Category Archives: Men who have sex with men

Review of human papillomavirus (HPV) burden and HPV vaccination for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men and transgender women in the United States

2022

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women, particularly those who are living with HIV, are disproportionately affected by human papillomavirus (HPV). For this...

Biopsychosocial approach to understanding determinants of depression among men who have sex with men living with HIV: A systematic review

2022

INTRODUCTION: Men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV are more likely to be depressed than MSM without HIV. The AIDS epidemic will not end if the needs...

eHealth interventions to address HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, sexual risk behavior, substance use, and mental ill-health in men who have sex with men: Systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

Background: Men who have sex with men experience disproportionately high levels of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexual risk behavior, substance use, and mental ill-health. These experiences are interrelated,...

Queering poppers literature: A critical interpretive synthesis of health sciences research on alkyl nitrite use and Canadian policy

2022

BACKGROUND: Poppers (alkyl nitrites) are vasodilators used by many gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) to relieve pain, enhance pleasure, and facilitate penetration during sex....

HIV and STI testing preferences for men who have sex with men in high-income countries: A scoping review

2022

Background: Regular testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) is recommended at least annually for sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM) in most high-income countries....

The association between methamphetamine use and number of sexual partners in men who have sex with men: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine use in men who have sex with men population is significantly higher than that in the general population. Meth use can cause high-risk sexual behaviors, such as having...

Key population perceptions and opinions about long-acting antiretrovirals for prevention and treatment: A scoping review

2022

Purpose of review: Key populations are disproportionately affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Access, retention, and adherence are important barriers for the efficacy of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV treatment among...

HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2021

Background: The need for informed policymaking highlights the importance of data on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence on key populations. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aimed to provide...

How has HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) changed sex? A review of research in a new era of bio-behavioral HIV prevention

2021

In 2012, the U.S. FDA approved the first drug for use as HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), which is nearly 99% effective when taken as prescribed. Although the manifest function of...

HIV seroprevalence in five key populations in Europe: A systematic literature review, 2009 to 2019

2021

Background: In Europe, HIV disproportionately affects men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), prisoners, sex workers, and transgender people. Epidemiological data are primarily available from...

A scoping review investigating relationships between depression, anxiety, and the PrEP care continuum in the United States

2021

Men who have sex with men and transgender women in the United States are at increased risk for HIV and may benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a once-a-day pill to...

Global burden and changing trend of hepatitis C virus infection in HIV-positive and HIV-negative MSM: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2021

Background: The disease burden of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) is changing. We aim to provide an updated comprehensive...

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