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How dangerous is gonorrhoea resistance and can it be halted?

Signs of decline in gonorrhoea resistance follow dual-therapy adoption, similar to US findings The bacterium that causes the common sexually transmitted infection (STI) gonorrhoea develops resistance to antibiotics easily, and…

Substance use does not lower adherence to PrEP in MSM

Study findings showed that substance use does not affect adherence to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, among men who have sex with men or transgender women. “Over the past 2…

‘Alarmingly high’ HIV incidence among MSM and transgender women in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV incidence among men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) and transgender women in sub-Saharan Africa is “alarmingly high,” according to research presented to the recent HIV Research for Prevention conference in Madrid. The study…

PrEP sorting: HIV negative gay men prefer sexual partners who are using PrEP

PrEP status is a significant factor for HIV negative men who have sex with men (MSM) when selecting sexual partners, but not when choosing friends or romantic partners for dating,…

HPTN 075 study demonstrates high rate of HIV infection among African MSM and TGW

DURHAM, NC, Oct 24, 2018 – Researchers from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) today presented results from the HPTN 075 Study at the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference in…

How substance use affects adherence to PrEP among gay and bisexual men

Research has shown that drug and alcohol use interferes with anti-retroviral medication adherence among gay and bisexual men (GBM) living with HIV. There is limited parallel examination of whether the…

Truvada and the truth: is HIV prevention propelling the STI epidemic?

Among men who have sex with men, ‘pre-exposure prophylaxis’, or PrEP, has apparently led to a fall in condom use Condoms, 100% of the time: that was the HIV-prevention policy…

Anal HPV-16 infection significantly more common in MSM, especially those living with HIV

Anal infection with HPV-16, the type of human papillomavirus most strongly associated with anal cancer, is most common in HIV-positive gay men, similar between HIV-negative gay men and HIV-positive heterosexual…

CDC report highlights need for meningococcal vaccine among HIV-infected MSM

A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) details epidemiological findings on increased rates of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men (MSM).…

Brian Paddick was one of Britain’s most senior police officers. Now he’s speaking out about his ex-boyfriend dying from a ChemSex drug.

Five years after his ex died, Paddick is breaking his silence to warn others about the dangers of GHB. “I should apologise to him for not doing something earlier.” Read…

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