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Deaths from heroin overdoses are spiralling in Britain. Many are preventable.

Widening access to naloxone, a drug that prevents death from overdose, could save lives. Currently, there is a postcode lottery.

Published
12 September 2016
From
The Economist
Effective antiviral treatment reduces fatigue in people with chronic hepatitis C

Fatigue – a common symptom among people living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection – is associated with liver inflammation and fibrosis, but antiviral therapy that leads

Published
12 September 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
Matthias Wienold – Going shopping for PrEP in Germany

Matthias Wienold, a German physician who uses PrEP, describes the situation where he can use his doctor's licence to buy PrEP abroad - but has to conceal to his home authorities that it is for personal use.

Published
09 September 2016
From
EATG
INHSU 2016 opens with focus on hepatitis C prevention and treatment for people who inject drugs

The 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU 2016) got underway yesterday with an overview of the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among

Published
09 September 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
Acceptability of PrEP for London gay men affected by perception of risk, sexual partners’ attitudes and the stigmatisation of sex

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is broadly acceptable to London gay men who are at risk of acquiring HIV, with many men seeing its potential to protect them

Published
09 September 2016
By
Roger Pebody
My transition toward trans awareness

I recall when a colleague told me in 2014 that some transgender women advocates were unhappy with iPrEx. I was surprised and disappointed.

Published
08 September 2016
From
Robert Grant (blog)
New research supports hep C treatment for people who use drugs

Global health experts are today are calling for the removal of restrictions preventing people who use drugs from accessing new hepatitis C cures. So long as these restrictions exist, the goal of disease elimination will remain out of reach, they say. They are gathered in Oslo for the 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users.

Published
07 September 2016
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
HIV-positive gay and bisexual men have increased risk of hospitalisation with anxiety and mood disorders, a risk factor for later mortality

HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are almost ten times more likely to be hospitalised because of mood and anxiety disorders than men in the general population, according

Published
07 September 2016
By
Michael Carter
Is harm reduction the primary goal, or acceptable only in the service of eliminating drug use?

Many people view drug use as so damaging that ‘no use’ is the only justifiable aim of policy. More temperate variants see harm reduction aims and services as permissible, but only as steps towards stopping drug use altogether. Others elevate harm reduction to an overriding objective. Between these poles UK policy has shifted, driven by the threat of HIV from its default anti-drugs base towards the harm-reduction pole.

Published
06 September 2016
From
Drink & Drug News
Safe injection clinic says 90% of clients' heroin tested positive for fentanyl

North America’s only supervised injection site for drugs like cocaine, speed and crystal meth has found that 90% of its clients’ heroin contained the powerful synthetic fentanyl.

Published
06 September 2016
From
The Guardian

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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