• Naltrexone improves HIV care in freed inmates

    9 monthes ago - By Healio

    BOSTON - Giving HIV-positive inmates with alcohol or opiate abuse disorders long-acting naltrexone upon their release improves their likelihood of staying virally suppressed months later, according to findings presented at CROI.
    In two NIH-funded studies, Sandra Springer, MD, associate professor of medicine and associate clinical professor of nursing at the Yale School of Medicine, and colleagues explored the effect of giving soon-to-be released HIV-positive inmates six monthly injections of the long-acting injectable medication, which is approved in the United States for the management
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