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The vaginal microbiome refers to the bacterial communities present in the female reproductive tract; a healthy vaginal microbiome is characterized by resilience and stability and resilience, whereas an unstable microbiome could be prone to invasion by pathogenic bacteria and dysbiosis.
Study shows how cervicovaginal microbiome can elicit resistance to chlamydia

Study shows how cervicovaginal microbiome can elicit resistance to chlamydia

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

Initial findings from the Human Microbiome Project sparked ‘hundreds of subsequent studies’

Initial findings from the Human Microbiome Project sparked ‘hundreds of subsequent studies’

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

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Certain bacteria and immune factors in vagina may cause or protect against preterm birth

Certain bacteria and immune factors in vagina may cause or protect against 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

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

Study uncovers millions of previously unknown genes in human microbiome

Study uncovers millions of previously unknown genes in human microbiome

Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processes

Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processes

Decrease in diversity of vaginal microbes linked to preterm birth

Decrease in diversity of vaginal microbes linked to preterm birth

Topical delivery of AVR drug combination can provide complete protection against HIV

Topical delivery of AVR drug combination can provide complete protection against HIV

Multicenter trial compares popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms

Multicenter trial compares popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms

Stress during pregnancy affects babies' brain development

Stress during pregnancy affects babies' brain development

NIH awards 10 new grants to support genomics research in Africa

NIH awards 10 new grants to support genomics research in Africa

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18

International Microbicides Conference to take place from April 15-18