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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...

2011-01-05 00:00:38

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 Attention all women! You may want to consider scheduling a pap smear as part of your New Year's resolutions! January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month. A pap smear can find abnormal cells that may indicate cervical cancer. Screening for cervical cancer using the pap test has decreased the number of new cases of...

2010-12-22 13:01:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in people ages 9 through 26 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Gardasil already is approved for the same age population for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer and the associated...

2010-12-20 15:58:19

The problem of cervical cancer in humans has been considerably reduced by the development of an efficient and cheap vaccine.  Horses also suffer from genital cancer but surprisingly we are only now taking the first steps towards learning what causes the disease.  Work by Sabine Brandt and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna "“ together with the British pathologist Tim Scase and with Alastair Foote and his group from Rossdale's Equine Hospital and...

2010-12-14 20:18:42

University of Manchester scientists have discovered for the first time an important new way in which the human papilloma virus (HPV) triggers cancer in what could lead to new treatments for cervical and mouth cancer. HPV infection is known to increase the risk of developing cancers of the cervix and mouth with the two high-risk forms of the virus accounting for approximately 70% of all cervical cancer cases. Vaccinations against these high-risk forms of HPV should reduce the incidence of...

2010-11-29 15:02:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company has submitted a Premarket Approval Application (PMA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its APTIMA® HPV (human papillomavirus) assay, a new molecular test that detects high-risk HPV infections that are associated with cervical cancer and precancerous lesions. "Developing and testing our APTIMA HPV assay was our largest and most complex...


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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