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Quick test has limitations
OraQuick, a home HIV test, has hit the news with its recent approval by the Federal Drug Authority in the USA. As reported in The Washington Post: “The OraQuick test detects the presence of HIV antibodies using...
- Posted 318 days ago
HIV-positive people at risk of heart attack
Health experts are calling for people living with HIV (PLHIV) to take care of their heart health after a new US study – published in the Journal of Cardiology – has revealed HIV-positive people are more than...
- Posted 320 days ago
Health care workers celebrate milestone
The Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) and the Victorian AIDS Council/Gay Men’s Health Centre (VAC/GMHC) will tomorrow celebrate a two decade partnership offering support to HIV-positive people. Since the late 1980s, the RDNS and VAC/GMHC HIV team...
- Posted 324 days ago
Can we talk?
More than a decade ago, when I was beginning my journey as a young gay man, I had this idyllic view that happy gay relationships were like the heterosexual ones I saw on television. You know the...
- Posted 333 days ago
HIV struggles in the Arab world
The 11th Arab Film Festival will tour to Parramatta, Melbourne and Canberra, June 28 – July 15. Included in the program is the feature film Asmaa, based on a true story about an HIV patient’s struggle against...
- Posted 333 days ago
HIV convenience testing trial
Gay and bisexual men in southwest Queensland now have access to private or mail-order mouth swab screening for HIV. The ethically approved community-based research is being conducted with new oral swab technology used to detect HIV. Interested...
- Posted 339 days ago
HIV: to treat or not
You may have seen the poster. You know the one — a giant HIV sign flashes ‘Hi’ to a passerby. The caption reads “If you’re living with HIV, start a treatment conversation with your doctor”. Surely everyone...
- Posted 351 days ago
Depression tool helps HIV positive
A Melbourne dietitian has won a national award for his work on a screening tool used to detect depression in people living with HIV. The Dietitians Association of Australia awarded Aaron Di Guilmi with the 2012 Emerging...
- Posted 352 days ago
Who should be educated in the fight against HIV?
HIV/AIDS has been again thrust into the limelight with an out-of-the-blue announcement of the Queensland Government’s plan to withdraw $2.6 million of funding for the prevention of HIV infection. Queensland Healthy Communities (QAHC), the recipients of the...
- Posted 354 days ago
Documenting the impact of AIDS
Screening this Sunday, June 3, 8.30pm on ABC2, We Were Here documents the coming of what was called the ‘gay plague’ in the early 1980s. Produced and directed by David Weissman, this illuminating feature-length documentary focuses on...
- Posted 361 days ago