Rise in gay HIV cases

A new report suggests high-risk drug taking could be behind the increase, as well as a rise in the number of men getting tested.

Rise in number of HIV-positive gay men in capital

Moregay men in London are now testing positive for HIV, according to research bymedical journal The Lancet.

Figures suggest that there has been a rise of as much as 21% inHIV rates among London's gay men from 2011 to 2012.

High-risk drug practices among gay men in the capital are a possible factor in the increase in new HIV infections, but a rise in the number of men getting tested for HIV may also have contributed, according to research.