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Syringe service programs for persons who inject drugs in urban, suburban, and rural areas - United States, 2013 Syringe service programs (SSPs) providing syringe exchange and/or other health services are less available to persons who inject drugs (PWID) in suburban and rural areas than in cities.
Medical News Today | Dec 11, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harm reduction services less available in areas plagued by rising IV drug use and HIV infections Access to harm reduction programs such as syringe exchange is lowest in rural and suburban areas, where rates of addiction to heroin and other opioids are on the rise, according to a study led by...
Medical News Today | Dec 11, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Signaling from dysfunctional mitochondria induces a distinct type of senescence Finding provides alternative explanation for the free-radical theory of aging and suggests new role for mitochondria in affecting physiology.
Medical News Today | Dec 11, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Have sex workers revealed a connection between semen exposure and HIV resistance? More than half of all people infected by the HIV-1 virus worldwide are women.
Medical News Today | Dec 10, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Men with HIV engaging in risky sexual behavior Men who have sex with men and also have detectable levels of HIV are more likely to have unprotected sex with partners who do not have the same HIV status, says new study.
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How cells are foiled by a herpesvirus family member in the virus-host arms race Not every virus wants to go viral -- at least, not immediately. Some want to slip in quietly. Hide. Wait for the perfect opportunity to attack.
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Overcoming immune exhaustion from chronic HIV infection - the roles of PD-L1 blockage, regulatory T cells, and viral load Chronic HIV infection results in exhaustion of the immune system, a phenomenon characterized by dysfunctional HIV-specific killer T cells.
Medical News Today | Dec 3, 2015 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cats pass disease to wildlife, even in remote areas Researchers tracking the spread of Toxoplasma gondii -- a parasite that reproduces only in cats but sickens and kills many other animals -- have found infected wildlife throughout a 1,500-acre (600-hectare) natural area in central Illinois.
Science Daily | May 12, 2011 8:19 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Deportation Tied to Higher HIV Risk for Men Injecting Drugs HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- The odds of HIV infectionincrease fourfold for male injection drug users who were deported toTijuana from the United States compared to non-deportees in the Mexicanborder city, a new study reports.
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Smokers may have higher risk of HIV Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | Sep 21, 2006 12:12 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend