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Study Shows Digital Outreach Efforts May Help Prevent HIV
2014-06-23 03:07:33

Columbia University Medical Center Columbia Nursing study reviews eHealth outreach for men who have sex with men While many HIV prevention interventions have traditionally been delivered face-to-face, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing suggests that digital outreach efforts delivered via text messages, interactive games, chat rooms, and social networks may be an effective way to reach at-risk younger men. The research review, published in the Journal of Medical Internet...

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...

2013-11-06 10:54:29

A new and successful strategy for combating the spread of sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV draws from an old idea: Practice is fundamental to learning, even when it involves using condoms correctly. The Kinsey Institute Homework Intervention Strategy gives men a "ditty bag" full of condoms and lubricants, makes sure the men understand how to apply condoms correctly, and then assigns homework. The men are expected to try out at least six condoms solo, paying particular attention to...

2013-07-16 10:44:00

Anal cancer risk more than 15 times higher in gay than in straight men; targeted vaccination cost effective The vaccination program against HPV infection began in 2008 in the UK, but only among girls, on the grounds that this would curb the spread of the infection to boys as well. But, say the authors, from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Homerton University Hospital, and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, gay men are more than 15 times as likely to develop genital cancer,...

2013-06-19 12:23:17

A survey of adult South African men published in this week's PLOS Medicine, shows that while overlapping sexual relationships with women appear to be common, roughly one in 20 men reported consensual sexual contact with a man, approximately one in ten reported being sexually assaulted by another man, and around 3% reported perpetrating such an assault. These findings highlight the need for HIV prevention messages regarding male on male sex in South Africa to be mainstreamed with prevention...

As Condom Use Declines In Gay Men, HIV Rates Climb
2013-02-18 16:02:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are finding that less gay men are using condoms, leading to a rise in HIV infections for the group. A study commissioned by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) found a 26 percent rise in HIV infections from 1990 to 2010 in the proportion of men who have sex with men who did not use condoms. And the latest figures show cases among men who have sex with men are reaching an all-time high. Overall, one in 20 gay men...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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