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3 hrs ago | Freshnews

Study shows Hera Therapeutics experimental compound shuts down human...

Research presented at the 29 Annual International Papillomavirus Conference shows that a therapy being developed by Hera Therapeutics Inc. combats three types of human papillomavirus, including the two that cause 70 percent of all cervical cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Cervical Cancer, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham

8 hrs ago | BioSpace

San Diego Startup, Unveils Drug For Viral Infections Tied To Cervical Cancer

A small San Diego biotech has identified a drug that appears to prevent several subtypes of the human papillomavirus from replicating-including the two HPV subtypes that cause 70 percent of all cases of cervical cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, UC San Diego

12 hrs ago | New York Post

The speakera s lesson: Mark-Viverito, HPV and GYN care

So far, so good: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito should be applauded for turning a personal difficulty - testing positive for the Human Papillomavirus, which can cause cervical cancer - into a campaign to alert women about the need for regular gynecological care.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations

Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Avoiding the HPV vaccine for your kids? Maybe it's time to reconsider

If you have an adolescent son or daughter, you might be wrestling with a big question: Whether to get your child the HPV vaccine.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Human Sexuality

The American Journal of Managed Care

Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment: The Cancer Paradigm

Some experts argue that overdiagnosis and overtreatment of cancer is common and increasingly costly.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Aug 20, 2014

US Pharmacist

HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low

The CDC has announced that vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus remain below expectations.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Hispanic Business

Editing HPV's genes to kill cervical cancer cells

Using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR, the researchers were able to selectively destroy two viral genes responsible for the growth and survival of cervical carcinoma cells, causing the cancer cells to self-destruct.

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Related Topix: Health, Cervical Cancer, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics

Business Journal

Jewish Healthcare Foundation aiming to boost HPV vaccine rate

The vaccination rate for the human papillomavirus is "pathetically small," Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Karen Feinstein said Wednesday in kicking off a new initiative to bump up the rates.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News

Trovagene announces results from clinical studies on urine-based diagnostic test for detection of HPV

Trovagene, Inc. , a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two clinical studies will be presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus conference for the Company's urine-based diagnostic test for the detection of high risk strains of Human Papillomavirus .

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Related Topix: Health, Bethesda, MD, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine

NY1

Head, Neck Cancers Easy to Treat If Caught Early

Head and neck cancers account for about three percent of cancers in the U.S. but unlike many other well known cancers, they are very easy to screen for.

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Related Topix: Oral Cancer, Health

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: Protect your child's health, now and in the future

Did you know that there is a vaccine that can be given to 11- and 12-year old boys and girls that can help protect them from certain types of cancer? And did you know that the full course of this vaccine has been given to less than 50 percent of the children in Vermont? Why would that be? you might ask.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Vermont, Vermont Government, Family, Teenagers, Genital Warts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KAUZ

WHO urges screening of travelers to contain Ebola outbreak

More children are hit by cars during September than any other month of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health

WJRT

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

WJRT

Good neighbors are good for your heart

College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

InteliHealth

Shots Fight Cervical-Cancer Virus 8 Years

A vaccine appears to protect against human papillomavirus for 8 years, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

CBS Atlanta

Childhood mental disability rates up

Rates of developmental and mental disabilities -- ranging from speech problems to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- have jumped 21 percent among U.S. children, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Breast Cancer, Family, Kids, ADHD

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

My 47th Article about Gardasil - "it's still safe and very effective

This is my 47th article on the HPV quadrivalent vaccine, also known as Gardasil , which can prevent infection by human papillomavirus, substantially reducing the risk of several types of cancers .

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Jewish Healthcare Foundation joins Girls Foundation in vaccine project

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is partnering with the Women and Girls Foundation to establish a local chapter of Grandmother Power.

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Related Topix: Health

ThinkProgress

New York City Council Speaker Tweets Her HPV Diagnosis

City Council member Melissa Mark-Viverito listens during her nomination as the new City Council Speaker on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Atlanta

Co-workers take dim view of women who seek flex time

It's normal for children to feel nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school, but there are a number of things parents can do to ease kids' concerns, an expert says.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Greenville, SC

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