Vaginal-fluid transplants in the works for US women

(Ben Cost/ New York Post) — Good news for women with imbalanced nether regions.

US scientists are working to provide vaginal-fluid transplants to women suffering from bacterial vaginosis (BV), a condition characterized by “unusual discharge that has a strong fishy smell,” per the BBC. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine team working on the project was inspired by the success of fecal transplants used to combat chronic stomach ailments.

Along with treating BV, researchers say the vaginal microbiota transplant (VMT) “has the potential to revolutionize the way we view and treat conditions affecting the female reproductive tract,” per a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. (…)

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