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  1. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention

    19 Nov 2020

    PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is a course of antiviral medication you can take to prevent HIV infection if you have potentially been exposed to the virus...

  2. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention

    19 Nov 2020

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an oral medication that prevents HIV in people at risk of infection with the virus...

  3. HIV

    19 Nov 2020

    In Australia, HIV is most commonly spread when having sex without a condom and when sharing needles and other injecting equipment...

  4. Gonorrhoea

    13 Nov 2020

    Gonorrhoea, also spelt gonorrhea, affects both men and women and is transmitted during sex, it may lead to infertility in women if left untreated...

  5. Chlamydia

    13 Nov 2020

    Chlamydia is often called the 'silent infection' because most people do not realise they have it...

  6. Bacterial vaginosis

    11 Nov 2020

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is caused by an imbalance of the bacteria normally present in the vagina...

  7. Psittacosis - parrot fever

    28 Sep 2020

    People who have birds as pets, poultry workers and anyone working in aviaries or pet shops, are most at risk of catching psittacosis...

  8. Coronavirus (COVID-19) - smoking and e-cigarette use

    23 Sep 2020

    Stopping smoking has many health benefits, even beyond a link with coronavirus (COVID-19), so it’s always a good time to quit. During this pandemic and as we head into the annual influenza season...

  9. Pericarditis

    24 Aug 2020

    Pericarditis symptoms may be similar to those of heart attack and include chest pain and abnormal heart rhythms...

  10. Antibacterial cleaning products

    20 Aug 2020

    The Western obsession with cleanliness may be partly responsible for the increase in allergic asthma and conditions such as rhinitis...