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NYC's First Rapid HIV Drug-resistant AIDS Case Prompts Call to Step Up HIV Prevention

...sion of -- this strain of the virus by encouraging gay men, in particular, to practice safer sex and use condoms during all sexual encounters." "This case in New York underscores the crucial need to step up collaborative efforts among public health officials, medical providers and AIDS groups to fine tu...

Drug resistance testing in treatment-naive HIV patients is cost-effective

...aseline resistance may be as high as 16 percent in gay men, "likely reflecting their overall greater access to treatment since the beginning of the epidemic," said Dr. Sax. Using a model with a resistance rate of just over 8 percent, the analysis estimated a cost of $23,900 per quality-adjusted life year...

New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community

...n of, and stigma and discrimination against, black gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM). African-American MSM is the population hardest hit by HIV, with diagnosis rates twice that among white MSM. Yet currently there is only one HIV prevention program that has been specifically designed for bla...

Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men

... a new alarm about growing rates of syphilis among gay and bisexual men. The overall number of syphilis ...ion campaign aimed at heterosexuals. Nevertheless, gay men have seen their rates rise significantly in this decade. "The entire nation was caught unawa...

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