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Bacteria are key to vaginal health, researchers say

Bacterial vaginosis is the most common and recurrent gynecological condition affecting nearly 30% of women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A University of Arizona Health Sciences-led study recently identified a specific bacteria family and uncovered how it contributes to bacterial vaginosis, paving the […]

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Armed Forces personnel who are medically discharged most likely to struggle with transition into civilian life

New research from the King’s Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has found that those who are discharged from the military in an unplanned way (including as a result of medical problems) have worse mental health outcomes than those leaving […]

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Bacteria are connected to how babies experience fear

Why do some babies react to perceived danger more than others? According to new research from Michigan State University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, part of the answer may be found in a surprising place: an infant’s digestive system. The human digestive system is home to a vast community of microorganisms known […]