“Should IUDs hurt?”: we asked healthcare experts

Written by Amy Beecham Should your IUD hurt? How can it affect your sex life? Stylist asks two healthcare experts the most important questions about the coil.  “Having a coil fitted should not be traumatic or very painful,” medical experts have said, sparked by presenter Naga Munchetty sharing her harrowing IUD experience. Munchetty…

Seasonal and geographic trends in syphilis

Much of the public health impact of syphilis revolves around its impact on fetuses and neonates through the mother-to-child transmission of the disease. Researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have now analyzed temporal and demographic patterns in gestational syphilis (GS) and mother-to-child-transmission (MTCT) of syphilis. Syphilis is a sexually…