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2013-08-02 23:19:48

Condomania, America’s most trusted condom store, recently announced that Japanese Condom Sampler Packs are now available. Japanese manufacturers have been long known to make the world’s most sensuous and quality condoms, and Condomania’s Japanese Condom Sampler is bringing them to the U.S. audience. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Condomania, America’s #1 online condom store, recently announced that Japanese Condom Sampler Packs are now available. Japanese manufacturers have...

2013-07-23 08:31:48

SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evofem is pleased to announce the early completion of enrollment for their 3,200-subject Phase III registration study of Amphora® non-hormonal contraceptive gel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130304/CG70327LOGO) The global trial compares Amphora to Conceptrol®, the brand name of Nonoxynol-9, and the only spermicidal gel currently approved by the FDA. "We are very pleased with the progress on the development of...

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...

2010-05-24 08:55:30

New research presented at International Microbicides Conference, May 22-25 A flexible ring containing two anti-HIV drugs showed in laboratory tests that it can deliver therapeutic levels of both drugs for up to 30 days, researchers reported today at the International Microbicides Conference (M2010) in Pittsburgh, adding that they consider the ring near ready for testing of its safety in women. Vaginal rings have been used to deliver contraceptives and now this strategy is being applied for...

2010-04-20 15:36:00

MADISON, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Revive Personal Products Company (Revive), the makers of Conceptrol®, announced the launch of "Love the Penis, Kill the Sperm," an interactive media campaign aimed at raising awareness of spermicide as a birth control option. The message: It's fine to love the penis and have fun doing it, but don't forget to kill the sperm or you may end up with a baby bump you don't want right now. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2010-04-11 20:00:00

NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpongeTech® Delivery Systems, Inc., The Smarter Sponge(TM), (Pink Sheets: SPNG), announces plans to expand of its offerings for the medical foam market in wound and burn care. SpongeTech® plans to offer foams featuring improved softness and improved retention of burn and wound fluids, using hydrophilic foam technology. It is planned to make them available in roll form with standard thicknesses of 0.125" and...

2009-11-09 09:08:45

An Indiana University study involving 2,453 women ages 18 to 68 found that lubricant use during sexual activity alone or with a partner contributed to higher ratings of pleasurable and satisfying sex. Personal lubricants have long been recommended to women to improve the comfort of sexual intercourse and to reduce the risk of vaginal tearing, yet strikingly little available data is available on women's use of lubricants or associated vaginal symptoms. The study, conducted by Debby Herbenick,...

2009-05-20 07:16:34

Nonhormonal method avoids side effects and cancer risk Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have published results showing that a new contraceptive device may also effectively block the transmission of the HIV virus. Findings show that the device prevents infection by the HIV virus in laboratory testing. The promising results are published in the most recent issue of the journal AIDS. The new device is a vaginal ring that releases multiple types of non-hormonal agents and...

2009-05-11 22:59:00

BERKELEY, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayer Laboratories, Inc., a marketer of high-quality contraceptives and the exclusive distributor of the Today Vaginal Contraceptive Sponge for the US, Canada and the EU, announced today that the Today(R) Sponge has been re-launched in the United States. Available soon in more than 13,000 drug stores across the country and on-line, the Today Sponge will be carried in 6,500 CVS/Longs drug stores in May and in 6,700 Walgreens and 200 Duane Reade...

2009-01-08 05:30:00

Medical Device Veteran David Bruce Joins as President and Chief Executive Officer TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patient Safety Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX) today announced that David Bruce has joined the company as its President and Chief Executive Officer and will also join its Board of Directors. Bill Adams, the company's former Chief Executive Officer will remain involved with the company as a consultant. David brings a breadth of experience successfully...