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The Global Incidence of Cervical Cancer is a ‘Tragedy’

4 days ago

In the United States, the medical community has made great strides in preventing and controlling cervical cancer. Screening…
Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection and Need for HPV Vaccination

6 days ago

Young sexual minority men — including those who are gay, bisexual, queer or straight-identified men who have sex…
CRISPR: More than just for gene editing?

November 13, 2019

The gene-editing tool CRISPR has been heralded as a scientific miracle destined to eradicate diseases from sickle-cell anemia…
Cervical Cancer Screening Numbers Drop Off in Women 45-65

November 8, 2019

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer affecting women in the United States. That’s…
Study pinpoints rare genetic change that may boost risk of warts in throat

October 24, 2019

Generally speaking, the immune system does a good job safeguarding us from various types of the human papilloma…
Risk factors in recurrent dysplasia identified

September 18, 2019

Women have an increased risk of high-grade cervical lesions returning after surgery if there have been lesions in…
Papillomaviruses may be able to be spread by blood

September 17, 2019

Papillomavirus has traditionally been considered strictly a sexually transmitted disease, but a recent study found that rabbit and…
Study: Male circumcision protects women from STI’s, cancer

March 4, 2019

U.S. rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI) are soaring to such an extent that public health officials are…
HPV discovery raises hope for new cervical cancer treatments

December 20, 2018

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have made a discovery about human papillomavirus, or HPV for short,…
New Cervical Cancer Test Boasts 100 Percent Accuracy

December 18, 2018

A new blinded case-control study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, pitted a new “epigenetics-based” cervical cancer…
Study tests new vaccine for precancerous cervical cells

December 13, 2018

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in an international study to determine the effectiveness of a new therapeutic…
Two apps target cancer risk in marginalized populations

November 6, 2018

Anne Teitelman believes the key to helping women stay healthy is to meet them where they are, to bring…
Gynecologists: More women need to be screened for cervical cancer

October 19, 2018

Up to 30 per cent of Canadian women are not being regularly screened for cervical cancer, and the…
HPV vaccine OK’d to age 45. (Do risky behaviors end then?)

October 13, 2018

Late last week the FDA approved making Gardasil 9, the vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus, available to women and…
Do mobile messages about HPV work?

October 12, 2018

Most college students regularly use a smartphone, and these days there’s a mobile app for just about anything.…
High-risk HPV linked to improved survival in cervical cancer

October 8, 2018

High-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer. However, whether the presence of hrHPV in…
DNA vaccine leads to immune responses in HPV-related head and neck cancer

October 3, 2018

Researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center tested a new immunotherapy approach utilizing a therapeutic vaccine in two groups of patients with advanced…
Researchers uncover molecular mechanisms of rare skin disease

August 9, 2018

You’re probably infected with one or more subtypes of the human papilloma virus—and, as alarming as that may…
HPV study could spur new cervical-cancer screening guidelines

July 16, 2018

New research on human papillomavirus (HPV) testing drew the same reaction from Drs. Rachel Winer and Constance Mao: It’s about…
Leveraging Quality Improvement Efforts to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates in Tennessee

June 7, 2018

HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is an important component to adolescent health because it protects against six cancers (cervical,…
Morgridge Institute announces Rowe Center for Research in Virology

June 5, 2018

The Morgridge Institute for Research is launching the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in…
Research reveals how a cancer-causing virus clings to human DNA like a bur to a sock

April 24, 2018

Using a homemade, high-tech microscope, scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have revealed how a…
Opportunities to vaccinate young women against HPV missed at alarming rate

December 18, 2017

Two-thirds of young women aged 18-26 who were eligible to receive Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine have missed…
Women with suspected HPV adverse effects more often suffered from psychiatric disorders prior to vaccination

September 20, 2017

Dizziness, headaches, fatigue and paralysis. These are what young girls and women describe as their symptoms when they…
Precancerous Lesions Associated with HPV Dropping in Connecticut, YSPH Study Finds

May 30, 2017

The vaccine for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is proving to have significant population-level effects in Connecticut, with rates…
“Substantial” Room for Improvement in HPV Vaccination Coverage, Study Finds

