HIV

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The spread of hepatitis C has halved over the past decade, while chlamydia continues to rise, according to research released by UNSW's National HIV Research Centres.

UNSW has received a grant of more than $18m from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a research project with the potential to extend drug therapy to millions of HIV-affected people worldwide.

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HIV rates in Australia have increased by almost fifty percent in the past eight years - according to a national report compiled by UNSW researchers.

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UNSW's HIV researchers continue to cement their reputation as world leaders in their field.

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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Millions of people world-wide who have contracted a highly resistant strain of HIV could benefit from a new drug to treat the infection. The benefits of the therapy have been proven by UNSW-led research.

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The global fight against HIV has received a substantial fillip with a $20 million pledge by the NSW Government to establish a National Institute for Virology, incorporating UNSW's National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research.

The UNSW Brainfoods event on HIV will be aired on ABC TV's new Fora program this Thursday, June 12.

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A young African doctor is studying at UNSW's National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research to help fight the virus in her homeland.

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