Navigation Links
More than two-thirds of healthy Americans are infected with human papilloma viruses
Date:5/20/2014

In what is believed to be the largest and most detailed genetic analysis of its kind, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere have concluded that 69 percent of healthy American adults are infected with one or more of 109 strains of human papillomavirus (HPV). Only four of the 103 men and women whose tissue DNA was publicly available through a government database had either of the two HPV types known to cause most cases of cervical cancer, some throat cancers, and genital warts.

Researchers say that while most of the viral strains so far appear to be harmless and can remain dormant for years, their overwhelming presence suggests a delicate balancing act for HPV infection in the body, in which many viral strains keep each other in check, preventing other strains from spreading out of control. Although infection is increasingly known to happen through skin-to-skin contact, HPV remains the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It is so common that experts estimate nearly all men and women contract some strain of it during their lives.

"Our study offers initial and broad evidence of a seemingly 'normal' HPV viral biome in people that does not necessarily cause disease and that could very well mimic the highly varied bacterial environment in the body, or microbiome, which is key to maintaining good health," says senior study investigator and NYU Langone pathologist Zhiheng Pei, MD, PhD. Dr. Pei, an associate professor at NYU Langone, plans to present his team's findings on May 20 in Boston at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

Lead study investigator and NYU Langone research scientist Yingfei Ma, PhD, says "the HPV 'community' in healthy people is surprisingly more vast and complex than previously thought, and much further monitoring and research is needed to determine how the various non-cancer-causing HPV genotypes interact with the cancer-causing strains, such as
'/>"/>

Contact: David March
david.march@nyumc.org
212-404-3528
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. More than two-thirds of Americans support mandated coverage of birth control in health plans
2. Medical research needs kids, but two-thirds of parents unaware of opportunities
3. Almost two-thirds of women who attempt natural delivery after a c-section are successful
4. Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports
5. Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study
6. College kids need to change unhealthy ways
7. Critical protein discovered for healthy cell growth in mammals
8. Most women undergoing surgery for vulvar cancer maintain healthy body image and sex life
9. Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices Every Day with the Brilliantly Simple 5-4-3-2-1+10® Program
10. The Metabolic Cooking Review by Go and Get Healthy
11. Sacramento Acupuncture Experts Tian Chao Herbs and Acupuncture Help Customers Stay Healthy With Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Acupuncture
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
More than two-thirds of healthy Americans are infected with human papilloma viruses
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, ... length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as ... have been linked to increased body fat, but the same ... muscle, the researchers said. At 1 year, kids with ... and 3, however, these genes were linked to excessive weight ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Maureen Salamon HealthDay ... A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- ... instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new ... contend that the device, called an INVOcell, might sharply cut ... also make the technology more accessible to those who don,t ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 The newly updated ... source of thousands of facts, figures and forecasts on ... 68 medical sector forecast categories the Worldwide Medical ... regional and national views on the worldwide medical market ... The report gives you data for 2010-2019, covering each ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 ASCNYC (ascnyc.org) is a ... New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic ... recovery and self-sufficiency. Each year, ASCNYC spotlights selected ... through their tireless efforts. , Savills Studley ... has been selected as this year’s honoree for ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old ... Maryland 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. ... uses her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady ... breast cancer. You say the color pink and everybody knows ... for a fact that it has not been won when ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 4Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:Savills Studley's Marc Shapses To Be Honored as 2014 "Positive Changemaker" by ASCNYC 2Health News:Savills Studley's Marc Shapses To Be Honored as 2014 "Positive Changemaker" by ASCNYC 3Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3
... Parker Named Interim Chief Financial Officer , , ... MDTH ), a healthcare provider focused on high ... cardiovascular disease, today announced that Art Parker, Senior Vice ... Financial Officer. Parker replaces Jeff Hinton, whose employment ...
... Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that it will ... 10, 2009 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time. Dave Holveck, President and ... programs. , , The presentation will be webcast live and can ... the investors section. , , About Endo ...
... Scientists make strides in finding ways to slow tumor ... A protein called PHD2 that regulates blood vessel growth ... researchers who analyzed levels of the protein in tumor ... expression of PHD2, researchers at Stanford University School of ...
... CORAL GABLES, FL (June 5, 2009)--Dengue Fever (DF) and ... viral diseases in the World. Around 50-100 million cases ... of suffering this debilitating and sometimes fatal disease. Dengue ... an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of ...
... Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... President of Research and Development, will present findings that ... to weight-loss in overweight individuals at the American Diabetes ... Aziz will present the Company,s research at 8 a.m. ...
... --- Neighborhoods with restaurants, entertainment, cultural facilities and ethnic ... Chicago than neighborhoods where residents are less likely to ... facilities. , Published in the spring 2009 ... Immunology , the two-year study led by Ruchi Gupta, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Endo Pharmaceuticals to Present at Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Researchers develop the first climate-based model to predict Dengue fever outbreaks 2Health News:Interleukin Genetics to Present Research Linking Perilipin Genes to Diet Response at the ADA Annual Meeting 2Health News:Interleukin Genetics to Present Research Linking Perilipin Genes to Diet Response at the ADA Annual Meeting 3Health News:Asthma rates and where you live 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... -- AVACEN Medical announced today that its AVACEN 100 ... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This clearance ... Internet for: the temporary relief of joint pain ... sprains . Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153513 ... a sophisticated medical device incorporating over 3,000 firmware instructions ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 21, 2014   BioNano Genomics ... latest genomics research centers to purchase an ... the National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural Sequencing ... Before Irys, obtaining a comprehensive view of a ... sequencing (NGS) does not deliver the scalability or ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 InVivo Therapeutics Holdings ... is revolutionizing spinal cord injury (SCI) treatment ... shown to outperform in tissue regrowth in the spinal ... Made from an FDA approved polymer, the scaffold ultimately ... harmless to the human body. NVIV has recently attracted ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AVACEN Medical Announces FDA Clearance of First Medical Device with Internal Game Mode 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 3InVivo Therapeutics Analyst Coverage Initiated: Analyst Report by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2InVivo Therapeutics Analyst Coverage Initiated: Analyst Report by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 3
... ImmusanT, Inc. announced today it has raised ... Healthcare Partners LLC to advance development of the ... monitoring tool for celiac disease. The proceeds will ... to the point of demonstrating proof-of-concept. ImmusanT expects ...
... Dec. 13, 2011 IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ... for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued a ... is not as cost effective as conventional laser photocoagulation ... treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME), a swelling of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ImmusanT Raises $20 Million in Series A Financing to Advance Immunotherapeutic and Diagnostic for Celiac Disease 2ImmusanT Raises $20 Million in Series A Financing to Advance Immunotherapeutic and Diagnostic for Celiac Disease 3UK's National Health System Rejects Drug Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema 2UK's National Health System Rejects Drug Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema 3
The Vitek 2 is a fully automated bacteriology system that performs bacterial identification and susceptibility testing analysis using a standard inoculum. It detects resistance and helps combat bacte...
IDS Rapid Yeast Plus, a microbial identification system....
IDS Rapid NH, a microbial identification system....
The Cogent Microbial Luminescence System (MLS) is a superior Rapid microbial detection system for UHT product screening combining proven technology of ATP-bioluminescence with unsurpassed hardware in...
Medicine Products: