New Chip Re-Creates the Human Vagina’s Unique Microbiome
The first "vagina-on-a-chip," a device that recreates the vagina's microbiome using real cells and bacteria, has been created by researchers. According to bioengineer Don Ingber of Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, it is challenging to study vaginal...
Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Lowers Complications
The health advantages of the Mediterranean diet have been well known. One interesting finding by a group of researchers is that it may reduce the risks of difficulties during pregnancy. Researchers analyzed the food information of 7,798 "racially, ethnically, and...