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AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

...ber disk, a diaphragm is inserted vaginally with a gel to cover the cervix....

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

...y of data supporting the attractiveness of topical gel microbicides in this consumer group. The importance of topical microbicides is highlighted by statistics from UNAIDS and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that show 48 percent of the 39.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS are wo...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...en researchers abruptly ended studies of a vaginal gel meant to block the virus after early results showe...ths. Half of the women were given diaphragms and a gel lubricant, while the other half were not. Both groups were also given condoms and extensive counseli...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...e transplantation, the team used two methods -- 2D gel electrophoresis and protein sequencing, to prove that all the expressed proteins were now the ones coded for by the M. mycoides LC chromosome. Two sets of antibodies that bound specifically to cell surface proteins from each cell were reacted with ...

Public Places in England Go Smoke Free

...nausea were someone trying to quit relapse, a hand gel with tobacco extracts, and even a nicotine drink. There's even a kit for quitting smoking in two weeks. According to a medical study, 70 percent of English general practitioners noted increases in consultations aimed at stopping smoking. That fig...

Gel-based Handrub Improves Hospital Hygiene

...iene recommendations compared to doctors. When the gel was introduced, compliance increased from 32% to 4...e workers in the study reported they preferred the gel to the liquid-based product, indicating that it improved the condition of their skin. No cases of si...

Portable Splint When Injured Far Away from Medical Help

...igidity and heat quickly to the limb via a special gel created by a chemically reactive metal strip and saturated sodium acetate solution. Paul Chamberlain, professor of design at Sheffield Hallam University said: "Plastic has surprising uses that are not currently being explored." John Brewer, dir...

Multiple Sclerosis Could Be Checked Through Testosterone Gel

...fornia say they have been able to use testosterone gel to effectively slow down the progression of multip...ons for six months, each man applied 10 grams of a gel containing 100 milligrams of testosterone to his upper arms once daily for 12 months. "We saw an i...

Gel Made of Patients Own Platelets may Speed Up Wound Healing

... study has suggested that topical application of a gel made from platelets in healthy individuals own blo...ing to background information in the article. This gel is currently used in surgery to improve healing, but its clinical application remains controversial....

Researchers Find Ways to Recycle Old Tyres into New

...lasma makes the crumbs adhesive and allows them to gel better with new rubber. 'It makes the surface of the crumb much better at sticking onto new rubber. Without treatment, the interface between the old pieces and new rubber is very weak', said Isaac, adding that the treated rubber particles can then ...

FDA Approves Divigel(R) for Treatment of Hot Flashes Linked With Menopause

...ne of pregnant mares. Divigel(R) is a quick-drying gel that is odorless when dry, and is available in convenient, individual-use packets. One packet of gel is applied daily to an area that measures approximately 5 x 7 inches on the thigh where it absorbs d...

NASA Technology Helps Detect and Treat Heart Disease and Strokes

...on an examination table while a technician applies gel to the neck to image the carotid arteries, located on both sides of the neck near the skin's surface. The technician uses an ultrasound machine while following a patented protocol to capture specific images of the carotid artery wall. Using the Arter...

Gel Developed to Treat Male Menopause

A Brit company has developed a gel that it says can treat hypogonadism, also known as...condition, reports the Telegraph. The colourless gel has been named Tostran, and contains two per cent synthetic testosterone, which is absorbed through ...

Nanoparticles can Damage DNA, Increase Cancer Risk

...article suspensions using the alkaline single-cell gel electrophoresis assay (Comet assay) to quantify breaks in single and double stranded DNA. The team chose these particular nanoparticle types because they are commonly used commercially – in electronics, textiles and sporting goods – and easy to work ...

Hospital Infection Deaths Continue in UK

...o wash with soap and water because the normal hand gel does not work against C-diff. Visitors are also being asked to stick to visiting times with no more than two people at a bed at any time. When the disease broke out elsewhere in the UK, calls had been made for installation of more sinks at hosp...

Gels, Wax or Paste: New Styling Products for Men's Hair

... past we had a couple of tubes or pots with either gel or wax," says Kai-Uwe Dalichow of the Berlin Haird...rs. The pastes tend to be made up of either more gel or more wax depending on the desired style of hair. In most cases the name is misleading. Experts ad...

Testosterone-based Cream may Help Prevent Alzheimer's

...suffering from Alzheimer's. Rubbing a testosterone gel into the skin increased their energy levels and lifted their mood. However the gel did not appear to improve memory or other mental skills. Source-IANS/L...

Testosterone-based Cream may Help Prevent Alzheimer's

...suffering from Alzheimer's. Rubbing a testosterone gel into the skin increased their energy levels and lifted their mood. However the gel did not appear to improve memory or other mental skills. Source-IANS...

C Diff Infection Reported In Hospital

...asked to stick to the visiting hours only. Alcohol gel in combination with water and soap should be used to clean hands. C diff was first found out in 2002 after an outbreak at Quebec hospital in Canada. From then on, similar cases have been reported at hospitals in London and Leicester. JT...

'Smart' Sunglasses With Chameleon Powers

...or shade. The lenses were created by sandwiching a gel between two layers of electrochromic material. Applying a small voltage moves charged particles from one layer to another, and changes the transparency. Once the glasses are a certain tint they will stay that way without power for about 30 days. A si...

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