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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.
Bill Gates stresses importance of investment in both HIV treatment and research for vaccines, microbicides

Bill Gates stresses importance of investment in both HIV treatment and research for vaccines, microbicides

Dapivirine Phase III trial now underway in Africa to treat HIV in women

Dapivirine Phase III trial now underway in Africa to treat HIV in women

HIV in MSM increasing in countries of all incomes

HIV in MSM increasing in countries of all incomes

International Partnership for Microbicides CEO discusses research in GlobalPost interview

International Partnership for Microbicides CEO discusses research in GlobalPost interview

Pre-exposure preventive treatment may be effective against suspected HIV

Pre-exposure preventive treatment may be effective against suspected HIV

House Appropriations Committee releases draft report on FY13 State, Foreign Operations spending bill

House Appropriations Committee releases draft report on FY13 State, Foreign Operations spending bill

Reformulated anti-HIV gel may be safe for use in both vagina, rectum

Reformulated anti-HIV gel may be safe for use in both vagina, rectum

FDA approval of TDF/FTC as PrEP for HIV infection receives support

FDA approval of TDF/FTC as PrEP for HIV infection receives support

International Microbicides Conference 2012 concludes

International Microbicides Conference 2012 concludes

Single biennial HIV prevention conference planned

Single biennial HIV prevention conference planned

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