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New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic

... monkeys. The new study has backed the belief that microbicides - chemicals that hobble viruses - could act as shi... Researchers are investigating around 60 potential microbicides that thwart HIV in a variety of ways. Carraguard, a microbicide extracted from seaweeds is already i...

Microbicides could serve to materialise women empowerment in the years to come

...such as a gel, cream, film or suppository. These microbicides will enable women to negotiate condom use or to ab...f the clinical trials for at least three candidate microbicides will begin. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a premier research institution, is alread...

Study Reveals AIDS, Malaria Need More Attention

...s, vaccines, diagnostics and, in the case of AIDS, microbicides are required. Matlin also said that concentration should be mainly on the upstream interventions such as steps needed to keep people healthy and prevent infection in the first place. But in the present scenario more money is used in the downstream...

Need for Change in Social Norms to Prevent Spread of HIV

...thern Africa. When people enroll in trials to test microbicides [topical agents that may prevent HIV transmission] or preventive drug therapies, their rate of HIV transmission often drops because they receive intensive preventive counselling, access to condoms and treatment for their other sexually transmitted di...

Fighting AIDS – a joint venture of the rich and the poor

...s brought new tools to meet the challenge; vaginal microbicides that kill the virus before a woman is infected. U.S. and European laboratories will be the ones producing the microbicide or vaccine, thus the destiny of the poor countries’ people depend partly on programs launched in rich countries. Even other ...

Computer Tool Predicts Effectiveness Of Microbicides

...r preventing HIV infections. Researchers said that microbicides are needed since the infections globally are soari...their delivery. "There is a huge push to produce microbicides that would have any effectiveness at all in reducing the spread of HIV, particularly in places like ...

'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio

...DS, which includes the development of vaccines and microbicides to halt the epidemic. The challenge in front of us can be tackled well, if there is unflinching financial support for research and development of the AIDS vaccine and microbicides. There is an evident chasm in the funding for vaccines and microbici...

Microbicides, Need of the Hour, to Aid the Fight Against HIV

...imply purchase from a local store. In that respect microbicides may just be the answer. Microbicides can bring dow...V hot bed, said that they would indeed be happy if microbicides were provided to them. Microbicide research was initiated in the latter part of 1980’s. But the cl...

A Molecular Condom Against AIDS

...st AIDS cases are spread heterosexually. About 16 microbicides are in development and five are undergoing testing in thousands of women, mostly in Africa. They are designed to fight HIV infection by preventing the virus from entering cells or replicating, or by maintaining acidic vaginal conditions. No first-gen...

Algal Gel to Prevent HIV Infection

... various methods to prevent HIV infection by using microbicides , assure the gel will be on the market in seven years. Women need to find ways to protect themselves from HIV, mainly in underdeveloped nations where AIDS is widespread and men refuse to use condoms. US philanthropist Bill Gates has said: only gi...

South African AIDS Delegates Issue Contraception Call

...nder way in South Africa towards developing female microbicides and new HIV vaccines and delegates agreed they would like to see more investment on research. During the conference there was also a call to make AIDS drugs more accessible with one non-governmental organisation, the AIDS Law Project, threatening p...

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Renews Goal To Reverse Spread of HIV by 2015

...such as tuberculosis, and researching vaccines and microbicides are necessary to reduce the spread of the virus. Ban added that meeting U.N. targets "means mustering the political will to address the factors that drive the epidemic -- including gender inequality, stigma and discrimination". According to a repor...

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

... 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 tha...

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