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2010-07-09 13:45:32

Research: Genus Beta human papillomaviruses and incidence of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin: Population-based case-control study HPV infection heightens the risk of developing certain skin cancers and is worsened if people are taking immunosuppression drugs, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. An international team of researchers found that people with several types of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) were more than one and a half times as likely to develop...

2010-07-08 09:45:00

MONTREAL, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that data from the ATHENA (Addressing THE Need for Advanced HPV Diagnostics) U.S. registration trial of over 47,000 women demonstrate that two human papillomavirus genotypes, HPV 16 and HPV 18, can identify those women with cervical pre-cancer missed by cytologic examination with a Papanicolau (Pap) test. In the trial, 1 in 10 women age 30-years and older, who tested positive for HPV genotypes 16...

2010-07-07 07:07:00

BEDFORD, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading women's healthcare company, today announced that final data analysis from the first large-scale independent evaluation of clinical performance of Cervista® HPV HR compared to Hybrid Capture 2 (hc2), were presented in Montreal, Canada, at the 26th International Papillomavirus Conference. Cervista HPV HR is a diagnostic test for the detection of 14 high-risk...

2010-07-06 07:00:00

MONTREAL, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QIAGEN (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) has completed European certification of its careHPV(TM) Test to bring human papillomavirus (HPV) testing to public-health programs in low-resource, developing countries, the company announced today at the International Papillomavirus Conference in Montreal, Canada. The CE conformity marking ("Conformite Europeenne") certifies that the careHPV Test has met European Union consumer safety and...

2010-06-29 02:00:00

BEIJING, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced the recent publication of a large sample study on the Company's SPR analyzer and related HPV DNA chip (the "SPR System") for the detection of 16 high risk and 8 low risk genotypes of human papillomavirus ("HPV"). The study tested specimens of 560 patients with atypical squamous cells of...

2010-06-28 06:00:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Zila, leader in the prevention and detection of oral diseases, today introduced an angled exam mirror as part of the ViziLite(R) Plus oral lesion identification and marking system. The autoclavable mirror attaches to the top of the ViziLite Plus lightstick retractor, enhancing dental professionals' ability to see oral lesions during a comprehensive oral cancer screening procedure. "Early diagnosis is essential for improving the oral cancer...

2010-06-21 04:00:00

Chattanooga Walk Promotes Early Detection of Oral Cancer NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, oral cancer survivor Jeanna Richelson, organized the first Chattanooga Oral Cancer Awareness Walk, which raised donations for the Oral Cancer Foundation, and much needed awareness of a disease that too few Americans know about. According to the foundation's executive director Brian Hill, "I don't believe there has ever been an oral cancer walk that was this...

2010-06-15 15:00:19

Clinical guidelines recommend screening low-risk women for cervical cancer every three years after age 30, but most primary care clinicians report that they would advise testing for the disease more frequently, according to a report in the June 14 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Adding a test for human papillomavirus (HPV) to screening protocols does not increase clinicians' reported adherence to guidelines, but may make them less likely to extend...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

BEIJING, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that it has received approval for its SPR-based HPV-DNA chip (the "HPV Chip") from the State Food and Drug Administration of China (the "SFDA"). Human papillomavirus ("HPV") is a common virus that infects the skin and mucous membranes of humans and causes various kinds of warts as well as...

2010-06-08 18:04:53

Oropharyngeal cancer patients whose tumors in the upper part of the throat test positively for the human papillomavirus (HPV) have better overall survival than patients with HPV-negative disease, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study - the largest and most definitive to date completed in a joint effort with the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) - shows that tumor HPV status is a...


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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