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Latest HPV infection Stories

2013-07-16 10:44:00

The vaccination program against HPV infection began in 2008 in the UK, but only among girls, on the grounds that this would curb the spread of the infection to boys as well.

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

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.

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2011-03-01 12:25:00

US researchers said on Monday that half of the men in the general population may be infected with human papillomavirus or HPV, the virus that causes cervical and other cancers.

2010-01-14 18:10:03

First-of-its-kind work sheds light on HPV transmission.

2009-07-29 13:40:00

Researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer have found that head and neck cancer patients who test positive for the human papillomavirus (HPV) have much better survival rates than patients who don't have the virus, according to a new study in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.