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UCSF study will test new vaginal microbicide for herpes and HIV

...ety trial is important because earlier spermicidal microbicides like nonoxynol 9, which was an ingredient in a var...women. So now we realize that we must approach new microbicides a little more carefully," Moscicki said. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention

...ool they say could lead to improvements in topical microbicides being developed for women to use to prevent infect... that causes AIDS. Providing women with improved microbicides is a pressing challenge because women now account for a growing number of new infections worldwide, ...

New licensing agreement to maximize AIDS drug development

... agreement to research and develop Biosyn-patented microbicides for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The three microbicides covered under the agreement are in various stages of development and work under different mechanisms...

Anti-HIV drug has potential to prevent transmission in women

...gel can prevent HIV from replicating, unlike other microbicides which have been designed to block HIV entry into c...tests while using the gel. Past safety trials of microbicides showed that certain gels caused ulcerations and inflammation in women that could actually facilitate...

Vaginal gel may provide a new approach to HIV prevention

...pounds evaluated in the study as potential vaginal microbicides to protect women from HIV. Under the agreements, ...ufacture and distribute their compounds for use as microbicides in resource-poor countries. Announced on the eve of the TIME Global Health Summit, this agreement m...

AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat feminization of HIV/AIDS

...nated efforts to focus on women, develop effective microbicides that women can use themselves and a gender-specific vaccine program that takes into account the different immune responses between women and men. Cultural programs are also needed for reshaping gender roles, such as educating more women about safe-s...

MetaChip provides quick, efficient toxicity screening of potential drugs

...preliminary effectiveness of two candidate topical microbicides to prevent HIV infection has opened to volunteer e...frica and the United States. Although no licensed microbicides are available to the public currently, scientists hope these agents--designed to be applied to the s...

International trial of two microbicides begins

...preliminary effectiveness of two candidate topical microbicides to prevent HIV infection has opened to volunteer e...frica and the United States. Although no licensed microbicides are available to the public currently, scientists hope these agents--designed to be applied to the s...

HIV Infection Still On The Rise

...V has so far produced only negative results, while microbicides have proved disappointing. Although the ABC message (abstinence, be faithful, use a condom) is popular with the American government, its application in other parts of the world may not have the impact required. In the face of this global catastrophe...

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