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Big step towards cure for lifelong viral infections

New research has taken us a step closer to finding a cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as well as […]

On track to eliminate HIV transmission by 2020

NSW is on track to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020 as an expanded PrEP trial, led by the Kirby […]

New drug approved for HIV prevention

The Kirby Institute at UNSW has welcomed the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s approval of antiretroviral drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia. The Kirby Institute […]

Peer support critical to reducing HIV transmission after diagnosis

Earlier diagnosis of HIV and peer support for those newly diagnosed reduces the likelihood of onward transmission of the infection, according […]

New trial aims to ‘virtually eliminate’ new HIV infections in NSW b…

A landmark clinical trial led by UNSW researchers aims to halve new HIV infections in NSW within two years and ‘virtually eliminate’ HIV […]

Alcoholism drug breakthrough in waking up dormant HIV

Disulfiram, a drug used to treat alcoholism, could be a ‘game changer’ in the pursuit of a non-toxic drug capable […]

New technique paves the way for finding a HIV vaccine

Researchers are one step closer to finding an effective vaccine against HIV thanks to a new approach to systematically understanding […]

HIV discovery – biomarkers predict virus return when treatment is stopped

Scientists are now better able to predict how quickly the HIV virus will return after individuals stop treatment following a […]

New drug proves successful in uncovering hidden HIV cells

Researchers have successfully tested a new drug that activates hidden reservoirs of HIV cells in individuals on antiretroviral therapy, one of […]
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STIs are not just a concern for the young

A new study, involving the University of Adelaide, has found men over 60 are less likely than younger men to […]