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A Microbicide is any substance or process that kills germs (bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause infection and disease). Also called germicide.
Need to invest in new HIV prevention methods remains 'urgent,' International Microbicides Conference hears

Need to invest in new HIV prevention methods remains 'urgent,' International Microbicides Conference hears

Researchers examine impact of user experience with topical vaginal gels against HIV

Researchers examine impact of user experience with topical vaginal gels against HIV

Researchers, advocates meet in Sydney to discuss state of microbicide, HIV prevention research

Researchers, advocates meet in Sydney to discuss state of microbicide, HIV prevention research

Researchers present findings of retrospective analysis of microbicide study at international conference

Researchers present findings of retrospective analysis of microbicide study at international conference

No added HIV risk with hormonal contraceptives

No added HIV risk with hormonal contraceptives

International Microbicides Conference to discuss state of HIV prevention research

International Microbicides Conference to discuss state of HIV prevention research

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18

African scientists' search for female-controlled microbicide gel to prevent HIV continues

African scientists' search for female-controlled microbicide gel to prevent HIV continues

Starpharma receives FDA Special Protocol Assessment for bacterial vaginosis phase 3

Starpharma receives FDA Special Protocol Assessment for bacterial vaginosis phase 3

Testing of vaginal gel for HIV prevention halted after interim results showed no difference from placebo

Testing of vaginal gel for HIV prevention halted after interim results showed no difference from placebo

VOICE continues testing daily use of ARV Truvada among women in sub-Saharan Africa

VOICE continues testing daily use of ARV Truvada among women in sub-Saharan Africa

Tenofovir gel no more effective than placebo gel in preventing HIV

Tenofovir gel no more effective than placebo gel in preventing HIV

First clinical trial of dapivirine-maraviroc ring to treat HIV in women

First clinical trial of dapivirine-maraviroc ring to treat HIV in women

Viewpoints: Conservative legal path on health law; Romney's plans for Medicare and vets; States moving on reform

Viewpoints: Conservative legal path on health law; Romney's plans for Medicare and vets; States moving on reform

First-ever phase 1 clinical trial of rectal HIV-prevention drug

First-ever phase 1 clinical trial of rectal HIV-prevention drug

Tenofovir gel shows promise against HSV infection

Tenofovir gel shows promise against HSV infection

Microbicide Trials Network stops tenofovir arm of study after findings show drug less effective than anticipated

Microbicide Trials Network stops tenofovir arm of study after findings show drug less effective than anticipated

Oral tenofovir discontinued in HIV clinical trial

Oral tenofovir discontinued in HIV clinical trial

VOICE HIV prevention trial to discontinue use of tenofovir tablets

VOICE HIV prevention trial to discontinue use of tenofovir tablets

Synthetic lectins inhibit HIV from entering cells

Synthetic lectins inhibit HIV from entering cells