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Marie Stopes Australia seeks signatories to open letter re changes to telehealth

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July 2020   There are changes to Telehealth from Monday, July 20th which mean that clients who have not attended a service within the last 12 months – that is, new clients or clients who have not used a service in the last 12 months – will no longer be eligible for a Telehealth appointment.   Marie Stopes Australia has written an open letter about the impact of this change access to...

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years – study

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The Guardian, Wednesday 26 July 2017 03.00 AEST Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the decline remain unclear. The latest findings reveal that between 1973 and 2011, the concentration of sperm in the ejaculate of men in western countries has fallen by an average of 1.4% a year, leading to an overall drop of just over...

Women’s Preferences for Pen1s Size: A New Research Method Using Selection among 3D Models

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(Note; some spelling has been changed in this post to avoid automatic spam filters for email subscribers) PLoS ONE 10(9): e0133079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133079 Abstract Women’s preferences for pen1s size may affect men’s comfort with their own bodies and may have implications for sexual health. Studies of women’s pen1s size preferences typically have relied on their abstract ratings or...

New clinical guidelines on prostate cancer testing

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December 2014 Long-awaited consensus guidelines on prostate cancer have been released. The draft guidelines address prostate cancer testing, which extends from making a decision about whether to be tested, through to following a positive test result. Notably, they recommend against routine PSA screening and advise GPs to cease digital rectal examinations. Draft Clinical Practice Guidelines PSA...

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