posted on Sep, 9 2003 @ 08:58 AM
"However, one problem has haunted the field. Some medications that destroy the virus also damage the mucus membranes of the vagina, making it more
susceptible to infection. Lee wondered if a better approach would be to enhance a natural, living barrier - the bacteria already present in healthy
vaginal membranes. "The trick is to empower them to fight a particular microbe even more effectively," he says."