Lifestyle

Get your gonorrhoea gone-horroea

April 3, 2019

Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two HSV types – type one and type two. The two viruses are similar and both can cause ulcers and blisters. Genital herpes is common in Ireland and is mostly diagnosed in young women 81% were female in 2017.

Opinion

Let’s talk about sex (education) baby

April 3, 2019

Much like mental health and other difficult topics to discuss, Irish education has brushed sex education under the rug for the most part. Contraception was illegal in Ireland until 1980, but that was nearly 40 years ago. Times have changed and we need to keep up.  

Features

Safeguarding your sexual health

March 8, 2017

Sexually active students are advised to avail of DCU’s free testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) due to an increase of Chlamydia sufferers, according to the HSE.