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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...

2012-07-24 06:36:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Imagine finding out you had a severe stage of cervical cancer. Now imagine that the only reason behind this late diagnosis is your inability to afford an annual doctor checkup. New findings suggest that the lack of insurance is second only to age as the strongest predictor of late stage diagnosis. The American Cancer Society estimates that 12,170 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 4,220 women will die from the disease in 2012. Although incidence and...

2012-07-23 20:37:17

Compared to the general population, HIV-positive women have a high risk of cervical cancer and thus are advised to undergo more frequent screening tests. This creates a burden for HIV-positive patients and the health care system, leading to frequent biopsies, which often do not reveal clinically relevant disease. A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that HIV-positive women may be able to use new methods that can help to safely...


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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