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A new study brings new hope — an HIV microbicide

KUHF-FM (88.7, Houston), Sept. 26, 2009

Researchers are studying the use of microbicides to prevent HIV infection during sex. According to Norbert Herzog and David Niesel of UTMB’s Medical Discovery News, research using glycerol monolaurate or GML in laboratory studies using monkeys is promising. The compound is already in use to prevent other sexually transmitted diseases.

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