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Research & Reviews  47 results

Hepatitis A Virus Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men - Eight U.S. States, 2017-...
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Foster MA, Hofmeister MG et. al.

Jun 18th, 2021 - During 1995-2011, the overall incidence of hepatitis A decreased by 95% in the United States from 12 cases per 100,000 population during 1995 to 0.4 cases per 100,000 population during 2011, and then plateaued during 2012─2015. The incidence incre...

Day-level associations between drug use and sexual behavior in male couples: Actor part...
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Starks TJ, Sauermilch D et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - Both marijuana and other illicit drugs (e.g., cocaine/crack, methamphetamines, ecstasy, gamma-hydroxybuterate, and ketamine) have been linked to the occurrence of condomless anal sex (CAS) with casual partners among sexual minority men (SMM) and t...

End-of-life care in illicit drug users: mapping medication use.
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care; Ulrick P, Panozzo S et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - While clinical wisdom has long provided suggested guidance around caring for people who use illicit drugs (referred to as PWUD) at the end of life, there is striking paucity of empirical evidence underpinning these practices. Understanding medicat...

Point-of-care testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections reveals risky behavio...
International Journal of STD & AIDS; Kiragga AN, Bwanika JM et. al.

Apr 24th, 2021 - In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), men are generally difficult to engage in healthcare programs. However, sports gambling centers in SSA can be used as avenues for male engagement in health programs. We offered point-of-care HIV and syphilis testing for...

Estimated Medicaid Costs Associated with Hepatitis A During an Outbreak - West Virginia...
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Batdorf SJ, Hofmeister MG et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Transmission of the virus most commonly occurs through the fecal-oral route after close contact with an infected person. Widespread outbreaks of hepatitis A among ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Accessible HCV Care Intervention for People Who Inject Illicit Drugs (PWID)

Jul 24th, 2019 - The proposed study will examine the feasibility, acceptability, safety, effectiveness, and cost of an Accessible Care intervention for engaging people who inject illicit drugs (PWID) in hepatitis C care. Accessible Care for PWID is low-threshold c...

The Impact of Alternative Social Assistance Disbursement on Drug-related Harm

Nov 6th, 2018 - Coordinated monthly income assistance payments, while seeking to alleviate poverty, can also have negative and unintended impacts, particularly among people who use illicit drugs (PWUD). Observational research has identified escalations in drug-re...

The Cedar Project: Impact of mHealth for HIV Prevention Among Young Indigenous People Who Use Illicit Drugs

Jul 15th, 2016 - This study will examine the effect of a culturally-safe two-way supportive text message intervention to reduce HIV vulnerability among young Indigenous people who use illicit drugs in a community-based setting. The study is nested within The Cedar...

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News  3 results

Case Report: Sudden Chest Pain Following an Asthma Attack

May 1st, 2015 - One of the most life-threatening causes of pneumomediastinum is Boerhaave syndrome in which there is a spontaneous rupture of the esophagus. 3 In addition, as previously mentioned, numerous illicit drugs (eg, cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy) have been.

Prescription Drug Overdoses Up in Florida
Frances Correa

Jul 7th, 2011 - Deaths from prescription drug overdose rose 84% in Florida from 2003 to 2009, based on data from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission. The greatest increases in death rates were seen in users of oxycodone (265%), alprazolam (234%), and methado.

Dispensation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Methadone Maintenance Therapy at the Same Facility in a Low-Barrier Setting Linked to Optimal Adherence to HIV Treatment

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: We sought to examine the association between dispensation of methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) at the same facility, across multiple low-barrier dispensing outlets, ...

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