa Kang on . Posted in News & Updates

Is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’

Hi! I only recently have gotten a boyfriend and have started having regular sex. After 2 or more days, it starts to get a bit sore down there. Is that normal? I just assumed it was pain from friction, but I don’t know if that’s right and I’ve never sought help because it’s a bit embarrassing! Sandra, 17, in Sydney

Syphilis is making a come-back — it's not looking pretty

Written by Professor Justine R. Smith on . Posted in News & Updates

Syphilis, a sexually transmissible infectious disease that has plagued humankind for centuries.

It's currently making a come-back and causing some unusual health problems, including vision loss. Today, syphilis is diagnosed rapidly by a simple blood test, and easily treated with an inexpensive antibiotic...

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Written by Professor Justine R. Smith on . Posted in News & Updates

It’s time for women living with ovarian cancer to have their voices heard and their experiences known.

It’s time for funding to increase and survival rates to improve. It’s time for all Australians to ovary-act in support of our women and families.

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