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Wednesday, July 30, 2008
HIV gels may benefit men
While the new anti-HIV gels being tested may benefit men, it's only at the expense of women. Researchers fear that the gels may promote the development of resistant HIV strains. There is still much research to be done, but current models show that caution is needed when it comes to the use of this new therapy.