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‘Ring’ reduces HIV by 75pc - Study

The Herald (Zimbabwe)

July 25, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

Africa: 'Ring' Reduces HIV Infection By 75 Percent - Study

AllAfrica.com (The Herald)

July 25, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

Rallying the troops

AIDS workers face setbacks, both epidemiological and financial. But they are about to be handed new weapons to carry on the fight

The Economist

July 23, 2016

 

The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

NPR’s All Things Considered

July 23, 2016

 

Africa: New Research Into High HIV Prevalence in Young Women Shared At Aids 2016

Allafrica.com

July 21, 2016

 

HIV: Ring drops risk of infection by 75%

News 24/The Witness (South Africa)

July 20, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten, Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Vaginal ring protects from HIV: Study

Times of India

July 20, 2016

Elizabeth Brown

 

Vaginal Ring Provides Significant Protection Against HIV- Study Confirms

Health Newsline

July 19, 2016

Elizabeth Brown

 

Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV

African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

Healthday.com (appeared in other outlets)

July 18, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

This ring can help stop the spread of HIV in women

Wired.com (UK)

July 18, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

Anti-HIV Ring Could Offer Good Protection

Analysis suggests benefit rises with consistent use

MedpageToday.com

July 18, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring laced with anti-AIDS drug 'reduces a woman's risk of HIV' by up to 92%

Daily Mail (UK)

July 18, 2016

Elizabeth Brown

 

Study Confirms Vaginal Ring Protects Women From HIV

NBCNews.com

July 18, 2016

 

Consistent Use of Monthly Vaginal Ring Protects Against HIV

Doctor’s Lounge (Healthday News)

July 18, 2016

Elizabeth Brown, Jared Baeten

 

Dapivirine ring protects women from HIV infection in early studies

Consistent use of the ring was shown to be significantly effective at preventing HIV infection, researchers report.

UPI

July 18, 2016

 

How vaginal bacteria could be stoking HIV cases and blocking prevention

PBS NewsHour (US)

July 18, 2016

Sharon Hillier, Jared Baeten

 

Drug-laced vaginal ring offers hope in HIV prevention

(story also appeared in AllAfrica.com)

The Daily Monitor (Uganda)

April 18, 2016

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa

Jared Baeten

 

The clever cutting-edge technology out there that could solve Africa's biggest problems

Mail and Guardian (Africa)

April 18, 2016

 

Scientists working to stop HIV see fresh hope in vaginal ring trials

TakePart.com

April 17, 2016

Sharon Hillier

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring protects women from getting HIV by 61 percent

The Daily Monitor (Uganda)

March 28, 2016

Jared Baeten

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa

Clemensia Nakabiito

 

HOPE for the vaginal ring: Follow-up studies on new HIV-prevention method for women announced

TheBodyPRO.com

March 25, 2016

Sharon Hillier

 

‘Ring fencing the HIV virus’

The Manica Post (Zimbabwe)

March 25, 2016

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Scientists hope a new study of a vaginal ring that reduces the risk of HIV in women will show it to be even better at stopping HIV infection

Sowetan LIVE

March 22, 2016

Linda-Gail Bekker

 

Women may soon be able to prevent HIV with a vaginal ring, say experts

The Daily Express (UK)

March 16, 2016

 

Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards

Mpumalanga News

March 16, 2016

 

NIAID to fund further study of dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention investment in HOPE trial augments development of next-generation prevention tools

AIDS.gov

March 15, 2016

 

U.S. to pay for more tests of ring that protects women from HIV

NBCNews.com

March 15, 2016

 

New vaginal ring could protect women from HIV

NetDoctor (UK)

March 15, 2016

 

How to save a life? Help women put a ring on it!

PSI Impact

March 15, 2016

 

NIAID funds further study of dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Edge Media Network

March 15, 2016

 

NIAID's HOPE study looks at dapivirine vaginal rings to prevent HIV

Vaccine News Daily

March 15, 2016

 

HIV update: Studies find HIV prevention in women

Ecumenical News

March 15, 2016

 

Move on down the road: The vaginal dapivirine ring will enter open-label extension trial

The Body.com

March 14, 2016

 

Secret of the vaginal ring

The Independent (Uganda)

March 14, 2016

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa

Clemensia Nakabiito

 

The vaginal ring and politics of global health

The Sunday Standard (Botswana)

March 14, 2016

 

Stepping it up for women's HIV prevention

Huffington Post Canada

March 13, 2016

 

This week in sex: News from the HIV epidemic

RH Reality Check

March 11, 2016

 

Why Africa needs PrEP: a two-in-one pill to prevent HIV infection

Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

March 9, 2016

(mentions ASPIRE and Ring Study)

 

This Device Could Stop HIV’s Spread. Will It Get Funded?

