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New recommendations for treating hepatitis C in people who inject drugs

Added 22 Oct 2015 -
Treatment for hepatitis C among people who use drugs is feasible and cost-effective and hepatitis C screening, linkage to care and treatment need to be scaled up, according to new recommendations for the...
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Here’s why Australians are missing out on the HIV prevention pill

Added 22 Oct 2015 -
This story is written by Bridget Haire, a lecturer in ethics, HIV prevention, at the Kirby Institute UNSW. A pill a day can prevent HIV, but there’s no guarantee Australians will get access to this...
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HIV discovery – biomarkers predict virus return when treatment is stopped

Added 12 Oct 2015 -
Scientists are now better able to predict how quickly the HIV virus will return after individuals stop treatment following a discovery by researchers at UNSW Australia and the University of Oxford. The...
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Three Kirby leaders elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Added 9 Oct 2015 -
The Kirby Institute is pleased to announce the election of three of our celebrated leaders to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). Scientia Professor John Kaldor, Professor Anthony...
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Rising death rates and burden of liver disease requires urgent hepatitis C treatment in people who inject or have injected drugs

Added 7 Oct 2015 -
Experts call for immediate access to new generation therapies for hepatitis C (Sydney, Wednesday 7 October 2015) Treating hepatitis C in people who inject drugs is the most cost effective way to address the...
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