Taking care of ‘down there’

The vulva: every woman has one, but no two are the same. So what’s normal for you may not be so for others. Today, Jean Hailes explains how you can start taking care of ‘down there’.


The vagina diet

What you eat plays a huge part in the growth of both harmful and healthy bacteria in your vagina. Here’s a list of foods to eat to keep you healthy and happy ‘down there’.


How to cope with painful sex

Painful sex: it’s experienced by one-in-five women and a topic that women want to know more about, but for many it’s too embarrassing to bring up. It's time to talk.


Aged care and the sexual revolution

Sex and aged care. It’s not a subject often spoken about, but older Australians, along with industry professionals, believe the need for sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s being neglected.


Let’s talk about sex over 60

Are you happy to talk about sex, romance, relationships and sexual health? If so, and you’re over 60, then perhaps you would like to share your views.

Health news

Savvy woman’s guide to menopause

While most women are familiar with common symptoms of menopause, many find themselves unprepared for the emotional repercussions it can have.

Health news

Six must-know facts about sex

The conclusions drawn by these six studies into human sexuality are both fascinating and insightful. Do you know these six facts about sex?

Health news

How much sex is normal?

A study has found that while having sex makes us happy, thinking we are having more sex than our peers makes us even happier. But how much sex is normal?

Health Checks

Oh… And by the way Doc…

It is a common problem, but one that most men don’t like to talk about. But behind the jokes of an erectile disorder could be an underlying heart problem that needs to be taken very seriously. Dr Bernie Crimmins explains.


Safer sex and the baby boomer generation

Women in their 50s, 60s and above are often forgotten in the safer sex campaigns but experts believe this group is particularly vulnerable to sexually transmissible infections. Are you at risk?