Latest Male homosexuality Stories

2014-03-05 11:10:00

Intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) is linked to greater risk of mental and physical health symptoms, substance misuse, and sexually transmitted infections, according to a research article published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Ana Maria Buller and Loraine Bacchus from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, working with experts from King's College London, identified associations with negative health indicators for both...

2014-02-01 23:01:42

Study from Fenway Health shows Black MSM account for more than 20 percent of new HIV infections in the United States despite being a very small percentage of the overall population. Enhanced understanding of factors associated with undiagnosed infections can help inform programs needed to address this epidemic. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 An analysis of data from a six-city study of Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM), and published January 31 in the...

2013-11-06 10:55:50

The number of HIV positive men who have sex with both men and women is likely no higher than the number of HIV positive heterosexual men, according to a U.S.-based analysis by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers. The finding challenges a popular assumption that bisexual men are responsible for significant HIV transmission to their female partners. The research, which will be presented today at the American Public Health Association's 141st Annual Meeting...

2011-05-02 18:51:53

News tips from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, April 30-May 3, Denver, Colo. Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than MSM from other races, even though they don't have more unprotected sex. The discrepancy has long mystified public health experts but a new study by investigators at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere now offers a possible explanation for it. The study found that young black MSM -- a group that...

2010-07-01 12:18:00

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe and US Congresswoman Barbara Lee to join Global Fund Executive Director Michel Kazatchkine, Research Experts and Activists in Vienna for Day-Long Event OAKLAND, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 of the world's top experts on human rights and HIV among sexual minorities will lead presentations and workshops in Vienna on July 17 at BE HEARD, an all-day conference event to address soaring global rates of HIV among men who have sex...

2006-08-15 17:50:00

By Natalie Armstrong TORONTO (Reuters) - AIDS is "spiraling out of control" in Asia among men who have sex with other men, activists warned on Tuesday -- and the epidemic is likely to spread because many of these men also marry or have sex with women. And because the issue of homosexual sex is taboo in many Asian cultures, these men are difficult to identify and reach through public health campaigns, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, or AmFAR, and a group called TREAT Asia said in a...

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