Tag Archives: Safe

Stay pool safe this season

Over the last five years over 150 Australian children under the age of five drowned. While all of these drowning deaths are preventable, it is the 50% that occur in home swimming pools where your immediate action can make a difference. Home pool fencing and effective supervision can reduce these tragic drowning deaths to zero. Royal… Read More »

How safe is PrEP? Meta-analysis finds no increased risk of serious side-effects

A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of tenofovir or tenofovir/emtricitabine as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has found no increase in the risk of serious adverse health events over placebo. In particular, there was no increase in bone fractures or significant kidney dysfunction, although there was more mild kidney dysfunction (grades 1 and 2) in PrEP users.… Read More »