Microbicide Trials Network

MTN in the News, 2012 Archives

Studies Raise Questions About Safety of Personal Lubricants

Chemical and Engineering News

December 10, 2012

Charlene Dezzutti

 

Gates Foundation helps Pitt advance HIV prevention projects

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

December 7, 2012

Ian McGowan

 

Pitt gets $11M in grants from Gates for HIV research

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

December 3, 2012

Sharon Hillier

Ian McGowan

 

On World AIDS Day 2012:  A National Institutes of Health Review, VOA Video

Kansas City infoZine

December 2, 2012

 

Ring Bearers:  Local researchers study new tool in AIDS fight: a vaginal ring

Pittsburgh City Paper

November 28, 2012

Sharon Hillier

 

Lubes May Damage Cells, but Do Not Raise HIV Risk

POZ.com

November 12, 2012

 

Some sexual lubricants damage cells – but may not increase HIV risk

AIDSmap.com

November 9, 2012

Charlene Dezzutti

 

Personal lubricants `do not up HIV risk`

ZeeNews.com (India)

November 8, 2012

Charlene Dezzutti

 

ID Week: Biomedical prevention efforts must address range of challenges

Science Speaks:  HIV and TB News

October 18, 2012

Jeanne Marrazzo

 

Highlights from the 19th International AIDS Conference

Lancet Infectious Diseases                     

Vol 12, September 2012

ASPIRE

Sharon Hillier

 

Clash over HIV drug's 'success'

Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

August 17

VOICE

 

Anal health is not just a gay issue: Women need rectal microbicides too

Citizens News Service

August 2012

Ross Cranston

 

Translating clinical efficacy into public health effectiveness

Citizens News Service

August 2012

Ross Cranston

Ian McGowan

 

Community engagement is key as rectal microbicides research progresses ahead

Citizens News Service

August 2012

Suwat Chariyalertsak (Chiang Mai MTN-017 CRS)

Clare Collins

 

Turning The Tide: Addressing HIV prevention needs of women

Citizen News Service

August 2012

Sharon Hillier

 

Novel Vaginal HIV Microbicide Ring Enters Large-Scale Clinical Trial

AIDSmeds.com

August 8, 2012

Jared Baeten

Thesla Palanee

 

Silicon ring may curb HIV infections

Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

July 30, 2012

Jared Baeten

Linda-Gail Bekker

 

IAC News Roundup: HIV Drug Costs Down, Clinton Group Reports

Ring Cycle

MedPage Today

July 30, 2012

 

A monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention?

Health24.com (South Africa)

July 27, 2012

 

Anti-HIV rectal microbicide research moves ahead

Modern Ghana

July 27, 2012

 

If successful, Virginal ARV ring to prevent HIV infection in women

In2EastAfrica.com

July 27, 2012

 

Researchers to test monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Newsday Zimbabwe (Reuters)

July 27, 2012

 

250 Ugandan women for anti-HIV study

The Observer (Uganda)

July 26, 2012

 

Anti-AIDS vaginal ring study begins

news24.com (South Africa)

July 26, 2012

 

Study of Anti-HIV Vaginal Ring to Begin in Africa

Time.com (AP)

July 26, 2012

 

Researchers to Test Anti-HIV Vaginal Ring in Africa

LexisNexis News

July 26, 2012

 

HIV experts: Women need more help fighting AIDS

CBS News.com (AP)

July 26, 2012

 

Anti-HIV rectal microbicide research moves ahead

Citizen News Service

July 26, 2012

 

New Trials Will Determine If Vaginal Ring With Anti-AIDS Drug Can Protect Women Against HIV

News@JAMA

July 25, 2012

Jared Baeten

Sharon Hillier

 

Research in Africa Begins For The Development of Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring

Fox News Latino

July 25, 2012

 

AIDS Conference Urges Focus on Women, Children

Voice of America

July 25, 2012

 

Researchers to examine monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention

The MedGuru

July 25, 2012

 

New clinical trials further assess vaginal microbicide ring for HIV prevention

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

July 25, 2012

 

Clinical trial of vaginal ring for HIV prevention begins in Africa

Zeenews.com (India)

July 25, 2012

 

Researchers to examine monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention

The MedGuru.com

July 25, 2012

 

The female face of HIV:'We don’t have to care for ourselves'

NBC News blog

July 25, 2012

 

Study of Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Begins In Africa

Associated Press

July 24, 2012

 

Researchers to test monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Reuters

July 24, 2012

 

NIH study on vaginal ring for HIV prevention in women begins this month

Examiner.com

July 24, 2012

 

Rectal Microbicides Seen As Key in Preventing New HIV Transmissions

Citizen News Service

July 23, 2012

 

Young African women risk HIV infections from older men

France24.com (AFP news)

July 23, 2012

 

Vaginal ring may help reduce HIV infections

Inamibia.co.na (Namibia)

July 10, 2102

Sharon Hillier

 

