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New Ex Vivo Research Has a Potential for Solutions in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

By Jennifer Zahn Published April 25, 2014

The University of Texas Medical Branch has been conducting studies about ex vivo growth of vaginal cells and their relationship with 'good' and 'bad' bacteria. The understanding of the relationship between bacterial colonies and the cells has shown positive results to a lead in prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, yet further analysis is still occurring in order to confirm these successes.


One New Friend Request: My Doctor

By Jennifer Zahn Published April 6, 2014

Social media use has increased rapidly and will continue to increase in the future. How will this impact the doctor-patient relationship?