Category Archives: men

  1. Quarter of Swiss gay men using serosorting, strategic position or withdrawal to reduce their HIV risk

    Via Aidsmap Almost two-thirds of gay and bisexual men consistently use condoms with casual partners as a means of HIV prevention, Swiss investigators report in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. However, their research showed that 25% of men used strategies such as serosorting, strategic positioning, and withdrawal before ejaculation to try Read More >>

    gay men, men, prevention, serosorting
  2. Nigeria: HIV – Stakeholders Want Prevention to Take Centre Stage

    via VANGUARD, by Chinyere Amalu “If we don’t have correct information to prevent the spread of the virus, there is no way the nation could move forward in tackling the scourge. If we do not do something urgent about taking messages of prevention to the rural communities, we are wasting our time”, -Prof. John Idoko The 4-day Read More >>

    Africa, culture, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, men, Nigeria, women
  3. Genital Wart Virus may be on the rise in men/The HPV Vaccine solution

    Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men’s Risk of HIV via The Body After controlling for numerous factors — subsequent circumcision, baseline herpes simplex virus type 2 serostatus, and sexual and demographic risk factors — the HPV-infected men were still 80 percent more likely to acquire HIV than the men without HPV. Read the rest. HPV vaccine now Read More >>

    Gardasil, HIV transmission, HPV, men, safer sex, sexual health, United States, vaccine
  4. The asspects of anal sex

    via UWM Post, by Jon Tingley Anal penetration used to be a taboo topic. In fact, for some of you, it might still be. What used to be relegated to men playing in bathhouses and Bally’s locker rooms is now a widespread form of sexual intercourse enjoyed by all different sexual orientations and genders. Many people decide Read More >>

    anal health, anal sex, anus, men, pleasure, sexual behavior, sexual pleasure, women
  5. Men With HPV at Higher Risk for HIV, Study Finds

    via Bloomberb Business Week, by Robert Preidt Preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) infection may be one way to slow the HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a new study that found that HPV-positive men are at greater risk for HIV infection than those not infected with HPV. “Developing a vaccine to prevent HIV is the greatest hope for curbing the Read More >>

    Africa, HIV transmission, HPV, Kenya, men, sexual health
  6. Anal HPV in hetero men common

    via Health24.com Contrary to what’s traditionally been believed, anal infection with the virus that causes genital warts is common in heterosexual men, a new study confirms. Until recent years, there had been little interest in studying the prevalence of anal infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in men who have sex exclusively, or primarily, with women — Read More >>

    anal health, heterosexuality, HPV, men
  7. What gay men can teach straights about safe sex

    via Salon.com, by Tracy Clark-Flory Women are skipping the condoms when it comes to, well, the backdoor. It seems women have a safe sex blind spot when it comes to anal sex, according to a new report by the New York City Health Department. Far fewer women consistently use condoms during anal sex than men who sleep Read More >>

    anal health, anal sex, heterosexual epidemic, HIV transmission, men, safer sex, safety, sexual behavior, sexual health, STD, STI, women
  8. Few Young Men Counseled on Sexual Health, Study Finds

    via TheBody.com Adolescent males continue to be overlooked by health care providers in terms of reproductive health services, new research shows. Dr. Arik Marcell, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and colleagues compared data from the 1995 National Survey of Adolescent Males and the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth to determine whether improvements Read More >>

    anal sex, comprehensive sex education, men, STD
  9. Debate on circumcision heightened as CDC evaluates surgery

    Critics question the relevance of the African studies, saying that most of the HIV transmission in the United States occurs among drug addicts and gay men, whose risk would be unaffected by whether they were circumcised. They also worry that it will give circumcised men a false sense of security. And they say it permanently diminishes the Read More >>

    circumcision, gay men, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, men, STD
  10. HIV prevention for UK Africans should prioritise work with men

    by Roger Pebody, via Aidsmap Men were less likely than womento have tested for HIV,to have diagnosed HIV and to know where to test for HIV.  Men, not women, should be prioritised by health promoters working with African communities in England, researchers reported earlier this month. The findings from the latest BASS Line survey suggest that men Read More >>

    Africa, heterosexuality, HIV/AIDS policy, homosexuality, men, MSM