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Phase III trials of cellulose sulfate microbicide for HIV prevention closed

...nogamous populations at low risk for STIs in which condom counseling was not required. The safety studies in women and men varied in terms of control group (inactive sexual lubricant such as K-Y? Jelly or active spermicidal gel such as Conceptrol), frequency of use (once, twice, or four times daily), du...

A molecular condom against AIDS

...veloped a new vaginal gel that we call a molecular condom because it is composed of molecules that are liqui...ofessor of bioengineering. "It's a smart molecular condom because we designed this gel to release anti-HIV drugs when the gel comes into contact with semen du...

Male contraception: One door opens, another closes

...Seattle-based nonprofit PATH, points to the female condom as an example. "We got funding to design a great female condom that men and women like much better than what's out there," he says. "But now we're ready to do the ...

Teenagers know about condoms ... so why don't they use them?

...when they get the opportunity, whether they have a condom or not. It also found that young people around the...tential partners, which makes it difficult to plan condom use. Other common themes included, for example, a tendency to try and guess the HIV status of pote...

First global analysis of sexual behavior

...fset by a higher frequency of sex, lower rates of condom use and their husbands' risky behaviours. In Asian...hers found that in a number of countries, rates of condom use at last sexual intercourse were increasing, in some cases, for example in Uganda, strikingly so....

NIH selects Pittsburgh institute as leader for HIV/AIDS prevention efforts

...hemselves except condoms, and women do not control condom use." Dr. Hillier's group is involved in evaluating drugs for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV. Clinical trials have been designed to support the licensing of new agents for the prevention of HIV that could be used by ...

US Senate increases microbicide funding for a total of $42 million

...otect themselves when they are unable to negotiate condom use or ensure mutual monogamy with their partners. Polly Harrison, Director of the Alliance for Microbicide Development said, " We've come a long way over the past decade, thanks to the efforts of many dedicated scientists, advocates, and the leade...

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