Latest HPV vaccine Stories

2013-10-03 23:28:12

UDoTest has released a DIY home HPV test allowing women to administer the sample collection of cervical cells themselves, ushering in a new era in cervical cancer screening and prevention for South African women. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 A new cervical cancer screening test looks set to revolutionise the way in which women are tested for this disease. UDoTest has recently released a new self-collection test for HPV, the virus which causes cervical cancer, which has received widespread...

2013-09-13 23:03:05

El Salvador and the non-profit Basic Health International gear-up to launch the second phase of CAPE (Cervical Cancer Prevention in El Salvador), a program that will provide HPV-based cervical cancer screening to 30,000 women. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 In the fall of 2012, the Ministry of Health of El Salvador, with technical support from the non-profit organization Basic Health International, launched a program called CAPE - Cervical Cancer Prevention in El Salvador. CAPE...

2013-08-14 11:52:44

While there have been substantial improvements in mortality rates and an increase in access to reproductive health interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the global health community is neglecting prevention, screening, and treatment for cervical cancer in LMICs. These are the conclusions of a new article in PLOS Medicine this week by Ruby Singhrao and colleagues from the University of California San Francisco, San Francisco. Using a framework including equity and...

2013-08-11 23:02:30

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 The parents of teens are gearing up for the school year with dental check-ups and eye exams. But did you know that you’d also need to take your preteens and teens to get shots? As they get older, kids are at increased risk for some infections. Plus the protection provided by some of the childhood vaccines begins to wear off, so kids need a booster...

2013-08-06 23:29:14

Dr. Marta Katalenas explains the importance of the HPV vaccine for both girls and boys and urges parents to include it in back-to-school vaccinations. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 According to Dr. Marta Katalenas, noted pediatrician and author of "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch... The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is not only responsible for girls developing cancer of the uterus later in life, but it also can...

2013-07-30 23:29:10

A new study, published in the Journal of Cancer Education on July 16, 2013, says that Latina women are “less likely to be aware of HPV and the HPV vaccine than non-Latina women, and fewer Latinas were vaccinated than non-Latina women. (1)” polyDNA recommends that Latina women familiarize themselves with Gene-Eden-VIR, the natural HPV remedy. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Latina women have many misconceptions about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the various remedies and...

CDC: “We’re Dropping The Ball” On HPV Vaccinations
2013-07-27 08:29:57

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of adolescent girls who were vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) in 2012 was unchanged from the previous year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced. According to HealthDay News reporter Dennis Thompson, only 53 percent of girls received at least one dose of the vaccine in both 2011 and 2012. Furthermore, only one-third of all girls received all...

2013-07-26 23:20:40

A study published on July 2, 2013 in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research showed that high-risk HPV strains were significantly more vulnerable in the second trimester of pregnancy. (1) polyDNA recommends cleansing the bodies of future parents from viruses which may harm pregnant women. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Many women infected with HPV worry about the risk of being infected during pregnancy. Research shows that the virus is more dangerous during the second...

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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