Navigation Links
Gay Men Put Themselves and Others at Risk by Inconsistent Condom Use

Approximately 50% of sexually active gay men in the UK had unprotected anal sex in the last year, according to the results of the 2005 Gay Men’s Sex Survey//, Consuming Passions, which has been published by Sigma Research. The survey also revealed that over 40% of gay men in the UK are unaware of their own HIV status and most sexual encounters occur between men who have not disclosed their HIV infection status.

The study showed in no uncertain terms that a significant amount of sexual activity was taking place that involved a very real risk of HIV transmission. Specifically, it was shown that approximately one-third of HIV-positive men (rising to over 50% of men with large numbers of partners) had had unprotected insertive anal sex with a man who was either HIV-negative or of unknown HIV status; that almost 20% of HIV-negative men had had receptive unprotected anal sex with a man of unknown HIV status, as had approximately a fifth of untested men (rising to 30% of untested men with the greatest numbers of partners.

Some myths about the causes of sexual risk taking were also dispelled by the survey. There has long been an assumption that gay men have low self-esteem, partly related to feelings about their attractiveness, leading to risky sex. However, few men in the survey reported rating their attractiveness as below average, and HIV-positive men were the most likely to rate their looks as better than the norm.

The ninth Gay Men’s Sex Survey was completed by almost 16,500 men in the summer and early autumn of 2005.

Source-Generef/
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cancer Patients Might Be Able To Actually Help Themselves
2. Hospitals to Equip Themselves with ER Especially For Psychiatric Patients
3. Asian Nations Told To Ready Themselves For Pandemic
4. Pakistani Gays Land Themselves In Trouble
5. Drug Reactions First Present Themselves In The Mouth
6. Elders Can Keep Themselves Fit By Doing More Exercise
7. Children Of Snoring Parents Are More Likely To Inherit Themselves
8. Irish Ministers Deny Any Rift Between Themselves
9. Twins Less Prone to Suicide Than Others
10. Smokers Avoid Dental Care More Than Others
11. Some See A Hopeless End, While Others See An Endless Hope
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Gay Men Put Themselves and Others Risk Inconsistent Condom Use

(Date:8/20/2014)... Va. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Riverside ... William Dameron , who joined its Warsaw Medical Arts ... physician specialized in Family Medicine, is accepting new patients. ... School of Medicine, completed his residency at the Mountain ... back to Virginia. , “I really like the rural ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... The elegant bamboo floorings from BambooIndustry.com ... houses in an environmentally conscious way with the company’s ... and have an aluminum oxide finish to help resist ... high-traffic areas. , Recently, the company has released its ... . These fresh items are specially made for global ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, ... office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings ... fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. , From ... latest materials, all of which are completely amalgam free. Even ... use by the FDA for adults and children over the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 20, 2014 What gives skin an edge ... soften skin, replenish and nourish it while lightly exfoliating? ... "Client after client raves about how their skin feels and ... of Sublime Beauty®. "The ingredients are very rich and ... Simply smooth it over cleansed skin of the face and ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... this week,s JAMA highlights the importance of ... how to treat patients. Written by Robert Vinci, MD, ... of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and ... editorial examines results of a study published in the ... how doctors can often over-emphasize certain types of data. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Riverside Warsaw Medical Arts’ Dr. William Dameron Accepting New Patients 2Health News:BambooIndustry.com Announces Up To 30% Discount On Its New Click Strand Woven Bamboo Floorings 2Health News:Midtown Dentistry Announces It Is Now an Amalgam-Free Office 2Health News:That "Something Special" to Improve Skin Takes Only 10 Minutes Per Week; on Sale at Sublime Beauty® 2Health News:Review of clinical treatment of bronchiolitis in infants reveals over-reliance on one test 2
... patients forced to wait more than eight hours for treatment ... when the hospital was not overcrowded. //Peter Sprivulis, associate professor ... that overcrowding is very common in large tertiary hospitals in ... year waiting to be treated in or admitted to public ...
... emerged during a routine follow-up of a TB case in Aberdeen. ... a mosque. But the heath officials are reassuring the public, not ... are trying to make contact with all those who attended Friday ... outbreak. ,But the doctors say that the six patients ...
... have revealed an increasing number of cases involving trafficking ... prostitution.// ,In most cases, the women were being ... led into the prostitution circuit. The women involved in ... Lithuanian, South Asian and Southeast Asian origin., ,In ...
... A 29-year-old HIV-positive woman in Assam is all set ... Congress party candidate for next month's assembly elections.// ... from the Barhampur assembly constituency in eastern Assam's Nagaon ... Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta is the sitting ...
... of Maharastra Doctors. The healthcare services continues to crumble ... The government today took a firm stand and has ... ,Currently with this decision over 350 doctors have ... from 15 government-managed hospitals have stayed away from work ...
... in chicken prices and public awareness campaigns have not ... A large number of people are still refraining from ... well-cooked poultry products are safe for human consumption. ... chicken and eggs consumption across the country. The farmers, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Australia In Search Of A Better Way to Handle Critically Ill Patients and Balance Elective Surgery 2Health News:Trafficking of Women from Asia and East Europe For Flesh Trade 2Health News:HIV-Positive Woman To Be Congress Candidate In Assam 2Health News:More Doctors Suspended As Strike Enters Seventh Day 2Health News:Poultry Industry In India Suffers A Set Back 2
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... by Application & by Region- Global Trends & Forecasts to ... demand for membranes is estimated to increase at a CAGR ... Membrane technology was first commercialized in the 1960s ... kidney dialysis. In modern times, membranes find extensive application in ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Aug. 19, 2014  Stryker Corporation,s Orthopaedics Division, the Official ... is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans ... this week at The Barclays.  The company,s fan destination ... Spectator Village near the 17 th fairway at the ... on Thursday, August 21 st .    At ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... ST. LOUIS , Aug. 19, 2014  Sequence, Inc., ... solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers is opening ... St. Louis , as a result of ... The new location, which opened this month, allows Sequence to ... Establishing a St. Louis office ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Membranes (MF, RO, UF, Gas Separation, Dialysis, NF) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 2Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 3Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 4Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 5Quality and Compliance Solutions Provider Announces Opening of St. Louis, Missouri Office 2
... 2012 Today the Senate passed S. 3187, its ... legislation including important provisions to mitigate drug shortages, most ... is the world,s largest professional society concerned with the ... 14,000 members who specialize in blood cancers such as ...
... Inc. asks Americans to pause this May 28 to remember ... of the countless brave men and women who have given ... As a veteran-owned company that has built its legacy providing ... world, Wiley X is keenly aware of the sacrifices our ...
Cached Medicine Technology:American Society of Hematology Statement on Senate Passage of Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) 2Veteran-Owned Wiley X,® Inc. Recognizes America's Heroes 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: