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Circumcision makes no difference to HIV infection in UK gay men

An analysis of an online and gay-venue survey of white, British-born, gay and bisexual men in the UK has found no association between whether they were circumcised

Published
14 February 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Crystal meth and London gay men – examining the evidence

Last month the medical journal The Lancet published a news feature, describing an increasing number of London gay men who take methamphetamine (crystal meth), including a significant

Published
11 February 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Russia's ban on 'homosexual propaganda' - traditionalism at its worst

The ban on "homosexual propaganda among minors" has yet to become law in Russia—only its first draft has passed the lower chamber of the Russian parliament—but it has already become the most discussed subject in the Russian press and has claimed its first victims.

Published
08 February 2013
From
The New Republic
Legalising gay marriage may improve health and reduce healthcare costs

In the past few years, psychologists and doctors have discovered that policy changes for or against same-sex marriage can influence patterns of healthcare for lesbian and gay people. Although the research was conducted primarily on gay men in the US, the implications for other sexual minority groups in nations considering same-sex marriage legislation are far-reaching.

Published
08 February 2013
From
The Guardian
Social media may prove useful in prevention of HIV, STDs, study shows

Facebook and other social networking technologies could serve as effective tools for preventing HIV infection among at-risk groups, new UCLA research suggests.

Published
08 February 2013
From
UCLA press release
Gay men's sense of ‘immunity’ spreads HIV

A new study has found that gay men with the highest risk of contracting HIV are more likely to consider themselves immune to infection than those who practise safe sex.

Published
08 February 2013
From
Sydney Star Observer
That Barebacking Thief-Whore: PrEP and Responsibility

I’m fast approaching the four-month anniversary of “My Life on PrEP,” a milestone that I imagine equal parts of you are either thrilled or disgusted to see pass. You've made your views about me and my ideas plain, which I have honestly appreciated - there is much insight to be gained from these accusations and slanderous, mean-spirited comments.

Published
08 February 2013
From
Frontiers LA
'Intensive' antiretroviral regimen achieves rapid suppression of HIV in semen

Adding maraviroc and raltegravir to standard HIV treatment regimens achieves rapid suppression of viral load in semen, Canadian investigators report in the online edition of the Journal

Published
06 February 2013
By
Michael Carter
Study finds incentive price for reducing HIV risk in Mexico

With a goal to reduce HIV risk behaviors, researchers investigated whether gay men and male sex workers in Mexico City would participate in a conditional cash transfer program that encourages HIV prevention education and regular testing. A new study in the European Journal of Health Economics reports the price that would get more than 75 percent participation: $288 a year.

Published
05 February 2013
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Matthew Todd: The roots of gay shame

News that HIV rates in gay men remain stubbornly high is depressingly predictable. There is an epidemic of chronic alcohol and drug misuse, fuelled by society's homophobia, which the Terrence Higgins Trust needs to get real about.

Published
04 February 2013
From
The Guardian

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