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HPV vaccine effective in one dose
2013-11-04 11:44:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HPV vaccine that guards against cervical cancer was shown to be effective in just one dose, instead of the recommended three, according to a new study published by the journal Cancer Prevention Research. The study researchers found that one dose of the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), the disease known to cause cervical cancer, established antibodies that remained stable in the blood for four years. The team said their study was...

2013-10-23 23:26:09

Divine Corporation has changed its name to CarraShield Labs, Inc. to reflect the evolution of the company from a personal products company into a research organization concentrating on the development of a topical gel that can block the transmission of HPV. The company's Divine 9® personal lubricant, made with a proprietary seaweed extract called Carragel®, is undergoing Phase 2 human clinical trials at McGill University. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Divine...

2013-10-07 09:29:14

Although they are at higher risk for cervical cancer, girls from low-income families are less likely to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that prevents it, and the reasons they are not fully vaccinated differ depending on whether their parents are English-speaking or Spanish-speaking, suggests research being presented at IDWeek 2013™. In the study, Spanish-speaking parents whose daughters were not fully vaccinated said their providers either did not encourage the vaccine or...

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...

2013-09-24 23:25:17

The human papillomavirus (HPV) may be to blame for the alarming increase of young adults with oropharyngeal cancer, according to researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The human papillomavirus (HPV) may be to blame for the alarming increase of young adults with oropharyngeal cancer, according to researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The study reveals an overall 60 percent increase from 1973 and 2009 in cancers of the base...

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...

2013-08-05 23:19:25

A new study published in the Journal of Virology on June 05, 2013 says that viruses like HPV, HBV, and EBV were found in cancerous tumors. (1) polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR against these viruses. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 According to the Microcompetition Theory, the DNA of latent viruses causes cancer. Scientists working in cancer research tend to agree. “The association between infection with DNA viruses and neoplasia (the process of tumor formation) is well established...

Latest HPV 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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