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Antibodies Elicited by Multiple Envelope Glycoprotein Immunogens in Primates Neutralize Primary Human ... - Journal of Virology

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:30

Antibodies Elicited by Multiple Envelope Glycoprotein Immunogens in Primates Neutralize Primary Human ...
Journal of Virology
Used as components of microbicides, the CD4-mimetic compounds might increase the protective efficacy of HIV-1 vaccines. IMPORTANCE Preventing HIV-1 transmission is a high priority for global health. Eliciting antibodies that can neutralize transmitted ...

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How Americans help Africans fight HIV - Washington Post

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 17:38

Washington Post

How Americans help Africans fight HIV
Washington Post
In his April 22 op-ed, “Cultural factors in the HIV crisis,” Michael Gerson made a powerful case that the HIV crisis among young women in Africa deserves Americans' attention. Important HIV prevention programs funded by U.S. taxpayers can significantly ...

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[Video] Interview with Dr Lenias Hwenda: GapSummit 2016 Future Health Gap - Biotechin.Asia

Google News - Microbicides - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:32

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[Video] Interview with Dr Lenias Hwenda: GapSummit 2016 Future Health Gap
Biotechin.Asia
Lenias was trained as an immunologist, and prior to her work in global health policy, she worked on infectious diseases developing vaccines for influenza and malaria and microbicides for HIV at the University of Oxford and Rockefeller University.

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Study identifies effects of hormonal contraceptives on anti-viral immunity - Science Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 22:50

Study identifies effects of hormonal contraceptives on anti-viral immunity
Science Daily
"In one possible scenario, women would receive DMPA and an estradiol-releasing vaginal ring that also releases antiviral microbicides. While only a hypothetical alternative at this time, defining the safety and efficacy of such an approach warrants ...

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Hormonal contraception may increase susceptibility of women to genital infection - News-Medical.net

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:55

Hormonal contraception may increase susceptibility of women to genital infection
News-Medical.net
"In one possible scenario, women would receive DMPA and an estradiol-releasing vaginal ring that also releases antiviral microbicides. While only a hypothetical alternative at this time, defining the safety and efficacy of such an approach warrants ...

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Study Identifies Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives on Anti-Viral Immunity - Newswise (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:47

Study Identifies Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives on Anti-Viral Immunity
Newswise (press release)
“In one possible scenario, women would receive DMPA and an estradiol-releasing vaginal ring that also releases antiviral microbicides. While only a hypothetical alternative at this time, defining the safety and efficacy of such an approach warrants ...

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Study Identifies Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives on Anti-Viral Immunity - Newswise (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:47

Study Identifies Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives on Anti-Viral Immunity
Newswise (press release)
“In one possible scenario, women would receive DMPA and an estradiol-releasing vaginal ring that also releases antiviral microbicides. While only a hypothetical alternative at this time, defining the safety and efficacy of such an approach warrants ...

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A new HIV prevention ring presents a new independence for women - Women24

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:42

Women24

A new HIV prevention ring presents a new independence for women
Women24
According to International Partnerships for Microbicides (IPM), 2 out of 3 HIV cases are women. IPM found that, globally, women need more options to protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. 4,588 women between ...

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Uganda: Drug-Laced Vaginal Ring Offers Hope in HIV Prevention - AllAfrica.com

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:02

Uganda: Drug-Laced Vaginal Ring Offers Hope in HIV Prevention
AllAfrica.com
Dr Annalene Nel from International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) said the study targeted women in Africa because they have a higher risk of HIV infection mainly because of unprotected sex. "Women have limited options; abstinence, monogamy and use ...

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New Study Shows Small 'Window Of Opportunity' Can Block HIV From The Blood - 360Nobs.com

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:16

360Nobs.com

New Study Shows Small 'Window Of Opportunity' Can Block HIV From The Blood
360Nobs.com
Professor Barouch said: “We believe that these insights into early HIV/SIV infection will be critical for the development of interventions to block infection, such as vaccines, antibodies, microbicides and drugs. The next step in this line of research ...

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Study: HIV Virus Can Be Eliminated In The First Few Days Of Infection - Parent Herald

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:11

Parent Herald

Study: HIV Virus Can Be Eliminated In The First Few Days Of Infection
Parent Herald
"We believe that these insights into early HIV/SIV infection will be critical for the development of interventions to block infection, such as vaccines, antibodies, microbicides and drugs," Barouch concluded. "The next step in this line of research is ...

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Researchers study progression of HIV during early stages of infection - Vaccine News Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 22:08

Vaccine News Daily

Researchers study progression of HIV during early stages of infection
Vaccine News Daily
"We believe that these insights into early HIV/SIV infection will be critical for the development of interventions to block infection, such as vaccines, antibodies, microbicides and drugs," Barouch said. "The next step in this line of research is to ...

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New research in SIV-exposed monkeys provides insights for development of HIV prevention strategies - News-Medical.net

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:38

New research in SIV-exposed monkeys provides insights for development of HIV prevention strategies
News-Medical.net
New research in monkeys exposed to SIV, the monkey equivalent of HIV, suggests that the virus spreads rapidly in the body and triggers early host responses that suppress antiviral immunity, thus promoting viral replication. The study, published in Cell ...

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HIV virus' early stages discovery could pave way to vaccine - Daily Mail

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 14:26

Daily Mail

HIV virus' early stages discovery could pave way to vaccine
Daily Mail
Professor Barouch said: 'We believe that these insights into early HIV/SIV infection will be critical for the development of interventions to block infection, such as vaccines, antibodies, microbicides and drugs. 'The next step in this line of research ...

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Researchers uncover earliest events following HIV infection, before virus is detectable - Science Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 14:20

Science Daily

Researchers uncover earliest events following HIV infection, before virus is detectable
Science Daily
"We believe that these insights into early HIV/SIV infection will be critical for the development of interventions to block infection, such as vaccines, antibodies, microbicides and drugs," Barouch said. "The next step in this line of research is to ...
Animal study paints picture of the earliest immune responses to HIVEurekAlert (press release)

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Animal study paints picture of the earliest immune responses to HIV - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:33

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Animal study paints picture of the earliest immune responses to HIV
EurekAlert (press release)
New research in monkeys exposed to SIV, the monkey equivalent of HIV, suggests that the virus spreads rapidly in the body and triggers early host responses that suppress antiviral immunity, thus promoting viral replication. The study, published in Cell ...
Researchers Uncover Earliest Events Following HIV Infection, Before Virus is DetectableInfection Control Today

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:51

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century - HowStuffWorks NOW

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:01

HowStuffWorks NOW

Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century
HowStuffWorks NOW
Considering half of the people on Earth are female, and women have some 450 periods during their lifetime, it's astounding how little innovation there's been in menstrual products — just three major ones in the last 200 years (the pad, the tampon and ...

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Escondido Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:27

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Escondido Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Palmdale Tech Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:55

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Palmdale Tech Time
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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