Category Archives: Health News

Bacterial STI rates rose in the year before starting PrEP, but not during PrEP, Australian study finds

A study of gay and bisexual male participants in the first large implementation study of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia has found that although rates of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were high, they did not increase in the two years after starting PrEP. In contrast, they increased significantly in the year before men… Read More »

New date for Melbourne’s Grand Prix

Melbourne’s Formula 1 Grand Prix has been rescheduled for later this year, with hopes more spectators will be able to attend the major event. The Victorian Government and the Australian Grand Prix Corporation have agreed to postpone the usual season opening in March because it was “unrealistic” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, a once-off… Read More »