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New support will accelerate development of new tools to help women protect themselves from HIV SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.
AIDS researchers meeting in Montreal say anitretroviral drugs given by vaginal gel may be effective at preventing HIV infection. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that two experiments in monkeys showed oral or vaginal treatment of tenofovir, or a combination drug that also contained emtricitabine, was highly effective in blocking HIV infection.
Dr. Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides, issued the following statement on the results of the Phase II/IIb safety and effectiveness study of BufferGel and PRO2000 (0.5 percent concentration): SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.
Results of NIH-sponsored Clinical Trial to be Presented at Retrovirus Conference LEXINGTON, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Carraguard microbicidal gel does not protect women from HIV infection, new information reveals.
LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
FREDERICK, Md., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest BioSciences announced today the successful acquisition of funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID/NIH) to support the development of pyrimidinedione inhibitors as topical microbicides to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV.
Gels that have been developed to protect women from the AIDS virus may be just as likely to protect men from catching the disease as well, researchers said on Monday.
Researchers announced their disappointment upon finding that an anti-AIDS vaginal gel failed to stop HIV infection in their study of 6,000 South African women. The gel was the first of its kind to make it through late-stage testing.
A cream, gel or pill that women can use to protect themselves from the AIDS virus is key to stopping the AIDS pandemic, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who has given hundreds of millions of dollars to HIV programs, said on Sunday.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.