Ford Hickson

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The fluctuation of the d.c. potential of the eye following changes in the ambient level of illuminance is well recognised in the field of ophthalmology. However, the influence of this factor in the recording of eye movements in the oto-neurological clinic has been little investigated. In this study the variation in the d.c. potential was measured for fixed(More)
BACKGROUND Country level comparisons of HIV prevalence among men having sex with men (MSM) is challenging for a variety of reasons, including differences in the definition and measurement of the denominator group, recruitment strategies and the HIV detection methods. To assess their comparability, self-reported data on HIV diagnoses in a 2010 pan-European(More)
BACKGROUND Comparison of rates of newly diagnosed HIV infections among MSM across countries is challenging for a variety of reasons, including the unknown size of MSM populations. In this paper we propose a method of triangulating surveillance data with data collected in a pan-European MSM Internet Survey (EMIS) to estimate the sizes of the national MSM(More)
BACKGROUND Behavioural data from MSM are usually collected in non-representative convenience samples, increasingly on the internet. Epidemiological data from such samples might be useful for comparisons between countries, but are subject to unknown participation biases. METHODS Self-reported HIV diagnoses from participants of the European MSM Internet(More)
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OBJECTIVE Substantial country-level variation exists in prejudiced attitudes towards male homosexuality and in the extent to which countries promote the unequal treatment of MSM through discriminatory laws. The impact and underlying mechanisms of country-level stigma on odds of diagnosed HIV, sexual opportunities, and experience of HIV-prevention services,(More)
The Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs Wasted opportunities: Problematic alcohol and drug use among gay men and bisexual men Other How to cite: Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research(More)
Difficulty in localizing sound has been shown to be associated with severe unilateral hearing impairment, middle-ear conditions and lesions of the cerebello-pontine angle. This was in contrast to the performance of subjects with cochlear lesions and certain brain conditions who had mainly normal ability to localize sound. The investigation appeared to(More)
BACKGROUND A significant research literature exists that details the sexual health and sexual behaviour of gay and bisexual men who have diagnosed HIV. However, much of this research has focussed on HIV transmission risk behaviours among this group, rather than seeking to understand their sexual health and sexual well-being more broadly. There have been(More)
The Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs The growing challenge: a strategic review of HIV social care, support and information services across the UK. (2009). The growing challenge: a strategic review of HIV social care, support and information services across the UK. Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on(More)