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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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HPV vaccine: Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health problem in 149 out of 181 countries by 2100

Cervical cancer could be eliminated as a public health problem in most countries by the end of the century by rapid expansion of existing interventions, according to a modelling study published in The Lancet Oncology journal. Young More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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HPV transmission via sex toys: One study’s findings

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is by far the most prevalent sexually transmitted infection (STI) reported, new or new and existing combined, HPV accounts for approximately 79 million of the total STIs in the United More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Gardasil approved for the prevention of anal cancer in Europe

  Sanofi Pasteur MSD announced Wednesday that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for the use of Gardasil for the prevention of anal precancerous lesions and anal cancers causally related More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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FDA approves HPV test as ‘stand alone’ cervical cancer screen

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first FDA-approved HPV DNA test for women 25 and older that can be used alone to help a health care professional assess the need for a woman More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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HPV eradicated from cervical cancer cells after treatment with mushroom extract: Study

A study by researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) Medical School at Houston suggest that an extract from  Basidiomycete mushrooms was able to eradicate the human papillomavirus More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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The Top 5 most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates there are more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections (STI) among men and women nearly split evenly. This number includes both new and existing More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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HPV vaccine not linked to subsequent sexual behaviors over the six months after vaccination: Cincinnati Children’s researcher

On of the more interesting studies published in the past week was in the journal, Pediatrics, where researchers from The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center looked at whether the human papillomavirus (HPV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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CDC gives update on HPV vaccination: ‘We’re dropping the ball’

During a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) telebriefing today, health leaders gave an update on vaccination rates against human papillomavirus (HPV) and vaccine safety. CDC Director Thomas Frieden CDC More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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HPV prevalence in female teens drop 56% since HPV vaccine introduced

CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden opened up his statements during a CDC telebriefing today (audio) with positive news saying, “Today we have really good news.  The types of HPV, human papillomavirus, that More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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An increasing number of parents don’t intend to get their teen daughters vaccinated for HPV: Study

Despite the fact that more doctors recommend that teen females get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), an increasing percentage of parents do not  intend  to get their adolescent daughters vaccinated, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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Seven out of 10 new gonorrhea infections in U.S. are in people ages 15-24: CDC

Seventy percent of new gonorrhea infections and 63 percent of new chlamydia infections in the United States are seen in young people ages 15-24, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control More...


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