Latest Human papillomavirus Stories

HPV Virus Damages DNA
2013-11-08 09:36:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Human papillomavirus (HPV) can damage chromosomes and genes directly, researchers from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) report in a new study. HPV is a virus that can cause anal, cervical, head and neck cancers, and according to experts, it produces two viral proteins (E6 and E7) that are involved in the development...

2013-11-04 14:05:52

A study by Indiana University public health researchers found that the opportunity for significant progress in addressing cervical cancer across the country is being squandered -- not because of a lack of money, but because of a void of leadership and organization at the state levels. "We focus on cervical cancer because it is likely the 'low-hanging fruit' opportunity to beat a cancer in this generation," said Beth Meyerson, a health policy expert at the IU School of Public...

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...

2013-10-31 23:38:27

The Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) will honor Dr. Miriam Cremer for the global impact of her work as President and Founder of Basic Health International (BHI). BHI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eradicate cervical cancer by using low-cost, low-tech prevention tools to screen and treat women who are at highest risk of developing cervical cancer and do not have access to medical services. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On November 16, The Women and...

2013-10-31 14:39:58

Less than 7% of cervical cancer patients in Kenya are getting the optimum treatment needed to eradicate the disease, leading to unnecessary deaths - a study by The University of Manchester scientists reveals. Results from the research, which looked retrospectively at the treatment of women diagnosed with cervical cancer during a two year period, showed 18% of cervical cancer patients in the East African country died within two years of a diagnosis. Dr Ian Hampson, from The University of...

2013-10-30 23:33:58

According to the survey, the percentage of PositiveSingles.com members in the twenty to thirty year old age range increased from 32.96% in 2011 to 40.57% in 2013. Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 PositiveSingles.com, a website community for STD dating and support, has recently announced the findings of a survey conducted between the years 2011 to 2013. The information from the survey reveals a dramatic increase in the number of active members on the site who are between the ages of...

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...

2013-10-20 23:03:12

Latest survey by PositiveSingles.com, the largest STD online dating site, discovers that more than 55 percent of its members are not worried about the distance when it comes to finding a match. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 A recent report released by PositiveSingles.com, a renowned online dating site for singles suffering with STD’s including HIV, Herpes and HPV among others, confirms that more than 55 percent of the people suffering with any kind of Sexually...

Latest Human papillomavirus 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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