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2011-05-19 13:55:00

Researchers have found that a test for HPV is better than a pap smear for predicting cervical cancer risk for women over 30, while a single PSA for men in their mid 40s might predict risk of developing advanced prostate cancer 30 years later. The two studies found new ways to screen healthy people for cervical or prostate cancers.  Researchers found that screening women with no symptoms for ovarian cancer with a blood test and an ultrasound exam is harmful.  It did not prevent...

2011-05-17 08:58:00

Sufferers reluctant to tell partners and physicians To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/graceway-pharmaceuticals/genital-warts-emotional-stigma TORONTO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Genital warts, caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is often the silent part of HPV kept behind closed doors.(i) While HPV prevention is openly discussed, for the more than 300,000 Canadians already living with genital warts,(ii) prevention for them is 'too little, too...

2011-05-16 17:22:30

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), along with clinicians from Boston Medical Center (BMC), have found gastroenterologist knowledge of the appropriate immunizations to recommend to the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient is limited. These findings, which currently appear on-line in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, may be the primary reason why the majority of gastroenterologists believe that the primary care provider (PCP) should be responsible for vaccinations....

2011-04-25 09:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has expanded its suite of accessible and affordable health care services to include Vitamin B-12 injections and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination (GARDASIL®). "There is an increasing medical need for patients to gain more convenient access to B-12 injections and HPV vaccinations," said Nancy Gagliano, M.D., MinuteClinic chief...

2011-04-20 07:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the cobas HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test which identifies women at highest risk for developing cervical cancer. This test will help physicians make early, more accurate decisions about patient care, which may prevent many women from developing this deadly disease. (Photo:...

2011-04-13 07:45:04

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Administration of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses over a longer period of time to adolescent girls in Vietnam resulted in antibody concentration levels that were comparable to the standard vaccine schedule, according to a new study. Cervical cancer is an important cause of illness and death among women throughout the world. "Each year, new cases of cervical cancer occur in approximately 529,000 women, and 275,000 women die. An estimated 88 percent of deaths due...

2011-04-12 14:16:23

Administration of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses over a longer period of time to adolescent girls in Vietnam resulted in antibody concentration levels that were comparable to the standard vaccine schedule, according to a study in the April 13 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on infectious disease and immunology. Kathleen M. Neuzil, M.D., M.P.H., of PATH, Seattle, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Cervical cancer...

2011-04-05 21:18:16

Researchers say the discovery could offer a new screening and therapeutic strategies Most women are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer - yet few develop the cancer. Now researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, believe they have found the missing link explaining why: activation of the beta-catenin oncogene. At the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting...

2011-04-04 13:38:04

Researchers with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have found that people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared to those who did not have lung cancer. These results, which were presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held April 2-6, indicate that HPV antibodies are substantially increased in people with lung cancer. Devasena Anantharaman, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the...

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2011-03-01 12:25:00

U.S. 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. U.S. vaccine advisers have been weighing whether boys and young men should be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, but some worry the vaccine is too costly to justify its use. HPV infection is know best for causing cervical cancer, which is the second most common cancer in women around the world. ...


Latest HPV vaccine Reference Libraries

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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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