Tag Archives: Impact

PROUD qualitative findings: PrEP’s impact on sexual behaviour

Many participants described fluctuating patterns of sexual risk taking over time. This was influenced by various personal factors (such as age, stage of life, relationship status, engaging in chemsex or not, depression and so forth), with PrEP not necessarily playing the main role. In certain instances, there were unexpected decreases in sexual risk-taking after starting… Read More »

When medicine & media sugarcoat the true impact of patient harms

November 5, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. Click here to read more stories about real people harmed by misleading messages, or share your own story. An important paper, “Reporting harms more transparently in trials of cancer drugs,” was published in The BMJ last week.… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »