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Effects on HIV and Ebola - R & D Magazine

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 09:53

Effects on HIV and Ebola
R & D Magazine
Another application could be their development into crèmes or gels (i.e. microbicides) that prevent transmission of viruses like HIV during sexual intercourse. Finally, these plant extracts represent promising collections of natural antiviral agents ...

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Extracts Of Medicinal Plant Cistus Incanus Show Promise In Treating HIV And Ebola - Eurasia Review

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 00:59

Eurasia Review

Extracts Of Medicinal Plant Cistus Incanus Show Promise In Treating HIV And Ebola
Eurasia Review
Thus these plant extracts may be useful starting material for the development of potent herbal agents against selected virus infections. Another application could be their development into crèmes or gels (i.e. microbicides) that prevent transmission of ...

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Envigo Rat Models Proven to be Susceptible to Intra-Vaginal HSV-2 Infection and Protectable by Attenuated HSV-1 ... - SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:54

Envigo Rat Models Proven to be Susceptible to Intra-Vaginal HSV-2 Infection and Protectable by Attenuated HSV-1 ...
SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)
Consequently, the described Envigo rat models provide a new approach to investigate the protective effects of anti-viral microbicides and vaccine candidates as well as to study asymptomatic primary genital HSV-2 infection. More information about this ...

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Novel Rat Models to Study Primary Genital Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Infection. - SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 04:28

Novel Rat Models to Study Primary Genital Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Infection.
SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)
Consequently, the described Envigo rat models provide a new approach to investigate the protective effects of anti-viral microbicides and vaccine candidates as well as to study asymptomatic primary genital HSV-2 infection. More information about this ...

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Novel Rat Models to Study Primary Genital Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Infection. - SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 04:28

Novel Rat Models to Study Primary Genital Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Infection.
SelectScience.net (press release) (registration)
Consequently, the described Envigo rat models provide a new approach to investigate the protective effects of anti-viral microbicides and vaccine candidates as well as to study asymptomatic primary genital HSV-2 infection. More information about this ...

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Cell Culture Experiments Reveal Potent Antiviral Activity of Cistus incanus - Infection Control Today

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:52

Cell Culture Experiments Reveal Potent Antiviral Activity of Cistus incanus
Infection Control Today
Another application could be their development into crèmes or gels (i.e. microbicides) that prevent transmission of viruses like HIV during sexual intercourse. Finally, these plant extracts represent promising collections of natural antiviral agents ...

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Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:39

EurekAlert (press release)

Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
EurekAlert (press release)
Another application could be their development into crèmes or gels (i.e. microbicides) that prevent transmission of viruses like HIV during sexual intercourse. Finally, these plant extracts represent promising collections of natural antiviral agents ...

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Cell culture experiments reveal potent antiviral activity of Cistus incanus extracts against HIV and Ebola - Medical Xpress

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 08:48

Cell culture experiments reveal potent antiviral activity of Cistus incanus extracts against HIV and Ebola
Medical Xpress
Another application could be their development into crèmes or gels (i.e. microbicides) that prevent transmission of viruses like HIV during sexual intercourse. Finally, these plant extracts represent promising collections of natural antiviral agents ...

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Envigo Rat Models Proven To Be Susceptible To Intra-Vaginal HSV-2 Infection And Protectable By Attenuated HSV-1 ... - Clinical Leader

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:10

Envigo Rat Models Proven To Be Susceptible To Intra-Vaginal HSV-2 Infection And Protectable By Attenuated HSV-1 ...
Clinical Leader
A scientific collaboration between Envigo and the Department of Infectious Disease at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden has unveiled study findings into rat models and their susceptibility to intra-vaginal herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) infection.

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Medical Textiles Market to Benefit from Adoption of Improved Medical Care and Hygiene Practices - Industry Today (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:45

Medical Textiles Market to Benefit from Adoption of Improved Medical Care and Hygiene Practices
Industry Today (press release)
Consumers are now practicing hygiene through the use of a variety of antibacterial, microbicides, and antiseptic products. In several cases, medical textiles supplement many of the aforementioned products, thus witnessing higher sales and revenue.

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Thomas Hope, MD - UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging (blog)

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 05:42

Thomas Hope, MD
UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging (blog)
Thomas Hope, MD, is an Assistant Professor in Residence in the Abdominal Imaging and Nuclear Medicine sections at UCSF and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In 2007, he received his medical degree from Stanford University School of ...

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Can Feminine Hygiene Products Be Toxic? - WholeFoods Magazine

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:18

WholeFoods Magazine

Can Feminine Hygiene Products Be Toxic?
WholeFoods Magazine
In a recent study presented at the International Microbicides Conference, biophysicists suggested that some vaginal lubricants increased the risk of catching diseases such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. The study found that lubricants that were ...

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The US Global Health Budget: Analysis of Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016 - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 08:32

Kaiser Family Foundation

The US Global Health Budget: Analysis of Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016
Kaiser Family Foundation
It includes funding for microbicides research ($45 million) and the U.S. contribution to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) ($45 million). The Omnibus bill also provided $128.4 million in HIV funding through the Centers for Disease ...

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Delivering Value Through Microbial Control - E&P

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 01/05/2016 - 15:30

E&P

Delivering Value Through Microbial Control
E&P
Over the years water- treatment microbicides have been used to help prevent the spread of waterborne diseases in drinking, recreational and industrial process waters. Yet the conditions in which a biocide needs to control the growth of microorganisms ...

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20 Mule Team Borax - The Voice Observer (blog)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:23

The Voice Observer (blog)

20 Mule Team Borax
The Voice Observer (blog)
Unlike Borateem, this is pure borax, unscented and does not contain microbicides or other chemicals. Does not contain phosphates or chlorine. 76 oz box (4 lb, 12 oz), United States made. Building A 20 Inch Disk Sander The size and cost of power tools ...

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Report: Budget cuts undermine global health innovations protecting against threats like Ebola

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:39
As the world looks to American innovation to fight Ebola, malaria, tuberculosis, and a host of other health threats, a new report released today on Capitol Hill warns budget battles in Washington are eroding preparedness at home and abroad at a time when scientific advances are poised to deliver new lifesaving drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics.
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Trials don't gel with all women

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:46
Researchers recognise the need to change HIV prevention technologies to suit different lifestyles.
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Comprehensive review of sex hormones' role in female reproductive tract

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 02:41
Charles R. Wira, PhD, and colleagues at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine have presented a comprehensive review of the role of sex hormones in the geography of the female reproductive tract and evidence supporting a "window of vulnerability" to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Investigators find window of vulnerability for STIs to infect female reproductive tract

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:44
( The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth ) Dartmouth researchers have presented a comprehensive review of the role of sex hormones in the geography of the female reproductive tract and evidence supporting a 'window of vulnerability' to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
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Dartmouth Investigators Identify Window of Vulnerability for STIs to Infect Human Female Reproductive Tract

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:29
The benefits of these findings are directly applicable to other reproductive challenges including gynecological cancers such as cervical cancer.
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