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Attractiveness, profile-picture face visibility, and unprotected receptive anal intercourse in young MSM using online dating applications

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Wongsomboon Val, Sietins Emils, Webster Gregory D. (2021) Sexual Health 18, 212-220. Abstract: Background: We examined links among face visibility on dating-profile pictures, self-perceived attractiveness, condom use self-efficacy, and unprotected receptive anal intercourse (URAI) in 223 young men who have sex with men (YMSM; ages 18–24 years) using online dating applications (e.g. Grindr)...

What to know about bipolar disorder and sex

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Medical News Today,  Fri 1 March 2019 By Jon Johnson, Reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience intense shifts in moods, sometimes from a manic state to a depressed state, for example. These shifts can occur with changes in sexual desire, confidence, or sexual function. Though the symptoms vary from person to person, bipolar disorder can disrupt several...

“Durban 2016: the changing narrative of HIV/AIDS” – free forum

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SAMESH, 26/10/2016 Invites you to their upcoming forum, “Durban 2016: the changing narrative of HIV/AIDS”. The forum is a fantastic opportunity to hear from guest speakers who attended the 21st International AIDS Forum 2016. They will discuss the current successes and challenges in their respective fields and their thoughts on the future of HIV/AIDS advocacy and research in Australia...

Forum and discussion: Drug use, chemsex, and supporting marginalised communities

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SAMESH, October 2016 Join us at a forum and discussion featuring Dr Adam Bourne From the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Drug use, chemsex, and supporting marginalised communities When: Wednesday, 26 October at 3:00 pm Where: SAMESH, 57 Hyde Street Adelaide Helping people manage their drug and alcohol use poses a number of unique challenges. This is especially true for people who...

‘Five days after’ contraceptive pill launched by RU486 supplier

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Sydney Morning Herald, April 27, 2016 – 12:01AM
An emergency contraceptive that works up to five days after unprotected sex has been launched by Australia’s sole supplier of medical abortion drug RU486.
The EllaOne pill, from non-profit pharmaceutical group MS Health, is available from Wednesday.
Read more here

Australia’s annual report card on HIV, hepatitis and STIs

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Guardian, 14 September 2015 Australia’s HIV contraction stabilises but 1,000 a year still return positive tests: The number of Australians contracting HIV has stabilised but about a thousand people a year are still returning positive tests, and about a quarter of those people have had the virus for at least four years without realising it. The latest report card on the nation’s sexual...

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