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Are statins beneficial to vaginal flora?

In the vaginal microbiota, the use of statins is associated with both a decrease in Gardnerella vaginalis and an increase in Lactobacillus: changes that consitute protective factors against the risk of bacterial vaginosis.   A direct correlation exists between the composition of the vagin...
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HIV: the vaginal flora affects the effectiveness of a preventative treatment

The composition of the vaginal microbiota influences how effective a topical tenofovir treatment is in preventing HIV infection in women. So say researchers who analyzed the impact of the vaginal microbiota on the response to this treatment, whose effectiveness can vary between 0 and 40% according t...
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Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis, the most common gynecological disease, has a considerable effect on women’s quality of life. It is the result of an imbalance in the vaginal flora that can be regulated through the use of probiotics.
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