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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...

2013-06-07 23:17:27

5 Day Genital Wart Eradication created by Aston Christiansen is a new book that reveals to people an innovative treatment for genital warts. A full 5 Day Genital Wart Eradication review on the site V-kool indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 5 Day Genital Wart Eradication created by Aston Christiansen is a new book that reveals to people an innovative treatment for genital warts. This book also gives people a 5-day treatment plan, and natural remedies...

2013-06-04 23:19:31

The Seventh Most Common Cancer Among Men is Now Potentially Preventable Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Leukemia, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer are deadly diseases and particularly common among men. What most people may not know is that oral cancer is even more common, and the rate of the disease is growing. In fact, oral cancer is the seventh most common cancer among men. While the disease is on the rise in women, it is twice as common in men, according to the American Cancer...

Vinegar Test Cervical Cancer Screening
2013-06-03 14:54:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In more affluent countries, Pap smear tests have been credited with an 80 percent reduction in deaths from cervical cancer. However, costs and cultural norms have prevented India from conducting widespread testing, resulting in cervical cancer being the leading cancer-related cause of death among the country´s women. In a new study, a test using simple vinegar was found to have a rate of accuracy comparable to that of Pap smears,...


Latest Human papillomavirus 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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