African scientists seek out female-controlled microbicide gel to prevent HIV continues AllAfrica.
Relating to allAfrica.com, ‘another trial is underway: the Facts study , funded by the South African government, USAID and the Costs & Melinda Gates Basis’ .This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is an application of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research corporation unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. African scientists’ seek out female-controlled microbicide gel to prevent HIV continues AllAfrica.’ This article profiles efforts by researchers from the Centre for the AIDS System of Analysis in South Africa to locate a microbicide gel to protect women from HIV infections.Though depressive disorder was high among all HIV patients no matter race, depression did not further improve the already-existing racial disparity in adhering to drug therapy. However, Balkrishnan remarked that this should be interpreted with caution, since evidence shows that African-Americans are less likely to become diagnosed and treated for despair than whites. Balkrishnan says it’s unclear why African-American ART adherence is lower, but past research shows that African-Americans have less usage of care, have less rely upon medical care providers and so are more likely to postpone treatment than white patients.