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Research & Reviews  543 results

Reasons for Not Seeking Hepatitis C Treatment among People Who Inject Drugs.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2020.1846198
Substance Use & misUse; Morris L, Selvey L et. al.

Nov 19th, 2020 - Despite increases in treatment uptake for hepatitis C viral infection (HCV) in Australia since the introduction of direct acting antiviral (DAA) therapy, a large proportion of HCV-infected people who inject drugs (PWID) have not sought treatment. ...

Hepatitis C virus infection in EU/EEA and United Kingdom prisons: opportunities and cha...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09515-6
BMC Public Health; Nakitanda AO, Montanari L et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission in the European Union, European Economic Area and United Kingdom is driven by injecting drug use (IDU), which contributes to the high burden of chronic infection among people in prisons. This study aimed to des...

The Copenhagen test and treat hepatitis C in a mobile clinic study: a protocol for an i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7654134
BMJ Open; Lazarus JV, Øvrehus A et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Injecting drug use is the primary driver of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Europe. Despite the need for more engagement with care, people who inject drugs (PWID) are hard to reach with HCV testing and treatment. We initiated a study to evalu...

Food insecurity among people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: a study in the context...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020004309
Public Health Nutrition; Sypsa V, Flounzi E et. al.

Oct 26th, 2020 - To measure the prevalence of food insecurity and explore related characteristics and behaviours among people who inject drugs (PWID). Cross-sectional analysis of a community-based programme for HIV infection among PWID (ARISTOTLE programme). Food ...

Understanding the crisis in harm reduction funding in Central and Eastern Europe.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7579931
Harm Reduction Journal; Miovský M, Miklíková S et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2020 - The harm reduction (HR) approach to injecting drug use was rapidly adopted in Central Europe following the fall of the Iron Curtain. The associated social and economic transformation had significant consequences for drug policies in the region. A ...

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Guidelines  4 results

A Transitioning Epidemic: How The Opioid Crisis Is Driving The Rise In Hepatitis C
https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05232?journalCode=hlthaff
Powell,D.,et al

Feb 3rd, 2019 - The hepatitis C virus is responsible for more deaths in the United States than any other infectious disease, and hepatitis C infections have been rising at an alarming rate since 2010. We evaluated the role of the opioid epidemic and, in particula...

National Trends in Hospitalizations for Stroke Associated With Infective Endocarditis and Opioid Use Between 1993 and 2015
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024436
Omran,S.,et al

Jan 29th, 2019 - There has been a recent sharp rise in opioid-related deaths in the United States. Intravenous opioid use can lead to infective endocarditis (IE) which can result in stroke. There are scant data on recent trends in this neurological complication of...

Hepatitis C Infection: ASAM Guideline
https://asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2017/04/11/hepatitis-c
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Apr 4th, 2017 - HCV is primarily transmitted through percutaneous exposure to contaminated blood. Since 1992, the US blood supply has been screened for Hepatitis C, making the risk of transfusion-transmitted HCV extremely rare.

Updated guidelines for antiretroviral postexposure prophylaxis after sexual, injection drug ...
https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/38856
CDC

Apr 17th, 2016 - The purpose of these guidelines is to provide health care providers in the United States with updated guidelinesto the 2005 U. S.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  561 results

Reasons for Not Seeking Hepatitis C Treatment among People Who Inject Drugs.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2020.1846198
Substance Use & misUse; Morris L, Selvey L et. al.

Nov 19th, 2020 - Despite increases in treatment uptake for hepatitis C viral infection (HCV) in Australia since the introduction of direct acting antiviral (DAA) therapy, a large proportion of HCV-infected people who inject drugs (PWID) have not sought treatment. ...

Hepatitis C virus infection in EU/EEA and United Kingdom prisons: opportunities and cha...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09515-6
BMC Public Health; Nakitanda AO, Montanari L et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission in the European Union, European Economic Area and United Kingdom is driven by injecting drug use (IDU), which contributes to the high burden of chronic infection among people in prisons. This study aimed to des...

The Copenhagen test and treat hepatitis C in a mobile clinic study: a protocol for an i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7654134
BMJ Open; Lazarus JV, Øvrehus A et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - Injecting drug use is the primary driver of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Europe. Despite the need for more engagement with care, people who inject drugs (PWID) are hard to reach with HCV testing and treatment. We initiated a study to evalu...

Food insecurity among people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: a study in the context...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020004309
Public Health Nutrition; Sypsa V, Flounzi E et. al.

Oct 26th, 2020 - To measure the prevalence of food insecurity and explore related characteristics and behaviours among people who inject drugs (PWID). Cross-sectional analysis of a community-based programme for HIV infection among PWID (ARISTOTLE programme). Food ...

Understanding the crisis in harm reduction funding in Central and Eastern Europe.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7579931
Harm Reduction Journal; Miovský M, Miklíková S et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2020 - The harm reduction (HR) approach to injecting drug use was rapidly adopted in Central Europe following the fall of the Iron Curtain. The associated social and economic transformation had significant consequences for drug policies in the region. A ...

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News  15 results

A Transitioning Epidemic: How The Opioid Crisis Is Driving The Rise In Hepatitis C
https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05232?journalCode=hlthaff
Powell,D.,et al

Feb 3rd, 2019 - The hepatitis C virus is responsible for more deaths in the United States than any other infectious disease, and hepatitis C infections have been rising at an alarming rate since 2010. We evaluated the role of the opioid epidemic and, in particula...

National Trends in Hospitalizations for Stroke Associated With Infective Endocarditis and Opioid Use Between 1993 and 2015
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024436
Omran,S.,et al

Jan 29th, 2019 - There has been a recent sharp rise in opioid-related deaths in the United States. Intravenous opioid use can lead to infective endocarditis (IE) which can result in stroke. There are scant data on recent trends in this neurological complication of...

‘Reverse transitions’ from injecting to noninjecting drug use studied
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/169460/addiction-medicine/reverse-transitions-injecting-noninjecting-drug-use
MDedge Psychiatry; Doug Brunk

Jul 3rd, 2018 - SAN DIEGO – The transition from noninjecting to injecting drug use can be a reversible process, results from a long-term study suggest. “There’s a common stereotype in popular culture and in academic research that once people start injecting drugs.

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Substance Abuse and Addiction?
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/838887_3

Feb 2nd, 2015 - Most individuals who use injection drugs inject their drugs intravenously, but subcutaneous injection (ie, "skin-popping") is also common, and intramuscular injection may occur intentionally or when the individual misses the vein or the subcutaneo...

Tenofovir Reduces HIV Infections in Injection Drug Users
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/805739

Jun 11th, 2013 - Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate nearly halved (48.9%) HIV infection rates in injection drug users, according to a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial of 2413 participants in Thailand. Kachi...

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