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Bacterial vaginosis: are men involved?

Bacterial vaginosis, linked to an imbalance in the vaginal microbiota, may be caused by bacteria present in the penile microbiota of some men and transmitted during sexual intercourse.   Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a highly common infection. Often displaying few symptoms, the disease can ...

Can the vaginal microbiota be used as a tool for predicting the severity of endometriosis?

According to the results of a recently published study, analyzing the vaginal flora may make it possible to determine the severity of endometriosis, a very painful gynecological disease.   Endometriosis is a chronic gynecological disease which happens when tissue similar to the lining of ...

Bacterial vaginosis: could there soon be a vaginal microbiota transplant ?

Could the success of fecal microbiota transplant to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infections be extended to vaginal microbiota transplant for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis? This is what a team of American researchers hope to accomplish.   A healthy vaginal microbiota is cha...
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