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.
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

Circumcision lowers HIV risk; changes bacterial community on penis microbiome

Circumcision lowers HIV risk; changes bacterial community on penis microbiome

Quidel's updates information on its Influenza A+B test package insert

Quidel's updates information on its Influenza A+B test package insert

Quidel's QuickVue Influenza A+B test receives special 510(k) clearance for H1N1 reactivity update

Quidel's QuickVue Influenza A+B test receives special 510(k) clearance for H1N1 reactivity update

The effects of antimicrobial therapy on bacterial vaginosis in non-pregnant women

The effects of antimicrobial therapy on bacterial vaginosis in non-pregnant women

Black women more likely to have vitamin D deficiency, bacterial vaginosis

Black women more likely to have vitamin D deficiency, bacterial vaginosis

Poor vitamin D status linked to common vaginal infection in pregnant women

Poor vitamin D status linked to common vaginal infection in pregnant women

Vitamin D may play a role in bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women

Vitamin D may play a role in bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

Bacterial vaginosis may increase risk of HIV infection

Bacterial vaginosis may increase risk of HIV infection

Vaginal probiotic product reduce recurrence rate of bacterial vaginosis

Vaginal probiotic product reduce recurrence rate of bacterial vaginosis

Infants with poor intestinal flora often develop eczema

Infants with poor intestinal flora often develop eczema

Risk of bacterial vaginosis linked to preterm birth appears higher for African-Americans

Risk of bacterial vaginosis linked to preterm birth appears higher for African-Americans

Improved guidelines for providing intrauterine devices

Improved guidelines for providing intrauterine devices

Vaginal health

Vaginal health

New screening kit for vaginal infections

New screening kit for vaginal infections

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Male circumcision, HIV and other STDs

Male circumcision, HIV and other STDs

Specific bacterial markers for bacterial vaginosis discovered

Specific bacterial markers for bacterial vaginosis discovered