Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.
Though not as widely studied, there are many ways that men who belong to the gay family networks of the ballroom scene may be getting an HIV intervention.
Black men who have sex with men test in high numbers over a lifetime, but not frequently or recently.
Our series on mentor-mentee researchers continues with Ellen Eaton, M.D., and Kelsie Dodson, with the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
One study in Amsterdam deployed a strategy to identify acute HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) and then link newly diagnosed individuals to care.
Researchers in North Carolina have deployed a program called "CyBER/testing," which they describe as "an intervention designed to promote HIV testing among men who have sex with men and transgender persons who use social media designed for social and...
Social-media-based interventions prompted men who have sex with men (MSM) to seek HIV testing more than when compared to standard HIV prevention methods.
A six-week ad campaign on Grindr -- a popular dating app for MSM (men who have sex with men) -- resulted in 344 requests for OraQuick HIV self-test kits, showing high potential for social media campaigns to reach untested populations.
NAAT Testing Combined With Social Marketing Campaigns Improve Detection of Acute HIV Infection Among MSM in Vancouver
People who have recently become infected with HIV are at increased risk of transmitting HIV to others and may account for up to half of new HIV infections in some populations. Several factors contribute to an increased risk of HIV transmission.
The campaign asks gay and bisexual Latinos "What's your reason?/¿Cuál es tu razón?" for getting an HIV test. It features men sharing their personal HIV testing stories.