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The Bigger the Family, the More Frequent the Viral Infections

In some families, it seems there’s always somebody sick. 26 families of varying size agreed to participate in the study which indicates the bigger the family, the more frequent the viral infections. ... more »
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Scientists Develop New Method to Understand Chlamydia

Scientists have developed a new way to track the activity of a microbe and the response of its intended host cell. ... more »
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Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis in Young Women

Nigerian researchers recently published a study on vaginal candidiasis in The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal showing a high rate of vaginal candidiasis in women with vaginal infections. ... more »
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The Role of Bacterial Agents in Infertility

Researchers suggest infertile women be tested for multiple bacterial agents, especially Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis. ... more »
Virus in Pregnancy

Viral Diseases and Pregnancy

Viral infections in pregnancy such as HIV, CMV, or parvovirus are major causes of newborn, mother and fetal diseases. ... more »
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Reducing Newborn Infection Rates with Maternal Immunization

Recently, suggested changes to maternal immunization guidelines suggest all women be vaccinated with Tdap in every pregnancy, but Tdap is not the only immunization currently being investigated. ... more »

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