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Betadine

I have found your answers enlightening, hope-generating and at times hilarious (when you debunk dubious treatments). I live in Japan where a product similar to Betadine is said tobe effective in preventing HIV transmission. Would gargling with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Higher concentrations of povidone-iodine (Betadine) have been shown to be effective in inactivating HIV topically (prior to surgical procedures, etc.). It has not been studied nor is it recommended as a preventative to decrease HIV transmission... Read more »

Betadine 10%

Can I use betadine 10% to wash penis after sex with sex worker. Will betadine damage the penis... Read more »

Thank you note from Crack Medical Doc following Oral Exposure withj Betadine Infused Cracked Foreskin

Dear Bob, You are a star that has shone very brightly in my life...I thank you ever so much for... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Discusses Microbicide Development With Head of International Partnership for Microbicides

The New York Times today features an interview with Dr. Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides , which is working to develop a topical microbicide that will kill HIV in the vagina before the virus can infect the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Money, Moralism and Microbicides: Barriers in Microbicides Development

Microbicides have been heralded as an "HIV prevention tool of the future," 1 and indeed, the last two decades have seen significant strides in their promotion. However, considerable challenges to microbicides research and development have emerged.... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Achieving Consensus Around the Definition of a Microbicide

The field is finally moving toward consensus around the definition of a topical microbicide. In every presentation I attended during AIDS 2008 that provided a definition of a topical microbicide, they all stated the exact same definition and it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Measurement of Microbicide Acceptability Among U.S. Adolescent Girls

Noting that "topical microbicides will only be effective if they are acceptable to potential users," the authors of the current study sought to develop a scale for evaluating the characteristics and aspects of such products that are important to... Read more »
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HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel...

Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal in many parts of the world where women can not negotiate with their... Read more »

CROI 2011 Coverage

Posted by bartleby
A lot of interesting studies presented at CROI this year, including early research on eradicating the virus and prevention using microbicides. Check out our regularly updated CROI coverage. Read more »

Policy & Advocacy Specialist

Posted by Anonymous

1. Job Opportunity - PATH Policy & Advocacy Specialist (focus on Microbicides Advocacy)

PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health)
Position # 1284
Posted: 10/1/02
Title: Policy and Advocacy Specialist/Senior Policy and Advocacy
Specialist
Loca... Read more »

Policy & Advocacy Specialist

Posted by Anonymous
1. Job Opportunity - PATH Policy & Advocacy Specialist (focus on Microbicides Advocacy)
PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health)
Position # 1284
Posted: 10/1/02
Title: Policy and Advocacy Specialist/Senior Policy and Advocacy
Specialist
Loca... Read more »