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AskDocQ: Keep calm and stay PrEP’d

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U equals U U=U hiv prevention

Probably the biggest news to dominate the HIV landscape last year was the acceptance by the scientific community and HIV health professionals that U=U – undetectable equals un-transmittable. The message is that a person with HIV who is on treatment and is undetectable cannot pass on the virus to their sexual partner. To be undetectable …

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Amidst all the press releases and updates on PrEP and HIV, there’s one group that may sometimes miss out, or may think the message is not for them, and that’s transgender folk. Often it can seem like all the talk around HIV prevention is aimed squarely at cis guys who have sex with guys, but …

testicular cancer

Most young men would not consider themselves at risk of cancer of any sort. But,  testicular cancer remains the most common cancer in men aged 20 to 34. The outcome is usually positive. 95% of guys survive. However, that relies on early diagnosis and treatment. One in twenty guys does not survive because treatment comes …

Last time, the Doc reported some major research findings presented at the recent HIV conference she attended in Boston.  This time, Brisbane LGBTIQ health specialist Dr Fiona Bisshop concludes her round up of some of the key topics. Vaccine Progress There is no doubt that a vaccine is essential if we are ever going to …

I’m finally over the jetlag and have caught up (mostly) with clinical duties, so here is my brief summary of the key messages from the Boston HIV conference I attended.  There’s a lot to cover, so I will focus on the most important and interesting areas. New Drugs for HIV Treatment The new single tablet …

anal cancer get ya bum checked

Recently I spoke with my gay-friendly doctor colleagues about the high incidence of anal cancer in men who have sex with men. It’s very worrying.  So I say to my readers, one and all, get ya bum checked! You may not realise it, but simply being a man who has sex with men puts you …

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