Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men. This contrasted with the sexual advice they had received from healthcare workers. For all slides and webcasts presented in the Lancet special session on men who have sex with men and HIV, see http: Latest News Smoking cannabis is an independent risk factor for lung disease in people with HIV 12 hours ago HIV prevention cascades could highlight gaps in prevention programmes 14 February DAA treatment reduces the risk of death and liver cancer in people with hepatitis C 13 February In a big picture snapshot that is accurate. Moreover, research has shown that men who have sex with men may exhibit less health-seeking behaviour and have greater levels of depression, anxiety and substance misuse because of stigma they face 6 For example, a study published in on men who have sex with men in China found that depression experienced by Chinese men who have sex with men due to community norms and feelings of self-stigma around homosexuality directly affected HIV testing uptake.
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At the beginning of HIV epidemic, in many countries gay men and other men who have sex with men were frequently singled out for abuse as they were seen to be responsible for the transmission of HIV. Participants commented that it was not the advice healthcare workers gave that was problematic, but the tone in which it was given. HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in Peru: A quarter of the MSM only had unprotected anal sex if they had an undetectable viral load. Unlike some other viruses, the human body cannot get rid of HIV. Pregnancy and baby guide. First—a quick note about where the data in this article are coming from.