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2014-01-22 23:24:51

Wartrol, a very potent at-home cure for warts, is made even better with a much stronger formulation. Now, those warts caused by the human papilloma virus will be gone so much faster. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 For the longest time, the cure for warts is limited to laser surgery and other more obtrusive methods. But since the time Wartrol was introduced to the market, treating warts at home became possible. This over-the-counter wart remover has definitely changed the lives of...

2014-01-22 11:14:37

Self-testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is as effective at detecting cancer as a conventional smear test (cytology screening) even when scaled up to test large populations. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London conducted a pilot study of 100,242 Mexican women – the largest study of its kind – aged 25-75 and from low-income backgrounds. Around 11% of women tested positive for HPV (10,863 women). However, when self-testing...

2014-01-22 10:33:54

The risk of developing cervical cancer can be significantly decreased through human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination.  Despite calls from leading health and professional organizations for universal vaccination for girls ages 11 and 12, the most recently published national data indicate that only 14.5 percent of 11- and 12-year-old girls have received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine and 3 percent have completed the three-dose series. A new Moffitt Cancer Center study provides insight...

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 23:20:29

This study points to the need to better understand and address possible reasons for Pap inadequacy among FTM (female to male) patients, including cytological changes induced by testosterone and patient/provider discomfort with the pelvic exam. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Fenway Health’s Jennifer Potter, MD, and colleagues at Fenway, Harvard Medical School and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health have published study results in the Journal of General Internal Medicine...

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...


Latest Papillomavirus Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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2011-02-22 18:15:54

The cottontail rabbit papilloma virus (CRPV), is a type I virus under the Baltimore scheme and posses a non-segmented dsDNA genome. It infects rabbits by causing keratinous carcinomas usually near the animal's head. These tumors eventually interfere with the host's ability to eat and can lead to starvation. The virus provided the first mammalian model of a cancer caused by a virus. The name comes from Dr. Richard E. Shope, who discovered it in the 1930s. Shope isolated virus particles from...

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2011-02-17 17:39:05

Papillomaviridae is a taxonomic family of non-enveloped DNA viruses, collectively known as papillomaviruses. There are several hundred species, or types, of papillomaviruses that have been identified. Most infections are asymptomatic or cause small benign tumors. Types 16 and 18 carry risks of becoming cancerous. They replicate in the basal layer of the body surface tissues. Typically they infect the skin but can infect a particular body surface. HPV type 1 tends to infect the soles of...

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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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