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Research & Reviews  277 results

Health service utilisation and experiences of stigma among people who inject drugs in m...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13612
Journal of Viral Hepatitis; Djordjevic F, Ryan K et. al.

Sep 13th, 2021 - While the testing and treatment of people who inject drugs (PWID) in Australia is a priority for local hepatitis C (HCV) elimination efforts, perceived stigma related to injecting drug use (IDU) has been identified as a major barrier for PWID enga...

The Prison and Transition Health (PATH) cohort study: Prevalence of health, social, and...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108970
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Stewart AC, Cossar RD et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - People who inject drugs are overrepresented in prison and have diverse and complex health needs. However, outcomes after release from prison are poorly understood, limiting effective interventions supporting community reintegration. We describe th...

HealthCall:Brief Intervention to Reduce Non-injecting Drug Use in HIV Primary Care Clinics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01312181

Aug 17th, 2021 - Among HIV-infected individuals, non-injection drug use (NIDU) is associated with poor HIV medication adherence, greater HIV/AIDS risk behaviors, and increasing non-AIDS mortality. Thus reducing NIDU among HIV infected individuals is critical to th...

Rapid situational assessment of people who inject drugs (PWID) in Nairobi and coastal r...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8364050
BMC Public Health; Oguya FO, Kenya PR et. al.

Aug 16th, 2021 - A Cross-sectional Rapid Situational Assessment of People Who Inject Drug (PWIDs) applying Respondent Driven sampling techniques (RDS) was used to recruit subjects/participants in a study aimed at assessing HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among i...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

HealthCall:Brief Intervention to Reduce Non-injecting Drug Use in HIV Primary Care Clinics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01312181

Aug 17th, 2021 - Among HIV-infected individuals, non-injection drug use (NIDU) is associated with poor HIV medication adherence, greater HIV/AIDS risk behaviors, and increasing non-AIDS mortality. Thus reducing NIDU among HIV infected individuals is critical to th...

Reinfection and Long Term Outcomes in Intravenous Drug Users (IVDUs) After Hepatitis C Treatment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01329952

Apr 6th, 2011 - There is a stark paucity of data published concerning reinfection rates post successful treatment for HCV in currently injecting drug users. The investigators research will focus in this important area and provide desperately needed evidence to in...

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News  13 results

HCV a risk in HIV-negative MSM who use PrEP
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/215948/hiv/hcv-risk-hiv-negative-msm-who-use-prep?channel=314
Mark S. Lesney

Jan 22nd, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is known to be a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). To examine this relationship in HIV-negative MSM, researchers in the Amsterdam PrEP Project team in the HIV Tr.

‘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 3rd, 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 12th, 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...

"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 ...

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