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AIDS Conference 2016 – Durban

by David in Health

As the HERO Medical Scientific Officer and Impact Ambassador, I recently had the privilege of attending The international AIDS Conference in Durban South Africa ( July 16-22 , 2016)   as both a panellist in the discussion about prevention and treatment of HIV and as a presenter on the issue of aging and HIV in Botswana. […]

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Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms Indefinitely

by David in Health

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have warned the public that the Ebola virus may survive in semen long after it is undetectable in other bodily fluids. Consequently, they have recommended that men who survive Ebola use condoms after recovery until more is known about transmission through this mechanism. The announcement comes after […]

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HERO CONDOMS PARTNERS WITH THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE OF SEXUAL HEALTH MEDICINE TO MAKE SAFE SEX COOL AGAIN

by David in Health

Did you know that the “past decade has seen rate of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) increase in Australia?” Many recent studies have been done that outline the surprising numbers around the increase of HPV and HIV in young people, as well as an increase in STIs in people of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander descent, […]

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#COSMOCOMMITS

by David in Health

STIs are a serious concern in Australia. Over the last ten years, there has been a significant increase in the number of reported cases. Chlamydia rates have quadrupled and eight out of ten diagnosed cases are amongst  people between 15 and 29 years old!   HERO takes this seriously and we want to help out […]

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