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Study: Straight HIV-positive men may need more services
Date: 2012-07-30 16:13:12
There are a wide range of resources that are available to HIV-positive men who have sex with men, such as anonymous STD testing. However, heterosexual male patients may find it more difficult obtaining the services that they need, according to a new study conducted by St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.... Full Story

Gay couples' attitudes about condom use differ by race
Date: 2012-07-24 13:29:08
Anonymous STD testing is a valuable resource for people who may be at risk for HIV, including men who have sex with men. Safe practices, including the use of condoms, may protect these men from contracting HIV. However, new research suggests that among gay couples, attitudes about the use of condoms may differ by race.... Full Story

AIDS disproportionately affects black men who have sex with men
Date: 2012-07-19 14:20:13
The Black AIDS Institute, an HIV/AIDS think tank that is focused on the African American community, released a report that indicated that the rate of HIV infections among black men who have sex with men (MSM) is alarming. These findings underscore the importance of anonymous STD testing.... Full Story

Researchers recommend broad understanding of HIV prevention
Date: 2012-07-12 15:39:05
STD testing plays an important role in connecting at-risk individuals to treatment that could prevent their condition from progressing and reduce the chances that they will spread the infection to others, according to a new paper published in the journal AIDS and Behavior.... Full Story

Researchers may know why HIV causes dementia in some patients
Date: 2012-07-11 13:45:04
If individuals who take STD tests discover they are HIV positive, they may be better prepared to deal with certain health complications, such as HIV-associated dementia. Recently, researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center studied the development of this condition, potentially leading the way to new therapies.... Full Story

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