Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 23rd, 2006
According to scientists at the University of Washington, "No prospective study has examined the risk of HIV-1 acquisition associated with vaginal washing, although intravaginal practices have been identified as potentially important contributors to HIV-1 susceptibility." The researchers conducted a prospective cohort study "to evaluate the contribution of vaginal washing to incident HIV-1 infection."
"Data were derived from a 10-year study of risk factors for HIV-1 acquisition among 1270 Kenyan female sex workers," explained R.S. McClelland and colleagues. "Intravaginal...
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