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New York City Makes Strides in HIV Diagnosis Times, More Work Ahead

Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.

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Black Gay Men in the Ballroom Scene Experience a Unique Form of HIV Prevention

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.

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HIV Testing Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men Remains 'Suboptimal,' Study Finds

Black men who have sex with men test in high numbers over a lifetime, but not frequently or recently.

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Studying HIV and STI Testing Preferences in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Our series on mentor-mentee researchers continues with Ellen Eaton, M.D., and Kelsie Dodson, with the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Implementation of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic and Referral Strategy

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 Use Social Media to Increase HIV Testing Among Men Img

Researchers Use Social Media to Increase HIV Testing Among Men

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 Increase HIV Testing Img

Social Media-Based Interventions Increase HIV Testing

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.

Ad Campaign on Dating App Motivated Users to Get Tested for HIV Img

Ad Campaign on Dating App Motivated Users to Get Tested for HIV

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.

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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.

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CDC Launches New HIV Testing Campaign for Latino Gay and Bisexual Men Img

CDC Launches New HIV Testing Campaign for Latino Gay and Bisexual Men

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.