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U.S. Supreme Court will hear cases to decide if your boss will make your birth control decisions

Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases involving for-profit corporations’ challenges to provisions in the Affordable Care Act that require employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control. Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, President and CEO of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, issued a statement to express the organization’s strong objection to the […]

Researchers launch first-ever phase II safety study of a rectal microbicide to prevent HIV

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2013 – Taking an important step toward the development of a product to prevent HIV infections associated with unprotected anal sex, researchers today announced the launch of a global Phase II clinical trial of a potential rectal microbicide. The trial, led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network […]