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2013-03-14 11:05:56

Initial vaccinations for human papillomavirus (HPV) at a young age is important for maximizing quadrivalent HPV vaccine effectiveness according to a Swedish study published March 13 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. HPV vaccination programs have been launched around the world in hopes of preventing cervical cancer and other HPV-related cancers. While incidence of genital warts is the earliest possible disease outcome to measure the efficacy of the HPV vaccine, the results of...

2013-03-12 23:02:45

polyDNA urges military healthcare providers to recommend Gene-Eden-VIR, an HPV remedy, to infected service women Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 polyDNA, a biotechnology company, has learned that "Studies indicate a high prevalence of risky sexual behaviors - including inconsistent condom use, multiple sexual partners, and binge drinking — that lead to unintended and unsafe sex" among female, military service members. The study was published in the Journal of Women's Health [1]....

2013-02-08 11:59:31

The disease's economic burden meets or exceeds that of rotavirus, Lyme disease and cervical cancer Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease. In the first study of its kind, researchers measured the health and economic impact of Chagas disease and found that the total economic burden of Chagas disease matches or exceeds that of many more well-known diseases such as rotavirus, Lyme disease and cervical cancer....

2013-01-28 23:00:33

The Louisiana insurance agents remind residents to keep cervical health in mind during “Cervical Health Awareness Month.” Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 January marks the start of a new year and new beginnings. For the American Cancer Society, January also marks the beginning of “Cervical Health Awareness Month.” Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in American women. Each year, 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer —...

2013-01-23 23:02:27

Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important information about Cervical Health Awareness. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important facts about Cervical Cancer and its risks. Through regular check-ups and early treatment, cervical cancer is highly treatable. Dr. Ferguson and her team at Carolina Women´s Physicians are highly qualified and committed to spreading...

2013-01-23 23:01:10

This Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. points out that cervical cancer disproportionately impacts poor women, despite the availability of life-saving treatments. Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, MFHS provides life-saving screenings for low-income women and encourages all women to schedule regular cervical cancer screenings. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Modern medicine has given people unprecedented tools to prevent cervical cancer, and Maternal...

2013-01-08 14:49:20

Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage levels to prevent the occurrence of these cancers in the future according to a study published January 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer...


Latest cervical cancer Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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