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Rethinking control of Australia’s most common STI

Australia’s most common sexually transmitted infection, chlamydia, is unlikely to be eliminated by opportunistic testing in general practice, a landmark […]

Prevention of HIV increasing, but no one should be left behind

Gay and bisexual men are getting tested and using medications to prevent HIV transmission more than ever, with UNSW researchers […]

Eye disease can cause blindness, and it’s on the rise

A new study into recent cases of ocular syphilis warns increasing numbers of people are at risk of permanent damage […]

ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviours. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually […]

Sex and older Australians: It’s time we talked about it

Ageist assumptions about sex and sexuality were challenged at a UNSW seminar that will highlight findings from the most comprehensive […]

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 […]

A measure of pleasure to improve safe sex’s hard sell

A UOW-led project to develop a revolutionary new condom is using brain scans to measure reactions to touch. Project GELdom […]

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 […]