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Clinical trial finds microbicide promising as HIV prevention method for women

...vice chairman and professor, department of obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and mtn principal investigator. "We have reached an important milestone in HIV prevention research, and these women deserve credit for the success of the stu...

Anti-HIV gel shows promise in large-scale study in women

...referred to appropriate medical care and support, including antiretroviral therapy. These same women were also given the opportunity to participate in mtn 015, a clinical study examining the nature of HIV progression and treatment response in HIV-infected women who were using topical microbicides or oral...

New nano device detects immune system cell signaling

...ly altered so they can be cultured indefinitely. Although the alteration "immortalizes" the cells, it also significantly limits their usefulness. The mtn is the first system that can monitor biochemical changes in large numbers of normal or primary cells at the single-cell level for prolonged periods, U...

HIV prevention researchers to compare common ARV as a pill and vaginal gel in unique study

...tion for preventing HIV," explained Dr. Hendrix. MTN-001 is part of a portfolio of trials evaluating the oral and gel forms of tenofovir. Recently, mtn researchers launched the first trial in pregnant women, seeking to understand the extent that pregnancy affects how the body absorbs the active drug i...

Trial finds tenofovir gel safe for daily use and most women adhered to study regimens

...ductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, who is mtn principal investigator and led the study. According to UNAIDS, women rep... Spring, Maryland, and CONRAD, of Arlington, Virginia, in December 2006. mtn will launch a series of other trials that will further evaluate the safety ...

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

... at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, through a collaboration between the mtn (an HIV/AIDS clinical trials network established by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH), the Adolescent Medicine Trials Ne...

Mobile Technology to Meet Healthcare Needs

... GSM Association's Development Fund, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, Accenture Development Partnership, Motorola Inc., mtn South Africa, and Voxiva have come out with Phones-for–Health; a plan to improve the AIDS/HIV scenario in Africa. 'The explosive spread of mobile ...
Mtn in Medical Technology

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

...ncept that a topical microbicide can prevent HIV infection, new products are needed that can increase the level of protection that was observed in the mtn study. IPM and others are now testing a new generation of microbicide candidates that contain highly potent antiretrovirals (ARVs) that specifically t...
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