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2012-08-21 21:55:22

Procedure linked to prevention of sexually transmitted infections and related cancers A team of disease experts and health economists at Johns Hopkins warns that steadily declining rates of U.S. infant male circumcision could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs if rates over the next decade drop to levels now seen in Europe. In a report to be published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine online Aug. 20, the Johns Hopkins experts say the added...

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2012-08-21 17:24:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has shown that fewer Americans are opting to have their baby boys circumcised and, if this trend continues, our Nation could end up tacking on an additional $4.4 billion to our avoidable health care costs. Once a routine operation, many parents are choosing to leave their sons “al fresco” as the debate between “to snip or not to snip” wages on. "We find that each circumcision not performed will...

2012-08-08 23:57:43

A major breakthrough by scientists at Queen´s could lead to more effective treatments for throat and cervical cancer. The discovery could see the development of new therapies, which would target the non-cancerous cells surrounding a tumor, as well as treating the tumor itself. Researchers at Queen´s Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology have found that the non-cancerous tissue, or ℠stroma´, surrounding cancers of the throat and cervix, plays an important role...

Should HPV Vaccines Be Given To Men?
2012-08-08 12:33:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Color blindness. Menstrual cycle. Males and females differ in a number of areas when it comes to the human body, including vaccinations offered. A new study sparked a debate in the public health sphere when it examined whether the vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) should be given to males. To begin, researchers from the University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen...

2012-08-05 23:00:35

A' Award and Competitions are proud to tell that the work Self Smear Test Kit by Hakan Gürsu has been honored with the prestigious Golden A' Design Award in Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category Como, Italy (PRWEB) August 06, 2012 A' Award and Competitions are happy to share that the work Self Smear Test Kit by Hakan Gürsu won the prestigious Golden A' Design Award in Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design...

2012-08-01 10:34:07

High-risk human papilloma virus found with Epstein Barr virus Two common viruses known to be associated with human cancers are both present — and may even be collaborating with each other - in most male prostate cancers, a new study suggests. The research involved examination of 100 specimens of normal, malignant and benign prostate samples from Australian men. It revealed that both the human papilloma virus (HPV) and Epstein Barr virus (EBV) were present in more than half of...

2012-07-25 09:35:14

Vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV) are now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for both teenage boys and girls. The vaccine protects against the two most common types of the virus that cause cervical cancer: HPV 16 and 18. Is there a chance that the increased number of people vaccinated might result in an increase of other types of HPV that cause cancer? A UNC-led international team of scientists studied this question in a group of 2228 Kenyan men as a...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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