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2013-04-30 16:28:54

ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc., a medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today the U.S. launch of the 510(k) cleared FemCerv(TM), an innovative endocervical curettage device. FemCerv is designed to collect a complete, non-contaminated tissue sample with minimal patient discomfort. Endocervical curettage has the potential for the detection of high-grade lesions or invasive cancer that may not be detected by other methods. Femasys plans to...

2013-04-21 23:02:26

polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR for people concerned about the relationship between asymptomatic HPV infection and lung cancer. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Almost everyone knows that HPV can cause genital warts and even cervical cancer. As it turns out, new research shows that the same strains of HPV that can cause cervical cancer may also trigger lung cancer. (1) It is important to note that while cervical cancer has warning signs such as cervical displasia, lung cancer often has...

2013-04-19 16:11:12

Significant benefit also seen in men The proportion of young women diagnosed with genital warts in Australia has seen a significant decline thanks to the HPV vaccine, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. In 2007, Australia became one of the first countries to implement a nationally funded quadrivalent human papillomarivus (HPV) vaccination programme for girls and young women, which offers free vaccinations to girls aged 12-13 years in schools. From 2007 — 2009 there were a...

2013-04-18 04:21:44

Biotech recognized for VGX-3100, an innovative therapy for pre-cancers and cancers caused by HPV, now in phase II for cervical dysplasia BLUE BELL, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that it was presented Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards for "Best Therapeutic Vaccine" and "Best Early Stage Biotech" at the World Vaccine Congress, which is being held this week in Washington, D.C. The ViE Awards recognize outstanding...

2013-04-17 04:21:42

Throat cancers on the rise due to epidemic of HPV infection TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Researchers in London, Ontario, are conducting a first-ever clinical trial to determine which treatment option gives patients with throat cancers the best quality of life. These cancers are dramatically on the rise due to the epidemic of HPV (human papilloma virus) infection. Surgeon Dr Anthony Nichols and radiation oncologist Dr David Palma at the Lawson Research Centre have received a...

2013-04-11 10:28:03

Certain types of papilloma virus might actually prevent cervical cancer, according to a new study by researchers from The University of Manchester. There are over 100 different types of human papilloma virus (HPV). Cervical cancer is known to be caused by infection with approximately 14 so-called “high-risk” types of this virus. Researchers from Manchester looked at the different types of HPV found in cervical smears and invasive cervical cancers from HIV positive and HIV...

2013-04-10 08:28:28

Medical centers throughout U.S. will take part in 16th Annual OHANCAW®, April 14 - 20 NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA) today urged Americans to get screened for cancer by unveiling the Grand Prize winner and Runners-Up in the Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®) national video contest. The OHANCAW Challenge was developed to engage young adults in educating the public about the signs, symptoms and risk...

2013-04-07 23:00:43

Moles Warts Removal is the latest treatment method written by Charles Davidson, who claims to teach people how to get rid of skin tags quickly. A full Moles Warts Removal review on the site Vkool.com shows if the treatment is helpful for users to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Moles Warts Removal is a new treatment method created by Charles Davidson, who promises to teach people how to get rid of skin tags quickly. The new program is known as an all-natural and non surgical system,...

2013-04-05 23:01:45

Retail giant CVS has chosen all-natural ZymaDerm, the most widely used painless topical treatment for molluscum contagiosum, for inclusion in its natural products selection to be rolled out into CVS stores nationwide over the coming months. Now it's easier than ever to make this embarrassing condition vanish in 30 days with doctor recommended ZymaDerm. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Pharmacy giant CVS has selected ZymaDerm, the most widely used painless treatment for molluscum, for...

2013-04-01 23:04:34

Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventative services for women must be fully covered under most health insurance plans, meaning no copay, deductible, or co-insurance. Learn more about what is covered. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 When it comes to health, women are often the primary decision-maker for their families and the trusted source in circles of friends. They are also key consumers of health care. Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventative services for...


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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