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June 30, 2014
Gay Men Are Receptive to Sexual Health Info on Hookup Sites
Gay men using cruising websites and apps are willing to get sexual health information there, in particular if such promotion is done more passively.
June 27, 2014
Bisexual Men Have Higher STI Rates Than Gays
Men who have sex with men and women have a much higher rate of sexually transmitted infections when compared with gay or straight men.
June 26, 2014
CDC Revises HIV Testing Guidelines to Better ID Early Cases
The CDC has recommended a new HIV testing protocol for laboratories that will better identify acute cases of the virus.
June 25, 2014
High CD4s Neutralize Raised Risk of Stroke in People With HIV
People with HIV have a 40 percent greater chance of stroke than those without the virus; however, having high CD4 cells erases this increases risk.
June 24, 2014
Clinicians Can Raise PrEP Uptake Among Gay and Bisexual Men
Gay and bisexual men are very receptive to using PrEP when it’s offered in a health care setting and is part of a component of a comprehensive HIV prevention program.
Medicare & Medicaid Will Pay to Screen At-Risk Groups for Hep C
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it will pay for hepatitis C tests for those at high risk for infection.
June 23, 2014
HIV Spikes Among Drug Users in Middle East, North Africa
There is a burgeoning epidemic of HIV among injection drug users in various countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
June 20, 2014
Chlamydia Is Widespread and Often Goes Undiagnosed
Nearly half a million Americans may have the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia without knowing it.
June 19, 2014
Dramatic Drop in Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
Rates of drug-resistant gonorrhea, once on the rise, have fallen significantly in the United States over the past few years.
June 18, 2014
Gays Who Hook Up Online Tend to Have Riskier Sex
Gay men who meet sexual partners through the Internet are more likely to have intercourse without a condom than those who find partners offline.
June 17, 2014
Early PrEP Users Report Reduced Anxiety About HIV Risk
Gay men who were among the first to take Truvada  as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV reported reduced anxiety over their risk of infection.
June 16, 2014
Pressure to Man Up May Raise HIV Risk for Black MSM
Pressure to conform to masculine norms can cause young, black men who have sex with men (MSM) to engage in behavior that raises their risk of HIV. 
June 13, 2014
Janssen and ViiV Team Up for New Single-Tablet HIV Regimen
Janssen and ViiV are working together to develop Edurant (rilpivirine) and Tivicay (dolutegravir) into a new two-drug, single-tablet regimen to treat HIV. 
June 12, 2014
Co-pay Assistance Program for Viramune (Nevirapine) Is Canceled
Boehringer Ingelheim will end the co-pay assistance program for the HIV antiretroviral Viramune XR (nevirapine) at the end of June.
June 11, 2014
Changing Meds May Be Unneeded After PI Treatment Failure
Those who experience virologic failure when taking a first-line ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor to treat HIV may be better off staying on that regimen.
June 10, 2014
Treating Leaking Gut May Slow Progression of HIV Disease
A kidney disease treatment successfully compensated for the effects of a leaking gut among monkeys infected with the simian version of HIV.
June 09, 2014
Two in Three American Adults May Have HPV
An estimated two-thirds of American adults have HPV, although only about a quarter of them carry a high-risk strain that can cause cancer.
June 06, 2014
Strong Link Between Taking PrEP Daily and Preventing HIV
Adhering to the daily dosing schedule of pre-exposure prophylaxis is fundamental to PrEP’s success at preventing the acquisition of HIV.
June 05, 2014
Syphilis Rises Among Gay Men, Possibly Fueling HIV Spread
The U.S. rate of primary and secondary syphilis has more than doubled since the turn of the century, with cases largely concentrated among gay and bi men.
June 04, 2014
Viral Load Is Best Predictor of CD4 Loss Among South Africans
Higher HIV viral loads are linked to a faster depletion of CD4 cells among South Africans not taking antiretrovirals.
June 03, 2014
HIV-Positive Men Have Lowered Risk of Prostate Cancer
Men living with HIV enjoy a diminished risk of prostate cancer that is not an apparent result of differences in screening or other various risk factors evaluated in a recent study.
June 02, 2014
Task Force Recommends Hep B Tests For Those At Risk
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended screening for those at high risk of hepatitis B infection, including those with HIV.
Transmitting HIV While on Meds Is Rare but Likely Still Possible
Although rare, the transmission of HIV while taking antiretrovirals may still take place between heterosexual serodiscordant couples.
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