Vaginal Problems News

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7/23/2018
3/21/2018
9/11/2017
8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

6/9/2017
Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

11/17/2016
Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex

Drug contained in a once-daily insert

1/4/2016
FDA Tightens Rules for Using Mesh Implants in Women's Surgery

Agency aims to improve treatment of pelvic organ prolapse

5/19/2014
Removal of Faulty Mesh for Incontinence May Not Improve Women's Symptoms

Experts say there's still no clear-cut answer as to whether or not to have surgery

5/30/2013
Women May Have Natural Defense Against Common STD

'Trich' causes discomfort for some, but is symptomless in others

3/8/2013
Petroleum Jelly Tied to Vaginal Infection Risk in Study

Use of such products doubled odds of bacterial vaginosis, researchers find

6/26/2012
Bacterial Vaginosis Increases Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk

HIV-positive women with the condition are three times more likely to pass virus to partners

5/2/2012
Study Redefines What a Healthy Vagina Is

Scientists found 'bacterial community' differs among women and even changes in same woman

2/8/2012
Experts Warn of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

Arsenal of drugs effective against the sexually transmitted disease running dry, researchers say

7/12/2011
Older Women at Greater Risk for Common STD, Study Suggests

Screening women 40 and up for trichomoniasis is essential to prevent serious complications, experts say

7/30/2009
Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

Contraceptive pills, hormonal injections both seem effective, study says

12/16/2008
HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin

Study finds virus can reach immune cells in just 4 hours

11/7/2008
9/11/2008
Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies' Cry

Finding may help shed light on postpartum depression in those choosing Caesareans

8/22/2008
HRT After Menopause Reduces Symptoms

It reduced problems with sleep, sexual functioning and hot flashes, study finds

6/27/2008
Antibiotics Effective for Vaginal Injury After Childbirth

Small study finds they improve healing of common tissue tears, prevent infection

5/18/2008
New Surgical Technology Holds Promise of Painless, Scarless Procedures

Endoscope inserted through natural body openings avoids incisions, shortens recoveries

4/30/2008
Staff Training Reduces Postpartum Bleeding, Episiotomies

Studies urge oxytocin use after delivery, re-evaluation of accepted birthing practices

4/3/2008
Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide

WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

3/1/2008
Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women

Incontinence, dropped organs not just a function of age, study reports

10/17/2007
Surgeons Remove Gallbladder Through Vagina

Procedure leaves no scars and reduces pain, but not all doctors endorse it

1/11/2007
Scientists Decipher Genome for 'Nasty' STD

Trichomonas vaginalis associated with pelvic disease, risk of HIV infection in women

12/19/2005
Health Tip: Daughter's First Gynecological Exam

Prepare her to ask question and answer questions to guard against 'surprises'

11/9/2005
4/23/2003
Don't Doctor Yourself for a Vaginal Infection

Women shouldn't be too quick to self-diagnose, experts say

3/21/2003
Antibiotics in Pregnancy Prevent Miscarriage

Effective even when infection causes no symptoms

3/31/2002
When Your Little Girl Needs a Gynecologist

Experts say parents shouldn't panic when problems crop up

1/3/2002
Vaginal Woes Often Misdiagnosed

Study finds telephone calls less accurate than office visits, both not as certain as lab tests