Alternate PrEP guideline recommendations; partner notification and onward HIV transmission; shifting causes of death among HIV/HCV-coinfected people; correlates of lower adherence among people on methadone maintenance.
After years of anecdotes and speculation, harm reduction and pharma watchdog advocates have data to back claims that the spike in opioid deaths in the U.S. can be tied to pharmaceutical companies marketing highly addictive opioids to doctors.
"[I]ntegrating sexual health services and substance use care for gay and queer men who use meth can work."
High HIV prevalence among black MSM on PrEP; substance use reduction lessens depressive symptoms; correlations between pain symptoms and age; the impact of seroconversion and antiretroviral therapy on risk behaviors.
After Greece experienced a large increase in the number of new HIV infections among people who inject drugs, organizations launched a program to "seek, test, treat, and retain" in order to put a halt to the outbreak.
In our final installment of 2017, we intermingle forward-looking research with some retrospective analysis. We begin our four-study tour by joining researchers in Tennessee for an exercise in HIV outbreak prediction.
Researchers at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS along with other researchers in Vancouver have attempted to study the relative impact that ART, harm reduction or both can have on the spread of HIV.
Community-Based and Comprehensive, Response to HIV Among People Injecting Drugs in Athens Reversed Climb in New Cases
New rapid response of HIV care and prevention measures reached an estimated 88 percent of people injecting drugs in Athens, Greece within the year that followed the initiation of the services.
A review of evidence on a range of effective interventions to reduce the risk of HIV transmission among people who inject drugs.
Research Update: Youth Who Use Drugs Who Cannot Access Addiction Treatment Are Twice as Likely to Start Injecting
Researchers found that youth who used cocaine, crack, heroin or methamphetamines, but who had never injected, were twice as likely to start injecting after being unable to access addiction treatment.