Review Of HIV Clinical Trials Finds Women Underrepresented

SciDev.Net: HIV studies overlook women
“Women are underrepresented in clinical trials of HIV treatments, although the virus affects men and women almost equally. A systematic review published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes found that women made up about 19 per cent of patients taking part in clinical studies of antiretroviral treatments, 38 per cent of those involved in vaccine trials and 11 per cent of those in HIV cure studies…” (Carmona, 11/3).

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