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2011-10-28 06:45:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — The rate of anal cancer is increasing, particularly among men who have sex with men. A new study shows that a vaccine, used to fight HPV, successfully lowers the rates of anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN), which leads to cancer. Anal cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV,) type 16 or 18, is preceded by AIN, grade 2 or 3, which is the abnormal cell growth in anal tissue that may progress to cancer. The study attempted to prevent anal cancer related to...

2011-10-27 09:32:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CDC has added still another vaccine to the recommended list: three doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (Gardasil) for boys age 11-12. HPV causes genital warts, and four of about 100 strains have been linked to cancer, especially cervical cancer in women. Controversy over Governor Rick Perry's effort to mandate the vaccine for sixth-grade girls spilled into the Presidential campaign when he was criticized by Michele...

2011-10-27 10:25:46

A large, international clinical trial led by doctors at the University of California, San Francisco indicates that a vaccine to prevent anal cancer is safe and effective, according to a study reported in the Oct. 27, 2011 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. Though anal cancer is less common than other forms of the disease in the United States, the number of cases has increased in recent years, and is particularly common among men who have sex with men and HIV-infected individuals....

2011-10-25 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men's Health Network Vice President Scott Williams released the following statement today, October 25, 2011, in support of the decision of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the CDC to recommend the vaccination of boys and young men against the human papillomavirus (HPV): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) "Men's Health Network applauds today's decision by the advisory committee to recommend...

2011-10-24 22:58:31

First-of-its-kind study identifies cancer-causing strains of HPV as possible cause of heart disease when no other risk factors are present Women with cancer-causing strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke even when no conventional risk factors for CVD are present. Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston are the first to investigate a potential connection between CVD and HPV, one of the...

2011-10-06 13:23:14

According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step in slowing the spread of both HIV and the human papillomavirus (HPV). Their commentary and data were published in a recent issue of the British medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases (Vol. 11) 581-582. "Countries with high incidences of HIV also have high...

2011-09-28 12:42:02

Pediatricians in Appalachia are less likely than doctors in other areas to encourage parents to have their children receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study. The results are alarming because HPV infection is the most important risk factor for cervical cancer — and studies show that Appalachian women are more likely to get cervical cancer and to die from it than women living elsewhere. "We found that pediatricians in Appalachia were less likely than...

2011-09-21 07:45:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoHealth Corporation, a protein biomarker diagnostics company, today announced new study data showing that the company's proprietary HPV E6 and E7 oncoprotein assays correlated with cervical disease grade and may distinguish cervical disease or cervical cancer from clinically insignificant HPV infection. These new data were shared in presentations at the 27th International Papillomavirus Conference, held this week in Berlin, Germany. The...

2011-09-16 11:11:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, will focus on two new, ready-to-market automated options for cervical cancer screening at the International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (IPV) September 17th through 22nd in Berlin, Germany....

2011-09-14 22:12:54

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is more likely to be found in tumors of laryngeal cancer patients who are male and those with private health insurance, according to a new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. The study also reveals that laryngeal cancer patients with Medicare, who tend to be 65 and older, have a lower prevalence of HPV, suggesting that HPV infection may be closely tied to age and changes in sexual behavior with younger generations. "Our study is an important...


Latest Papilloma 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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2011-01-05 13:49:44

Bovine papillomavirus (BPV), of the Papillomaviridae family, is a group of DNA viruses common in cattle. The virus can cause warts of the skin and alimentary tract and in rare cases cancer. It is also though that equine sarcoid, a skin tumor, is brought on in horses and donkeys by BPV. BPV is a good model for the study of the papillomavirus molecular biology. Like others in their family BPVs are small non-enveloped viruses with an icosahedral capsid around 50-60 nm in diameter. BPVs have...

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