Some women have more HIV-fighting bacteria in their vagina

This one kind of bacteria can make women more resistant to HIV. Now, doctors are looking at probiotics to boost this superhero in all women

Some women have more HIV-fighting bacteria in their vaginaScientists have found that HIV fighting bacteria are naturally present in some women’s vaginas. A study done by Professor Janneke van de Wijgert of the University of Liverpool, also reveals that sex workers were unlikely to have HIV if they had Lactobacillus crispatus (L. crispatus) bacteria in their vaginas and it is one among the […]

Abdominal fat increases risk of breast cancer

Abdominal fat increases risk of breast cancerExcessive abdominal fat increases your risk to get breast cancer, says a new study done by Tata Memorial Hospital. The study, which was published in European Journal of Cancer’s latest edition, said irrespective of risk factors like menopausal and hormonal receptor (proteins found in and on breast cells) status in women, high abdominal obesity is […]
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