BMC Public Health 2018 18:748 Published: 18 June 2018mob Abstract Background Globally the access to HIV testing has greatly increased over the past 30 years. Nonetheless, a high proportion of people living with HIV remains undiagnosed, even in resource rich countries. To increase the proportion of people aware of their HIV serostatus and their access to medical care, several strategies have been...
First data on uptake of HIV self-testing in the UK
nam/aidsmap, 26 April 2016
Between April 2015 and February 2016, almost 28,000 people have paid £29.95 for a kit allowing them to test for HIV at home, according to a presentation at the British HIV Association conference in Manchester last week. Marketing on Grindr has been important to driving sales, which have been concentrated in non-urban areas.
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Women in Victoria wrongly diagnosed with gonorrhoea
The Age, March 30, 2015
Women in Victoria may have been wrongly diagnosed with gonorrhoea over the past five years, a new study has found.
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New clinical guidelines on prostate cancer testing
December 2014 Long-awaited consensus guidelines on prostate cancer have been released. The draft guidelines address prostate cancer testing, which extends from making a decision about whether to be tested, through to following a positive test result. Notably, they recommend against routine PSA screening and advise GPs to cease digital rectal examinations. Draft Clinical Practice Guidelines PSA...