Aussie Researchers Say Simple Estrogen Could Prevent Male HIV
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Australian researchers say a form of estrogen may be able to prevent HIV infections in humans. A University of Melbourne study discovered that applying estrogen to the skin thickens the skin's layer of keratin, which blocks viruses from penetrating the skin. The lead researcher said using even naturally occurring weak estrogen could strengthen the keratin layer in the penis, giving males a new way to prevent HIV infection and thus spreading the disease. (Click here for more
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