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Biotics battle vaginal fungal biofilms

July 08, 2022

Eradicating vaginal biofilms involving Candida species requires synergistic combinations of antifungal drugs with pre-, pro-, post-, and synbiotics, according to a recent Frontiers in Microbiology review.1

UAE vs MRI-guided HIFU for fibroid reduction rates

April 07, 2022

Among minimally invasive treatments for uterine fibroids, uterine artery embolization (UAE) produces greater fibroid shrinkage and more complications than MRI-guided HIFU (MRIgHIFU), according to a study in BMC Women’s Health.

Genital hygiene, sexual practices impact rates of BV, VVC infection

March 22, 2022

Using bactericidal soaps and sex toys and having anal sex were associated with higher rates of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), according to a study in RBGO Gynecology and Obstetrics (Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia). However, study authors caution, identifying these associations do not establish causality.