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  1. We sought to assess injection practices, means of acquiring and disposing of syringes, and utilization and knowledge of harm reduction resources among injection drug users (IDUs) entering methadone maintenance...

    Authors: Jennifer McNeely, Julia H Arnsten and Marc N Gourevitch
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3:8
  2. Second Generation sub-population HIV Surveillance was undertaken in Kashgar City and Shache County, Xinjiang, Peoples Republic of China between December 2003 and January 2004, targeting injecting and mixed met...

    Authors: Ni Mingjian, KM Wheeler, J Cheng, Dong Yonghai, W Chen, C Fitzwarryne and J Wang
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3:7
  3. The growing trends in opioid abuse, assessment of the abuse liability of prescription opioid products, and growing efforts by the pharmaceutical industry to develop 'abuse-resistant' formulations highlight a n...

    Authors: Stephen F Butler, Christine Benoit, Simon H Budman, Kathrine C Fernandez, Cynthia McCormick, Synne Wing Venuti and Nathaniel Katz
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3:5
  4. Illicit drug abuse and HIV/AIDS have increased rapidly in the past 10 to 20 years in China. This paper reviews drug abuse in China, the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its association with injection drug use (IDU), and ...

    Authors: Han-Zhu Qian, Joseph E Schumacher, Huey T Chen and Yu-Hua Ruan
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3:4
  5. There is growing evidence of the public health and community harms associated with crack cocaine smoking, particularly the risk of blood-borne transmission through non-parenteral routes. In response, community...

    Authors: Kate Shannon, Tomiye Ishida, Robert Morgan, Arthur Bear, Megan Oleson, Thomas Kerr and Mark W Tyndall
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3:1
  6. In general the health of methadone clients has been found to be poorer than that of the general population. In New Zealand specialist drug services are not funded to provide primary healthcare services. Many h...

    Authors: Janie Sheridan, Amanda Wheeler and Carina Walters
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:25
  7. Recent studies have indicated that injection-related infections such as abscesses and cellulitis account for the majority of emergency room visits and acute hospitalizations accrued by local injection drug use...

    Authors: Elisa Lloyd-Smith, Thomas Kerr, Robert S Hogg, Kathy Li, Julio SG Montaner and Evan Wood
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:24
  8. More people are using the cannabis plant as modern basic and clinical science reaffirms and extends its medicinal uses. Concomitantly, concern and opposition to smoked medicine has occurred, in part due to the...

    Authors: Robert Melamede
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:21
  9. HIV infection rates have reached epidemic proportions amongst injecting drug users (IDUs) in Iran. Although a number of community-based interventions have being implemented in the country, there is little info...

    Authors: Mohsen Vazirian, Bijan Nassirimanesh, Saman Zamani, Masako Ono-Kihara, Masahiro Kihara, Shahrzad Mortazavi Ravari and Mohammad Mehdi Gouya
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:19
  10. The New South Wales State Government recently proposed a trial of the medical use of cannabis. Australians who currently use cannabis medicinally do so illegally and without assurances of quality control. Give...

    Authors: Wendy Swift, Peter Gates and Paul Dillon
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:18
  11. This article examines harm reduction from a novel perspective. Its central thesis is that harm reduction is not only a social concept, but also a biological one. More specifically, evolution does not make mora...

    Authors: Robert Melamede
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:17
  12. New and explosive HIV epidemics are being witnessed in certain countries of Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, as well as a rapid and dramatic increase in the supply, use, and negative public health consequenc...

    Authors: Katerina Barcal, Joseph E Schumacher, Kostyantyn Dumchev and Larisa Vasiliyevna Moroz
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:16
  13. Opium has been cultivated in Afghanistan since 1100 A.D., although production has steadily increased since 1979. Currently, Afghanistan produces three-quarters of the global opium supply, with injection drug u...

    Authors: Catherine S Todd, Naqibullah Safi and Steffanie A Strathdee
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:13

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:20

  14. New Zealand has been offering needle exchange services since 1987. Over 170 community pharmacies are involved in the provision of this service. However, no recent detailed review of New Zealand's pharmacy-base...

    Authors: Janie Sheridan, Charles Henderson, Nicola Greenhill and Andrew Smith
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:10
  15. This paper examines the differences in demographics, drug use patterns and self reported risk behaviours between regular injecting drug users (IDU) who report engaging in sex work for money or drugs and regula...

    Authors: Amanda Roxburgh, Louisa Degenhardt and Courtney Breen
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:7
  16. Beginning two years ago, the US Dept of Health and Human Services began "special reviews" of all current research grants that involved harm reduction, sex and drugs, and continues its ban on funding of needle ...

    Authors: Ernest Drucker
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:3
  17. This article reports the first national assessment of patterns of drinking and gambling-related rulemaking on college campuses (e.g., punitive versus recovery oriented). Analyses relating school policies to kn...

    Authors: Howard J Shaffer, Anthony N Donato, Richard A LaBrie, Rachel C Kidman and Debi A LaPlante
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2005 2:1
  18. The People Awakening Project (1RO1 AA 11446-03) had two purposes, completed in Phase I and Phase II of the project. The purpose of Phase I was to complete a qualitative study; the research objective was discov...

    Authors: Gerald V Mohatt, S Michelle Rasmus, Lisa Thomas, James Allen, Kelly Hazel and Chase Hensel
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2004 1:10
  19. Many Canadian cities are experiencing ongoing infectious disease and overdose epidemics among injection drug users (IDUs). In particular, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and hepatitis C Virus (HCV) have bec...

    Authors: Evan Wood, Thomas Kerr, Elisa Lloyd-Smith, Chris Buchner, David C Marsh, Julio SG Montaner and Mark W Tyndall
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2004 1:9