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2014-01-17 23:03:31

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence would like to remind females over 21 years old in the community to have an annual cervical screening. Women’s Excellence now has a new location in Birmingham, Michigan in addition to their Lake Orion and Clarkston locations. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), all women are at some risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over age 30 and each...

2014-01-17 23:00:32

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is embracing Cancer Awareness Month by offering screening for cervical cancer throughout January. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Advanced Fertility Center of Texas will help to spread awareness by offering screening for cervical cancer. The Advanced Fertility Center of Texas will offer routine cervical cancer screenings throughout the month of January. Approximately 20 million American women carry...

Flammable Wart Remover
2014-01-17 09:52:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some over-the-counter cryogenic wart removers are flammable, and have harmed consumers and set fire to household items, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported on Thursday. The agency based its warning on 14 complaints it has received since 2009 from consumers who had accidentally started fires and burned themselves or objects in their homes while using cryogenic wart removers – a mixture of liquid dimethyl ether and...

2014-01-15 14:22:15

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that screening women for cervical cancer beyond age 50 clearly saves lives, and also that there are benefits for women with normal (negative) screening results to continue screening up to the age of 69 years. Peter Sasieni and colleagues, from Queen Mary University of London, UK, examined the link between screening women aged 50 to 64 for cervical cancer and cervical cancer diagnosed at ages 65 to 83. Their study included all 65 to...

2014-01-12 23:00:39

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer. Women aged 21 to 65, as well as those at high risk, are candidates for a cervical pap smear screening every one to three years. Detecting cervical cancer in its earliest stages greatly improves survival rates. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Attention all women: You may want to consider scheduling a pap smear as part of your New Year’s resolutions. January is...

2014-01-10 11:07:09

A team of scientists at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans has discovered the structure of the active form of E6-associated protein (E6AP), an enzyme that acts as a master regulator in the body. They report, for the first time, that the active form of E6AP is composed of three distinct protein molecules. E6AP controls functions as diverse as the ability of nerve cells to "rewire" themselves in response to external stimuli and the mechanism by which certain viruses, like human...

2014-01-08 23:26:22

According to Dr. Joshua Fox, board certified dermatologist and medical director of Advanced Dermatology in NY and NJ, a common virus causes most types of warts, but these small, unsightly growths can be a lot harder to shake than the common cold. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A common virus causes most types of warts, but these small, unsightly growths can be a lot harder to shake than the common cold. According to Dr. Joshua Fox, board certified dermatologist and medical...

2014-01-08 12:29:02

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MarketVIEW: HPV therapeutic vaccinesHuman papilloma viruses (HPV) members of the papillomaviridae family are extremely common with an estimated worldwide prevalence of ~11-12%. Although nearly all sexually-active men and women acquire the virus at some point in their lives, most infections are asymptomatic and self-limiting; with 90% clearing within 2 years. High risk forms of HPV (16/18)...

2014-01-08 12:28:39

DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DUX Dental marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a donation of $11,800 to the Tracy Lane Foundation, a foundation created by Tracy Lane and her husband to help raise awareness and motivate action to eradicate cervical cancer. Teal is the color that represents cervical cancer awareness and DUX Dental has donated one dollar for every teal-colored product...

2014-01-07 23:25:05

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As medical organizations recognize January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, Nucleus Medical Media offers informational medical animations at no charge through social media channels to explain and promote health literacy. According to the most recent data from the CDC, almost 12,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with cervical cancer in...


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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