• Treatment Update: Some Research Issues Marijuana, HIV, and inflammation

    The body produces many compounds that cells use to send information via signals to each other. One such system of signals is called the endocannabinoid system. To respond to chemical signals, cells have certain proteins […]

     
  • A Report on The Needs of Vulnerable Seniors

    In 2017, the AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) received a SEED Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to undertake a collaborative community-based research project to understand the service needs and context for vulnerable seniors […]

     
  • Understanding the Needs of Vulnerable Seniors in York Region

    Understanding the Needs of Vulnerable Seniors in York Region

    ACYR is hosting an event to recognize funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to conduct a study on vulnerable seniors in York Region. It will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018 in the Activity Room at […]

     
  • Indigenizing research: the Wise Practices conference

    This past year the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) held its annual gathering, on the theme of “transforming wholistic approaches to Indigenous health.” It’s a gathering of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, combining a […]

     
  • Let's Talk

    Let’s Talk

    So Wednesday January 31st 2018 was Bell’s ‘Let’s Talk’ day, a day surrounding the promotion of mental health communication and awareness. I wanted to see how the day went with this campaign and it turned out quite successful, […]

     
  • Canada’s top doctors say Undetectable = Untransmittable

    Canada’s top doctors say Undetectable = Untransmittable

    It’s official! The Government of Canada supports U=U, the consensus statement that a person living with HIV does not transmit the virus sexually if they take treatment and maintain an undetectable viral load (“undetectable = […]