sexually transmitted infections

 
Manning up to the epidemic
Manning up to the epidemic
The Philandoda clinic run by medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is tucked away in a discreet corner of Eshowe’s busy...
Vaginal gel won't protect women against HIV
Vaginal gel won't protect women against HIV
A vaginal gel thought to reduce women’s chances of contracting HIV during sex has proven to be ineffective, according to a large-scale study...
Your smartphone could soon give a fast diagnosis of HIV
Your smartphone could soon give a fast diagnosis of HIV
Diagnosing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections could take as little as 15 minutes with the push of a button on a smartphone, thanks to a...
War declared on the 'superbugs'
War declared on the 'superbugs'
"South Africans love antibiotics," according to Adrian Brink, a clinical microbiologist and co-chairperson of the South African Antimicrobial...
Birth control hits the spot
Birth control hits the spot
Female condoms may have been criticised for being noisy, intimidating and expensive, but their prominence and popularity in South Africa are...
Mind my herpes, please
Mind my herpes, please
Three things you would hate to hear while fellating someone for the first time: "That's not just a blister", "Watch your teeth -- I'm positive!" or...
Learn to love latex
Learn to love latex
the Teacher and BroadReach Healthcare explain key facts about the HI virus in the third part of a series

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