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A reformulated version of an anti-HIV gel developed for vaginal use was found safe and acceptable by HIV-negative men and women who used it rectally.
A change in the formulation of tenofovir gel, an anti-HIV gel developed for vaginal use, may make it safer to use in the rectum.
Are women willing to use a vaginal gel to protect themselves against HIV infection?
Today IRMA (International Rectal Microbicide Advocates) will release "On the Map: Ensuring Africa's Place in Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy" at a special evening reception at the international Microbicides 2012 conference at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center.
Researchers, activists and funders are meeting this week in Sydney to discuss the state of HIV prevention research.
Microbicides can be used to protect against HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases, either on their own or with the added protection of a condom.
A change in the formulation of tenofovir gel, an anti-HIV gel developed for vaginal use, may make it safer to use in the rectum, suggests research presented today at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).
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