Articles tagged with: research

Sharon Walmsley: Why women need more research.

published: May, 04, 2011 Written by // Ontario HIV Treatment Network - Research Categories // Features and Interviews, Health, Ontario HIV Treatment Network

Lori Chambers of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) talks to Dr. Sharon Walmsley about why women need more attention in HIV research. Sharon presented her research during the 2010 OHTN Research Conference

Sharon Walmsley: Why women need more research.

Lori Chambers of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) talks to Dr. Sharon Walmsley about why women need more attention in HIV research. Sharon presented her research during the 2010 OHTN Research Conference. For more information the OHTN please visit their website.

One Pill A Day

published: April, 27, 2011 Categories // Health

Viral Load Warrior reports on the Psychiatric Side-effects of Efavirenz

A short time after my diagnosis, I was sold on the idea of Atripla, the one-pill-a-day treatment for HIV. Atripla contains efavirenz, which is associated with neuropsychiatric side-effects, i.e. side-effects concerning our moods and thoughts. The most common side-effects are decreased concentration, dizziness, insomnia and vivid dreams. Less common side-effects are listed in the package insert as follows: “A small number of patients may experience severe depression, strange thoughts, or angr

Research on gay men that gives new meaning to the term Oral Abstracts; is it for real?

published: November, 08, 2010 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Opinion Pieces, Bob Leahy - Publisher

In which Bob Leahy looks at an example of questionable research concerning the phenomenon of gay men giving oral sex to straight guys and says “Whaaaat?”

Research on gay men that gives new meaning to the term Oral Abstracts; is it for real?

First the background. This research study was floating around the internet last week. It’s a piece of research which purportedly investigates the impact on heterosexual males who receive daily oral sex from gay men.  In plain terms, it suggests there's a link between said regular blowjobs and lowering the risk of the recipients for developing some nasty things like prostate and testicular cancer. Specifically, straight men who lay back and enjoy are less likely to develop those nasty-so

New Collaborations: OHTN Research on the Frontlines Nov 15 -16th

published: November, 08, 2010 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Events, Brian Finch

What I’m excited about today is the Ontario HIV Treatment Network’s (OHTN) annual research conference coming up a week today on Nov 15th to Nov 16th

So much is happening right now, and it’s been awhile since I’ve written a blog post about me, as I’ve been focusing on the website and content. After three weeks of what I’m calling a co-dependent relationship with a cold virus, I’m back on my feet again, but not for long. I’ll get to that later. What I’m excited about today is the Ontario HIV Treatment Network’s (OHTN) annual research conference coming up a week today on Nov 15th to Nov 16th. The difference between attending

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