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A surge in West Virginia HIV cases linked to injection drug use spurred the CDC to recommend solutions, including hepatitis C testing.
Ballad Health warned clients of possible exposures to hepatitis B and C as well as HIV but said the risk was “extremely low.” [VIDEO]
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
However, some 10% experienced liver decompensation even after antiviral therapy.
Previous studies of the association between tenofovir and COVID-19 outcomes in people with HIV have yielded mixed results.
Low-barrier care and access to multiple services in one place can improve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness or unstable housing.
The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act for a third time. Here’s a look at responses from health care advocates.
Suppression of hepatitis B virus with antiviral treatment lowered the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by 58%.
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Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
That’s a $267 million increase for HIV efforts from 2021. Plus, Biden’s 2022 budget invests $6.5 billion in health research.
This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
2019 HIV cases were the lowest since 1990, and hepatitis B rates also fell, according to a WHO report. But most STIs peaked.
Excess weight, which is often linked to metabolic abnormalities, can contribute to a wide variety of health problems.
COVID-19 has led to increased use of telemedicine, but it’s not suited for all patients or all situations.
Syringe service programs are one of the most impactful tools we have to end HIV, viral hepatitis and overdose syndemics.
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