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  1. Human papillomavirus 16/18 seroprevalence in unvaccinated women over...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Present address: Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, NSW Sydney 2052, NSW, Australia BackgroundAustralia commenced human papillomavirus vaccination in 2007, with a two-year catch-up to the age of 26; catch-up cohorts are thus now entering their thirties. Plans for monitoring vaccine impact involve pre- and post-vaccination assessment of cervical HPV DNA in the general population and in high grade abnormalities.

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  2. Human papillomavirus prevalence and type-distribution among women in...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | BioMed Central

    Division of Basic Medical Microbiology, State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang, P. R. China BackgroundHuman papillomavirus infection is the main etiological factor for cervical cancer and premalignant lesions of the cervix. The purposes of the present study were to determine the prevalence of type-specific HPV infections and the association of different HPV types with cervical dysplasia among women in Zhejiang province, Southeast China.MethodsA total of 15,267 women presenting to a gynaecological outpatient clinic were enrolled in this study.

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  3. Advaxis Completes $17 Million FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | GlobeNewswire

    ... microenvironment from immunologic attack and contribute to tumor growth. Advaxis's lead Lm -LLO immunotherapy, ADXS-HPV, targets human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers and is in clinical trials for three indications: Phase 2 in invasive ...

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  4. This week in health: Mumps explained, HPV vaccine debates, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Canada.com

    ... to the kinds of outbreaks we've been seeing. University of Miami pediatrician Judith L. Schaechter, M.D. (L) gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Also in the Globe this week, Carly Weeks asks ...

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  5. CMS to Consider Covering HPV Testing for Cervical CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    Earlier this year, the AAFP sent a letter requesting that CMS initiate a national coverage analysis for cervical cancer screening in women ages 30-65 that would involve a combination of cytology and human papillomavirus testing every five years -- and the agency now has responded to that request in the affirmative. The AAFP currently recommends cervical cancer screening with Pap smear every three years in women ages 21-65 or with a combination of Pap smear and HPV testing every five years for women ages 30-65 who want to lengthen the screening interval.

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  6. Anal cancer is preventable with lifestyle modifications, HPV vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Medical News Today

    Although uncommon, anal cancer is preventable with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and other lifestyle modifications, according to a review in CMAJ on the screening and prevention of this cancer (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Evidence ...

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  7. FDA approval of nonavalent HPV vaccine adds new tool to eradicate cervical cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    The Food and Drug Administration's approval of a nonavalent vaccine against the human papillomavirus represents another important step in the eradication of cervical cancer, according to experts. It is estimated that the seven "high-risk" HPV types found in the nonavalent vaccine can potentially prevent over 90 percent of cervical cancers and a similarly high number of other HPV-associated cancers of the vulva, vagina, anus, penis, and some head and neck cancers.

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  8. On Native GroundTHE People's Budget is Better for AllRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... never will. Remember the discovery hailed on the front page of the New York Times that showed human papillomavirus (HPV) shrinking glioblastomas - brain tumors - to nothing? Just a big lie. Or the marvelous Kanzius machine that puts nano-sized gold ...

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  9. Prevalence of human papillomavirus in head and neck cancers in European populations: a meta-analysisRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BioMed Central

    Infection with human papillomavirus is necessary for the development of cervical carcinoma. By contrast, the role of HPV in the pathogenesis of other malignancies, such as head and neck cancers, is less well characterised.

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  10. Ask Mr. Dad: HPV vaccine recommended for both girls and boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Q I have boy-girl twins who are 11. Their pediatrician suggested that my daughter get a vaccine for HPV, but he didn't offer it to my son. I've got three questions.

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  11. Chlamydia cases drop for first time, but syphilis up: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    The burden of sexually transmitted disease shifted slightly in 2013, with the first reported decline in one STD, but a significant increase in another, the federal government said Tuesday. Some 1.4 million cases of chlamydia were reported in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its new STD surveillance report.

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  12. Multiple human papillomavirus infections are highly prevalent in the...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | BioMed Central

    ... (MSM) has been shown, despite the introduction of Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART). Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections are highly prevalent among HIV+ MSM and recent studies have shown high rates of HPV-associated anal ...

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  13. Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Annals of Internal Medicine

    The full report is titled "Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement." It is in the 16 December 2014 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine .

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  14. Expert laments rise in anal sexRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | In-depth Africa

    ... especially of HIV. Oral contact with the anus can put both partners at risk for hepatitis, herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV) may also lead to the development of anal warts and anal cancer and other infections. "There are evidence to show that about ...

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  15. Advaxis Announces FDA Acceptance of Its Investigational New Drug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | GlobeNewswire

    Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Investigational New Drug application to conduct a Phase 1/2 clinical study of ADXS-HPV alone or in combination with MedImmune's investigational anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, MEDI4736, for the treatment of advanced, recurrent or refractory human papillomavirus -associated cervical cancer and HPV-associated head and neck cancer. The trial is expected to begin patient enrollment in early 2015.

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  16. Vaccines get a boost: Global market increases profitability of making vaccineRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | American Medical Association

    ... economic picture for manufacturers when it became the first vaccine to earn more than $1 billion, Dr. Offit said. The HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was launched in 2006 as a nearly $2 billion vaccine. "So there is definitely a sense that there is more ...

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  17. Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution among women...Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | BioMed Central

    ... Saudi Arabia BackgroundCervical cancer (CC) is caused by persistent infection with high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) types. In Saudi Arabia which has a population of 6.5 million women over the age of 15?years, approximately 152 new cases of ...

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  18. Debate over HPV vaccine has nothing to do with moralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Globe and Mail

    ... presented the results of a large-scale study last week that found vaccinating girls against the human papillomavirus (HPV) doesn't lead them to rush out and have sex, quite a few people told her the basic premise of the research was stupid. Of ... 1 comment

  19. What to know about the new HPV vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WPTV Local News

    The new Human Papillomavirus vaccine is making waves in the medical community for its ability to protect against even more HPV strains. Here's what you should know about the vaccine. 1 comment

  20. New Gardasil strengthens cancer protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NEWS.com.au

    ... that causes most cases of cervical cancer. THE company's Gardasil 9 protects against nine strains of the virus called HPV, or human papillomavirus. That's up from four strains covered by the original Gardasil vaccine approved in 2006. The FDA says ...

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