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2011-04-18 13:56:36

Researchers are stopping tests of a daily pill to prevent infection with the AIDS virus in thousands of African women.

2011-03-14 15:05:27

The first human studies of an oral drug regimen to prevent HIV infection in high-risk individuals yielded a promising near 50% reduction in HIV incidence, but a number of issues require additional research before oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can be implemented on a large scale.

2011-02-28 22:25:44

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).

2011-02-28 14:14:46

In the first study to make head-to-head comparisons between tenofovir gel and oral tenofovir – two promising approaches for preventing HIV in women – researchers found that daily use of the vaginal gel achieved a more than 100-times higher concentration of active drug in vaginal tissue than did the oral tablet, while, compared to the gel, the tablet used daily was associated with a 20-times higher active drug concentration in blood.

2011-02-28 14:11:40

A gel developed to protect against HIV during vaginal sex produced a strong antiviral effect when used in the rectum.

2011-01-27 08:02:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.

2010-12-23 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 17, Science Magazine recognized a promising HIV study as one of the top ten achievements of 2010.

2010-12-22 19:06:29

Earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy should be the highest priority for global expansion of HIV patient care.

2010-12-13 07:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial results for CMX157 demonstrating a favorable safety, tolerability and drug distribution profile.


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