The same vaginal bacteria linked to promotion — and prevention — of various pregnancy complications, studies find
Aug. 21, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
A study published recently by scientists at Temple University and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that the very same bacteria can have entirely different effects on women’s risk of premature delivery or miscarriage. And that dichotomy — one bacteria causing help and harm — has researchers both baffled and intrigued.
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