World AIDS Day holds a special significance this year, with 2010 witnessing the most dramatic breakthroughs in HIV prevention since the first days of the global pandemic, writes UNSW Professor John Kaldor.
Genetic fingerprinting may predict who will benefit from early hepatitis C treatment and who will clear the virus spontaneously, new research shows.
UNSW researchers have developed a new national strategy aimed at eliminating syphilis and reducing other sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in Indigenous communities.
Poor countries in South-East Asia could experience a spike in HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths due to the effects of the global economic crisis, UNSW research has found.
Australians should not be complacent about the risk of HIV infection, UNSW researchers have warned on World AIDS Day.
Every dollar spent on needle and syringe programs saves four dollars by preventing life-threatening infections, according to UNSW research.
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.
HIV rates in Australia have increased by almost fifty percent in the past eight years - according to a national report compiled by UNSW researchers.
A research partnership led by UNSW aims to develop a new diagnostic tool to identify children with tuberculosis.
Vaginal microbicides now in clinical trials are one of the most promising weapons protecting women against HIV infection.