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2013-06-17 08:29:42

DNA Confirmation Ensures Accurate Patient Identification of Cervical Cancer Test Specimen INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Diagnostics, LLC, maker of the know error® system for breast and prostate biopsies and Manhattan Labs, a premier clinical laboratory serving Manhattan and the tri-state area, today announced the availability of the myPAP(TM) test. Developed to complement a Papanicolaou (Pap) test by confirming a patient's identity and helping...

2013-06-13 23:25:49

Gaystarnews.com recently released a report, (1) which said that any woman with an intact cervix who is sexually active — gay or straight — should have regular cervical screening. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR to boost the immune system against latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Many lesbian and bisexual women risk their lives unnecessarily. They are not often tested for HPV, the virus that can lead to cervical cancer. In fact, because of a misconception, many...

2013-06-11 16:24:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only 15.5 percent of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack of knowledge can lead students to a false sense of security in their sexual practices, according to a new study in Radiologic Technology, a journal published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Researchers at Texas State University surveyed freshman students to gauge their...

2013-06-07 23:17:27

5 Day Genital Wart Eradication created by Aston Christiansen is a new book that reveals to people an innovative treatment for genital warts. A full 5 Day Genital Wart Eradication review on the site V-kool indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 5 Day Genital Wart Eradication created by Aston Christiansen is a new book that reveals to people an innovative treatment for genital warts. This book also gives people a 5-day treatment plan, and natural remedies...

2013-06-06 16:27:02

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that a U.S. reference laboratory customer of its HPV-related products used for cervical cancer screening has made public on June 6 a new non-exclusive agreement to consolidate the purchase of products used for women's health diagnostics with a competitor supplier. QIAGEN has been informed that its HPV-related products will...

2013-06-06 12:29:29

Collaboration features national availability of the APTIMA HPV mRNA-based cervical cancer screening test as well as a focus on developing and expanding access to diagnostic solutions for women's health MADISON, N.J. and BEDFORD, Mass., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading diagnostic information services company, and Hologic, Inc. (Hologic) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical...

2013-06-06 12:29:16

DUBLIN, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32gm2w/adult_and) has announced the addition of the "Adult and Adolescent Vaccines Market to 2018 - Promising Novel Candidates in Late-Stage Development and Prevnar Approval for Use in Adults to Drive Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32gm2w/adult_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Protection...

2013-06-05 08:27:06

Fitness Expert Ashley Borden and New-Skin® Provide Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable National Running Day TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Too many passionate runners are going to extreme lengths to meet their goals, with a new survey reporting that nearly one third of them resort to common household products like mouthwash, petroleum jelly and duct tape so they can keep running through cuts, scrapes and blisters. Determined to show runners a better way, fitness expert...

2013-06-04 23:19:31

The Seventh Most Common Cancer Among Men is Now Potentially Preventable Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Leukemia, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer are deadly diseases and particularly common among men. What most people may not know is that oral cancer is even more common, and the rate of the disease is growing. In fact, oral cancer is the seventh most common cancer among men. While the disease is on the rise in women, it is twice as common in men, according to the American Cancer...

Vinegar Test Cervical Cancer Screening
2013-06-03 14:54:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In more affluent countries, Pap smear tests have been credited with an 80 percent reduction in deaths from cervical cancer. However, costs and cultural norms have prevented India from conducting widespread testing, resulting in cervical cancer being the leading cancer-related cause of death among the country´s women. In a new study, a test using simple vinegar was found to have a rate of accuracy comparable to that of Pap smears,...


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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