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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...

2014-01-08 23:26:22

According to Dr. Joshua Fox, board certified dermatologist and medical director of Advanced Dermatology in NY and NJ, a common virus causes most types of warts, but these small, unsightly growths can be a lot harder to shake than the common cold. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A common virus causes most types of warts, but these small, unsightly growths can be a lot harder to shake than the common cold. According to Dr. Joshua Fox, board certified dermatologist and medical...

2014-01-08 12:29:02

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MarketVIEW: HPV therapeutic vaccinesHuman papilloma viruses (HPV) members of the papillomaviridae family are extremely common with an estimated worldwide prevalence of ~11-12%. Although nearly all sexually-active men and women acquire the virus at some point in their lives, most infections are asymptomatic and self-limiting; with 90% clearing within 2 years. High risk forms of HPV (16/18)...

2014-01-08 12:28:39

DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DUX Dental marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a donation of $11,800 to the Tracy Lane Foundation, a foundation created by Tracy Lane and her husband to help raise awareness and motivate action to eradicate cervical cancer. Teal is the color that represents cervical cancer awareness and DUX Dental has donated one dollar for every teal-colored product...

2014-01-07 23:25:05

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As medical organizations recognize January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, Nucleus Medical Media offers informational medical animations at no charge through social media channels to explain and promote health literacy. According to the most recent data from the CDC, almost 12,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with cervical cancer in...

2014-01-07 23:03:25

Describes Medicare and Medicaid coverage, promotes screening for most preventable female cancer in the U.S. Belleville, Ill (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation company, is raising awareness of the benefits of preventive care during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January. Vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the main cause of cervical cancer, make it the most preventable female cancer in the United...

2013-12-30 23:23:02

PositiveSingles.com, the premier dating site for singles with sexually transmitted diseases, has revealed that nothing is more important to its members on Christmas than spending time with other members online. Most members have no one to celebrate with other than their friends on PositiveSingles. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The administration of the STD dating site, PositiveSingles.com, complied data regarding the way its members celebrate, or pass the time, on the...

2013-12-30 23:00:26

Wartrol is the naturally formulated product proven effective to eliminate different types of warts. The product is now discounted for New Year Special at http://slimmingbeauties.com/wartrol-reviews (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Wartrol has gained significant popularity as a natural remedy against all types of warts that are caused by HPV. The product has gained experts approval and a high customer preference for its effective natural formula that sheds off the warts without any pain or...


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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