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2014-08-22 12:25:19

LA JOLLA, Cali., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented at the 29(th) Annual International Papillomavirus Conference shows that a therapy being developed by Hera Therapeutics Inc. combats three types of human papillomavirus, including the two that cause 70 percent of all cervical cancer. When tested in several cultured human cell models, HTI-1968 blocked the replication of HPV-16, HPV-18 and HPV-11 cells, according to Louise T. Chow, Ph.D. and Thomas Broker, Ph.D., who...

2014-07-28 10:35:17

Brigham and Women's Hospital Researchers demonstrate novel approach in cervical cancer prevention A study published online in the International Journal of Cancer earlier this month describes a novel approach to preventing cervical cancer based on findings showing successful reduction in the risk of cervical cancer after removal of a discrete population of cells in the cervix. The findings come from a study that looked at squamocolumnar junction cells, or SCJ cells. These cells...

2014-05-13 15:34:47

Wiley Rates of cervical cancer in American women may be higher than previously thought, and the disease may arise most often at an age when adequately screened women are advised to stop getting screened. The findings come from a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results should be taken into consideration when the national guidelines for cervical cancer screening are reviewed. Removal of the uterine cervix through a...

cervical cancer rates higher among older women
2014-05-12 10:59:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cervical cancer rates may be higher than previously thought among some women, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland which was recently published in the journal Cancer. While previous studies have found an age-standardized rate of approximately 12 instances of cervical cancer per 100,000 women in the United States - with a peak between 40 and 44 years old – these reports incorporated...

2014-04-29 08:37:18

CLEVELAND, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cervilenz Inc. is pleased to announce that a multicenter study evaluating the CerviLenz device as a screening tool for mid-pregnancy short cervical length is being presented today as a poster at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2014 Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago.(1) CerviLenz is a simple, disposable device that can be used in any healthcare setting to objectively measure vaginal cervical length....

Controlling Cervical Cancer With New Technique
2014-01-28 13:48:12

Investigación y Desarrollo: Inicio Gene related to the proliferation of cancerous cells blocked through molecular technology. A group of researchers from Mexico’s General Hospital, Health Secretariat, Medicine Faculty and the Institute of Cellular Physiology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) identified a therapeutic target for cervix cancer: gene CDKN3. The researched performed at the lab indicates that when this gene is blocked in culture cancerous cells, the...

2014-01-24 23:25:19

Creating cervical cancer awareness is the goal of a newly released article written by Western Washington Medical Group, a group of medical practices across the Greater Seattle area. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Western Washington Medical Group wants to help increase the knowledge about this lesser known disease. A newly released article on their blog notes that cervical cancer research has been one of the few true success stories in...

2013-06-13 23:25:49

Gaystarnews.com recently released a report, (1) which said that any woman with an intact cervix who is sexually active — gay or straight — should have regular cervical screening. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR to boost the immune system against latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Many lesbian and bisexual women risk their lives unnecessarily. They are not often tested for HPV, the virus that can lead to cervical cancer. In fact, because of a misconception, many...

2013-04-23 10:28:41

Study results could translate into a minimally invasive early detection method Pioneering biophotonics technology developed at Northwestern University is the first screening method to detect the early presence of ovarian cancer in humans by examining cells easily brushed from the neighboring cervix or uterus, not the ovaries themselves. A research team from Northwestern and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) conducted an ovarian cancer clinical study at NorthShore. Using...

2013-02-11 13:46:10

In a study to be presented on February 14 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in San Francisco, California, researchers will report findings suggesting an increased risk of early (less than 35 weeks) preterm birth when intra-amniotic debris is present in nulliparous women with a short cervix. The babies born to women with debris had worse outcomes than those born to women without debris, likely due to the earlier...


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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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