California Men's Health Study (CMHS): a multiethnic cohort in a managed care setting
- Bisexual males more likely to contract STIs. // Contemporary Sexuality;Dec2010, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p10
The article looks at the results of a study which suggests that bisexual males are more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections than heterosexual males.
- Do guys take better care of their cars or themselves? // Washington Informer;8/11/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 92, pH.10
The article reports on a new survey commissioned by Men's Health Network and Abott and is part of T-Talk Tune-Up, a national campaign to increase awareness of men's health issues, which shows that 70% of men ages 45 to 65 prefer to care for their cars than for their personal health.
- Are Gay Men in Worse Mental Health than Heterosexual Men? The Role of Age, Shame and Guilt, and Coming-Out. Bybee, Jane; Sullivan, Eric; Zielonka, Erich; Moes, Elizabeth // Journal of Adult Development;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p144
Previous studies reporting that gay individuals are in worse mental health than heterosexuals have typically employed young or mixed-age samples, ignoring the role of age. Mental health problems may show greater age-related improvement among gay than heterosexual men as indicated by the findings...
- What's Up in Urology Journal, Winter 2012? // Urology Journal;Winter2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p442
The article discusses two issues on the use of circumcision as method for preventing HIV transmission and the prevalence of urinary stress incontinence in women. It mentions the findings of a study which reveals that circumcision decrease the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men by 38%-66%...
- Investigation of a Cluster of Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia Cases Among Heterosexual Micronesians Living on Oahu. Katz, Alan R.; Cadorna, Adrianne M.; Lee, Maria Veneranda C.; Komeya, Alan; Kiaha, Mandy; Ohye, Roy G. // Journal of Community Health;Oct2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p357
A recent case investigation of secondary syphilis in a 27-year-old heterosexual Micronesian male and his 19-year-old chlamydia and syphilis co-infected female partner, conducted by the Hawaii State Department of Health, June to August 2007, identified a cluster of 13 case-patients with...
- Male circumcision as a public health measure for the prevention of HIV transmission. Titus, Mokete; Moodley, Jagidesa // Southern African Journal of Epidemiology & Infection;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p262
Although male circumcision is regarded as an efficacious and cost-effective public health strategy for combating human immunodificiency virus (HIV) in heterosexual men in high-prevalence areas, some experts suggest a more cautious approach to the implementation of circumcision for HIV prevention...
- The acceptability and cost of a home-based chlamydia retesting strategy: findings from the REACT randomised controlled trial. Smith, K. S.; Kaldor, J. M.; Hocking, J. S.; Jamil, M. S.; McNulty, A. M.; Read, P.; Bradshaw, C. S.; Chen, M. Y.; Fairley, C. K.; Wand, H.; Worthington, K.; Blake, S.; Knight, V.; Rawlinson, W.; Saville, M.; Tabrizi, S. N.; Garland, S. M.; Donovan, B.; Guy, R. // BMC Public Health;1/28/2016, Vol. 16, p1
Background:Chlamydia retesting three months after treatment is recommended to detect reinfections, but retesting rates are typically low. The REACT (retest after Chlamydia trachomatis) randomised trial demonstrated that home-based retesting using postal home-collection kits and SMS...
- Physical Size and Sexual Orientation: Analysis of the Chinese Health and Family Life Survey. Bogaert, Anthony F.; Liu, Jian // Archives of Sexual Behavior;Nov2013, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p1555
In the present study, the relationship between physical size and sexual orientation was examined. Participants were men and women comprising the Chinese Health and Family Life Survey ( NÂ >Â 3,500), which employed a national probability sample from China. This survey is important because no...
- Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Heterosexual Men -- Preliminary Results from Five Northern California Counties, December 2001-November 2003. Krawczyk, C. S.; Molitor, F.; Ruiz, J.; Facer, M.; Allen, B.; Green-Ajufo, B.; Lynch, M.; Klausner, J. D.; McFarland, W.; Bell-Sanford, G.; Ferrero, D. V.; Morrow, S.; Page-Shafer, K.; Lemp, G. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/17/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p273
Presents the preliminary results of the Health Evaluation in Young Men study on methamphetamine use and HIV risk behaviors among heterosexual men from five northern California counties from December 2001-November 2003. Methodology of the study; Findings of the study.