https://www.thebodypro.com/category/adverse-events-comorbidities-hiv/tag/people-who-use-drugs

The Latest

Natalia Linos headshot.

How to End COVID-19 and Other Pandemics With a Human Rights and Health Justice Approach

Natalia Linos, Sc.D., M.Sc., of Harvard University’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, calls for protections for low-wage essential workers and releasing people from jails, prisons, and ICE detention.

droplet of blood

This Week in HIV Research: How Dangerous Is Low-Level Viremia?

May 14, 2020: Recurring low-level viremia and morbidity/mortality risk; factors affecting severe bacterial infection in people with HIV; infective endocarditis cases on the rise; high rates of opioid use among U.S. veterans with HIV.

gay men in COVID-19 times

COVID-19 Impacts Gay and Bisexual Men's Mental Health, Sexual Behavior, and Access to HIV/STI Services

This new study is the first to look at the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on men who have sex with men.

teleconference therapy

With In-Person Counseling Banned During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Telehealth Can Be a Lifeline

Psychotherapy, as a part of comprehensive HIV care, may forever be transformed.

fast pace of life

This Week in HIV Research: Special Considerations

April 30, 2020: Substance use relapse following opioid therapy for chronic pain; affect of cannabis on blood-brain barrier disruptions; PrEP considerations for adolescents; updated CDC contraceptive recommendations for women at risk for HIV.

David Kalinoski

Creating Care Plans for People Who Use Drugs Or With Hepatitis C in the Time of Coronavirus

VOCAL-NY has kept its doors open through the COVID-19 pandemic to serve people who use drugs and may be living with hepatitis C, but how it provides services has changed.

Judith Feinberg headshot.

Retire? No, Thanks! This Doc Instead Moved to West Virginia to Fight HIV, Hepatitis C, and the Opioid Crisis

In a poor and conservative state, Judith Feinberg, M.D., aims to expand harm reduction—and bring treatment to active drug users.

man vaping

Addiction Science: What Policy Makers Need to Know

Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.

blue pills on blue background

This Week in HIV Research: PrEP Relief

Feb. 13, 2020: PrEP's psychosocial benefits; supplementing ADAP with Obamacare plans; lack of HIV and HCV testing for people who inject drugs; frailty is more common, but not more deadly, in HIV settings.