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Mar15

Enjoy sex while protecting yourself from Hep C

POSTED ON // Sunday, 15 March 2015 Written by // David Crawford

Enjoy sex while protecting yourself from Hep C

How to protect yourself from Hepatitis C while still being able to enjoy sex and pleasure. By David Crawford.

Mar06

Rapid HIV test centre hits 500th test

POSTED ON // Friday, 06 March 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Rapid HIV test centre hits 500th test

Rapid, Brisbane’s community-based rapid HIV testing service, has completed its 500th test since opening just six months ago.

Mar05

Gay men urged to take PrEP ‘as prescribed’

POSTED ON // Thursday, 05 March 2015 Written by // James Findlay

Gay men urged to take PrEP ‘as prescribed’

Men are putting their health at risk by seeking alternative methods to access anti-retroviral drugs (ART) to use as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Mar02

UK columnist says PrEP will ‘encourage reckless behaviour’ among gay men

POSTED ON // Monday, 02 March 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

UK columnist says PrEP will ‘encourage reckless behaviour’ among gay men

As AIDS councils around Australia begin awareness campaigns on PrEP – the use of HIV medication to prevent transmission of the virus – a UK columnist says it should not be funded by the government. 

Feb26

Opposites Attract study reports zero HIV transmissions

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Opposites Attract study reports zero HIV transmissions

Interim results for the Kirby Institute’s Opposites Attract study has reported zero HIV transmissions between men in sero-discordant couples — where one is HIV-positive and one is HIV-negative — where the positive partner has undertaken treatment and has an undetectable viral load.

Sep27

Matthew Mitcham talks depression and drug addiction on One Plus One

POSTED ON // Saturday, 27 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Matthew Mitcham talks depression and drug addiction on One Plus One

Olympic and Commonwealth Games Gold medalist diver Matthew Mitcham will join Jane Hutcheon on the couch for a revealing interview on ABC’s One Plus One.

Jun08

‘Tackle it and you'll be sorted’: Facing depression head on

POSTED ON // Sunday, 08 June 2014 Written by // Danny Corvini

‘Tackle it and you'll be sorted’: Facing depression head on

There was a precise moment when party boy Neil Singleton realised he’d been swallowed whole by depression. When asked a straight-forward question by his psychologist, everything went grey like a foggy mist. He couldn’t remember what she’d asked, let alone answer it.  

Apr29

Into group sex? Then get tested every three months

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 April 2014 Written by // Reg Domingo

Into group sex? Then get tested every three months

Men who participate in group sex are being urged to get tested up to four times a year under revised national guidelines for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) testing.

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