Posts Tagged ‘Lancet’

Allegations against UBC researchers’ study on Insite “without merit:” independent reviewer

Oct. 18, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

An independent reviewer has dismissed concerns over a study that shows a 35-per-cent decrease in overdose deaths after the opening of Insite, North America’s only supervised injection facility.

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Text messaging improves health of Kenyans with HIV: UBC researcher

Nov. 9, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A simple “how are you” delivered weekly through cell phone text messaging (SMS) increases the likelihood that Kenyans with HIV will stay healthy and follow their medication regimen, while reducing the spread of the disease, according to a new study led by a University of British Columbia researcher.

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