Invasive meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men

“The occurrence of clusters of invasive meningococcal disease among MSM [men who have sex with men] in European metropolitan centres caused by a strain that has been associated with a similar outbreak with a high case-fatality rate in New York City indicates an increased risk of IMD among MSM in such settings in Europe.
This assessment is related to clusters of cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) caused by Neisseria meningitidis – serogroup C affecting men who have sex with men (MSM).
The organism can cause invasive meningococcal disease (IMD), which presents as septicaemia, meningitis, or both. Most cases in Europe are caused by N. meningitidis serogroups B and C. Overall, IMD has a case-fatality rate of around 10%; however, case fatality rates are sometimes higher in outbreaks and among cases due to -serogroup C- [MSM]“

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, 2013

http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Publications/rapid-risk-assessment-invasive-meningococcal-disease-among-MSM.pdf

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HAART Drugs Less Effective Against Homosexual Contact

“Study finds HIV-infected men who have sex with men at risk for spreading HIV despite taking HAART [highly active antiretroviral therapy]. ….Because MSM are more vulnerable to HIV infection than heterosexual men, this information has potential clinical significance for the HIV epidemic in MSM.”
March 27, 2012
Boston University Medical Center

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-03-hiv-infected-men-hiv-haart.html

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Two New Studies Highlight Same-sex Parenting Deficiencies

“The study has received notable acclaim from the New York Times, the Washington Times, Slate, Patheos and others. Some have called it “the gold standard” of research…outside experts, by and large, said the research was rigorous, providing some of the best data yet comparing outcomes for adult children with a gay parent with those with heterosexual parents….
June 11th, 2012
http://www.loveandfidelity.org/blog/index.php/2012/06/11/new-study-shows-children-fare-better-in-traditional-mother-father-families/

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Link Between Sexual Orientation and Cancer – Cancer Network

“A study published in the journal Cancer on May 9, 2011 has now specifically examined the cancer survivorship of the gay, lesbian, and bisexual population…
….Furthermore, recent studies have shown that same-sex sexual contact is linked to a higher incidence of head and neck and anal cancers.”
May 12, 2011
http://www.cancernetwork.com/prostate-cancer/content/article/10165/1860201

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Rapid Upsurge of Drug-resistant HIV for Gays

“Drug-resistant strains of HIV have already been documented in San Francisco and elsewhere in the US, and Europe. Now a model of their transmission, based on studies of gay San Francisco men, forecasts a rapid upsurge in the next five years….drug-resistant HIV has already evolved and spread among gay men there over the past 20 years.”
January 2010
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18394-drugresistant-hiv-set-for-rapid-upsurge.html

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Gay and bisexual men have the highest rates of the disease, and 90 percent of the cases reported last year involved men who have sex with men.”

“Syphilis was all but eradicated in King County in the early 1990s. Public Health-Seattle and King County official say they don’t fully understand why it’s made such a comeback.

Gay and bisexual men have the highest rates of the disease, and 90 percent of the cases reported last year involved men who have sex with men.”
Mar. 18, 2011

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014538280_apwaseattlesyphilis.html

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Same-Sex Couples Detrimental to Society and Especially Children

Same-Sex Couples Detrimental to Society and Especially Children
“In 1973 homosexual activists succeeded in pressuring the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to remove homosexuality from their official list of mental disorders. This change, according to Dr. Jeffery B. Satinover, Director of the Durckheim – Gladstone International Center for Quantitative Analysis in Washington, was due to certain bias, false claims, lack of scientific expertise, lack of clinical experience and fabrication of evidence.”
28.06.2010
http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/28-06-2010/114036-same_sex-0/

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