Navigation Links
Harmful Procedures on Young Women Caused by Outdated HPV test, not by Pap Test
Date:12/3/2009

Harmful procedures on young women caused by outdated HPV test, not by Pap test – HiFi DNA Tech sues FDA on December 11 for blocking new technology.

Trumbull, CN (PRWEB) December 2, 2009 -- Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has confirmed that the invasive cancer workup procedure, also known as colposcopic biopsy, is harmful and may be unnecessary to some women who have received the procedure. However, its new guidelines incorrectly blame Pap test screening, which has been used for more than 50 years and contributed greatly to reducing cervical cancer rates in this country to the lowest in the world. In fact, according to a Harvard School of Public Health report, most of the unnecessary cervical biopsies regardless of patient age are caused by an out-dated FDA-approved human papillomavirus (HPV) test when its result is used with Pap test as a deciding factor for referring women to cancer workup. More than 95% of these cervical biopsies have been found to be excessive, wasting at least 10 billion dollars per year in unnecessary healthcare expenditure and causing injury which may lead to premature birth and increased risk of needing a Caesarean section when a woman becomes pregnant later, stated Sin Hang Lee, MD, a cancer pathologist and the president of HiFi DNA Tech.

HPV has more than 100 different types, of which about 13 are known to be capable of causing cervical cancer in some patients if its infection is not cleared by the patient’s own immune system, and becomes persistent. Since HPV cannot be seen or cultured, its detection is based
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Common drug for stopping preterm labor may be harmful for babies
2. Contact lenses purchased over Internet may place individuals at risk for harmful eyecare practices
3. Hot liquids release potentially harmful chemicals in polycarbonate plastic bottles
4. Heating Plastic Bottles Releases Potentially Harmful Chemical
5. New study shows extent of harmful human influences on global ecosystems
6. Aggression on Job More Harmful Than Sexual Harassment
7. Rodent study finds artificial butter chemical harmful to lungs
8. Sexual harassment at school -- more harmful than bullying
9. Children More Vulnerable to Harmful Effects of Lead at Age 6 Than as Toddlers, Says New Study
10. Children more vulnerable to harmful effects of lead
11. Saline is Safe Alternative to Harmful Cough and Cold Products
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Patients with higher levels of a ... published today in Nature Communications and led by researchers from the Icahn School of ... in the gene RTN1 led to greater production of the related RNT1 protein, which ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Indosoft, Inc., is pleased to announce a major update to its agent ... center ACD system for Asterisk-based call centers . The new features make it ... the agent only when wanted, and allows for validation of data as the agent ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... According to WFLA on July 16th, Sarasota ... and eventual overdoses. Thricefold deaths have held steady over the last “couple of months” ... heroin epidemic, which was spurred by the crackdown of prescription painkillers. Many users who ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Medicine Practice, and Hospital Medicine Practice, is pleased to announce that it has ... mobile application format available on iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... An article ... NBC talked about a woman’s unfortunate experience having cosmetic skin procedures done by ... which resulted in blistering, swelling, bruising, and pain. This woman’s experience is only ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mount Sinai Researchers Find Key Gene Drives Kidney Disease Severity 2Health News:Mount Sinai Researchers Find Key Gene Drives Kidney Disease Severity 3Health News:Q-Suite 5.9 Adds Validation Tools to Call Center Software Agent Screen 2Health News:Sarasota Sufferers Increased Heroin Overdoses and Deaths 2Health News:Sarasota Sufferers Increased Heroin Overdoses and Deaths 3Health News:EB Medicine Launches Mobile Application for Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2Health News:EB Medicine Launches Mobile Application for Pediatric Emergency Medicine 3Health News:Dermatologists Discuss Rise in Unqualified Practitioners of Cosmetic Dermatology 2Health News:Dermatologists Discuss Rise in Unqualified Practitioners of Cosmetic Dermatology 3
... to Raise $260,000 for ORBIS Children,s Eye Care Project ... ... Nyan and Lehka Pendyala, ages 8 and 6,will launch a kid-inspired and ... childhood blindness. Their,ultimate goal is to raise $260,000 for a specialized pediatric ...
... Human Health Effects of Fruit and Vegetables (FAV) is ... from October 9 till 13 in Houston, TX. ... & bridge the communication gap between the agricultural sciences, ... is unique since scientists, students, industry, commodity groups and ...
... 9 Nurse Savvy Research Group is,an exciting ... is an online medical information service established to,provide ... to which,doctors they would choose for a variety ... The data gathered for the website will be,obtained ...
... ... Saudi Arabia, SOMERSET, N.J., Oct. ... AWT International, Inc.,has opened new sales offices in Saudi Arabia. ... healthcare industry. The Company has hired 2 highly experienced executives ...
... Two UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers a distinguished ... elected to the Institute of Medicine, a component of ... Luis Parada, professor and chairman of developmental biology, and ... among 65 new national members and four foreign associates ...
... DIEGO, Oct. 9 Many Americans are obsessed with,staying ... about being,mentally fit. More Americans are becoming aware of ... where knowledge, intelligence, and quick,wits are rewarded. Being mentally ... effectively train your brain have been lacking,until recently. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Elementary School Students to Launch 'Kids for Sight' Campaign, to Inspire Other Kids to Pay it Forward 2Health News:Elementary School Students to Launch 'Kids for Sight' Campaign, to Inspire Other Kids to Pay it Forward 3Health News:Nursesavvy.com Promoting Quality Healthcare for Everyone 2Health News:AWT, Inc. Continues Rapid Expansion in Middle East 2Health News:AWT, Inc. Continues Rapid Expansion in Middle East 3Health News:2 UT Southwestern researchers elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine 2Health News:2 UT Southwestern researchers elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine 3Health News:Online Game from BrainGrade Can Raise Brain I.Q. 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), ... hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that Robert A. Ingram ... "Bob is an ardent champion for innovation in the lifesciences ... him on Edwards, board as we pursue our focused innovation ... CEO.  "Bob has provided a valuable perspective to our board, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... SAN DIEGO , July 30, 2015 ... announced it has signed a definitive agreement ... provider of non-invasive ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing ... strong clinical, innovation and market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership ... of people in China ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ) today ...  Revenue for the quarter was $453.1 million, a 9 ... 2014 (a 17 percent increase on a constant currency ... quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Diluted earnings per share ... ended June 30, 2014.  The results ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 11ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 12ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 13ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 14ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 15ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 16
Touch-Trol Pediatric Suction Catheter Mini-Tray...
SAFE-T-VAC Coil Packed Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution...
Sterile, Coil Packed Suction Catheter Mini Tray with (2) Walleted SAFESKIN PURPLE NITRILE Latex-Free Exam Gloves. 14 Fr., DeLee Tip, with Drape...
Clear plastic sleeve envelopes a plastic suction catheter. Sleeve slides over exudate to reduce potential clinician contact....
Medicine Products: