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2013-06-26 12:32:08

New process allows labs to use same Pap test vial instead of transferring sample to new vial, thus simplifying workflow INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, more efficient workflow process for the cobas HPV Test, allowing sample processing from the primary sample collection vial after it has been used for cytology (Pap) testing. This development allows labs...

2013-06-21 23:18:22

Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type HPV prevalence among female teenagers 14 to 19 years of age as a “critical milestone in the fight to end cervical cancer in our lifetime.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type...

Inexpensive Blood Test Reveals HPV Presence, Potential Cancer Risk
2013-06-18 18:30:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this month, actor Michael Douglas raised the prospect of oral sex leading to throat cancer through the transmission of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus known to cause the disease in some individuals. According to a new study from a team of international researchers in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, blood tests can be used to detect the presence of the virus via the body´s production of telltale antibodies...

2013-06-18 10:32:00

Researchers have found that antibodies against the human papillomavirus (HPV) may help identify individuals who are at greatly increased risk of HPV-related cancer of the oropharynx, which is a portion of the throat that contains the tonsils. In their study, at least 1 in 3 individuals with oropharyngeal cancer had antibodies to HPV, compared to fewer than 1 in 100 individuals without cancer.  When present, these antibodies were detectable many years before the onset of disease. These...

2013-06-13 23:25:49

Gaystarnews.com recently released a report, (1) which said that any woman with an intact cervix who is sexually active — gay or straight — should have regular cervical screening. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR to boost the immune system against latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Many lesbian and bisexual women risk their lives unnecessarily. They are not often tested for HPV, the virus that can lead to cervical cancer. In fact, because of a misconception, many...

2013-06-11 16:24:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only 15.5 percent of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack of knowledge can lead students to a false sense of security in their sexual practices, according to a new study in Radiologic Technology, a journal published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Researchers at Texas State University surveyed freshman students to gauge their...

2013-04-21 23:02:26

polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR for people concerned about the relationship between asymptomatic HPV infection and lung cancer. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Almost everyone knows that HPV can cause genital warts and even cervical cancer. As it turns out, new research shows that the same strains of HPV that can cause cervical cancer may also trigger lung cancer. (1) It is important to note that while cervical cancer has warning signs such as cervical displasia, lung cancer often has...

2013-04-19 16:11:12

Significant benefit also seen in men The proportion of young women diagnosed with genital warts in Australia has seen a significant decline thanks to the HPV vaccine, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. In 2007, Australia became one of the first countries to implement a nationally funded quadrivalent human papillomarivus (HPV) vaccination programme for girls and young women, which offers free vaccinations to girls aged 12-13 years in schools. From 2007 — 2009 there were a...

2013-04-18 04:21:44

Biotech recognized for VGX-3100, an innovative therapy for pre-cancers and cancers caused by HPV, now in phase II for cervical dysplasia BLUE BELL, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that it was presented Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards for "Best Therapeutic Vaccine" and "Best Early Stage Biotech" at the World Vaccine Congress, which is being held this week in Washington, D.C. The ViE Awards recognize outstanding...

2013-04-17 04:21:42

Throat cancers on the rise due to epidemic of HPV infection TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Researchers in London, Ontario, are conducting a first-ever clinical trial to determine which treatment option gives patients with throat cancers the best quality of life. These cancers are dramatically on the rise due to the epidemic of HPV (human papilloma virus) infection. Surgeon Dr Anthony Nichols and radiation oncologist Dr David Palma at the Lawson Research Centre have received a...


Latest HPV 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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