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Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says

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Guardian, Thu 3 May 2018 21.08 AEST Sex is not only a pursuit of the young and carefree but also a key part of life for adults in their later years, a new poll has revealed – putting paid to the trope that action stops as pensions loom. A US survey has found that 40% of those aged between 65 and 80 report being sexually active, with more than half of those who have a partner saying they still...

Baby boomers re-entering dating game more vulnerable to STIs

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PM, ABC radio, 18/01/2018 Family Planning New South Wales surveyed 2,339 heterosexual men who were using an online dating service in 2014. The survey found men aged 50 or older were less likely to use condoms and more likely than younger men to think that condoms reduced sexual interest. The survey also found 49 per cent of men over 60 did not know that Australia’s most prevalent sexually...

Sexually active older Australian’s knowledge of STIs & safer sexual practices

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2017  doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12655 Lyons, A., Heywood, W., Fileborn, B., Minichiello, V., Barrett, C., Brown, G., Hinchliff, S., Malta, S. and Crameri, P. Abstract: Objective: Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising among older Australians. We conducted a large survey of older people’s knowledge of STIs and safer sexual...

State of Play: findings from the England Gay Men’s Sex Survey

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Sigma Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, May 2016 The 2014 Gay Men’s Sex Survey was released this week. 15,360 men who have sex with men, living in England and aged 16 to 90 years, completed the online survey. Findings included: The proportion of men not happy with their sex lives was 41%.   The over 65s were most likely to be happy with their sex life.  ...

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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