Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Annual costs estimated for wart treatment in the U.S. for 2015-2017

The estimated annual costs were $846 million for cutaneous warts for 2019 in the United States, and costs for anogenital warts were $127 million, according to a research letter published online April 27 in JAMA Dermatology.


Link uncovered between genital warts and the immune system

New research presented today at the EADV 30th Congress reveals a link between genital warts and the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system—the part of the immune system which helps regulate immune responses. The findings ...


8 things to know about the HPV vaccine

If you have sex now, had sex in the past or will have sex in the future, there's an excellent chance you've had, have or will someday get human papillomavirus (HPV), the sexually transmitted infection that is linked to several ...

Oncology & Cancer

HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer

Women vaccinated against HPV have a significantly lower risk of developing cervical cancer, and the positive effect is most pronounced for women vaccinated at a young age. That is according to a large study by researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Why the HPV vaccine is more important than ever

(HealthDay)—HPV, the human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, with 14 million new cases each year.

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