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What Do Ice Cream and K-Y Have in Common? March 5, 2009

Filed under: Physical Wellness — aprasek @ 11:30 am

Well, they both have Glycerol Monolaurate (GML) in them (what were you thinking?!). Researchers at the University of Minnesota are hopeful that GML (used in food products, personal lubricants, cosmetics) will be successful in reducing the transmission of HIV.

I’m sure you’ve caught wind of this story; there has definitely been crazy media coverage on this. The research does looks promising, but there has yet to be human clinical trials. Read more about the research from the University of Minnesota.  

Here are some good explanations of HIV/AIDS and GML research:

 

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