25 03, 2018

The HIV/Syphilis Connection

By |2018-03-25T07:59:28-04:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

     Conclusive data now bear out that among men who have sex with men (MSM), those infected with HIV have a much higher syphilis diagnosis rate than those who are HIV-negative.  This disparity varies widely between states, which could be as a result in part by more frequent testing among MSM living with the virus.  Or, the disparity could be minimized by more sexual contacts [...]

10 01, 2015

Breaking:  Gay/Bi Guys Driving Up Syphilis Rates

By |2015-01-10T20:46:22-05:00January 10th, 2015|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

     The following breaking news is disconcerting and sobering—to say the least.  According to Poz.com, the renowned health, life and HIV media outlet, the rate of primary and secondary syphilis in the U.S. is steadily climbing--with MSM (men who have sex with men) driving a 10 percent increase between 2012 and 2013.   “All told, the rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia [...]

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