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An Australian man living with HIV has opened up about his experiences after his HIV diagnosis in the latest instalment of a short film series calling on people to unite against HIV stigma. In the video, José opens up about his HIV diagnosis 22 years ago, his relationship with his longtime partner Carlos and his …

Pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher David Cooper

LGBTIQ health advocates are mourning the death of pioneering HIV researcher and Kirby Institute director Professor David Cooper. Credited with diagnosing some of the first cases of HIV in Australia, Professor Cooper passed away at age 69 on Sunday after a short illness. He was appointed the inaugural director of the Kirby Institute – then …

An HIV positive man can now pursue his dream of becoming a commercial pilot. Anthony (not his real name), from Glasgow, said he was elated that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has now reversed a decision not to grant him a medical certificate. As QNews reported last month, he was hoping to become a pilot …

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 …

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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 …

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