Navigation Links
HPV vaccine does not appear to be effective for treating pre-existing HPV infection
Date:8/14/2007

For women with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, use of the HPV-16/18 vaccine will not accelerate reduction of the virus and should not be used to treat the infection, according to a study in the August 15 issue of JAMA.

HPV vaccines were designed to prevent HPV infection and the development of cervical precancers and cancer. Some research has suggested that HPV vaccines could help clear the virus in women already infected, according to background information in the article.

Allan Hildesheim, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md., and colleagues conducted a study to address the question of whether women positive for HPV DNA should be encouraged to receive HPV-16/18 vaccination to induce or accelerate clearance of their infections. The trial was conducted in two provinces of Costa Rica and included 2,189 women age 18 to 25 years who were positive for HPV DNA. Participants were randomly assigned to receive three doses of HPV-16/18 vaccine (n = 1,088) or a control hepatitis A vaccine (n = 1,101) over 6 months.

There was no evidence that HPV vaccination significantly altered rates of viral clearance. At the 6-month visit, rates of clearance were 33.4 percent vs. 31.6 percent for HPV-16/18 among participants who received the HPV vaccine and the control vaccine, respectively. At the 12-month visit, rates of clearance among participants in the HPV group and the control group, respectively, were 48.8 percent vs. 49.8 percent for HPV-16/18.

There was no evidence of vaccine effects with further analysis on selected study entry characteristics reflective of disease extent, including HPV-16/18 antibody results, cytologic results, and HPV viral load. Similarly, no evidence of vaccine effects was observed in analyses stratified by other study entry parameters thought to potentially influence clearance rates and efficacy of the vaccine, including time since sexual initiation, oral contraceptive use, cigarette smoking,
'/>"/>

Contact: Brooke Hardison-Wang
301-496-6641
JAMA and Archives Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Vaccine to quit smoking?
2. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
3. New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug
4. Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas
5. New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients
6. Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials
7. New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients
8. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
9. HIV did not arise from polio vaccine
10. Double impact vaccine
11. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... with its top dressmaking technologies, has been a leading dress ... its latest designs of wedding dresses and launching a site-wide ... all the fresh new products are designed for 2015, and ... off. All the clothes from LunaDress follow up with the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 23, 2015 VogueQueen is a seasoned and ... and many designers are thrilled to have it lead the ... its new collection of prom dresses for the global market. ... the strategic vision and he focuses on continuing the goal ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The federal ... in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia ... Inc. in that proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order ... a new trial after finding that C.R. Bard had not ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz ... has treated just about every type of injury that can result ... those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on Liens ... best possible doctor. With the combined breadth of experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 Recently, Weddingshe.com has ... catalog, and has announced its highest annual revenues in the ... on its popular glamorous wedding dresses. , According to the ... important wedding dress promotions for them in 2015. This point ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2
... Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of ... and autoimmune diseases, today announced the appointment of John ... Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Scarlett brings nearly 30 ... his new role. Susan Molineaux, Ph.D., who founded ...
... in on the future of SBIR grants in Washington, DC as a ... grants being explicitly excluded from NIH stimulus money. Federal reauthorization or a ... ... February 25, 2009 -- Looking for funding for small business ...
... the first time in Asia, the,healthcare and hospital ... gain,leading-edge business insight and first-hand access to innovative ... , Dedicated to the ... designing, building, operating, managing and refurbishing community,in the ...
... off antidepressants, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines and ADHD Medication without withdrawal side. The ... by James Harper, researcher and founder of The Road Back Program, ... separate chapters covering each of several classes of drugs. , ... ...
... Action on Health Care Reform, But Majority Think It ... on Health Reform is HighMENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25 ... is increasingly worried about the affordability and availability of ... cost in the past year and a notable minority ...
... Anna Burger Statement on President Obama,s address to CongressWASHINGTON, ... Anna Burger issued the following statement ... "Tonight, I was reminded of why working men and ... November for Barack Obama. President Obama demonstrated vision, courage ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Proteolix Announces the Appointment of John Scarlett, M.D., President and CEO 2Health News:Proteolix Announces the Appointment of John Scarlett, M.D., President and CEO 3Health News:The Commercialization Funding Coach, Fred Patterson, Weighs In On SBIR Funding for Small Business Ventures in Wake of NIH Exclusion 2Health News:The Commercialization Funding Coach, Fred Patterson, Weighs In On SBIR Funding for Small Business Ventures in Wake of NIH Exclusion 3Health News:Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009: Region's Most Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure Planning and Development Event to Debut in Singapore 2Health News:Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009: Region's Most Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure Planning and Development Event to Debut in Singapore 3Health News:How to Get Off Psychiatric Drugs Safely 2Health News:More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise 2Health News:More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise 3Health News:More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise 4Health News:More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise 5Health News:'The Bold Leadership America Needs to Confront a Broken Healthcare System' 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... ANGELES , Jan. 23, 2015 A lot of ... best methods for treating  certain illnesses, injuries, or conditions. As ... replace previous treatment methods with ones that they consider to ... hernias, there is not one textbook method of treatment that ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider of medical alert ... World magazine Connected World Award for its new ... used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was made by RacoWireless, ... MedScope, Landon Garner , Director of Marketing of ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a leader in hand ... with RCA Medical, a subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, ... Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around ... organisms are transmitted from patient to patient via the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:No One-Size-Fits-All Remedy for Hernia Correction 2MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2
... HHS, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality today ... contracts to support projects that will help people make ... effectiveness. The funding announced today covers all of AHRQ,s ... by AHRQ.   The projects will support ...
... Healthpoint today announced that the results of a new ... will be presented on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 7:15pm ... Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care: The ... from September 30 to October 3, 2010, at the Gaylord ...
Cached Medicine Technology:HHS Awards $473 Million in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Funding 2New Study Reveals Collagenase SANTYL® Ointment More Effective Than Hydrogel Dressing for Pressure Ulcer Debridement 2New Study Reveals Collagenase SANTYL® Ointment More Effective Than Hydrogel Dressing for Pressure Ulcer Debridement 3New Study Reveals Collagenase SANTYL® Ointment More Effective Than Hydrogel Dressing for Pressure Ulcer Debridement 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: