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76 result(s) within Volume 16 of Harm Reduction Journal

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  1. Reducing harms of youth substance use is a global priority, with parents identified as a key target for efforts to mitigate these harms. Much of the research informing parental responses to youth substance use...

    Authors: Allie Slemon, Emily K. Jenkins, Rebecca J. Haines-Saah, Zachary Daly and Sunny Jiao

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:26

    Content type: Research

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  2. Options for opioid agonist therapy (OAT) are expanding with the development of prolonged-release (also known as extended-release) 1-week, 1-month, and 6-month formulations of buprenorphine. There is an assumpt...

    Authors: Joanne Neale, Charlotte N. E. Tompkins and John Strang

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:25

    Content type: Research

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  3. The impact of gambling advertisements shown during sporting events on young people is an important public health issue. While extensive research has taken place in Australia, there is still only a limited unde...

    Authors: Natalie Djohari, Gavin Weston, Rebecca Cassidy, Martyn Wemyss and Samantha Thomas

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:24

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  4. Using a new needle for every injection can reduce the spread of infectious disease among people who inject drugs (PWID). No previous study has examined new needle use barriers among PWIDs residing in the rural...

    Authors: Stephen M. Davis, Alfgeir L. Kristjansson, Danielle Davidov, Keith Zullig, Adam Baus and Melanie Fisher

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:23

    Content type: Brief report

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  5. JUUL is the fastest growing and highest selling brand of e-cigarette/vapor products in the USA. Assessing the effect of JUUL vapor products on adult smokers’ use of conventional tobacco cigarettes can help inf...

    Authors: Christopher Russell, Farhana Haseen and Neil McKeganey

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:22

    Content type: Research

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  6. The growing HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia has been driven by high rates of injection drug use. The Republic of Georgia has among the highest injection drug use rates globally, with a prevalen...

    Authors: David Otiashvili, Irma Kirtadze, Irina Vardanashvili, Mzia Tabatadze and Allison J. Ober

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:21

    Content type: Research

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  7. In the context of the WHO’s 2016 Viral Hepatitis Strategy and the introduction of treatment that can cure more than 95% of cases with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, the European Joint Action on HIV and Co-...

    Authors: Juan M. Pericàs, Daniel J. Bromberg, Denise Ocampo, Eberhard Schatz, Iwona Wawer, Piotr Wysocki, Kelly Safreed-Harmon and Jeffrey V. Lazarus

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:20

    Content type: Research

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  8. While the prevalence of women’s participation in gambling is steadily increasing, there is a well-recognised male bias in gambling research and policy. Few papers have sought to synthesise the literature relat...

    Authors: Simone McCarthy, Samantha L. Thomas, Maria E. Bellringer and Rebecca Cassidy

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:18

    Content type: Research

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  9. The availability of take home naloxone (THN) was increased for Canadians in 2016, including access to kits via pharmacies. Unlike typical over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs, THN kits may be stored i...

    Authors: Dulcie Lai, Amy Trinh Pham, Praveen P. Nekkar Rao and Michael A. Beazely

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:17

    Content type: Brief report

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  10. Drug use is associated with increased morbidity and mortality but people who use drugs experience significant barriers to care. Data are needed about the care experiences of people who use drugs to inform inte...

    Authors: Soo Chan Carusone, Adrian Guta, Samantha Robinson, Darrell H. Tan, Curtis Cooper, Bill O’Leary, Karen de Prinse, Grant Cobb, Ross Upshur and Carol Strike

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:16

    Content type: Research

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  11. The HIV epidemic in Georgia is increasing. Data shows that compared to previous years, Georgia has increasingly more HIV-infected individuals than previous assessments. Select client groups remain hard to reac...

    Authors: M. Gogia, C. Lawlor, N. Shengelia, K. Stvilia and H. F. Raymond

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:15

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  12. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is increasingly prevalent among people who inject drugs (PWID) in the context of the current US opioid crisis. Although curative therapy is available and recommended as a publ...

