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Sexed Work: Gender, Race, and Resistance in a Brooklyn Drug Market
- L. Maher
- 6 November 1997
1. Readings of Victimization and Volition 2. Taking it on the Street 3. Gender, Work, and Informalization 4. A Reserve Army: Women and the Drug Market 5. Jobs for the Boyz: Street Hustles 6. A Hard…
Global burden of HIV, viral hepatitis, and tuberculosis in prisoners and detainees
POLICING AND PUBLIC HEALTH Law Enforcement and Harm Minimization in a Street-level Drug Market
This article describes the impact of street-level law enforcement on Australia's principal heroin market. Based on three years of research, including interviews and extended ethnographic fieldwork,…
Sequential Bottlenecks Drive Viral Evolution in Early Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection
These results provide the first detailed analysis of early within-host evolution of HCV, indicating strong selective forces limit viral evolution in the acute phase of infection.
The effects of female sex, viral genotype, and IL28B genotype on spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus infection
Female sex, favorable IL28B genotype, and HCV genotype 1 are independent predictors of spontaneous clearance, and further research is required to elucidate the observed sex‐based differences in HCV control.
Incidence and risk factors for hepatitis C seroconversion in injecting drug users in Australia.
Women, new initiates and IDUs recruited via outreach appear to be at increased risk of infection and the first evidence outside North America of the link between shared use of drug preparation equipment and incident HCV infection is provided.
Modelling the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia.
Challenges in maintaining treatment services for people who use drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic
People who use drugs are likely to be more vulnerable during the COVID-19 epidemic, due to poorer health literacy and stigma and discrimination towards this group, and access to drug treatment as well as screening and testing for SARS-CoV2 where this is indicated is important.
Are people who inject performance and image-enhancing drugs an increasing population of Needle and Syringe Program attendees?
- J. Iversen, L. Topp, H. Wand, L. Maher
- Medicine, Political ScienceDrug and alcohol review
- 1 March 2013
Australian studies of people who inject performance and image-enhancing drugs (PIED) have identified subgroups including professional sportspeople, occupational users (those in protective…