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New Study Finds HIV Rates Among MSM Vastly Higher Than General Population in Developing Countries

amfAR says discrimination fuels epidemic; calls for more research and prevention NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to a new study demonstrating the severity of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) in low- and middle-income countries, amfAR, The Found...

amfAR's MSM Initiative Seeks Proposals From Front-Line Groups Working on HIV in Developing Countries

Initial grants will support organizations working on HIV prevention, care, and treatment among men who have sex with men in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, today announced ...

As AIDS Conference Opens, amfAR Releases Report Exposing Global Failure to Address HIV Among MSM

Ban Ki-moon, Margaret Chan, and presidents from Africa and Latin America call for governments to target epidemic among men who have sex with men MEXICO CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A day after leaders from the United Nations and the World Health Organization called attention to th...

New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM

APCOM Ready to Play a Key Role as Governments and Civil Society in the Region Ponder Urgent Strategies to Tackle the Crisis NEW DELHI, India, BEIJING and BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov. 29 /Xinhua- PRNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day 2007, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of men who have sex with m...

Number of Syphilis Cases Rising Among MSM in U.S.

The number of syphilis cases is increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the U.S., which could boost the population's risk of contracting HIV , CDC officials said on Friday, Reuters Health reports. According to the officials, the number of syphilis cases in the U.S. reached an all-time l...

FDA Reaffirms Policy Barring MSM From Donating Blood

FDA on Wednesday reaffirmed a policy that prohibits men who have sex with men from donating blood, the AP/New York Times reports. According to the policy, which has been in effect since the early 1980s, MSM are barred from donating blood regardless of sexual activity, safer-sex practices or HIV s...

Cancer-causing virus associated with higher risk of new HIV infection

...al trial to test the efficacy of a behavioral intervention for HIV-negative msm with sites in Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco. Risk factors wer...s by women. Clinical trials testing the effectiveness of the vaccine among msm are currently under way. "To date, the focus of attention on HPV has bee...

Miniature Dachshund's Legacy Inspires YourDogHealth.com to Help Other Canines

...Dogs is a holistic formulation designed to support healthy joints, cartilage and ligaments. The supplement combines chondroitin, glucosamine, Ester-C, msm and hyaluronic acid with other antioxidant nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties. Plenty of other products for dogs make similar claims. W...

Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved Announces Second Annual Freedom's Voice Conference and Awards Gala

...d other students as physicians, biomedical scientists and public health professionals committed to improving the health and well-being of communities. msm is a member of the largest consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the world -- the Atlanta University Center (AUC). F...

MANHUNT Leads Fight Against Spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections with Launch of MANHUNT Cares; Hires Senior Public Health Strategist from CDC

...on Exposure Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, published in the June 2008 edition of The American Journal of Public Health; and HIV and STD Status Among msm and Attitudes About Internet Partner Notification for STD Exposure, published in the February 2008 journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. "MANHUN...
MSM in Medical Technology

Data Suggests New Antigen-Antibody Combo Test Useful for High Volume Public Health Screening

...ealth In another study presented at CROI, researchers from the University of Washington , Kings County and Seattle Public Health tested 14,005 msm with HIV antibody tests from 2003 through 2008. Overall, 328 individuals (2.3 percent) were positive for HIV antibodies, and 36 of those who tested n...

amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries

...g local organizations working to address HIV among msm in developing countries," Frost said. According to UNAIDS, fewer than one in 20 msm around the world have access to appropriate HIV/AI...rked alarming epidemics that threaten the lives of msm in underdeveloped regions, mirroring the HIV epide...
MSM in Biological News

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

... of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania $114,109 Cell phone use among msm in stigmatized settings: implications for HIV: In many regions of the world...ll number of men who have sex with men (MSM), who will in turn recruit more msm to take part in this project in which they will receive regular text messag...

Mustard seed meal suppresses weeds in container-grown ornamentals

... as pest control substances for greenhouse plants. msm and other byproducts of the expanding biofuels ind...umerous species grown in ornamental nurseries. Can msm offer a solution? Dr. Rick Boydston and colleagues...l common weeds in container-grown ornamentals. msm applied to the soil surface of containers at 113, ...

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

... men who have sex with men (MSM). African-American msm is the population hardest hit by HIV, with diagnos...g in research to implement interventions for black msm is essential to reversing the epidemic in this population. Promoting leadership among black msm and sustained capacity-building investments in the...
MSM in Biological Technology

Debiopharm and MSM Protein Technologies Sign Agreement for Research and Development of Debio 0929, a Novel Oncology Biologic

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and MEDFORD, Massachussets, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, and MSM Protein Technologies (MSM), a human ...

Oridion Launches its Fully Integrated Remote Monitoring System and SARA Software for Improved Patient Safety

...powered by the Bernoulli(R) Enterprise system. The msm system, a wireless technology for continuous centr...s the intensive care units and emergency room. The msm system helps improve patient safety because it ins...at a patient is in respiratory distress. With the msm system, clinicians have the benefit of closely mon...
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