The Daily Beast

March 9, 2016

Jared Baeten, Sharon Hillier

 

Dr. Matovu, the investigator of the vaginal ring

New Vision (Uganda)

March 8, 2016

Flavia Kiweewa-Matovu

 

Dapivirine ring: Hope for women

The Herald (Zimbabwe)

March 8, 2016

 

Why the war against HIV will not end without focusing on women and girls

New Vision (Uganda)

March 7, 2016

 

Zambia: IPM's Monthly Vaginal Ring Helps Protect Women Against HIV – Study

All Africa.com (story originally appeared in Times of Zambia)

March 5, 2016

 

Women give the virginal ring against HIV a thumbs up

Sunrise (Uganda)

March 4, 2016

Flavia Kiweewa-Matovu

 

Vaginal rings offer partial HIV protection

Zululand Observer (South Africa)

March 3, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

News Repeat

eNews Channel Africa

Gita Ramjee

March 3, 2016

 

Placing HIV prevention options for young women in the context of sexual and reproductive health

WHO

March 2, 2016

 

Vaginal ring can prevent HIV – studies

The Observer (Uganda)

March 2, 2016

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, Clemensia Nakabiito

 

Researchers unveil ‘HIV-proof’ virginal ring

The Community Agenda (Uganda)

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa

Clemensia Nakabiito

Joanita Kawalya

March 1, 2016

 

New ring to prevent new HIV infections

Pimville Urban News

March 1, 2016

 

Health Roundup

VOA

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

March 1, 2016

 

Researchers unveil ‘HIV-proof’ Virginal Ring

The Community Agenda

Clemensia Nakabiito, Flavia Matovu-Kiweewa

March 1, 2016

 

A possible game-changer in HIV prevention

Eye Witness News (South Africa)

March 1, 2016

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

 

Why a new vaginal ring could be a game-changer in HIV prevention

The Conversation

March 1, 2016

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

 

Africa: Why a New Vaginal Ring Could Be a Game-Changer in HIV Prevention

AllAfrica.com

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

February 29, 2016

 

CROI 2016: On-Demand Rectal Microbicide Gel Has Reasonable Acceptability -- Daily Less So

HIVandHepatitis.com

February 29, 2016

Ross Cranston

 

‘On-demand’ rectal microbicide gel has reasonable tolerability and acceptability – daily less so

AIDSmap.com

February 28, 2016

Ross Cranston

 

Gay Men and Trans Women Adhere Well to Rectal Gel As PrEP in Early Study

Poz

February 29, 2016

 

Dapivirine vaginal ring helps protect women against HIV: Study

The Manica Post (Zimbabwe)

February 26, 2016

Mike Chirenje

Felix Mhlanga

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Helping women in Africa avoid H.I.V (editorial)

New York Times

February 26, 2016

 

Editorial Comment:  Make vaginal ring more accessible to the majority (editorial)

The Chronicle (Zimbabwe)

February 26, 2016

 

What’s on the horizon? New PrEP options presented at CROI 2016

Betablog.org

February 25, 2016

Ross Cranston

 

Scientist praises results of HIV prevention method

The Nation (Kenya)

February 25, 2016

 

The ASPIRE Study (segment starts at 05:37)

Africa 54 (Voice of America TV)

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

February 25, 2016

 

Wear the Ring (editorial)

The Star (South Africa)

February 25, 2016 

 

Vaginal ring could cut HIV risk by 27-31 percent

SciDev.Net

February 25, 2016

Clemensia Nakabiito

Flavia Matovu

 

Vaginal Ring & PrEP Updates from CROI with NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach (Video)

AIDS.gov

February 25, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

CROI 2016

The Lancet HIV Blog

February 24, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Highlights from Start of CROI 2016 (Video)

AIDS.gov

February 24, 2016

Ian McGowan

 

Vaginal ring offers hope in HIV prevention

Scientific American

February 24, 2016

Jared Baeten

Sharon Hillier

 

Modern HIV prevention:  What’s next for women?

