No longer satisfied with the status quo, the female designers of 'pleasure products' are reshaping an industry that once gave short shrift to the female anatomy.
In the digital age, casual sex and partners are available at the click of a button. So are dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Grindr to blame for rapidly rising STI rates?
A report by the Kirby institute shows Indigenous HIV rates skyrocketed despite an decrease in the rest of the population.
There is no requirement for Australian medical practitioners to disclose the benefits they receive from private interests such as medical device manufacturers, but Daniel Fleming — who has been a paid consultant for a breast implant manufacturer — argues that has to change.
Health services fear a lack of long-term planning and funding is hampering attempts to control a syphilis outbreak across Australia after a baby was born in SA with the potentially fatal disease last year.
HIV, once considered unstoppable, is on the decline and Australia has made huge strides in reducing new cases, but while the latest results are generally good news, rates of infection in Indigenous and some regional communities are on the rise.
Many skimpies work long days and late nights as fly-in fly-out labourers around WA, but behind their smiles they battle the stigma of their work.
PMS symptoms can be as severe as crippling pain and suicidal thoughts, and it can have an impact on a woman's career. But one GP wants women to know they don't have to suffer.