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New Bacterial Vaginosis Fact Sheet

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SHINE SA, May 2019 SHINE SA has recently produced a bacterial vaginosis fact sheet.  Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition where there are too many of a certain type of bacteria in the vagina. Bacteria which are normally present in small numbers can sometimes overgrow, causing bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted infection. Bacterial vaginosis can occur when...

Update on Sexually Transmitted Infections: forum recording now available

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SHINE SA, 17/1/2019 SHINE SA is pleased to present the following Clinical Education Forum on the topic of sexually transmitted infections. This recording is available free of charge, and access is limited to three months only. This forum covers current trends in sexually transmitted infections and includes recent updates to the Australian STI Management Guidelines for Use in Primary Care...

Are antimicrobial condoms the new frontier against STIs? Not quite…

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The Conversation, 13 October 2014, 6.09am AEDT
Australian biotech company Starpharma has announced the imminent launch of a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical.
While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom.
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