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Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
An analysis of newly diagnosed youths in California found they had limited access to opioid-related harm reduction services.
An opinion piece in Nature calls out federal efforts to tackle the U.S. opioid crisis.
A study of gay and bi men with HIV in Australia who had been cured of hep C found they associated hep C with injection drug use.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But they don’t.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But ’they don’t.
One percent of gay and bi men in a Dutch PrEP study contracted hepatitis C annually; of those cured, one in four were reinfected per year.
Ending the epidemic is going to require addressing the fact that certain individuals are at high risk of reinfection after a cure.
Among those with hep C, factors such as smoking and unhealthy diets are responsible for perhaps half their excess mortality risk.
A look at the most notable HIV-related studies presented at the 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle.
The project seeks to discourage injection and cut back on pipe sharing among local drug users.
This silent epidemic has largely traveled under the radar, seriously endangering the health of HIV-positive gay men and questioning the safety...
Sometimes when I’ve tried to push through exhaustion it’s taken a few days to recover.
I went to see David Stewart at The Club Drug Clinic. He told me that 8 years ago, him and his colleagues sat back and waited for crystal meth...
Recent research suggests that unprotected sex between gay men--especially if they are HIV positive--is promoting hepatitis C transmission in m...
A Montana campaign uses shock and awe to prevent meth use (and HIV) among teens.
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