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Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Playgrounds, pools open in virus zone

NSW northern beaches residents are allowed to attend playgrounds and public beaches under a new COVID-19 exemption, despite a growing virus cluster. It comes as the state recorded seven new locally acquired infections on Sunday, with all but one linked to the cluster. The rule change, which comes into effect immediately, allows people to enjoy… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Josip Heit and GSB Gold Standard Group: G999 Message for Christmas 2020 and the New Year

Dear brothers and sisters, dear families, dear partners, I wish you with all my heart all the best, divine blessings and the strength to transform the special challenges that our human family is facing right now into a victory of spiritual truth and divine values. And this regardless of faith, colour or mindset. The GSB… Read More »

Possible new virus case drove into SA

South Australians have been alerted to a possible new COVID-19 case after a man drove into the state from Victoria on Monday. The man, in his twenties, had earlier been on-board a Darwin-to-Sydney flight which had a positive COVID-19 case. “The thing that was made it a little bit difficult for our staff to put… Read More »