News tagged with human papillomavirus
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing of self-collected specimens may be a more effective way to screen for cervical cancer in low-resource settings compared to visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and liquid-based cytology ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Johannes Bogaards of VU University, the Netherlands and colleagues use mathematical models to investigate whether vaccinating females only, males only, or both sexes is the best way to achiev ...
Cancer Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite some assumptions to the contrary, young women who receive recommended vaccinations to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and associated cancers do not engage in more sexually risky behavior.
Health Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The same filtered light that enables sunglasses to reduce glare may improve a physician's ability to detect early signs of cervical cancer, reducing unnecessary biopsies and surgery.
Other Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The University of Rochester has been awarded a U.S. patent for research essential to both human papillomavirus vaccines on the market.
Cancer Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A major campaigner in vaccines for poorer countries announced plans on Thursday for innoculating up to two million women and girls against cervical cancer by 2015.
Cancer Nov 17, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently recommended that teenage boys be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women with cancer-causing strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke even when no conventional risk factors for CVD are present.
Cardiology Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of German researchers has shown that women can accurately test themselves for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, the most common cause of cervical cancer. The research is published in the October Journal of Clinical Mi ...
Other Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
There's more news on cancer screening tests - this time for women. Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it's only needed once every ...
Cancer Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 3
A prolonged sore throat once was considered a cancer worry mainly for smokers and drinkers. Today there's another risk: A sexually transmitted virus is fueling a rise in oral cancer.
Cancer Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Testing for the human papillomavirus (HPV) as part of cervical screening reduces the number of women unnecessarily going on for further tests by over a third, new research shows today.
Cancer Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pediatricians in Appalachia are less likely than doctors in other areas to encourage parents to have their children receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study.
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A nondisease-causing virus kills human breast cancer cells in the laboratory, creating opportunities for potential new cancer therapies, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who tested the virus on three ...
Cancer Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |