David Wilson

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A fall in condom use across Australia is driving growth in sexually-transmitted infections but new national strategies could improve our sexual health, UNSW experts say. 

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UNSW has won three of four prizes at the Royal Society of New South Wales awards, including a coveted medal not presented for 20 years.

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Research projects on evolution, dingoes, and the battle against HIV/AIDS have won three UNSW scientists prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

A team of Indonesian and Australian researchers has developed a new computerised tool to help authorities reduce HIV infection and track disease burden across the Indonesian archipelago.

Every dollar spent on needle and syringe programs saves four dollars by preventing life-threatening infections, according to UNSW research.

Vaginal microbicides now in clinical trials are one of the most promising weapons protecting women against HIV infection.

Infection with HIV could quadruple in certain populations if people with HIV follow potentially misleading advice contained in a statement from the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS, UNSW research warns.

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HIV infection rates are predicted to rise by up to 75 percent in parts of Australia in the next seven years if the current trends continue, according to University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers, based at the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR).