A colonoscopy is gross, uncomfortable, and utterly uncool. But it could save your life.
Psychiatric illness, dyslipidemia, non-AIDS-defining cancer, and kidney, liver, and bone disease were all higher among women living with HIV than among HIV-negative women.
“I, of Course, Was Livid” dramatizes the work women living with HIV did to change what was considered an AIDS-defining illness.
Very few people access -- or even know about -- the test that can help detect whether you have HPV in your anus. But it should be a staple of gay and bisexual men's health care.
Although it has been over five years since the initial reports of a virus related to KS were made, it is still unclear just how this virus is transmitted. Studies by various investigators have shown a clear and fairly striking relationship between th...
A past pneumonia episode largely explained a higher risk of lung cancer in people living with HIV, according to a large study in California. Smoking and alcohol abuse also contributed to the higher risk.
Starting HIV treatment soon after diagnosis may reduce the risk of developing HIV-related cancer by 74%, according to a recent study.
Everything You Need to Know About Anal Cancer Prevention and Treatment (Video): A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel
Nelson Vergel talks with Dr. Joel Palefsky and Jeff Taylor, two of the nation's top minds in HIV/HPV, to discuss anal cancer, HPV and HIV.
Anal paps aren't indicated for everyone, but are becoming part of routine care for certain populations. Do you need them?
Most often, anal cancer is caused by the stunningly common human papillomavirus (HPV). MSM are more likely to get anal HPV than men who only have sex with women. If you add HIV, the infection risk goes up further.