Rectal microbicides research gives hope for HIV protection

Citizen News Service (also appeared in Modern Ghana)

July 4, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

Vaginal ring may help reduce HIV infections

SciDev.net

July 2, 2012

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

Interview: HIV Prevention Trial for Microbicide Ring Begins

A View from the Cave

June 26, 2012

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

South Africa: New Study on Microbicide Vaginal Ring to Prevent HIV

Health-e (Cape Town)

June 26, 2012

Dr. Sharon Hillier

 

The road to PrEP: Trials, regulation and roll-out

Aidsmap.com

June 25, 2012

 

Prevention gets topical

Positive Living magazine (Australia)

June 7, 2012

Dr. Kenneth Mayer

 

Uganda:  Truvada offers hope

AllAfrica.com

May 27, 2012

Dr. Patrick Ndase

 

New leads in HIV prevention:  Hopes are high for the development of microbicides as potential new weapons in our anti-AIDS arsenal

COSMOS magazine

May 25, 2012

 

Rectal microbicide shows better safety in laboratory study

AIDSmeds.com

May 22, 2012

Dr. Charlene Dezzutti

 

Reduced glycerin anti-HIV product for both vagina and rectum

Medical News Today

May 22, 2012

Dr. Charlene Dezzutti

 

Uganda to test anti-HIV vaginal ring

The Observer (Uganda)

April 24, 2012

Dr. Samuel Kabwigu

Lisa Rossi

 

Interview: ‘A promising future for anti-HIV vaginal gel’

The Observer (Uganda)

April 24, 2012

Dr. Patrick Ndase

 

Hormonal Contraception Not Linked to HIV Risk

AIDSmeds.com  (also appeared in POZ)

April 23 2012

 

Global microbicides conference reveals more data examining hormonal contraceptive use and HIV risk

Science Speaks:  HIV & TB News

April 23, 2012

Dr. Ken Mayer

 

More safety data needed on lubricants used in anal sex

South Asia Mail

April 23, 2012

Ian McGowan

 

Hope for HIV prevention therapy

The Australian

April 21, 2012

Betsy Herold and Connie Celum

 

HPTN 035: Genital tract inflammation increased risk for HIV among women

Infectious Disease News

April 19, 2012

Charlene Dezzutti

Mike Chirenje

 

Life Matters: Microbicides and HIV

ABC (Australian Broadcasting Company) radio

Broadcast: April 18, 2012 9:05AM

Carl Dieffenbach and Milly Katana

 

No significant link between injectable contraceptives and HIV risk, but questions still remain

AIDSmap.com

April 18, 2012

 

Zimbabwe: Hormonal contraceptives - benefits outweigh fears

The Herald (Zimbabwe)

April 18, 2012

Dr. Mike Chirenje

 

HIV trial ‘could be answer for women’

City Press (South Africa)

April 18, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

ARVs and HIV Prevention: Controversies, Conflicts and Consensus

AIDSmeds.com

April 18, 2012

 

Conference considers contraception-HIV ‘link’

City Press (South Africa)

April 17, 2012

Helen Rees and Mike Chirenje

 

Reduced glycerin formulation of a rectal microbicide gives hope

Citizen News Service

April 17, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

Rectal microbicides gain priority in fight against AIDS in Africa

Citizen News Service

April 17, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

For how long will anal health and hygiene be neglected?

Citizen News Service

April 17, 2012

Dr. Ross Cranston

 

Sexual Protectionism

The Global Mail

April 17, 2012

 

Zimbabwe: Microbicides researchers gather in Australia

AllAfrica.com (and the Herald online)

April 16, 2012

Dr. Nyaradzo Mgodi

Dr. Mike Chirenje

 

More safety data needed on lubricants used in anal sex

Mangalorean.com

April 16, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

HIV treatment, researched locally, takes step forward

Pittsburgh City Paper

March 16, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

Tenofovir rectal microbicide safe; may have direct effect on tissues as well as virus

Aidsmap.com

March 7, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

Modified tenofovir gel for rectal use safe and acceptable in phase I study

POZ

March 6, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

(also published in AIDSMeds.com)

 

Early phase clinical study: Rectal formulation of tenofovir gel safe and acceptable

MedIndia.com

March 6, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

‘Rectal-Friendly’ version of tenofovir gel safe to use, according to new study

DoctorTipster.com

March 6, 2012

Dr. Ian McGowan

 

NARI to test possibility of using vaginal rings for HIV prevention

The Indian Express

February 26, 2012

Dr. Arun Risbud

Neelam Joglekar

 

In Conversation with Nomita Chandhiok: Exploring the ‘tool box’ of HIV prevention strategies

Mapping Pathways

February 14, 2012

 

Africa: No Time to ‘Give Up’ on HIV-Fighting Gel

AllAfrica.com

February 2, 2012

 

Africa: Back to the Lab

AllAfrica.com

February 2, 2002