Doctors should use caution when prescribing the antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy because it may raise the risk of miscarriage.
A well-known antifungal drug used for vaginal yeast infections may be linked to a slightly increased risk of miscarriage.
Scientists have identified two genetic mutations that help account for the presence of recurring yeast infections in certain women.
Women who are prone to the common vaginal infection, bacterial vaginosis, are less likely to have a recurrence if they take hormonal contraception, whether it be birth control pills or Depo-Provera injections, new research suggests.
A drug used to help prevent recurring breast cancer appears to hold promise as a treatment for deadly fungal infections, new research has found.
A new survey finds that 70 percent of American women have experienced a sexual health issue, and 22 percent felt very or extremely concerned about it.
Imagine how much nicer it would be to get vaccinated by drinking a yogurt smoothie instead of being poked by a needle.
MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2008 (Health.com) — Most of the bacteria that live in a healthy person’s intestines will bounce right back after they’re killed during an antibiotic attack, according to a new study.
But several types are wiped out by a course of Cipro, or they survive only in much smaller numbers, reports Stanford University’s Les […]
THURSDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) — Teenage girls treated for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) become highly vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sometimes just weeks or months after treatment, researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center report.
The findings, according to the researchers, suggest that treating PID “with a prescription and a brochure” isn’t enough to change […]