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2008-09-05 00:00:26

Home News IN BRIEF *People living in the most deprived parts of England have lower cancer survival rates, a report has shown. Those in areas like Blackpool, Barnsley, Manchester, Cumbria and Co.

2008-09-04 21:00:36

By Kate O'Hara Social networking sites have already been targeted to encourage girls to have the jab, which helps protect against human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes the majority of cervical cancer cases.Primary care trusts across Yorkshire, including Leeds, Bradford and Airedale, Sheffield and Hull, will join the rest of the country when they start vaccinating pupils aged 12 and 13 (Year 8) from this week onwards, and around 300,000 girls will receive the jab in England alone.By July...

2008-06-22 00:00:06

Listening to the radio or reading the paper can be depressing. Patients who are not killed by their GP through neglect and ignorance perish from MRSA the moment they enter the hospital door. Of course there are problems but there is also good news.

2006-07-24 10:30:00

Women who smoke cigarettes may have a tougher time clearing a virus linked to cervical cancer from their bodies.

2006-07-20 11:21:07

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who become infected with multiple strains of the virus linked to cervical cancer may have a particularly high risk of developing the disease, new research suggests.

2006-06-29 10:22:51

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be a useful first step for cervical cancer screening in women younger than 35 years, preliminary findings indicate.

2006-06-20 07:14:25

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An operation called radical vaginal trachelectomy is an effective treatment for early cervical cancer that allows women to become pregnant later on, according to a report in the medical journal BJOG.

2006-04-28 14:45:00

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For women who've previously had a preterm delivery, having sex during early pregnancy does not affect the likelihood of having another preterm birth, new research shows.

2006-04-12 10:27:14

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescents girls wit

2006-04-07 14:17:07

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cigarette smoking increases a woman's risk of developing cancer of the cervix, and the risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day and with the younger the age at which smoking began, according to a new report.


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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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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.