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Research & Reviews  549 results

Hepatitis C treatment in a co-located mental health and alcohol and drug service using ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13487
Journal of Viral Hepatitis; Harney BL, Brereton R et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is more prevalent among people with experience of severe mental illness compared to the general population, due in part to higher levels of injecting drug use. Delivering HCV care through mental health services may reduce b...

More evidence or stronger political will: exploring the feasibility of needle and syrin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7814436
Harm Reduction Journal; Dmitrieva A, Stepanov V et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - In 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended for prison authorities to introduce prison needle and syringe programs (PNSP) if they have any evidence that injecting drug use is taking place in prisons. This article presents descriptive ...

A first pass, using pre-history and contemporary history, at understanding why Australi...
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.15391
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Berridge V, Hall W et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - The United Kingdom and Australia have developed highly divergent policy responses to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). To understand the historical origins of these differences, we describe the history of tobacco control in each country...

Trends of HIV, hepatitis C virus and syphilis seroprevalence among injection and non-in...
https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1856320
AIDS Care; Jiang H, Zhang X et. al.

Dec 21st, 2020 - The primary risk of HIV transmission in China has shifted from injecting drug use (IDU) to sexual contact since 2006. We evaluated the prevalence trends of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), syphilis, and sexual and drug use behaviors among drug users....

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. ...

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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  567 results

Hepatitis C treatment in a co-located mental health and alcohol and drug service using ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13487
Journal of Viral Hepatitis; Harney BL, Brereton R et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is more prevalent among people with experience of severe mental illness compared to the general population, due in part to higher levels of injecting drug use. Delivering HCV care through mental health services may reduce b...

More evidence or stronger political will: exploring the feasibility of needle and syrin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7814436
Harm Reduction Journal; Dmitrieva A, Stepanov V et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - In 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended for prison authorities to introduce prison needle and syringe programs (PNSP) if they have any evidence that injecting drug use is taking place in prisons. This article presents descriptive ...

A first pass, using pre-history and contemporary history, at understanding why Australi...
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.15391
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Berridge V, Hall W et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - The United Kingdom and Australia have developed highly divergent policy responses to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). To understand the historical origins of these differences, we describe the history of tobacco control in each country...

Trends of HIV, hepatitis C virus and syphilis seroprevalence among injection and non-in...
https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1856320
AIDS Care; Jiang H, Zhang X et. al.

Dec 21st, 2020 - The primary risk of HIV transmission in China has shifted from injecting drug use (IDU) to sexual contact since 2006. We evaluated the prevalence trends of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), syphilis, and sexual and drug use behaviors among drug users....

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. ...

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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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