All about the Vaginal Flora.

Source : https://www.sciencephoto.com/

What’s the Vaginal Microbiome?

source : juno.bio

But why do we need to know about this?

  • Bacterial Vaginosis: BV is the disruption of the equilibrium of the normal vaginal ecosystem. This condition is a socially debilitating condition that affects 1/10 of the global female population annually. It’s also an independent risk factor of contracting STIs, HIV, and the development of pelvic inflammatory disease.
  • Urinary Tract Infection: UTIs, something that 50–60% of women will get in their lifetime, is an infection caused by bad bacteria that affect the urinary tract. Research shows that women with BC have a higher UTI risk than women with lactobacilli dominated vagina,
  • Preterm birth: or premature birth has associations with immature lungs, difficulty regulating body temperature, poor feeding, slow weight gain, and also risks the life of the baby and mother. PTB is the leading cause of death for children under five.
  • Infertility: Approximately 1 in 8 couples are affected by infertility each year. Bacterial Vaginosis infection is associated with infertility and is said to be an underestimated cause of unexplained infertility.

Bridging the gender gap in women’s health research.

Vaginal Microbiomes x AI ?!

a Juno Bio test swab

How does it work?

A little sneak peek of the dashboard.

Progress like these will not only contribute to bridging the gender gap in healthcare but also change the stigma around women’s health and vaginal wellness for the better.

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student 🌐 innovator @ tks | based in jakarta,indonesia

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