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But people living with HIV continue to deal with stigma and discrimination.
Requests for a Truvada Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme listing have been deferred.
Truvada is currently available at a high price for people already with HIV.
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It's ironic that some of us are afraid of the substance that's responsible for keeping us alive.
The study reported zero cases of HIV transmission among homosexual men.
In the hunt for a HIV cure, specialists are desperate to team up with another field of treatment, but for a different deadly disease. A week-long international conference in Paris has seen HIV expert...
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HIV treatment has come a long way since the 80s, to the point where there's no risk of contracting the disease from someone if they've been undergoing effective treatment for six months. But unfortuna...
Being diagnosed with HIV was once seen as a "death sentence", but new research proves this idea is most definitely outdated. Researchers looked at data of more than 88,000 people with HIV and found th...
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Appeal comes on Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras day.
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Curiously, HIV's gone down but syphilis and gonorrhea are up.
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It's something we should all be talking about.
This discreet under-the-skin device could make AIDS prevention more reliable.
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TB is now once again the world’s greatest infectious-disease killer.
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A new vaccine being tested in South Africa could be the "nail in the coffin" of HIV as it helps to protect people against contracting the disease. The disease, which attacks the autoimmune system,...
A combination vaccine and immune system stimulant appears to suppress virus levels in tests on monkeys.
Instead of bothering with a cure, Big Pharma has created the gay men’s morning-after pill.
My dear friend, the late Paul O'Grady, was the first openly gay man to serve in the NSW Parliament. In 1996, Paul publicly disclosed on national television that he was HIV positive and had developed AIDS. This was my first experience of someone I was close to living with HIV.
Today is 19 years we are together. This is also the year I turn 50. My life has been defined by you, there is no denying it. I never felt so lonely and damaged like 19 years ago. But today you connect me to an amazing community of people that in spite of fear, suffering, illness and stigma, have risen, resisted and flourished.
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...and the results were negative.
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An 18-metre condom has been erected in Sydney's Hyde Park ahead of next weekend's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Organisers said the visually arresting giant rubber installation was intended to promote...
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NSW will soon roll out an Australia-leading trial into a promising HIV prevention drug, with the aim of eliminating new infections by 2020. The pre-exposure prophylaxis treatment, known as PrEP, is a...
Two Australian federal politicians have called for the government to make a successful HIV prevention treatment more widely available, as a campaign to promote access to the drug gathers steam. The tr...