Monday, February 09, 2009

Am I missing something here?

...Or will approval of this new pharmaceutical encourage African women to go out and get HIV/AIDS?
Check out the protocols: "The women were counseled to have their partners use condoms." Meaning, of course, that the study of the gel's efficacy would be invalid if they did, so don't push too hard. PLUS one quarter of the participants, nearly 800 women, were given a placebo or no gel. The gel's ultimate efficacy? "...the difference was not statistically significant..."
Early study shows AIDS-fighting gel promising