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High Rates of Anal HPV Infection in Gay Men Using PrEP in IPERGAY: The Role of Vaccination Img

High Rates of Anal HPV Infection in Gay Men Using PrEP in IPERGAY: The Role of Vaccination

A substudy of the high-profile French PrEP study IPERGAY has reported alarmingly high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in HIV-negative gay men.

High Prevalence of Multiple High-Risk HPV Infections in Young HIV-Positive Gay Men Img

High Prevalence of Multiple High-Risk HPV Infections in Young HIV-Positive Gay Men

A study investigated whether the baseline epidemiology of HPV infection in young HIV-positive MSM may help guide primary and secondary prevention strategies.

Rectal Gonorrhea, Syphilis Emerge as Top STI Preludes to HIV in Gay Men Img

Rectal Gonorrhea, Syphilis Emerge as Top STI Preludes to HIV in Gay Men

Rectal gonorrhea and early syphilis led all sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in predicting incident HIV infection, according to results of a nearly seven-year study in Washington of 6,577 men who have sex with men (MSM).

Study of HIV and STI Risk Is a 'Wake-Up Call' for Health Providers Serving Young Gay Men Img

Study of HIV and STI Risk Is a 'Wake-Up Call' for Health Providers Serving Young Gay Men

For the first time, a study documents the incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among very young men who have sex with men -- including those under age 18 -- who were followed over a period of two years.

Few Young Gay/Bisexual Men in U.S. Getting Important Vaccine Against HPV Img

Few Young Gay/Bisexual Men in U.S. Getting Important Vaccine Against HPV

Despite U.S. guidelines recommending HPV vaccination for all adolescents and young adults, only 7% of young gay or bisexual men in a U.S. national sample had received one or more doses of the HPV vaccine.

New HCV Infection Rate Rising in HIV-Positive Gay or Bisexual Men Img

New HCV Infection Rate Rising in HIV-Positive Gay or Bisexual Men

New infection with hepatitis C virus, which can cause serious liver disease, rose consistently from 1991 through 2012 in a study of more than 13,000 HIV-positive gay or bisexual men in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere.

One in 20 New York City Gay Men Acquire HIV Within a Year of Syphilis Diagnosis Img

One in 20 New York City Gay Men Acquire HIV Within a Year of Syphilis Diagnosis

From 2000 through mid-2010, 15% of New York City men already diagnosed with syphilis were infected with HIV, according to results of a population-level analysis.

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy May Delay Anal Cancer in Gay Men Img

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy May Delay Anal Cancer in Gay Men

Men who have sex with men (MSM) who started antiretroviral therapy before highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became available developed invasive anal cancer faster than those who began therapy using HAART, according to a recent Canadian s...

Hepatitis C Risk Among HIV-Negative Gay Men: Two Studies From ICAAC 2014 Img

Hepatitis C Risk Among HIV-Negative Gay Men: Two Studies From ICAAC 2014

Two studies examine the often overlooked hepatitis C (HCV) risk among HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM). While the incidence of HCV doesn’t appear to be great, screening is still uncommon and we may just be beginning to identify new cases....

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High Rate of New Infections With HPV Types Associated With a High Risk of Anal Cancer Among Gay Men Living With HIV

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap.

NAM aidsmap reported that the incidence of anal infection with strains of cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is high among HIV-positive gay men. Researchers in San Francisco conducted a prospective st...