Sinopse

Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world's longest running international journal on sexual health. It aims to keep practitioners, trainees and researchers up to date in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all STIs and HIV.

Episódios

  • Alcohol consumption and prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among US men

    Alcohol consumption and prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among US men

    20/08/2014 Duração: 16min

    Jennifer Smith, STI associate editor, talks to Matthew Schabath, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, US, about his paper: Alcohol consumption and prevalence of human papillomavirus infection among US men in the HIM (HPV in Men) Study http://goo.gl/kVaHcm

  • The third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles in the UK

    The third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles in the UK

    10/02/2014 Duração: 12min

    Dr Clare Tanton, UCL's Centre for Sexual Health and HIV research, and Soazig Clifton, NatCen Social Research, both researchers on The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (http://natsal.ac.uk) join us to discuss the survey, how it was carried out, and some of the reaction to their findings.Read the papers online:What's new about Natsal-3: http://goo.gl/IDaRYNConsistency in reporting sensitive sexual behaviours in Britain: http://goo.gl/Zu5qzcMethodology of Natsal-3: http://goo.gl/y85Aw6

  • Chlamydia point-of-care tests in a tropical, low-resource setting

    Chlamydia point-of-care tests in a tropical, low-resource setting

    24/01/2014 Duração: 19min

    Barbara Van Der Pol, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Dermot Hurly and Monika Buehrer-Skinner, both Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, have a conversation about issues related to chlamydia point-of-care tests and the need to continually assess the performance of these assays in real-use settings.Read the full paper here: bit.ly/1nizXj5

  • Trichomonas vaginalis

    Trichomonas vaginalis

    13/09/2013 Duração: 16min

    To go alongside this month's special STI issue on Trichomonas vaginalis, Dr Scott McClelland, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Global Health, University of Washington, and Prof Sharon Hillier, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, talk about our current understanding of the condition, and future clinical and academic directions. View all the content from the special issue here: http://sti.bmj.com/content/89/6.toc

  • HPV vaccination for gay men

    HPV vaccination for gay men

    15/08/2013 Duração: 18min

    Mark Lawton, Mayura Nathan, and David Asboe, the authors of a recent editorial in STI, discuss why they think it's time to include young MSM in the national vaccination programme for HPV.Read the full editorial: http://sti.bmj.com/content/89/5/342.full

  • STI in Vienna 2013 - Jonathan Ross

    STI in Vienna 2013 - Jonathan Ross

    05/08/2013 Duração: 05min

    Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Jonathan Ross, a professor of Sexual Health and HIV based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

  • STI in Vienna 2013 - Katie Turner

    STI in Vienna 2013 - Katie Turner

    05/08/2013 Duração: 02min

    Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Katie Turner, a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) fellow, based in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Bristol.

  • STI in Vienna 2013 - Marita Van Der Laar

    STI in Vienna 2013 - Marita Van Der Laar

    05/08/2013 Duração: 05min

    Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Marita Van De Laar, Head of Program for HIV and Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections in the Office of the Chief Scientist of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (EDCD)

  • STI in Vienna 2013 - Myron Cohen

    STI in Vienna 2013 - Myron Cohen

    05/08/2013 Duração: 06min

    Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Myron Cohen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Director for the Center for Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina.

  • STI podcast: Non disclosure of HIV status in the clinic

    STI podcast: Non disclosure of HIV status in the clinic

    04/02/2013 Duração: 17min

    In the UK, it is estimated that 24% of HIV positive patients are unaware of their infection. This figure is derived from statistical modelling, but how often do people who are identified as having been unaware of their infection are actually just non-disclosing instead? In this podcast Gary Brooks talks to Ann Sullivan from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, about her research into this phenomenon.Read the full paper online: http://tinyurl.com/bdccuwd

  • STI podcast: Routine HIV testing for acute medical admissions

    STI podcast: Routine HIV testing for acute medical admissions

    29/01/2013 Duração: 19min

    The 2008 UK National Guidelines for HIV testing recommended HIV testing should be offered to all general medical admissions aged 16–60 years in high prevalence areas, and that this should be evaluated to ensure this was effective in diagnosing previously undiagnosed HIV. In this podcast, Gary Brook talks to Adrian Palfreeman, University Hospitals Leicester, about his evaluation in the city.

