Category Archives: Education

Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

By Dr. Mercola If you think your birth control pill is the best pregnancy prevention tool there is, you may be surprised by new research looking into its failure rates. Compared to other forms of protection, the Pill failed miserably, which only adds to the myriad of reasons why you should heavily question its use.… Read More »

Weekly tests for quarantine workers

Acting chief medical officer professor Paul Kelly has announced weekly coronavirus tests for hotel quarantine workers around the country, after South Australia was forced into lockdown. SA is the second state to be affected by breaches in the system, with Victoria only recently emerging from its deadly second wave, which originated in quarantine hotels. Premier… Read More »

Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Advisory Firm Avonhurst Announces BCI Finance Transaction

Innovative firm Avonhurst advises BCI Finance on the financing of a financial assets acquisition https://www.avonhurst.com/ LONDON – Avonhurst acted for BCI Finance, a direct lending fund, in relation to the financing (together with NatWest bank) of the acquisition of a consumer loans portfolio from Huddle Finance 2 Limited. The portfolio was purchased by Verdam Limited… Read More »

Qld eases coronavirus restrictions

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has eased a number of restrictions impacting crowd and guest limits at weddings, sporting events and funerals. Weddings will now be able to host 200 people and the number of guests allowed to dance is unlimited from Tuesday November 17. Those dancing are not expected to socially distance, Chief Health Officer… Read More »