Smart + Strong.
All Rights Reserved.
Smart + Strong®
is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.
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]
Barriers still stand in the way of making treatment available to all who need it.
Hepatitis B and C kill more people each year than HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. That’s why “Hepatitis Can’t Wait.”
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
An extra booster dose raised antibody levels in one third of people with organ transplants, but many remain unprotected.
Low-barrier care and access to multiple services in one place can improve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness or unstable housing.
Suppression of hepatitis B virus with antiviral treatment lowered the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by 58%.
Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
The Epclusa and Mavyret combination pills are now indicated for kids as young as age 3.
That’s a $267 million increase for HIV efforts from 2021. Plus, Biden’s 2022 budget invests $6.5 billion in health research.
Injection drug use fueled the 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana. We must learn from it and protect syringe service programs.
After my treatment interruption I’m... undetectable, in every way. Untransmittable, that’s how I’ll stay (hopefully!).
2019 HIV cases were the lowest since 1990, and hepatitis B rates also fell, according to a WHO report. But most STIs peaked.
Over 2.3 million people have hep C in the United States. The liver disease can be cured—but first, you must know your status.
HIV was linked to an increased prevalence of liver fibrosis in a recent study.
You have been inactive for 60 minutes and will be logged out in . Any updates not saved will be lost.
Click here to log back in.