Sarah Graham

Sarah Graham

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What you need to know about HPV

What you need to know about HPV Feature

In 2008 the NHS introduced free vaccines against the human papillomavirus (HPV) for girls over the age of 12 years. Ten years on, it was announced in July that this …

What happens to your body when you come off the pill?

What happens to your body when you come off the pill? Feature

The contraceptive pill has long been hailed as a feminist revolution in sexual health. First licensed during the 1960s, 'the pill' has been giving women control over …

Should vaginal mesh surgery be banned?

Should vaginal mesh surgery be banned? Feature

When Kath Sansom first went to her GP, worried about incontinence, she was a fit and active mother of two teenage daughters who, like many women of a certain age, had …

Do lesbian and bisexual women still need smear tests?

Do lesbian and bisexual women still need smear tests? Feature

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under, with around 3,000 women diagnosed each year in the UK. Despite this, just 72 per cent  of …

How life events and ageing can change your vagina

How life events and ageing can change your vagina Feature

When it comes to ageing, few body parts go through quite so much over the course of an average lifetime as the humble vagina. Changes to collagen production and hormone …