Obstetrics & gynaecology

Encouraging new data on perinatal transmission of HPV

While human papilloma virus (HPV) is common in pregnant women, transmission from mother to baby is infrequent and the virus does not persist in infected newborns beyond six months.

Oncology & Cancer

AI algorithm may help better guide oropharynx cancer treatment

For patients with human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated oropharynx cancer, assessing the presence of cancer cells beyond the lymph nodes, or extranodal extension (ENE), is critical in determining proper treatment. However, ...

Medical research

Conundrum solved over HPV link with head and neck cancer

A major international trial published in The Lancet Oncology has looked at studies from 13 head and neck cancer centers from nine countries around the world. Using the data of 7,895 patients, a research team has found that ...

Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: What's the connection between HPV and cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet more than 14,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Cervical cancer is often stigmatized due ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Updated recommendations for vaccination in children with AIIRD

People with autoimmune or auto-inflammatory rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of infections. This can be due to the underlying disease itself, or may be caused by treatment with immunomodulating or immunosuppressive ...

Oncology & Cancer

Indigenous Australians at higher risk of HPV throat cancers

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that throat cancers caused by human papilloma virus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted disease, are 15 times more prevalent in Indigenous Australians than young non-Indigenous ...

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