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Research & Reviews  298 results

Factors associated with low-level viraemia in people with HIV starting antiretroviral t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9113572
PloS One; Brattgård H, Björkman P et. al.

May 18th, 2022 - Low-level viraemia (LLV) occurs in some people with HIV (PWH) receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and has been linked to inferior treatment outcomes. We investigated factors associated with LLV in a nationwide cohort of Swedish PWH starting ART...

Willingness of people who inject drugs to participate in a randomised controlled trial ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109438
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Marshall AD, Conway A et. al.

Apr 18th, 2022 - Evidence regarding the acceptability of contingency management is limited. We investigated the willingness of people who inject drugs to participate in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) involving financial incentives to initiate HCV treatment. E...

Peer support in small towns: A decentralized mobile Hepatitis C virus clinic for people...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.15266
Liver International : Official Journal of the Internation... Midgard H, Bjørnestad R et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2022 - New models of HCV care are needed to reach people who inject drugs (PWID). The primary aim was to evaluate HCV treatment uptake among HCV RNA positive individuals identified by point-of-care (POC) testing and liver disease assessment in a peer-dri...

Same-visit Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment (The QuickStart Study)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05016609

Mar 15th, 2022 - The QuickStart Study will explore models of point-of-care HCV testing and a same-day test and treat model to determine the impact of these models on HCV treatment initiation and cure. The study is a cluster cross-over randomised controlled trial. ...

Characteristics of fatal 'novel' synthetic opioid toxicity in Australia.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109292
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Darke S, Peacock A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2022 - Aims: To determine 1. The characteristics of all recorded cases of fatal drug poisoning involving novel synthetic opioids (NSOs) in Australia; 2. The toxicology of cases; and 3. The major autopsy findings. Review of all fatal poisonings related to...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Same-visit Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment (The QuickStart Study)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05016609

Mar 15th, 2022 - The QuickStart Study will explore models of point-of-care HCV testing and a same-day test and treat model to determine the impact of these models on HCV treatment initiation and cure. The study is a cluster cross-over randomised controlled trial. ...

Evaluating Treatment as Prevention Among People Who Inject Drugs in Dundee for HCV
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03356405

May 25th, 2021 - Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus (HCV) that can seriously damage the liver and is spread mainly through blood-to-blood contact with an infected person. The "serious and significant public health risk" posed by HCV was recognised during a member'...

Interventions to Curb Hepatitis C Reinfections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04156945

Dec 6th, 2019 - Rationale: As highly effective therapy against hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is available with rapid uptake, there is newfound optimism for HCV elimination. Nevertheless, HCV reinfections cause great concern in at risk populations, including m...

Enhancing the Role of Commune Health Workers in HIV and Drug Control: A Randomized Controlled Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02130921

Oct 12th, 2018 - Vietnam is currently facing an HIV epidemic that had affected approximately 280,000 people by the end of 2009. Injecting Drug Use (IDU) is principal driver of the HIV epidemic, contributing to between 32 % and 58 % of all HIV cases in various prov...

Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) Neurocog 1&2 Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01508559

Apr 11th, 2014 - The aim of this project is to examine neurocognitive functioning in HIV infected men who have sex with men (MSMs). We have limited our study to this group in order to better study other shared risk factors (hepatitis coinfection, recreational drug...

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News  14 results

‘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 ...

Needle Exchanges Can Cut Prison HIV Transmission
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hivaids/hivaids/12265

Dec 23rd, 2008 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that many inmates use injection drugs and share equipment, increasing the risk of HIV transmission. Note that this study suggests several interventions aimed at reducing risky behavior among drug-using ...

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