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Many of the 215 injection-drug-related HIV infections could have been averted from a swifter response, according to researchers’ estimates.
A group of experts has issued a call to arms, spotlighting missed opportunities for addiction treatment in hospital settings.
The Canadian province’s big push for needle exchange, opioid substitution therapy and HIV treatment access has been a success.
A team of researchers is studying how online video conferencing can put a virtual doctor into methadone clinics to deliver hep C treatment.
Methadone and buprenorphine-naloxone both lower injecting behaviors that put injection drug users at risk for HIV.
People with HIV who are on methadone maintenance therapy have an elevated risk of hearth rhythm abnormalities that can prove fatal.
Because of restrictions of Medicaid programs and insurance companies, medications to treat addiction to opiates are often inaccessible.
A major research review has found that injection drug users on methadone treatment are 54 percent less likely to contract HIV.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, now hosts the world’s first methadone program operating out of a mosque, The New York Times reports.
Thirteen representatives of the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) met in Taiwan to discuss ways to mitigate the sprea...
Heroin and methadone users who’ve ever been diagnosed with AIDS are at dramatically higher risk of bone loss as they get older, according to a...
Governments that offer no HIV prevention programming for injection drug users face a potentially devastating public health crisis of increasin...
Heroin-dependent clinical trial volunteers who received diacetylmorphine, the active ingredient in heroin, were far more likely to remain in t...
The Thai AIDS Treatment Action Group (TTAG) is urging Thailand’s government to create a voluntary, comprehensive harm reduction program for in...
Protease inhibitors and methadone do not interact the way researchers long believed, according to a study in the March issue of the journal An...
Garlic supplements may lower blood concentrations of the protease inhibitor Invirase and should not be used at the same time if an...
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