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HIV drugs cause immune-system changes that can improve resistance to viral infections

HIV drugs cause immune-system changes that can improve resistance to viral infections

Researchers launch study to evaluate safety of HIV prevention methods in breastfeeding women

Researchers launch study to evaluate safety of HIV prevention methods in breastfeeding women

Monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention receives positive opinion from EMA

Monthly vaginal ring for HIV prevention receives positive opinion from EMA

Monthly vaginal ring moves one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method

Monthly vaginal ring moves one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method

Irradiation with UV light kills SARS-CoV-2

Irradiation with UV light kills SARS-CoV-2

Study to evaluate safety of PrEP and dapivirine ring in pregnant women

Study to evaluate safety of PrEP and dapivirine ring in pregnant women

New clinical trial to examine the safety of dapivirine vaginal ring and PrEP in pregnant women

New clinical trial to examine the safety of dapivirine vaginal ring and PrEP in pregnant women

Vaginal ring used by most women for HIV prevention in open-label study

Vaginal ring used by most women for HIV prevention in open-label study

Research in preclinical models suggests promising anti-HIV-1 vaginal microbicide

Research in preclinical models suggests promising anti-HIV-1 vaginal microbicide

New clinical trial aims to examine safety and use of two HIV prevention tools

New clinical trial aims to examine safety and use of two HIV prevention tools

MTN launches new study to empower teen girls with choices in HIV prevention

MTN launches new study to empower teen girls with choices in HIV prevention

Buffalo researchers receive grant to quicken development of generic equivalents of contraceptives

Buffalo researchers receive grant to quicken development of generic equivalents of contraceptives

New ointment for treating brown recluse spider bites is tested on humans

New ointment for treating brown recluse spider bites is tested on humans

Rice seeds could hold key to preventing HIV infections

Rice seeds could hold key to preventing HIV infections

IPM begins first clinical trial of vaginal rings to prevent HIV in women

IPM begins first clinical trial of vaginal rings to prevent HIV in women

Suppressed vaginal immune response makes women more susceptible to RNA viruses

Suppressed vaginal immune response makes women more susceptible to RNA viruses

Women report experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention did not negatively affect sexual experience

Women report experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention did not negatively affect sexual experience

HOPE study seeks to understand safety of vaginal ring in protecting women against HIV

HOPE study seeks to understand safety of vaginal ring in protecting women against HIV

Dapivirine ring can help prevent HIV-1 infection in women

Dapivirine ring can help prevent HIV-1 infection in women

Safe, effective douche-based rectal microbicide can prevent HIV in gay men

Safe, effective douche-based rectal microbicide can prevent HIV in gay men