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This is according to two studies of real-world use of the hepatitis C regimen.
This finding follows a recent study indicating that syphilis is on the rise among heterosexual people who inject drugs.
Check out this long read about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the nation’s criminal justice system.
Researchers analyzed data on more than a quarter of a million teens and young adults attending federally qualified health centers.
Indianapolis native Matt Heskett beat both opioid addiction and hep C. Now he’s paying his good fortune forward with activism and education.
Matt Heskett discusses his journey with hepatitis C for the first time with the press.
Researchers reviewed numerous studies to inform their detailed tips for better engaging people who inject opioid drugs in hepatitis C care.
The biggest increases in alcohol-related deaths are among middle-aged women, according to a new study.
After a reformulated version of the opioid painkiller hit the market in 2010, some with opioid use disorder migrated from pills to heroin.
The opioid epidemic is likely fueling increased rates of deceased organ donors categorized as posing a high risk of passing on such viruses.
Existing federal law could permit prisons to negotiate a 90 percent–plus discount—without scaring off pharma.
Researchers say given the many associated downsides and risks, opioids should not be a first choice for chronic noncancer pain.
A column in The New York Times Book Review offers a mini syllabus for America’s ongoing addiction crisis.
In some non–U.S. nations, health care providers can prescribe medical-grade heroin and supervise patients as they take it.
Fatal overdoses are down more than 50 percent since last year, an astounding turnaround for one of the nation’s addiction hot spots.
Researchers modeled the differences between testing focused on baby boomers versus universal screening.
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