Tag: "microbicide" at biology news
Topical treatment shown to inhibit HIV and herpes simplex virus infection
...) investigated the efficacy of PRO 2000, a topical microbicide
under development by Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "There is an urgent need for the development of safe and effective vaginal microbicides," Marla Keller, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the researche...
US Senate increases microbicide funding for a total of $42 million
...ported NGOs conducting trials of several promising microbicide
candidates. USAID is currently funding four Phas... be used to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. A microbicide
would offer additional support when used with a condom, but most importantly, microbicides hope to g...
Vaginal gel may provide a new approach to HIV prevention
...st an HIV-like virus. The research suggests that a microbicide
using compounds that inhibit the processes by whic...licensed an anti-HIV compound for development as a microbicide
when the class of drugs is so early in development. Women make up nearly half of all people living w...
HIV prevention hope: Yogurt bugs that make antiviral drugs
...The hope is to use the bacteria as the basis for a microbicide
which can prevent sexual transmission of HIV." Ram...oengineered bacteria as the active ingredient in a microbicide
a foam, cream or suppository that can be applied to, or inserted into, the vagina or anus before se...
Researchers discover inhibitor of infection by HPV
...omen in developing countries. "An effective HPV microbicide
could reduce the burden of HPV-related genital disease in women," Schiller said. About 10,000 American women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and about 250,000 women worldwide die from the disease annually....
JCI table of contents: July 27, 2006
...jci.org/article.php?id=25424 VIROLOGY Vaginal microbicide
protects against sexually transmitted infection ...esearchers have been striving to develop a topical microbicide
a gel, cream, or foam that is applied vaginally or rectally to prevent sexually transmitted infecti...
A molecular condom against AIDS
...ing acidic vaginal conditions. No first-generation microbicide
has been approved yet for wide use. Delivering A...on by the AIDS virus. "Up until now, most of the microbicide
work has focused on the development of the active drug, not on the delivery of the drug," Kiser says...
Phase III trials of cellulose sulfate microbicide for HIV prevention closed
...I clinical trial of cellulose sulfate -- a topical microbicide
gel being tested for HIV prevention in women -- be...ngs, and help determine any implications for other microbicide
studies. Dr. Lut Van Damme, principal investigator of the CONRAD trial, stated: "It was our hope...