Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Tweeting about testing: do low-income, parenting adolescents and young adults use new media technologies to communicate about sexual health?

Publication Date: 
Sep 10, 2012

CONTEXT: Little research exists about adolescents' and young adults' use of new media technologies to communicate about sexual health. Understanding how young people at high risk for STDs use these technologies can inform media-based interventions.

Mobile phone applications for the care and prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases: a review.

Publication Date: 
Jan 07, 2013

BACKGROUND: Mobile phone applications (apps) provide a new platform for delivering tailored human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention and care.

New technology and partner notification--why aren't we using them?

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Publication Date: 
Feb 11, 2005

Partner notification is crucial to the effective control of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and has not changed substantially over recent years.

Texting--a revolution in sexual health communication.

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Publication Date: 
May 31, 2006

Recent increases in demand on our service have posed challenges to the viability of our walk-in sexually transmitted infection services in Leicester. Areas identified as hot spots were patient waiting times, result provision and staff stress levels.

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