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Doctors in Vancouver found that providing relevant health and social services to patients before, during, and after hepatitis C treatment helped to decrease the risk of re-infection.
Researchers found that in the 90 days after being hospitalized for mental health issues, HIV-positive people were at increased risk for visits to the emergency department because of substance use disorders and were less likely to receive access to me...
As the demand for this protease inhibitor has decreased significantly over the past 20 years, the manufacturer of saquinavir has announced that it will discontinue the manufacture and supply of the 200 mg capsule version of the drug.
For many people, blood tests do not immediately normalize after hepatitis C cure and can take several years to do so.
Despite being cured of hepatitis C, "patients with advanced liver disease may still be at considerable risk of [developing symptoms associated with cirrhosis] and liver cancer," according to researchers in the Target Consortium.
Researchers examining issues facing post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) users found that 74% of study participants had at least one psychosocial issue, including depression and/or problematic drug or alcohol use.
Researchers studying quality of life for people with HIV over 50 found that 58% of study participants experienced some degree of loneliness.
Vincent Dumez founded a program that recognizes that a person's experiential knowledge gained from living with a disease is of equal importance to the healthcare professional's scientific knowledge.
For people who used cocaine after being cured of HCV, the health of their kidneys declined at a relatively rapid pace.
Researchers found that heavy marijuana use increased the risk for complications of cardiovascular disease -- including heart attack and stroke -- regardless of whether the study participants also smoked tobacco and regardless of the presence of other...