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2010-12-22 13:01:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in people ages 9 through 26 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Gardasil already is approved for the same age population for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer and the associated...

2010-11-29 09:12:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Tamir Biotechnology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ACEL) (formerly Alfacell Corporation) announced today that scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) reported test results confirming two of our lead compounds showed excellent in vitro antiviral activity and no cellular toxicity at dose levels tested for Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Testing was performed using the HPV 11 strain, which along...

2010-11-10 08:07:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that affects 50 percent of the sexually active population. HPV left untreated can develop into cervical cancer in women, which is why scientists developed the HPV vaccine. This study shows that, even though the vaccine is effective, few of the women eligible for the HPV vaccine take it. What's more, many of the teens who begin treatment do not complete the recommended three-dose regimen. "Only about...

2010-11-04 01:37:16

Public opinion about other vaccines remains unchanged The vaccine that protects against the potentially cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) enjoys wide support in the medical and public health communities. Yet state laws to require young girls to be vaccinated as a requirement for middle school attendance have aroused controversy with parents, politicians, and even medical and public health experts disagreeing about whether such laws are appropriate. News coverage about HPV vaccine...

2010-08-02 21:11:48

National guidelines not closely followed The vast majority of pediatricians and family physicians nationally are offering the human papillomavirus (also called HPV) vaccine, though fewer physicians are strongly encouraging it for 11- to 12-year-old girls as recommended by national guidelines, according to a survey in the September issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the first study to look at...

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2010-06-02 07:30:59

Only about one in three young women has received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer, according to a new report from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings are published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The HPV vaccine prevents four strains of the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, two of which are found in about 70 percent of all women with cervical cancer. Both the American...

2010-04-12 14:50:57

College women were more likely to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) if their mothers communicated with them about sex and if they thought their mothers would approve of their getting vaccinated, according to new Dartmouth research in the May issue of Pediatrics (published online April 12). Meg Gerrard, PhD, of Dartmouth Medical School and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Megan Roberts, a PhD student at Dartmouth College, and their colleagues, surveyed 972 female undergraduates at a...

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2010-03-28 07:00:00

Head and neck cancer linked to a virus spread through oral sex is quickly rising and suggestions are being made that both boys and girls should be offered vaccinations for protection, doctors said Friday. In recent years, head and neck cancers have been in slight decline, but cases of a particular form known as oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have been steadily increasing, especially in the developed world. In a report appearing in the British Medical Journal, doctors said...

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2010-03-26 10:39:35

Researchers from the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education at England's University Hospital Coventry have discovered a possible link between oral sex and an increase in mouth cancer. The study, prepared by lead author Hisham Mehanna and published in the British Medical Journal, has discovered a link between the increase of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and the sexually-transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV). OSCC, a form of mouth cancer in which a tumor forms in the...

2010-03-22 13:39:00

LONDON, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) today confirmed that it has notified regulatory authorities of the presence of material from a virus called PCV-1 in its oral rotavirus vaccine, Rotarix(TM). PCV-1 does not multiply in humans and is not known to cause illness in humans (1)(2). It is found in everyday meat products and is frequently eaten with no resulting disease or illness. The material was first detected following work done by a research team in...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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