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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.
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

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