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Genital Transmission of HPV in a Mouse Model is Potentiated by Nonoxynol-9

2017-09-14T17:10:10+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

In a second 2007 study titled Genital Transmission of HPV in a Mouse Model is Potentiated by Nonoxynol-9 and Inhibited by Carrageenan, the research team of Jeffrey Roberts, Christopher Buck, Cynthia Thompson, Rhonda Kines, Marcelino Bernardo, Peter L. Choyke, Douglas R. Lowy & John T. Schiller made an extraordinary series of revelations using in vivo testing with mice. First they found that the common spermicide Nonoxynol-9 actually increased the likelihood of HPV infection significantly.They also found that carrageenan in general, and Divine 9 specifically, virtually eliminated HPV infection in the mice. Finally, they found that when a carrageenan based product like Divine [...]

McGill University’s Human Clinical Study on HPV Prevention using Divine 9 Lubricants

2017-09-10T18:55:45+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

Divine 9 personal lubricant has been selected by McGill University’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology for use in their large-scale, double-blind human trial on the ability of a personal lubricant to prevent the transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV). The study is called CATCH, an acronym for Carrageenan-gel Against Transmission of Cervical HPV, and will involve tracking HPV infections in over four hundred female volunteers for a one year period. Divine 9 was the only personal lubricant selected for the trial. The McGill University research team is led by Dr. Eduardo Franco, Director of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and is coordinated by Joseph Tota [...]

USA Today – Hope for HPV Prevention

2017-09-10T18:40:52+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant In The Media|

Research around Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a now well-established cause of cervical cancer, is potentially at a turning point, which could lead to groundbreaking preventative possibilities, cutting down the rate of transmission. Not all people infected with HPV experience symptoms, which is why it’s passed on so easily, and usually not identified early on. The new study, by McGill University’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology, will test a revolutionary way of preventing the transmission of HPV through the use of a topical gel applied during sexual activity. The research team is led by Dr. Eduardo Franco, Director of the Division of Cancer [...]

Divine 9 with Carragel, Shown to be a Potent Inhibitor of HPV

2017-09-10T18:37:05+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

Divine 9 with Carragel, Shown to be a Potent Inhibitor of HPV in Laboratory Tests Conducted by the National Cancer Institute, is Now Undergoing Large-scale Human Clinical Trials at McGill University Executive Summary The HPV prevention capabilities of Divine 9 personal lubricant are now being studied in a large-scale human clinical trial conducted by McGill University. Divine 9 was selected for this study based on positive results from two separate, independent laboratory studies conducted by the National Cancer Institute. In the NCI tests, Divine 9 personal lubricants were shown to be highly effective in blocking infection from strains of human papilloma [...]

Can Using Lube Prevent HPV? – Cosmopolitan Magazine

2017-09-10T18:22:32+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant In The Media|

I'm a huge fan of lube. There, I said it. It's an amazing product that can make sex better—and get you prepped for doing the deed when your body is a little slow to warm up and you're ready to go, like, now. Once you start using it, it's hard to go back. Now, lube isn't just a handy tool for enhancing sex, it also may help prevent the spread of cancer-causing HPV infections. Studying 400 women, scientists at McGill University are currently trying to find out how effective a particular lube, called Divine 9, is at blocking HPV. [...]

National Cancer Institute Research

2017-09-10T18:16:38+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

A July 14, 2006 research paper titled Carrageenan Is a Potent Inhibitor of Papillomavirus Infection by Christopher B. Buck, Cynthia D. Thompson, Jeffrey N. Roberts, Martin Müller, Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller demonstrated the amazing potential of Divine products to block viruses that cause cancers. The article was published in the Public Library of Science. The research revealed that carrageenan is an exceptionally potent inhibitor of papillomavirus infectivity and that Divine 9 products were more effective than any other product tested. The chart to the right shows the actual data from the study. The higher the IC50 and 95% CI numbers are, [...]

HPV Prevention Research with Dr. Eduardo Franco, McGill University

2017-09-10T18:12:17+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

Dr. Eduardo Franco is one of the leading experts in HPV transmission. Dr. Franco is the Chair of the Department of Oncology at McGill University. In this rare and insightful video, Dr. Franco explains why HPV is such a health concern on a worldwide basis. He explains that HPV is one of the leading causal agents of cancer, at the same level of concern from a public health perspective as smoking. Dr. Franco provides an explanation of a new study being conducted at McGill University called CATCH (Carrageen-gel Against the Transmission of Cervical HPV). CATCH is testing if Divine 9 personal [...]

Dr. Michael Swor explains why Divine 9 is good for his patients

2017-09-10T18:07:53+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant Medical Research|

Dr. Swor is a highly credentialed OB/GYN. He explains why Divine 9 is good for his patients and also explains the dangers of HPV. The video explains the government-sponsored research underway to determine if Divine 9 can block the transmission of HPV. HPV causes cervical, anal, throat and penal cancers and the ability to block its transmission with a lubricant has never been studied anywhere in the world -- until now.    

McGill studies HPV transmission among gay and bisexual men

2017-09-10T18:03:46+00:00 Divine 9 Personal Lubricant, Divine 9 Personal Lubricant In The Media|

Carrageenan, a sea algae extract, may be key ingredient to protecting against HPV A new lubricant may be the key to preventing HPV transmission during sex. A year-old study done by McGill University’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology that tested a way of preventing the transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV) during sex has paved the way for a new McGill study on preventing the transmission of HPV among men who have sex with men. The first study — called CATCH, an acronym for Carrageenan-Gel Against Transmission of Cervical HPV — is a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial involving more than 450 women. Each [...]