Great Video On PrEP For HIV Prevention

I have recently discovered this well balanced and honest report on PrEP for HIV prevention, also known as Truvada. Produced by The Feed @ SBS Australia, I’m pleased to see PrEP information given in a clear, non judgemental non hyped way. For those in Australia there are currently a number of PrEP studies that are […]

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HIV Health & Black Lives Matter

Today I wanted to share an article highlighting the worrying statistic of escalating HIV rates within gay men of colour in the USA: Will the ManDate Model Tackle HIV Rates in Black Gay Men? Thirty-five years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the state of black, gay men’s health is central to the discussion about how to eradicate […]

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Travelling with CPAP machine

Travelling With Your CPAP Machine

Hey there Guys, Just a quick post with some tips and tricks for travelling with your CPAP machine. Tips I highly recommend are: – always carry your CPAP machine as carry on luggage. – expect your machine to be inspected at security stops – check with your airline whether it’s considered additional baggage or not. […]

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Super Gonorrhoea?

Today I noted that News.com reporting on a “super gonorrhoea”, a resistant from of Gonorrhoea difficult to treat with traditional medications we would normally use. THERE is “huge concern” among British doctors that “super-gonorrhoea” is spreading across the country. The highly drug-resistant strain of the sexually transmitted superbug is at risk of becoming untreatable if […]

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Great Video Explaining “What Is PrEP?”

Hey there guys. Currently there is a lot of information and misinformation going around about the HIV prevention treatment PrEP or Pre Exposure Prophylaxis. I’ve just found this video that helps explain PrEP in easy to digest chunks. What Is Prep? Key points to remember when it comes to PrEP: PrEP is not a treatment […]

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prostate cancer screening

New Guidelines For Prostate Cancer Screening

Clarity has been reached by doctors attending the World Cancer Congress on screening for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer screening has been a controversial topic with different perspectives on use of PSA “prostate specific antigen” blood tests as well as digital rectal examination, also known as DRE. As reported by ABC News the newly formed guidelines recommended for […]

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