Women now account for the largest group of new infections. Unfortunately, women have less say in whether a male partner uses a condom, especially in many African cultures where husbands visit prostitutes then bring the virus home to their wives. However, a new vaginal gel may give women more control when it comes to preventing the transmission of the deadly virus.
As reported by the latimes.com, new clinical trials have shown that a microbicide gel reduces new HIV infections by half. This is groundbreaking as 30 previous trials with similar gels largely failed as they utilized detergents or other chemicals that didn't specifically target AIDS. This gel contains