Bacterial Vaginosis News and Research

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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the name of a condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning.
Oral sex can trigger bacterial vaginosis

Oral sex can trigger bacterial vaginosis

Penis microbiome is reservoir for bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria

Penis microbiome is reservoir for bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria

New technique can predict potential preterm birth with 73% accuracy in high-risk women

New technique can predict potential preterm birth with 73% accuracy in high-risk women

New technique spots potential preterm birth in asymptomatic high-risk women

New technique spots potential preterm birth in asymptomatic high-risk women

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Vaginal bacteria linked to premature birth

Vaginal bacteria linked to premature birth

Microbiome could help identify pre-cancer risk in women with HPV

Microbiome could help identify pre-cancer risk in women with HPV

First human vaginal non-redundant gene catalog released

First human vaginal non-redundant gene catalog released

Vaginal fluid transplant could help treat recurring bacterial vaginosis

Vaginal fluid transplant could help treat recurring bacterial vaginosis

New model for vaginal microbiome transplantation

New model for vaginal microbiome transplantation

Geneticists prove therapeutic effects of probiotics on vaginal health

Geneticists prove therapeutic effects of probiotics on vaginal health

LUCA Biologics develops live biotherapeutics for unmet medical needs in women's health

LUCA Biologics develops live biotherapeutics for unmet medical needs in women's health

Vaginal microbiome composition linked to preterm birth risk in African-American women

Vaginal microbiome composition linked to preterm birth risk in African-American women

Low vitamin D associated with potentially harmful vaginal bacteria in pregnant black women

Low vitamin D associated with potentially harmful vaginal bacteria in pregnant black women

Joint patent for use of microbiota replacement therapy to treat gynecological infections

Joint patent for use of microbiota replacement therapy to treat gynecological infections

New single-dose antibiotic effectively treats uncomplicated gonorrhea infections

New single-dose antibiotic effectively treats uncomplicated gonorrhea infections

Survey results highlight the need for better communication between patients and HCPs about bacterial vaginosis

Survey results highlight the need for better communication between patients and HCPs about bacterial vaginosis

Scientists shed light on new possibilities for prevention of preterm birth

Scientists shed light on new possibilities for prevention of preterm birth

Study finds diverse mix of bacteria in the urine of kidney disease patients

Study finds diverse mix of bacteria in the urine of kidney disease patients

New survey highlights need for BV awareness and education to ensure proper care

New survey highlights need for BV awareness and education to ensure proper care