Published Articles

Missed testing opportunities contribute to late HIV diagnoses

Targeted HIV testing among patients diagnosed with gonorrhoea offers best return on investment, researchers say
13 December 2018

Sixth case of HIV in patient taking PrEP

The US patient reported good adherence to PrEP in the 'extremely rare' case.
06 December 2018

Laid bare: Sex workers report rising demand for condomless sex

Criminalisation of sex work makes it harder to say 'no' and keep the client, says expert.
05 December 2018

Doctors protest closure of sexual health clinics amid syphilis outbreak

Hundreds sign open letter urging SA govt to reconsider $500k budget cuts.
27 November 2018

Syphilis spreads to Adelaide

SA health alert urges doctors to increase screening of at-risk groups.
15 November 2018

Increase in anal cancer in women 'dramatic': sexual health expert

It may be linked to changes in sexual behaviour, says Professor Hillman.
02 November 2018

ACCEPt defeat? No way, says lead investigator of general practice chlamydia screening trial

Repeat testing and partner notification is the way forward, she says.
30 October 2018

Increase in HIV diagnoses among heterosexuals

Almost half are diagnosed four years or more after contracting the virus.
24 September 2018

HIV in the 1980s: the gay doctor who fought back

Dr David Bradford has led a remarkable life. As a gay man and sexual health physician when HIV first arrived in Australia, he cared for hundreds of patients with AIDS, many of whom have not survived. In this extract from his biography Tell Me I'm OK, he tells of the prejudice he and his patients had to fight within the medical profession itself.
30 August 2018

Sex hit for six: New mums delay resuming intercourse

Many women put off resuming sex postpartum until after their six-week check-up, an Australian survey shows
19 June 2018