Apps for gay, bisexual men tied to STI risk

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Gay and bisexual men who use smartphone apps to meet other men for sex are at an increased risk of some sexually transmitted infections, suggests a new study. Men who used the apps were more likely to be diagnosed with gonorrhea and Chlamydia than men who met potential partners in other ways, researchers report in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. “We want to make people aware of the risks and benefits with any new technology,” Matthew Beymer said. “We just want gay and bisexual men to love safely and love carefully. …
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