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7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Is the HPV vaccine necessary?

As the school year starts in full swing many parents wonder if their child should receive the HPV vaccine, which is recommended for girls ages 11-26 and boys 11-21.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Pediatrics, Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Nowa s the time for cervical screening

Cervical Screening Awareness Month is coming up in September and MidCentral DHB is encouraging women who are due, or overdue, to book a smear test now.


Related Topix: Cervical Cancer

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Recommendations and Reports: Human Papillomavirus Vaccination:...

Corresponding preparer: Lauri E. Markowitz, MD, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cervical Cancer

Detroit Free Press

Girls' mystery illness possibly linked to cervical cancer vaccine

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.


Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Ecuador, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Infection Control Today

Report Shows That HPV Vaccine Trials Can Be Shortened Significantly

A new report from a working group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer , the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, and the United States National Cancer Institute shows how the evaluation and licensing of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccines could be significantly accelerated.


Related Topix: Health, Cervical Cancer

The Moultrie News

Hollings Cancer Center celebrates increases in HPV vaccine use

The Center for Disease Control released late July their National Immunization Survey for Teens data showing that Human Papillomavirus coverage increased "significantly" from 2012 to 2013 in only five states, with South Carolina among those states and heralded as an example of positive response to advocacy.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, South Carolina, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina


Arizona Dept. of Health recommends HPV vaccine for college students

Many young adults are back on college campuses and living in dorms, so the Arizona Department of Health is recommending they take an extra step to protect themselves.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health


Clinical Results Presented for Trovagene's Urine-Based High-Risk HPV Assay.

Trovagene, Inc. , a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two independent clinical studies were presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus Conference.


Related Topix: Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Applied Clinical Trials

Clinical Results Presented for Trovagene's Urine-Based High-Risk HPV Assay.

Results from both pilot studies consistently demonstrated that the Company's urine-based assay for the detection of high-risk HPV had high sensitivity for identifying women with high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia .


Related Topix: Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Grand effort: Grannies give HPV vaccinations a welcome boost

The vaccine against the sexually transmitted infection known as HPV has proved to be a tough sell, but a group of local grandmothers has taken on the challenge.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Genital Warts, Opinion

Bend Bulletin

Experts say annual pap tests can cause harm

Sherri Tyrrell, of Bend, holds up 28 samples of high risk HPV test samples inside Central Oregon Pathology in Bend, Oregon on Friday, August 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Health, Bend, OR, Cervical Cancer, Women's Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jacksonville Daily News

Immunizations give us much to celebrate

Immunizations prevent disease, save lives, and give people a better and longer quality of life, which is why the Onslow County Health Department is inviting area residents to celebrate August as National Immunization Awareness Month.


Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Vaccinations, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: HPV vaccine appears to protect for at least 8 years

A new long-term study shows that the human papillomavirus vaccine appears to protect against the sexually transmitted virus for at least eight years.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Genital Warts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Concord Monitor

Three shots that could stop cancer

Not so long ago, when my sons still had smooth cheeks and children's voices, I had them vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease.


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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BioMed Central

HPV catch-up vaccination of young women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

While prophylactic human papilloma virus vaccination is considered effective in young girls, it is unclear whether a catch-up vaccination of older girls would be beneficial.


Related Topix: Vaccinations


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Health, UC San Diego

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer