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Research & Reviews  527 results

Population estimation and harm reduction among people who inject drugs in Addis Ababa, ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7487880
Harm Reduction Journal; Deyessa N, Senbete B et. al.

Sep 7th, 2020 - Injecting drug use is known to contribute significantly to the spread of the HIV epidemic in many parts of the developing world. Due to the hidden nature and stigma of the problem, it is difficult to study using routine surveys. Therefore, this st...

Improved ascertainment of modes of HIV transmission in Ukraine indicates importance of ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7449084
BMC Public Health; Dumchev K, Kornilova M et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - It is important to understand how HIV infection is transmitted in the population in order to guide prevention activities and properly allocate limited resources. In Ukraine and other countries where injecting drug use and homosexuality are stigmat...

Exploring the Perceived Risks and Benefits of Heroin Use among Young People (18-24 Year...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176126
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; White G, Luczak SE et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2020 - The decreasing age of young people injecting illicit drugs is an under-reported challenge for the prevention of HIV transmission worldwide. Young people aged 15-24 years represent 1 in 5 persons living with HIV in Mauritius where the epidemic is d...

A simple risk-based strategy for hepatitis C virus screening among incarcerated people ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7427767
Harm Reduction Journal; Hariri S, Sharafkhah M et. al.

Aug 16th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is among the highest priority diseases in custodial settings; however, the diagnosis remains suboptimal among people in custody. This study aimed to validate a short survey for identifying people with HCV infection in a pro...

What is needed to achieve HCV microelimination among HIV-infected populations in Andalu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414743
BMC Infectious Diseases; Skaathun B, Borquez A et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Scale-up of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment for HIV/HCV coinfected individuals is occurring in Spain, the vast majority (> 85%) with a reported history of injecting drug use and a smaller population of co-infected men who have sex with men (MSM)...

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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  535 results

Population estimation and harm reduction among people who inject drugs in Addis Ababa, ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7487880
Harm Reduction Journal; Deyessa N, Senbete B et. al.

Sep 7th, 2020 - Injecting drug use is known to contribute significantly to the spread of the HIV epidemic in many parts of the developing world. Due to the hidden nature and stigma of the problem, it is difficult to study using routine surveys. Therefore, this st...

Improved ascertainment of modes of HIV transmission in Ukraine indicates importance of ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7449084
BMC Public Health; Dumchev K, Kornilova M et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - It is important to understand how HIV infection is transmitted in the population in order to guide prevention activities and properly allocate limited resources. In Ukraine and other countries where injecting drug use and homosexuality are stigmat...

Exploring the Perceived Risks and Benefits of Heroin Use among Young People (18-24 Year...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176126
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; White G, Luczak SE et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2020 - The decreasing age of young people injecting illicit drugs is an under-reported challenge for the prevention of HIV transmission worldwide. Young people aged 15-24 years represent 1 in 5 persons living with HIV in Mauritius where the epidemic is d...

A simple risk-based strategy for hepatitis C virus screening among incarcerated people ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7427767
Harm Reduction Journal; Hariri S, Sharafkhah M et. al.

Aug 16th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is among the highest priority diseases in custodial settings; however, the diagnosis remains suboptimal among people in custody. This study aimed to validate a short survey for identifying people with HCV infection in a pro...

What is needed to achieve HCV microelimination among HIV-infected populations in Andalu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414743
BMC Infectious Diseases; Skaathun B, Borquez A et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Scale-up of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment for HIV/HCV coinfected individuals is occurring in Spain, the vast majority (> 85%) with a reported history of injecting drug use and a smaller population of co-infected men who have sex with men (MSM)...

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News  5 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.

"Harm reduction" needed to cut drug-user AIDS risk
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aids-harm-reduction/harm-reduction-needed-to-cut-drug-user-aids-risk-idUSTRE63O2C120100425

Apr 25th, 2010 - LONDON (Reuters) - Barely a twentieth of the estimated $3.2 billion needed is put into preventing drug users spreading the AIDS virus, experts said on Monday, and the shortfall is fuelling HIV epidemics in parts of Europe and Asia. In a report on ...

Failure to aid drug users drives HIV spread: study
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aids-drugusers/failure-to-aid-drug-users-drives-hiv-spread-study-idUSTRE62048J20100301

Mar 1st, 2010 - LONDON (Reuters) - More than 90 percent of the world’s 16 million injecting drug users are offered no help to avoid contracting AIDS, and governments that ignore them risk a spiraling public health crisis, drugs experts said on Monday. A “critical...

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