    Authors: Ellen Childs, Sabrina A. Assoumou, Katie B. Biello, Dea L. Biancarelli, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Alberto Edeza, Peter Salhaney, Matthew J. Mimiaga and Angela R. Bazzi

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  13. Ever-increasing numbers of opioid use disorder (OUD) in Canada has created the recent opioid crisis. One common treatment for OUD is methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). Various factors, including being a pa...

    Authors: Candice Luo, Nitika Sanger, Laura Zielinski, Meha Bhatt, Hamnah Shahid, Ieta Shams, Natalia Mouravska, Sabrina Luetam, Jackie Hudson, Lehana Thabane and Zainab Samaan

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:13

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  14. Residents in border areas are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS due to high rates of risk behaviors such as unprotected sexual practices or illicit drug use. Improving knowledge and attitude toward HIV/AIDS prevention an...

    Authors: Canh Dinh Hoang, Bach Xuan Tran, Manh Duc Pham, Long Hoang Nguyen, Ha Ngoc Do, Quan Hoang Vuong, Manh Tung Ho, Van Nhue Dam, Thu Trang Vuong, Hai Hong Nguyen, Vu Nguyen, Hai Quang Pham, Giang Hai Ha, Carl A. Latkin, Cyrus S. H. Ho and Roger C. M. Ho

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:11

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  15. Injecting drug users are at high risk of HIV infection globally. Research related to female drug users is rare in Kenya, yet it is required to inform the development of gender-sensitive HIV prevention and harm...

    Authors: Gitau Mburu, Mark Limmer and Paula Holland

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:10

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  16. A 239-question cross-sectional survey was sent out via email in January 2017 to gather comprehensive information on cannabis use from Canadian medical cannabis patients registered with a federally authorized l...

    Authors: Philippe Lucas, Eric P. Baron and Nick Jikomes

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:9

    Content type: Research

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  17. To improve healthcare entry and antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation for HIV-positive people who inject drugs (PWID) in Ukraine, an intervention built upon a successful community-based harm reduction projec...

    Authors: Alexandra Dmitrieva, Vladimir Stepanov, Ievgeniia-Galyna Lukash and Anna Martynyuk

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:8

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  18. In March of 2016, Florida passed the Infection Disease Elimination Act (IDEA), legalizing the formation of the first syringe exchange program in Florida, which opened in December of 2016 at a fixed site in Ove...

    Authors: Siddharth Iyengar, Adam Kravietz, Tyler S. Bartholomew, David Forrest and Hansel E. Tookes

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:7

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  19. Despite existing efforts to provide antiretroviral treatment (ART) for all HIV-diagnosed people, stigma deprives them of the highest attainable health status and challenges the effectiveness of ART program in ...

    Authors: Phung Quoc Tat Than, Bach Xuan Tran, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Nu Thi Truong, Thao Phuong Thi Thai, Carl A. Latkin, Cyrus S. H. Ho and Roger C. M. Ho

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:6

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  20. In 2016, a public health emergency was declared in British Columbia due to an unprecedented number of illicit drug overdose deaths. Injection drug use was implicated in approximately one third of overdose deat...

    Authors: Silvina C. Mema, Gillian Frosst, Jessica Bridgeman, Hilary Drake, Corinne Dolman, Leslie Lappalainen and Trevor Corneil

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:4

    Content type: Research

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  21. In 2016, drug overdose deaths exceeded 64,000 in the United States, driven by a sixfold increase in deaths attributable to illicitly manufactured fentanyl. Rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS), used to detect fent...

    Authors: Jacqueline E. Goldman, Katherine M. Waye, Kobe A. Periera, Maxwell S. Krieger, Jesse L. Yedinak and Brandon D. L. Marshall

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:3

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  22. We conducted a cross-sectional integrated bio-behavioral survey among sex partners of persons who inject drugs (PWID) to explore reasons for reported increase in reporting of heterosexually transmitted HIV in ...

    Authors: Anna P. Deryabina, Padmaja Patnaik and Wafaa M. El-Sadr

    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2019 16:1

    Content type: Research

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