New STI Causes Female Infertility, But There’s No Need to Panic

Health experts in the UK are alerting that rates of the sexually transmitted infection, mycoplasma genitalium, may probably double in the next decade, but there’s no need for the U.S. to panic. Tests that are becoming more accurate could only be the reason why there is an increase in rates. Mycoplasma genitalium is known to cause female infertility and it’s becoming resistant to antibiotics. This STI is often mistaken for chlamydia. Experts say that many patients are asymptomatic, which means they can spread the STI to their partners without knowing it.

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Researchers Found Link Between Bitter-Taste Sensitivity and Cancer Risk

A new study began investigating the association between sensitivity to bitter tastes and the risk of cancer in women. However, researchers were surprised to discover that their working hypothesis with regards to women’s sensitivity to bitter flavors had nothing to do with their long-term dietary preferences. The study findings were published in the European Journal of Nutrition.

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Is Aspirin the New Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer?

Two new studies show that consuming a daily low-dose of aspirin could possibly help women avoid ovarian cancer or promote their survival if the disease starts to develop. A daily low-dose aspirin is linked to a 10% reduction in developing ovarian cancer and it is also associated with approximately 30% survival improvement for ovarian cancer patients.

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