  • STI podcast: Recent infection testing algorithm (RITA) tests for HIV

    STI podcast: Recent infection testing algorithm (RITA) tests for HIV

    29/01/2013 Duração: 16min

    Katy Turner (NIHR research fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol University) talks to Elizabeth Carlin (consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals) about the possibilities, limitations and practicalities of using recent infection testing algorithm (RITA) tests to detect HIV.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/b3tp9wu

  • STI podcast: Low sperm counts in genitourinary medicine clinic attendees

    STI podcast: Low sperm counts in genitourinary medicine clinic attendees

    29/01/2013 Duração: 13min

    Peter Greenhouse (consultant in sexual health at Bristol Sexual Health Centre and Western) talks to Christopher Carne (consultant in the Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University) about his recent case-controlled study looking at semen abnormalities in genitourinary medicine clinic attendees.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/bgrvx8e

  • STI podcast: HIV/AIDS today and tomorrow

    STI podcast: HIV/AIDS today and tomorrow

    29/01/2013 Duração: 23min

    William Wong (Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China) and Till Bärnighausen (Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) discuss March’s STI HIV/AIDS themed issue.They talk about patient perspectives of ART, the future of providing treatment in different countries and contexts, and political and donor commitment to treating the disease.Read the special issue online: http://tinyurl.com/aeaoygx

  • STI podcast: Running a prison sexual health service in the UK

    STI podcast: Running a prison sexual health service in the UK

    29/01/2013 Duração: 50min

    Dr Alan Tang from Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, discusses approaches to setting up and running a prison based sexual health service with Éamonn O’Moore, unit director for Thames Valley Health Protection Unit of the HPA.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/b6s2nv6

  • STI podcast: STI programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean

    STI podcast: STI programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean

    29/01/2013 Duração: 17min

    King Holmes (director, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington; past president of the IUSTI) talks to Patricia Garcia (dean of the School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; regional director for IUSTI in Latin America and the Carribbean) about the progress in treating STIs in Latin America and the Caribbean.Professor Garcia discusses what a recent survey by The Latin American and Caribbean Association for the Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections (ALAC-ITS) revealed about STI programmes in the region, including rapid needle testing in Brazil and Peru’s national AIDS STI programme.

  • STI podcast: Australia’s HPV vaccination programme and disappearing genital warts

    STI podcast: Australia’s HPV vaccination programme and disappearing genital warts

    29/01/2013 Duração: 13min

    Dr Colm O’Mahony (consultant at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK) talks to Professor Christopher Fairley (director of the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia) about the near disappearance of genital warts in Australia’s young women following the start of their human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme.They also discuss the UK’s decision to provide Cervarix, rather than Gardasil, through its HPV programme.

  • STI podcast: Surveillance and treatment of antibiotic resistance

    STI podcast: Surveillance and treatment of antibiotic resistance

    29/01/2013 Duração: 19min

    Catherine Ison and Gwenda Hughes, Health Protection Agency UK, and Craig Tipple, Imperial College London, discuss strategies for the surveillance and treatment of antibiotic resistance bacteria.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/bfdnnf7

  • STI podcast: Recognising sexual addiction.

    STI podcast: Recognising sexual addiction.

    29/01/2013 Duração: 13min

    Michael Waugh discusses with David Goldmeier how to recognise sexual addiction in the sexual health clinic.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/bahzwkv

  • STI podcast: Electronic records and sexual health outcomes

    STI podcast: Electronic records and sexual health outcomes

    29/01/2013 Duração: 19min

    In this STI podcast, Andy Winter (consultant in sexual health and HIV, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK) talks to Gary Brook (Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK) about the effectiveness of electronic records in chlamydia and gonorrhoea treatment and partner notification.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/b6edcd6

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