HIV and syphilis rates highest among men choosing gay sex

HIV and syphilis rates highest among men choosing gay sex
HIV: “44 times that of other men” Syphilis: “46 times that of others – 71 times more than women”
CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS – Infectious Disease News
March 10, 2010
http://www.infectiousdiseasenews.com/article/61780.aspx

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CDC: US Gay and Bi-sexual Men 50 Times More Likely to Get HIV Infection than others

CDC: US Gay and Bi-sexual Men 50 Times More Likely to Get HIV Infection than others
Friday August 28, 2009
http://aids.about.com/b/2009/08/28/gay-and-bi-sexual-men-times-more-likely-to-get-hiv-infection.htm

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Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ a Health Risk Doctors Warn Parliamentarians

Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ a Health Risk Doctors Warn Parliamentarians
February 17, 2005
“The document, signed by doctors in different disciplines from family medicine, dermatology and neurology, warns that sex as practiced by most gay men, has a large number of diseases associated with it, “many of which are rare or even unknown in the heterosexual population” as: anal cancer, Chlamydia trachomatis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia lamblia, Herpes simplex virus, HIV, Human papilloma virus, Isospora belli, Microsporidia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C and others.”
http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/feb/05021709.html

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CDC Analysis Provides New Look at Disproportionate Impact of HIV and Syphilis Among U.S. Gay and Bisexual Men

CDC Analysis Provides New Look at Disproportionate Impact of HIV and Syphilis Among U.S. Gay and Bisexual Men
March 10, 2010
http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/Newsroom/msmpressrelease.html

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Young Gay Men Fueling Rise in HIV Rates

Young Gay Men Fueling Rise in HIV Rates
Ghent University – Belgium
Wednesday Sep 8, 2010
“..researchers have noted that despite efforts to promote safer sex, HIV rates are climbing among young gay men. So are rates for other sexually transmitted diseases,..scientists in Belgium have identified clusters of people with type B virus–not the one that is most prevalent in Africa..”
http://www.edgeboston.com/index.php?ch=news&sc=&sc3=&id=110029

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Lesbians Are More Likely Than U.S. Women Overall to Have Risk Factors for Gynecologic and Breast Cancer

Lesbians Are More Likely Than U.S. Women Overall to Have Risk Factors for Gynecologic and Breast Cancer
http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/journals/3318301.html

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U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors

U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors
“Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply…”
14th Jun 2010

http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/640056.html
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