IAS Blog

February 24, 2016

 

A vaginal ring can help protect women against HIV, new studies say

People.com

February 24, 2016

 

This device offers hidden HIV protection for women, but there's a drawback

Huffington Post

February 24, 2016

 

Vaginal ring that may prevent STDs aims to give women more peace of mind

SheKnows.com

February 24, 2016

 

Vaginal ring helps protect women against HIV infection: Two large studies

Citizen News Service

February 24, 2016

Jared Beaten

 

Studies show vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third

CCTV Africa (includes video)

February 24, 2016

Gita Ramjee

 

Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third: studies

The Nation (Kenya)

February 23, 2016

 

Vaginal Ring Reduces HIV: Making Sense of the Initial Results

TheBodyPro.com

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Drug-coated ring cuts risk of infection by more than half in some women

Pulse News Agency (Nigeria)

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

This Vaginal Ring Could Prevent HIV Transmission Without a Condom

Cosmopolitan

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Dapivirine vaginal ring safely reduces HIV infections among women

Infectious Disease News

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring reduces hiv transmission: New study

The Zimbabwe Mail

February 23, 2016

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Study in Africa finds product cuts risk of HIV transmission

Voice of America (Zimbabwe)

February 23, 2016

Felix Mhlanga

 

More investment needed in developing female-controlled HIV prevention options – UN agency

UN News Center

February 23, 2016

 

Vaginal ring thwarts HIV infection -- when it's used

MedPageToday.com

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

A $5 vaginal ring may prevent HIV transmission in women, two exciting studies find

Bustle.com

Jared Baeten

February 23, 2016

 

ARV-infused vaginal ring significantly lowers HIV infections

Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

New HIV protection for women on the cards

The Times (South Africa)

February 23, 2016

Jared Beaten

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

 

Vaginal ring protects women from HIV infection

United Press International

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

New Study: Vaginal ring reduces HIV transmission

Voice of America:  Zimbabwe

February 23, 2016

Nyaradzo Mgodi

 

Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third: studies

New Vision (Uganda)

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

Flavia Matovu Kiweewa

Clemensia Nakabiito

 

Vaginal ring offers HIV protection hope for women

SABC News (South Africa)

February 23, 2016

 

SABC-TV Digital Newsroom (Segment starts at 1:06:30.)

February 23, 2016

Gita Ramjee

 

Vaginal ring offers partial HIV protection

Health-e News (South African Health News Service)

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring offers partial HIV protection

Health24.com (South Africa)

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

A vaginal ring for HIV prevention? Two large studies show experimental devices hold promise

The Washington Post

February 23, 2016

 

Vaginal ring could be the next big thing in HIV prevention

Newsweek.com (Reuters)

February 23, 2016

 

Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third: studies

Yahoo News (AFP)

February 23, 2016

 

Promising new HIV prevention tool gives women greater control

Business Day Live

February 23, 2016

 

A glass half full: Dapivirine vaginal ring offers some protection against HIV

RTT News

February 23, 2016

 

This device protects women from HIV!

Australia Network News

February 23, 2016

 

A drug-laced vaginal ring lowers HIV infection rates in Africa

Toronto Star

February 23, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

A simple vaginal ring can reduce the risk of HIV infection

Gizmodo

February 22, 2016

 

Medicated vaginal ring can reduce risk of HIV infection

Engadget

February 23, 2016

 

Vaginal ring protects women from HIV — when they use it

NBCNews.com

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring may help prevent HIV transmission

U.S. News & World Report

February 22, 2016

 

Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third

Agence France-Presse

February 22, 2016

 

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

The Washington Post (Associated Press)

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Drug-coated ring cuts HIV risk by more than half in some women

Reuters Health

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring offers some protection against HIV, study says

HealthDay News

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Antiretroviral vaginal ring may become HIV prevention tool for women

Medical Research.com

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Two new studies suggest this tiny device could help prevent HIV – with one major caveat

Business Insider.com

February 22, 2016

 

Vaginal ring with drug lowers H.I.V. rates in African women

New York Times

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Associated Press

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Drug-infused vaginal ring helps prevent HIV in women in Africa

The Seattle Times

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal rings containing antiretroviral moderately effective in preventing HIV – but not in the youngest women

AIDSmap.com

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Drug-laced vaginal ring succeeds against HIV—sometimes

Science.com

February 22, 2016

Sharon Hillier

 

Vaginal ring for HIV prevention yields modest overall benefit, works better in older women

POZ.com

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

Thesla Palanee-Phillips

Sharon Hillier

 

Similarly modest HIV-prevention benefit of vaginal ring seen in early results of second study

POZ.com

February 22, 2016

 

Study: Vaginal ring reduces HIV infection in women

USA Today

February 22, 2016

 

A vaginal ring could prevent HIV, two huge studies just found

Buzzfeed.com

February 22, 2016

Jared Baeten

 

Vaginal ring somewhat effective at preventing HIV infection

ScienceNews.com

February 22, 2016

 

This vaginal ring can safely reduce the risk of HIV in women, trial shows

TheVerge.com

Jared Baeten

February 22, 2016

 

Vaginal Ring With Antiretroviral Drug May Protect Against HIV Infection, Especially Among Young Women

Medicaldaily.com

February 22, 2016

Sharon Hillier, Jared Baeten

 

Developing products to prevent sexually transmitted infections

Population Council blog

February 18, 2016

Ian McGowan