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2013-07-19 10:52:08

Boys are more likely to receive the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) if their mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study examined the electronic health records of more than 250,000 boys aged 9 to 17 years enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health plan and found that a total of 4,055 boys – or 1.6 percent of the membership in this age...

2013-07-16 10:44:00

Anal cancer risk more than 15 times higher in gay than in straight men; targeted vaccination cost effective The vaccination program against HPV infection began in 2008 in the UK, but only among girls, on the grounds that this would curb the spread of the infection to boys as well. But, say the authors, from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Homerton University Hospital, and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, gay men are more than 15 times as likely to develop genital cancer,...

2013-07-11 15:46:13

New Virology study shows that general DNA sequencing can reveal previously undetectable viruses There are 170 established HPV types. Cancerous human papillomavirus (HPV) viruses are the main cause of cervical cancer, and are found in close to 100% of cervical tumors. Cervical cancer and genital warts are caused by HPV. However, testing for the virus using standard techniques can sometimes give a negative result -- in these cases, the condylomas are called 'virus-negative' warts. In a...

2013-07-09 16:10:16

Results of survey of obstetrician-gynecologists published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer prevention have resulted in new vaccination and cervical cancer screening guidelines. Recommendations do not always translate into practice, however. Less than one third of obstetrician-gynecologists vaccinate their eligible patients against the human papilloma virus (HPV), and only half adhere to cervical cancer prevention guidelines published...

2013-06-30 23:18:25

Medical institutions in Japan must now inform women that their government no longer recommends the HPV vaccine. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural HPV Remedy with no side effects. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The Japanese government has stopped supporting Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, due to parental fears of side effects. This is according to an article in the Asahi Shimbun published on June 15, 2013. (1) As Medscape reported, “The Japanese government withdrew its...

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...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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