Opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment, and HIV infection.

This article summarizes a presentation by R. Douglas Bruce, MD, MA, MS, at the IAS-USA continuing education program held in Chicago, Illinois, in May 2018. PMID: 30384332 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Topics in antiviral medicine - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Top Antivir Med Source Type: research

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ConclusionSynergistic and additive effects between these two-drug combinations offer an attractive chemotherapeutic regimen against drug-resistant clinical MTB isolates.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionDespite even a low dose administration of albumin during SBP, renal dysfunction and HRS occurred less than described in literature. These results associated with cost considerations could suggest to use such an intervention during SBP or to select high risk patients who must receive albumin perfusion during SBP.
Source: Arab Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our study demonstrated multiple obstacles to achieving the goal of preventing MIT of HBV. Comprehensive public health programs to enhance vaccine coverage rate, supply HBV vaccine for out-born neonates, screening maternal HBV markers, treating highly viremic pregnant mothers are proposed to overcome these obstacles and achieve the goal of preventing MIT of HBV.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Hepatology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
Background: Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is endemic in jail. But epidemiological data about risk factors for TB remains very little known in Tunisian patients with history of incarceration.Purpose: To determine the frequency of risk factors for TB in patients with history of incarceration and treated for TB.Methods: A retrospective case control study conducted between 2010 and 2016, including 232 male patients treated for TB in respiratory department C (Abderrahmen Mami Hospital). Patients were divided into 2 groups: G1 was including 58 patients who were incarcerated and G2 was including 174 patients without any history of ...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: research
Introduction: Miliary tuberculosis (MTB) represents almost 1-3% of all Tuberculosis cases and remains a potentially lethal disease if not diagnosed and treated timely. Formerly it was considered a childhood disease, but nowadays it is also recognized as a condition of adults, especially in immunosuppressed patients with HIV infection or by the use of biological agents and immunosuppressive drugs.Objective: describe the clinical presentation and outcomes of hospitalized patients with MTB.Methods: retrospective study over 10 years in patients admitted with MTBResults: 53 patients were included. Mean age: 44 years; 77,4% male...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: 10.2 Tuberculosis Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 July 2016 Source:The Lancet Author(s): Frederick L Altice, Lyuba Azbel, Jack Stone, Ellen Brooks-Pollock, Pavlo Smyrnov, Sergii Dvoriak, Faye S Taxman, Nabila El-Bassel, Natasha K Martin, Robert Booth, Heino Stöver, Kate Dolan, Peter Vickerman Despite global reductions in HIV incidence and mortality, the 15 UNAIDS-designated countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) that gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 constitute the only region where both continue to rise. HIV transmission in EECA is fuelled primarily by injection of opioids, with harsh ...
Source: The Lancet - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, writers answered so many of our longstanding questions. Why do we admire mobsters? (Answer: They're dangerous, but not too dangerous.) And what, exactly, is social anxiety? (Answer: Being afraid of rejection by peers to an extreme degree.)  And on a heavier note, we got answers to questions we didn't even know to ask, including: "What is 'airborne cancer'?" One of our own Healthy Living editors also investigated the hypocrisy in blaming someone for a substance use disorder. We also read about the nature of adult friendships and, ye...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
00:00 to 02.26—Dr. Bihari gives his background and credentials. Dr. Bihari: My medical training started at Harvard Medical School. I graduated in 1957. Then I trained in Internal Medicine at one of the Harvard teaching hospitals in Boston, Beth Israel, and then in Neurology at Massachusetts General in Boston. Then I went to the National Institutes of Health for two years doing brain physiology—brain research. I did another residency training in Psychiatry in New York, at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and then, over the following five or six years, I got very involved in working in Drug Addiction. By 197...
Source: HONEST MEDICINE: My Dream for the Future - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anecdotal Treatments HONEST MEDICINE Integrative Medicine Low Dose Naltrexone Obituaries Source Type: blogs
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