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Hepatitis News English clinic survey finds that 40% of gay men with new hepatitis C infections are HIV negative Daniel Bradshaw presenting at BHIVA 2019. Photo by Gus Cairns. A study of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with recently acquired hepatitis C infection and treated in three English clinics has found that 40% of them were HIV negative, the 25th Annual […]

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NEWS: New blood test developed in Melbourne delivers swift cancer diagnosis, researchers say

New blood test developed in Melbourne delivers swift cancer diagnosis, researchers say By Seraphine Charpentier-Andre Updated Fri at 9:59am PHOTO: Natasha Stork was terrified when she received a melanoma diagnosis shortly after giving birth. (ABC News: Seraphine Charpentier-Andre) MAP: Melbourne 3000 Scientists at a Melbourne cancer institute say a new blood test will prove life saving for sufferers of certain types of cancer. It […]

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Comment: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

Comment: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex The recent dismissal of an appeal lodged by NHS England means that funding for the preventative HIV drug PrEP does fall under the remit of the NHS rather than local authorities, who are generally responsible for preventative health. Pre-exposure prophylaxis is given to those at a “high […]

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