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Circumcised Men And Hiv Transmission

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Ask the Experts

25% of gay men are HIV+ in SF?

Hi Doc,According to some estimates, 25% of gay men here in San Francisco are HIV-positive. This is the mean estimate and the percentage may be higher or lower. How accurate do you think this is? And why is it not more widely publicized. If it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It's important to note these are epidemiological estimates based on representative sampling. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded some of these studies. They found HIV prevalence rates as high as 24% in gay men living in San... Read more »

not circumcised men and hiv risk

Dear Dr,You have mentioned in many cases that not circumcised men are at higer risk of transmission... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Lancet , the ... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

A review of the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic (see the December 4, 2008 "HIV/AIDS -- Advances in Hope Video Podcast" ) might leave some people puzzled about why National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be marked on September 27.... Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Meeting on Black Men and HIV

...injection drug use. On June 2, 2010, The Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) convened a meeting at the White House on Black Men and HIV. The meeting included black men living with HIV, experts on HIV/AIDS, Federal, State, and local... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC: One in Five Gay Men HIV-Positive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report Thursday that found one in five gay men is HIV-positive. The Associated Press : "One in five sexually active gay and bisexual men has the [HIV] virus, and nearly half of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Gay Men's HIV+ Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Our self-run group is comprised of 7-10 members. We've been in existence for more than 10 years. Meetings are free of charge, held on Thursday eves in an attractive comfortable space near Gramercy Park in NYC. Our ages range from 30's on up. From... Read more »

Hello to all with men with HIV

Posted by artsyiam
Lest us never forget we are stronger than we think we are and that we have enough mental fortitude to live life the best we can with love, happiness and joy. Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet: Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all people with hiv are men. 5% to 10% occur through sex... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS -CIRCUMCISION DOES MATTER

Posted by DUDE
Friday June 9 7:44 PM ET Foreskin Cells May Assist HIV Transmission NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over 40 studies have found that males who are circumcised have a lower risk of becoming infected with HIV from an infected sexual partner than... Read more »