The Importance Of The Vaginal Microbiome : Short Wave Today on Short Wave, researcher Fatima Aysha Hussain talks to host Emily Kwong about how microbes in the vagina can impact health and how transplanting vaginal microbiomes from one vagina to another could help people managing bacterial vaginosis.

To learn more about the vaginal microbiome transplant study, visit https://motifstudy.org/.

The Importance Of The Vaginal Microbiome

The Importance Of The Vaginal Microbiome

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Papaya or Papaw (Carica papaya), cut in cross-section, Caricaceae. De Agostini Picture Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Papaya or Papaw (Carica papaya), cut in cross-section, Caricaceae.

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Today on Short Wave, researcher Fatima Aysha Hussain talks to host Emily Kwong about how microbes in the vagina can impact health and how transplanting vaginal microbiomes from one vagina to another could help people managing bacterial vaginosis.

To learn more about the vaginal microbiome transplant study, visit https://motifstudy.org/.

This episode was produced by Berly McCoy, edited by Gisele Grayson and fact checked by Margaret Cirino. The audio engineer was Gilly Moon.