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.
Dual prevalence of STIs/RTIs and malaria in pregnancy found among women in sub-Saharan Africa

Dual prevalence of STIs/RTIs and malaria in pregnancy found among women in sub-Saharan Africa

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18

The AJMS publishes updates on type 2 diabetes, STIs

The AJMS publishes updates on type 2 diabetes, STIs

Starpharma receives FDA Special Protocol Assessment for bacterial vaginosis phase 3

Starpharma receives FDA Special Protocol Assessment for bacterial vaginosis phase 3

Immdal sells its subsidiary Newport to Ewopharma

Immdal sells its subsidiary Newport to Ewopharma

The male circumcision debate continues

The male circumcision debate continues

Starpharma starts bacterial vaginosis prevention study of VivaGel

Starpharma starts bacterial vaginosis prevention study of VivaGel

Novel approach for preventing HIV infection

Novel approach for preventing HIV infection

Partners of Bacterial Vaginosis sufferers at increased risk of HIV

Partners of Bacterial Vaginosis sufferers at increased risk of HIV

Australians discover treatment for very common female infection

Australians discover treatment for very common female infection

Starpharma inks licence agreement in Japan with Okamoto for VivaGel-coated condoms

Starpharma inks licence agreement in Japan with Okamoto for VivaGel-coated condoms

Placental colonization by bacteria could lead to preterm birth and other developmental problems

Placental colonization by bacteria could lead to preterm birth and other developmental problems

Scientists to identify microbial risk predictors for preterm birth

Scientists to identify microbial risk predictors for preterm birth

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center research team wins 2010 BioFlux Innovation Award

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center research team wins 2010 BioFlux Innovation Award

NIH announces award to improve human microbiome research

NIH announces award to improve human microbiome research

DIATHERIX Laboratories opens rapid response diagnostic panels for STD, HSV

DIATHERIX Laboratories opens rapid response diagnostic panels for STD, HSV

Starpharma gets FDA nod to start phase 2 bacterial vaginosis study for VivaGel

Starpharma gets FDA nod to start phase 2 bacterial vaginosis study for VivaGel

Delicate balance of microbes in vagina can vary between healthy women: New study

Delicate balance of microbes in vagina can vary between healthy women: New study

Changes in vaginal pH make women more susceptible to infections

Changes in vaginal pH make women more susceptible to infections

Study finds link between genes that regulate maternal inflammatory response, bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery

Study finds link between genes that regulate maternal inflammatory response, bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery