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New fixed-dosed two-drug regimen approved for HIV—reducing patient exposure and potential drug interactions compared to usual pills containing three or more medicines The TGA has approved Dovato (dolutegravir and lamivudine), …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, stigma and why new AIDS cases are rarer than in the past In Australia, an estimated 25,000 people are living with HIV, …

A new Australian study is the first to evaluate a population-level roll-out of pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men Rapid, targeted, and high-coverage roll-out of pre-exposure prophylaxis …

A record high of more than 90% of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are achieving an undetectable viral load thanks to antiretroviral treatment UNSW researchers have recorded an “encouraging” major …

Several patient stakeholder groups have made submissions to the Queensland pharmacy inquiry—and none support ownership deregulation Instead, there is significant support for the current ownership model, as well as an …

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is to be listed on the PBS from 1 April, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced The preventative medicine tenofovir disoproxil fumarate with emtricitabine, or Truvada, is …

Pharmacists must be up to date with the latest developments in HIV prevention and treatment, writes Louis Roller The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most serious expression of …

Incidence of gonorrhoea has soared by 63% over the past five years, new data shows The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has released its latest Annual Surveillance Report on HIV, …

An HIV prevention advocate has vowed to keep fighting for pre exposure prophylaxis to be PBS listed Following the announcement by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee that it will defer …

Four of the most lethal infectious diseases of our time and how we’re overcoming them Spanish flu killed more people than the Great War that preceded it. And tuberculosis even …

University of Western Australia researchers have examined antibody production after pneumococcal vaccination A new research study of immune responses to pneumococcal vaccines has identified a type of immune cell which …

South Australians at high risk of acquiring HIV will have the opportunity to benefit from PrEP treatment Alfred Health in Victoria has partnered with the South Australian Health and Medical …