Birmingham is the sexually transmitted disease capital of the UK

Birmingham is the STI capital of the UK, with more 30-somethings getting infected than ever before East London and Glasgow were also STI hotspotsChlamydia was the most commonly treated STI, followed by gonorrhoea and genital warts Average age of diagnosis is now 34.9 By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 Birmingham is the sexually transmitted infection capital of the UK, according to new research.

Strain of gonorrhea that infects millions each year "could soon be untreatable", says World Health Organisation

Strain of gonorrhea that infects millions each year 'could soon be untreatable', says World Health Organisation Babies born to gonorrhea-infected mothers have 50 per cent chance of being blind106million new cases of disease annually – the second most common STD after chlamydiaScientists blame overuse of antibiotics coupled with bacteria's astonishing ability to adaptDoctors in Britain switching to using combination of antibiotics over longer period of timeClose to becoming a superbug as researchers admit they can do little to halt its rapid spread | UPDATED: 07:57 GMT, 7 June 2012 A 'super' strain of untreatable gonorrhea is sweeping developed countries across the world including Britain and Northern Ireland.

Rise in sexually transmitted diseases blamed on reckless men under 25

Rise in sexually transmitted diseases blamed on reckless men under 25 | UPDATED: 06:43 GMT, 31 May 2012 Reckless: Cases of STDs have risen in the past year because young men are having unsafe sex New cases of sexually-transmitted diseases have risen in the past year because of unsafe sex among young heterosexuals and gay men, figures reveal.

Chlamydia is a "cunning" STD that easily evolves into new strains, reveal scientists

Chlamydia is a 'cunning' STI that easily evolves into new strains, discover scientists More than 150,000 people aged under 25 in England tested positive for chlamydia in 2010 Study provides insight into how chlamydia avoids the human immune system | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 12 March 2012 Warning: More than 150,000 adults aged under 25 were diagnosed with chlamydia in 2010 alone Chlamydia – the world's most common sexual infection – is a more cunning and highly evolved bacterium than thought, scientists say.

Number of sex infections in over-45s doubles in 10 years due to rising divorce rates

Number of sex infections in over-45s doubles in 10 years due to rising divorce ratesCases of chlamydia and herpes doubled in 10 yearsOne in five adults receiving HIV treatment is at least 50 Sex infections are soaring among the over-45s because rising divorce rates mean more older people are having unprotected sex.

Promiscuous Britain: One in 4 young women admit they had sex below the age of 16 – more than twice as many as their mothers

Promiscuous Britain: One in 4 young women admit they had underage sex – more than twice as many as mothers” generation Young women today are far more likely to have had sex before they turned 16 than their mothers or grandmothers, according to new NHS figures.