March 27, 2017

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. There are 14 million…
Study Explores HPV Vaccine Acceptability in Sexual Minorities

March 1, 2017

Human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes genital warts and can lead to several cancers, is one of the most…
Scientists get best view yet of cancer-causing virus HPV

January 27, 2017

New details of the structure of the human papillomavirus (HPV) may lead to better vaccines and HPV anti-viral…
Blood-borne HPV antibodies indicate head, neck cancer prognosis

December 10, 2016

People with head and neck cancers with evidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection generally have a better prognosis…
UA Researcher Explores Male Perceptions About HPV

November 29, 2016

Maggie Pitts took great interest in the human papillomavirus vaccine after Virginia became the first state in the…
Cervical cancer screening could be less frequent, start later

October 18, 2016

HPV-vaccinated women may only need four screenings — ever Women may only need cervical cancer screening every 5-10…
Human Papillomavirus drives a large number of head and neck cancers

October 10, 2016

Cancers can be caused by a huge variety of factors, both genetic and external. In fact, cancer can…
Fruit Flies Could be Key to Fighting Cervical Cancer Caused by Human Papillomavirus

August 21, 2016

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States and has…
Can at-home HPV tests improve detection and save lives?

June 26, 2016

First came at-home pregnancy tests. Today, there are mail-in tests for HIV, genetics and paternity – even sexually…
New HPV vaccine could curb cervical cancers and health costs if adopted widely

April 20, 2016

A Yale-led study finds that a new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) would significantly reduce both cervical cancer…
Study: Teens more apt to complete VACCINE series when given with other shots

November 17, 2015

Could partnering the human papilloma virus vaccine with other, less controversial vaccines lead to higher compliance and completion…
Study Finds High HPV Prevalence in Subset of Peruvian Men

October 6, 2015

A decade ago, a clinical trial of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in brothel-based female sex workers took Brandon…
New study shows how the echo chamber effect amplifies misinformation about HPV vaccines online

June 12, 2015

New research into the spread of misinformation on social media shows that 24 per cent of the messages…
Study redefines role of estrogen in cervical cancer

June 9, 2015

Scientists have prior evidence that the hormone estrogen is a major driver in the growth of cervical cancer,…
Top 5 Best Ways for Removing Warts

May 14, 2015

Warts are usually unsightly looking enlargements on human skin and may appear on any part of your body.…
Patients six to ten times more likely to get HPV vaccine after electronic health record prompts

May 12, 2015

A new study finds that a simple reminder via electronic health record systems may go a long way…
Most Women are Unaware of New Guidelines for Pap Test Frequency, Study Reveals

May 11, 2015

Women know that Pap tests are a useful screening test for cervical cancer, but according to a new…
Chance Helps Explain Why Some HPV Infections Go Away And Others Become Cancer

March 26, 2015

For people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of clearing the infection and avoiding HPV-related…
Urging HPV Vaccine For Boys Could Protect More People At Same Price

March 11, 2015

A Duke University study proposes a strategy to better use limited public health care dollars for protecting more…
Oral cancer-causing HPV transmission

November 14, 2014

Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections were more common among men who had female partners with oral and/or genital…
Editing HPV’s genes to kill cervical cancer cells

August 10, 2014

CRISPR gene-editing technique foils viral defense Researchers have hijacked a defense system normally used by bacteria to fend…
Recurrent Mouth and Throat Cancers Less Deadly When Caused by Virus

February 21, 2014

People with late-stage cancer at the back of the mouth or throat that recurs after chemotherapy and radiation…
Many Who Could Benefit From HPV Vaccine Unaware It Is Effective

January 23, 2014

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can prevent infections from the 2 types of HPV responsible for 70% of all…
Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren’t Getting the HPV Shot

November 27, 2013

When it comes to being vaccinated and protected against the human papillomavirus (HPV), too many U.S. adolescents are…
Poor Oral Hygiene Tied to Cancer-Linked Virus

August 23, 2013

People whose teeth and gums are in poor condition may be more susceptible to an oral virus that…
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