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Women and HIV/AIDS: Research and Clinical Trials


Description

This tool provides information to women about HIV/AIDS research and clinical trials.

The following topics are addressed:

  • Women's Interagency HIV Study—Designed to investigate the history and course of HIV infection in women
  • Clinical trials—Research studies designed to find out if new drugs, vaccines, or other treatments are safe and if they work
  • Microbicide research—Research studies on microbicides, which are gels, creams, or foams that are applied to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
  • Vaccine research—Research on preventive and therapeutic vaccines for HIV
  • Additional information on research and clinical trials

Developer

National Women's Health Information Center

Funding Sources

Office on Women's Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 01/2005
  • Review Date: 01/2008
  • Recent Summary: 04/2008
  • Original Summary: 03/2006
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Last updated: April 04, 2012.