Navigation Links
Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine
Date:10/19/2009

trains of a common sexually transmitted virus called the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Physicians typically screen women for cervical cancer using a Pap smear, sometimes with HPV testing, every one to three years. A vaccine to prevent infection with the strains of HPV that cause cervical cancer is available and is recommended for girls and women between the ages of 11 and 26. The value of the vaccine in older women is questionable because exposure to the virus is likely to have occurred in many women. Researchers modeled a cost-effectiveness analysis to assess the health and economic outcomes of HPV vaccination in older women in the U.S. participating in a screening program. The researchers found that adding HPV vaccination for women aged 35 to 45 years cost from $116,950 to $381,590 per quality-adjusted life-year gained, which is more than the current United States health care system is generally willing to pay for preventive care interventions. The research suggests that current cervical cancer screening interventions are the more economically favorable strategy for reducing cervical cancer deaths among older women.


'/>"/>

Contact: Angela Collom
acollom@acponline.org
215-351-2653
American College of Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Embargoed Until Monday, July 21 at 5 p.m. EST; Scientists Figure Out How the Immune System and Brain Communicate to Control Disease
2. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 21, 2007, issue
3. September/October 2007 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
4. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 2
5. Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for Nov. 20, 2007, Issue
6. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Jan. 1, 2008, issue
7. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 5, 2008, issue
8. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for April 1, 2008, issue
9. Tip sheet for the Annals of Internal Medicine, April 15, 2008, issue
10. May/June 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
11. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 20, 2008, issue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have developed ... could potentially change the way the blood infection sepsis ... Biologically Inspired Engineering said their device works outside the ... bacteria, fungi and toxins out of patients, blood. ... dying in intensive care units at least 30 percent ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... and dieters who turn to artificial sweeteners to soothe ... favors, a new Israeli study suggests. Artificial sweeteners ... no calories, researchers found in human and mouse studies. ... alter the bacteria residing in the intestines in ways ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... In an analysis of genetic information among more than ... has found 23 new genetic variants common differences ... risk for prostate cancer. The so-called "meta-analysis," believed to ... hidden mutations among men in a broad array of ... Latino ancestry. , The meta-analysis combined information from smaller ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Mercy “topped out” the world’s first ... beam into place. Sister of Mercy Claudia Ward also ... and video of the event, including footage from an ... http://bit.ly/MercyVirtual .) , “The topping out means we are ... thousands of patients regardless of the hour or location,” ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... California (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ... access connectivity solutions, today announced that it will ... in October 2014. This new offering will provide ... and other Software-as-a-Service applications to enable secure single ... the rise of cloud computing, there has been ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection 2Health News:Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study 2Health News:Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study 3Health News:Large study reveals new genetic variants that raise risk for prostate cancer 2Health News:Mercy Tops Out World's First Virtual Care Center 2Health News:Celestix Announces Availability of ADFS Bridge Appliance in October 2014 to Simplify the Configuration of Office 365 with Active Directory 2
... a research news published says, in people with mild ... and about halve the dose of preventer inhaler//. ... breathing techniques on symptoms, lung function, use of medication ... asthma. ,One technique focused on shallow, nasal ...
... of Australia(COSA), which conducted a review of country hospitals ... little or no training, to administer chemotherapy to ... posed a risk to these patients. ... that the patient (might) be under-dosed, so they have ...
... researchers from The Institute for Genomic Research, (TIGR), in Maryland, ... in the GI system, stated that we may not be ... by studying the bacteria that are always present in our ... and as to how certain drugs could work on certain ...
... survey conducted by UNAIDS has put India on par with ... have the highest estimated number of HIV infected people//. ... the UNAIDS 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic is ... adults above 49 years of age whereupon the Indian HIV ...
... the second highest success rate in heart surgeries, ensuring that ... success stories, the group's chairman Prathap C Reddy said here ... celebration, he said while the hospital that had the highest ... more cost effective as it charged less than 4,000 dollars. ...
... Making an about-turn, Delhi's Apollo Hospital today disclosed that traces ... sample of Rahul Mahajan//, a day after its doctors had ... tested negative for all known drugs. ,'Traces of ... Since its cocktail of drugs, we cannot conclusively say which ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Humans, A Symbiotic Organisms Dependent On Other Life Forms For Existence 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating ... of PDL BioPharma, Inc. ("PDL BioPharma" or the "Company") ... advised to contact Peretz Bronstein or his ... info@bgandg.com or 212-697-6484. The investigation focuses ... violated federal securities laws. On September 16, ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014   OTEMR, Inc. , ONETOUCH ... EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable ... and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify ... (ARRA).  ONETOUCH EMR 2.0 was certified on July 14, ... the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014  Lightbeam Health Solutions announced ... Organization (Physician Direct ACO) to deploy the Lightbeam ... providing better care while reducing costs. ... Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization is the ACO ... The OPNS mission is to be the premier ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Shareholder Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Investigates claims on behalf of Investors of PDL BioPharma, Inc. --PDLI 2OTEMR, Inc.'s ONETOUCH EMR Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition COMPLETE EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 2OTEMR, Inc.'s ONETOUCH EMR Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition COMPLETE EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 3Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization Selects Lightbeam Health to Enable Better Care at a Lower Cost 2Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization Selects Lightbeam Health to Enable Better Care at a Lower Cost 3
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
This dissector offers dual-action jaws, which are long, tapered, and angled 30 to simplify even difficult laparoscopic dissection....
Smooth, rounded working end manipulates organs less traumatically. Used as a general manipulative instrument....
The Optima III line of laparoscopic hand instruments provides a well-crafted set of instruments designed for strength and durability....
Medicine Products: