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2011-02-06 08:32:03

By Kristen Bole, UCSF The vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) can prevent 90 percent of genital warts in men when offered before exposure to the four HPV strains covered by the vaccine, according to a new multi-center study led by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and UCSF. The four-year, international clinical trial, which also found a nearly 66 percent effectiveness in the general population of young men regardless of prior exposure to these strains, provides the first reported results...

2011-02-03 08:43:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) and diseases caused by HPV are common in boys and men.   A new report shows the safety of a quadrivalent vaccine and on its efficacy in preventing the development of external genital lesions and anogenital HPV infection in boys and men. Study authors enrolled 4065 healthy boys and men 16 to 26 years of age, from 18 countries in a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. The primary efficacy objective was to...

2011-01-25 00:02:13

Indulgent chocolate treats may be the best-known and most widely appreciated product of the cacao tree, but new scientific research from New York Based Cacao Biotechnologies is uncovering potential new applications for the antioxidant-rich beans which could spur an innovative approach to treating human papillomavirus (HPV), a precursor to cervical cancer. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Indulgent chocolate treats may be the best-known and most widely appreciated product of the cacao...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As our country observes National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, a growing number of public health experts are working to stamp out this preventable disease - state by state - once and for all. The Cervical Cancer-Free America (CCFA) initiative, led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health, announced today that six states have already joined its multi-state, multi-year effort to...

2011-01-17 00:00:00

Women's Oncology Research & Dialogue (WORD) urges women to take action and protect themselves in the new year against cervical cancer and HPV during Cervical Health Awareness Month. WORD has launched "WORD on HPV" health education campaign including a four-minute animated short, posters, brochures, rack cards, informative videos and more to help raise awareness of HPV and cervical cancer. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 This year, Over 11,000 American women will learn they have...

2011-01-11 14:45:36

An international team of researchers is reporting that it has uncovered new information about human papillomavirus that one day may aid in the development of drugs to eliminate the cervical-cancer-causing infection. Led by researcher Per Jemth of Uppsala University in Sweden, the collaborators from four institutions detail in the Journal of Biological Chemistry how an offensive protein generated by the sexually transmitted virus handicaps a defensive protein made by the human body. Co-author...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

DrBicuspid.com, the fastest-growing online dental news site, announced today the exclusive sponsorship of its new Oral Cancer & Diagnostics Community by OralDNA® Labs, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics® Inc., and the leaders in advancing patient wellness through salivary diagnostics. Tucson, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011 DrBicuspid.com, the fastest-growing online dental news site, announced today the exclusive sponsorship of its new Oral Cancer & Diagnostics Community by...

2011-01-07 07:20:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals circumcision may prevent the spread of the human papillomavirus (HPV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and throat. In women, a high-risk HPV infection can be a precondition for cervical cancer. Previous studies have shown that male...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in women worldwide, yet it is almost always preventable - with the Pap test, the HPV test and the HPV vaccine. That's what the Pearl of Wisdom Campaign to Prevent Cervical Cancer wants women to know - and share with their mothers, daughters, sisters and friends. Starting in January, National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, this coalition of leading women's health advocates is asking...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaDerm, a division of Nycomed US Inc., announced today that VEREGEN® (sinecatechins) Ointment, 15%, a topical medication for the treatment of external genital and perianal warts (EGWs), has been added as a new therapeutic option in the 2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Treatment Guidelines.(1) The new report, developed by the CDC after consultation with a group of...


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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