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.
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

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

Microbiome research offers new clues to increased HIV risk in women

Microbiome research offers new clues to increased HIV risk in women

New study finds certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women

New study finds certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women

Certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women, finds new study

Certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women, finds new study

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Study uncovers trigger for recurrent UTI infections

Study uncovers trigger for recurrent UTI infections

Studies shed new light on why young women in South Africa experience high rates of HIV infection

Studies shed new light on why young women in South Africa experience high rates of HIV infection

Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV