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Heartening drop in diabetes complications seen among seniors
Better diabetes treatment has slashed rates of complications such as heart attacks, strokes and amputations in older adults, a new study shows.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Barbadian Health Minister Claims HPV Vaccine Safe Despite Outcry
This assurance has come from Minister of Health, John Boyce , and Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation , Dr. Elizabeth Ferdinand , during a recent pre-packaged media briefing.
Advaxis Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Development and Commercialization of ADXS-HPV in Asia
TBC is one of the top five pharmaceutical companies in and formed GBP solely to focus on the development and commercialization of ADXS-HPV for the treatment of human papillomavirus -associated diseases.
Global HPV Testing Industry
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for HPV Testing in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, , and Rest of World.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Grant to improve women's health
County has some of the highest incidents and mortality rates associated with breast and cervical cancer in Texas, said Dr. Jane , a professor in the Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health.
Cervix screening can have false positives
VISUAL inspection of the cervix with ascetic acid can also have false positives, says Cervical Cancer Prevention Program project manager Karolina Tamani.
Few Girls Receive All 3 Doses Of HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Just one-third of teen girls in the U.S. have received all three doses of the vaccine against the human papillomavirus , according to new research.
New research proves low rates of knowledge of HPV vaccine in U. S.
Researchers reviewed 55 studies on the HPV vaccine to see why dosage rates remain low compared to other recommended vaccines.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Survey: Knowledge about HPV vaccine effectiveness lacking
Knowledge about the efficacy of the human papillomavirus vaccine in preventing cervical cancer was lacking in the majority of survey respondents for whom the information would be relevant, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Katie Couric show on HPV vaccine sparks backlash
TV Personality Katie Couric speaks onstage at the 'Katie' Panel during he Disney ABCTelevision Group portion of the 2012 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 26, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
Alberta launches in-school HPV vaccines for boys
Alberta will become the second province in Canada to start vaccinating boys in schools against a common sexually transmitted virus that causes cancer, the government announced Thursday.
Vaccine disinformation: Katie Couric on HPV and Jenny McCarthy on autism
WASHINGTON , December 5, 2013 - Yesterday, Katie Couric aired a show titled the "Big Conversation" which devoted almost 30 minutes to the possibility that human papilloma virus vaccinations may be causing deaths to recipients of the vaccine.
126 Potential Effects of Engineered Stem Cells Transduced with...
R. Yi A , S. U. Kim B and K.-C. Choi A A Laboratory of Veterinary Biochemistry and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea; B Medical Research Institute, College of Medicine, ChungAng University, Seoul, Republic of Korea According to the World Health Organization, cancer of ... (more)
The Pap smear is no panacea, Katie Couric [Aetiology]
Regular readers keeping up on infectious disease issues might have seen Seth Mnookin's post yesterday, warning of an upcoming episode of the Katie Couric show focusing on the HPV vaccine.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
$800 Raised to Help Build Cancer Center in Tanzania
An online campaign to build a cancer treatment center in Tanzania has earned $800 in a little more than a month.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Indian Express
Digene HPV test helps identify high-risk women for cervical cancer
As many as 288 women underwent the digene HPV test which helped identify high-risk women for cervical cancer at an early stage, as part of a study conducted by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Shrimati Kashibai Navale Medical College, Pune, and AyuGen Biosciences.
HIV plus HPV leads to increased anal cancer risk in men
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer in women, is also known to cause anal cancer in both women and men.
URI Pharmacy Students Improve Patient Awareness of HPV, Cervical Cancer
By Elizabeth Rau, URI Marketing and Communications Jeff Chau didn't know much about HPV when he started volunteering at a free health clinic in Providence three years ago.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Losing a patient to hospice
She was 49-years-old. Three years ago, she was diagnosed with stage 3 cervical cancer.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Child battling cancer finds support from local photographer
It was through Facebook earlier this year that two local residents, each with their own cancer struggle, discovered each other.