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People on opioid substitution therapy were more likely to adhere to antiretroviral treatment and achieve viral suppression.
Most overdose deaths were attributed to illicitly manufactured fentanyl.
The potentially lifesaving prescription drug buprenorphine is less available to women and Black and Latino people with opioid addiction.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
Significantly fewer programs are offered for opioid use disorder in communities with a high percentage of Black or Latino residents.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
It’s unclear how many Black participants had health insurance or lived in places where needle exchanges are legal.
A new study has found a sharp decline in opioid access among terminal cancer patients in recent years.
A systematic review of hep C treatment outcomes in this population shows they have high cure rates and relatively low reinfection rates.
Researchers examined increasing use of PrEP, expanding access to opioid use disorder treatment and improving engagement with HIV care.
The state will provide prisoners medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder and is creating more syringe services programs.
Researchers followed people with a drug-injection history who had been cured of hepatitis C and were receiving addiction treatment.
The first national study of opioid use disorder recovery found that staying off such drugs often requires great effort and various services.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But ’they don’t.
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