Appreciation for the role probiotic bacteria play in promoting good health has reached the mainstream, and now more people than ever before are taking notice. Whether they’re reaching for yogurt or kombucha or popping a probiotic supplement, it’s almost basic knowledge that probiotics offer a huge health benefit. 864 more words
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BD has gotten FDA market authorization for a first-of-its-kind molecular test to detect the most common causes for vaginitis.
As BD explained it its press release on Monday, laboratories and clinicians will now have the ability to use a single test to detect microorganisms responsible for Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), Trichomoniasis (TV) and Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (VVC), also known as a yeast infection, which are the most common infectious causes of vaginitis. 292 more words
I’ve been sitting on this draft for a while, but somebody has to say something! Often viewed with the stigma of being the “nasty woman’s disease”, over 75% of women deal with yeast infections more than 4 times a year, and anywhere from 9-23% are affected by bacterial vaginosis (BV); which means these antibiotics the doctors prescribe are NOT the answer! 941 more words