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.
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 [...]
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