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Two Doses Of HPV Vaccine May Offer Enough Protection
2011-09-09 13:18:27

  New government research shows that two doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may offer just as much protection against cervical cancer as the three-dose treatment. According to the study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the findings come from an analysis of data from the National Cancer Institute's Costa Rica Vaccine Trial.  This trial has 7,466 women enrolled in it. The women were either given the HPV vaccine Cervarix or a Hepatitis A...

2011-09-06 22:55:55

Researchers reported that explicit inclusion of disparities in cost-effectiveness analysis, would allow policy makers to identify strategies that would reduce overall cancer risk, reduce disparities between racial ethnic subgroups, and be cost-effective, according to a study published online September 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Disease simulation models can be used to identify effective and cost-effective strategies for reducing overall cancer incidence and...

2011-09-06 22:54:56

Women over the age of thirty who test positive for HPV (Human Papillomavirus) should be re-tested two years later as part of cervical cancer screening, according to a study published online TK in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. HPV infection is the main cause of cervical cancer, although most women infected with HPV do not have cervical pathology and most HPV infections in women under the age of 25 go away. Screening is recommended for women over age thirty, and the type of...

2011-09-05 11:48:02

A large proportion of teenagers regularly and frequently take some form of medication without receiving targeted information about the risks and benefits, according to a review of current research, to be presented at the annual congress of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) tomorrow (Tuesday). Dr Priya Bahri will tell delegates that 35% of boys and 45% of girls in Europe and the USA take painkillers for headaches every month. In addition, they take a variety of other...

2011-07-20 06:50:00

HAMILTON, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C. (MDL) is a CLIA certified infectious disease laboratory which specializes in high-complexity, state-of-the-art, automated DNA-based molecular analyses. MDL is able to provide clinicians with valuable tailored diagnostic information to assist in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of infections. MDL, a company within the Genesis Biotechnology Group, is located in "Einstein's Alley," the...

2011-07-07 14:56:45

The research will be presented today [Thursday 7 July] at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Academic Primary Care, hosted this year by the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol. The HPV vaccination programme, introduced in the UK in 2008, uses HPV vaccine that is effective against the two most common high risk HPV types (16 and 18), and offers 70 per cent protection against cervical cancer. However, vaccinated girls will still need to attend cervical...

2011-06-29 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that its therapeutic DNA vaccine for prostate cancer showed remarkable immune responses in monkeys, following similarly strong, antigen-specific and sustainable T cell levels in previously reported data from earlier animal studies. The data was presented by Dr. J. Joseph...

2011-06-21 07:27:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- An Australian study is the first to show reduction of high-grade cervical abnormalities (HGAs- the precursors to cervical cancer) in women, following the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs. Australia introduced an HPV vaccination program, with the quadrivalent HPV vaccine, for all women aged 12-26 years between 2007 and 2009. In this study, the authors analyzed trends in cervical abnormalities (both high-grade and low-grade [LGAs]) in women...

Latest HPV vaccine Reference Libraries

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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