Modulating the vaginal microbiome: the need for a bridge between science and practice.

@article{Reid2014ModulatingTV,
  title={Modulating the vaginal microbiome: the need for a bridge between science and practice.},
  author={Gregor Reid},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
Infections of the urinary and reproductive tracts continue to afflict hundreds of millions of women and girls each year. For those fortunate enough to have access to medical care, the diagnostic and treatment measures used on them have changed little in 40 years and remain far from adequate. The development of alternatives, such as probiotics, has been hindered by lack of funding, but now face bureaucratic barriers that reflect an outdated regulatory system more concerned with policies than… CONTINUE READING