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HIV Positive

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has backed a rule change that would allow an HIV positive man to become a commercial airline pilot.

HIV antibody

A vaccine that has delivered promising results in treating all known strains of HIV is moving on to large scale testing in humans, pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson says. The company’s Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels made the announcement at the recent Global Citizen festival. “For the past ten years, we have been working on …

Scientists claim to have successfully eliminated HIV from a group of animals using cutting-edge medical technology. The virus’ ability to hide in latent reservoirs in cells has made it impossible to defeat, but in new research published this week in the journal Molecular Therapy, the US scientists demonstrated that they can completely remove HIV DNA …

Universities in China are offering students affordable HIV tests for sale in soft drink and snack food vending machines. Students at five college campuses in Beijing and the Harbin, Guangxi and Heilongjiang provinces can purchase the self-test kits from the same machines selling food and drink. They pay 30 yuan (just less than $AU6) for …

HIV transmission prep tablet pill truvada

Queensland’s expanded PrEP trial has begun, providing free access to the HIV prevention medication to 2,000 people right around Queensland at risk of the virus. PrEP, also known by its brand name Truvada, is a once-daily pill that has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV transmission in people at high risk. In …

World AIDS Day Photo

A University of Adelaide researcher is seeking to contact the many volunteers during the HIV/AIDS crisis that swept the world during the 1980s and ’90s. “Australia’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is widely considered to be among the world’s best, but an important part of that time in the nation’s recent history – the contribution …

HEY GUYS – LOOKING FOR MSMs for a short survey please? (Men who have Sex with Men) Doesn’t matter if you are straight, gay bi whatever, if you are an MSM please take the survey 🙂 You can be anonymous or leave a contact to maybe win $100 voucher? PLEASE HELP — This is related …

By Josh Duyker Be it financial, professional or social, status plays a big part in our everyday lives. One status that can be overlooked and stigmatised is HIV status. Everyone has a HIV status; be it positive with a detectable viral load, positive with an undetectable viral load, negative or unknown. It is especially important …

HIV Populations

HIV Populations in Australia Implications for access to services and delivery Prepared by Marina Carman, Jeffrey Grierson, Michael Hurley, Marian Pitts and Jennifer Power for the Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society February 2009 ARCSHS La Trobe University 1st floor, 215 Franklin Street Melbourne 3000 Victoria, AUSTRALIA Tel: +61 3 9285 5382 Fax: …

giant erection acon hiv prevention

A giant erection in the form of a condom will cover one of Sydney’s landmarks for the next seven days. The giant erection is part of a bold new HIV prevention campaign. The giant hot pink condom will sheath the heritage-listed Hyde Park Obelisk. The obelisk stands at the intersection of Elizabeth St and Bathurst …

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