Are Gay Men More At Risk For Cancer? (9)

Men's HealthNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More gay males reported being most cancers survivors than straight males in a brand new research from California.

Seven of the 15 sexiest cities within the ballot of 100 urban areas were in Texas. In distinction, New England, with its freezing temperatures and parka-sporting populace, was house to lots of the least libidinous cities. Out of 51,000 males, about three,700 said that they had been diagnosed with cancer as an adult. While just over eight p.c of homosexual men reported a history of most cancers, that figure was solely 5 % in straight males. The disparity couldn’t be attributed to variations in race, age, or revenue between gay and straight men. Yonkers, in New York, Charleston in West Virginia and Manchester, New Hampshire have been also on the backside of the record.

Incidentally, within the UK it’s called Movember – celebrating moustaches or mustaches – everywhere, nonetheless you spell it! The invention and subsequent reputation of the safety razor sidelined beards and promoted the clear shaven smoothie. The beard turned a badge of freedom adopted by beatniks and hippies. Please fee this article utilizing the scale under. The scale is from 1 to 10, the place 10 is the best and 1 is the worst.

On the 31st October, you’ve gotten your last shave for 30 days. Then for the entire month of November, sorry, Movember, you develop and groom your sub-nostril foliage. During the month, you talk about why you’re doing it – to lift consciousness and, hopefully, money for man-cancers, such as prostate and testicular most cancers. You can be a Mo Bro.

Ulrike Boehmer, the research’s lead author from the Boston University School of Public Health, said higher charges of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) could also be associated to the elevated risk of most cancers in gay men, but the examine couldn’t handle that query particularly. ANOTHER UPDATE Sept 2014: Movember has raised £346 million to date. That’s almost $564 million going to 21 nations to fund initiatives regarding males’s health.