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2014-06-26 20:22:23

DURHAM, N.C., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health Decisions, the full-service CRO of choice for forward-looking biopharma and medical device companies, today announced database lock for Evofem's phase 3 study of Amphora® nonhormonal contraceptive gel, the largest trial ever conducted of a nonhormonal contraceptive. Database lock marks an important milestone toward regulatory approval for Amphora, a potential alternative to Conceptrol®, the brand name of nonoxynol-9, the...

2013-04-04 12:01:05

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, according to a Phase I clinical trial published today in PLOS ONE. The study, led by researchers with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), tested a reduced glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel, and has spurred the development of an expanded safety study of the gel, expected to launch later this...

2012-03-06 11:23:36

Follow-up study planned to further assess gel's potential as a rectal microbicide to prevent HIV A gel formulation of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir designed specifically for rectal use was found safe and acceptable, according to a Phase I clinical study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), and presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). The results of the study, which included...

2011-09-16 11:34:21

Single-size diaphragm expands women's protection options CONRAD, a leading reproductive health research organization, will announce results of the SILCS Diaphragm contraceptive effectiveness study September 17th at the Reproductive Health 2011 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two-year study of 450 U.S. women implemented at six clinical sites in the U.S. showed that effectiveness rates of the new single size, contoured diaphragm are similar to traditional diaphragms. In addition, SILCS...

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2009-07-10 09:35:00

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have devised a laboratory test for predicting whether microbicides against HIV are safe for human use. The researchers have also discovered why several supposedly "safe" microbicides made women more susceptible to HIV infection. The study appears today in the online version of the Journal of Infectious Diseases.Betsy C. Herold, M.D.For years, scientists have been trying to develop a topical vaginal microbicide for...

2005-11-11 09:05:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New draft guidelines for male latex condoms published on Thursday call for packaging to include information they reduce, but do not eliminate, the risk of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines also specifically say condoms that contain the spermicide nonoxynol-9 must specify that they can cause irritation and increase the risk of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. They also specify that consistent condom use may help...

2005-11-10 22:10:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New draft guidelines for male latex condoms published on Thursday call for packaging to include information they reduce, but do not eliminate, the risk of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines also specifically say condoms that contain the spermicide nonoxynol-9 must specify that they can cause irritation and increase the risk of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. They also specify that consistent condom use...

2005-07-01 09:21:01

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescent girls who always use condoms correctly are indeed protected from common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to a new study. However, the findings also show that only 16 percent of the young women used condoms properly. The researchers found that teen girls who consistently used condoms correctly were 60 percent less likely to become infected with chlamydia, and 90 percent less likely to have gonorrhea, both leading causes of infertility and...


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