26 Nov 2018
PrEP trial leads to unprecedented reductions in HIV transmission
Recent HIV infections in gay and bisexual men in New South Wales have declined by almost one-third following the trial of an HIV prevention medication…
22 Nov 2018
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.
09 Nov 2018
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.
26 Oct 2018
We need to talk about sexuality after stroke
Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy.
11 Aug 2018
HIV treatment-as-prevention is effective in homosexual male couples
Results from a large study of HIV transmission risk among homosexual male couples with differing HIV status were published in The Lancet HIV.
10 Apr 2018
Cancer Council welcomes new HPV vaccination data, but more work still to do
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released new data today showing that the proportion of 15-year-old girls fully vaccinated against the Human Papilloma…
25 Mar 2018
Middle-aged women who feel empowered are demanding their dates use condoms
A new study reveals that ‘mid-life’ women can and do successfully negotiate safer sex with new partners. Although based on a small sample, revealing the…
20 Feb 2018
HIV researchers welcome recommendation to list PrEP on PBS
A recommendation that the HIV prevention drug PrEP be approved for public subsidy has been hailed as an essential step in Australia's response to HIV.
23 Jan 2018
ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescent and young adult populations by about three times.