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Previously unrecognized and unidentified infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
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By Mingione, Matthew J; Pressman, Eva K; Woods, James R Abstract Our understanding of the pathophysiologic processes leading to preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) has grown tremendously in recent years.
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tre
In the United States, bacterial vaginosis disproportionately affects African American women, according to research reported Wednesday in Jacksonville, Florida at the 2006 National STD Prevention Conference sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Trichomoniasis is also more prevalent among African-American women, according to related research reported at the meeting.
By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Increases in psychosocial stress seem to increase a woman's odd of having, or developing, a vaginal infection termed bacterial vaginosis (BV), researchers report.
LONDON (Reuters) - A drug prescribed to pregnant women to reduce the risk of early labor could be doing patients more harm than good, a British charity said on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with bacterial vaginosis are four times more likely to shed cytomegalovirus in their lower genital tract than women without bacterial vaginosis, a new study shows.
Findings reported in this week's New England Journal of Medicine (November 3 issue) highlight promising findings from two Seattle-based researchers on the origins of bacterial vaginosis (BV).
Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...
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