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Should Boys be Vacccinated against HPV?

8Jun

Doctor giving a woman a vaccination

As today marks the start of talkhealth’s online clinic on Sexual Health, I thought it appropriate to write about the most common form of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the UK. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is very common. There are over … Continue reading

  

One-Night Stand: 3 Insane Tips To Keep It Safe And Successful

7May

Along with house parties, learning how to cook and – yes – actually getting a degree, one-night stands can be an exciting part of the university experience for many. A university student’s sex life is definitely more fluid – it … Continue reading

  

A shot in the arm for the HPV jab

4Feb

Test Tubes

It is forecast to be the leading cause of a cancer more prevalent than testicular and cervical cancer combined. In the UK one in five cases of mouth cancer are associated with this virus, yet the general awareness surrounding it … Continue reading

  

Jade Goody’s Legacy offers protection for boys.

26Mar

On the 22nd March 2012 it was three years since the tragic death of Jade Goody. The Big Brother reality TV star died of cervical cancer at the age of 27 on Mother’s Day 2009, leaving two young sons. Although … Continue reading

  

Change in cervical cancer jab

25Nov

The current cervical cancer jab, Cervarix is to be replaced by Gardasil. The jab is given to girls aged 12 and 13 and protects against strains of human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a sexually transmitted infection which is the cause of … Continue reading