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1 in 4 California adolescent girls has had HPV vaccine

... The HPV virus is associated with about 90 percent of genital warts and up to 70 percent of all cervical cancers. The vaccine is administered ... and targets the four HPV types most commonly associated with genital warts and cervical cancer. Among those surveyed who had not yet had the ...

Fears of promiscuity pose barrier to cervical cancer vaccinations

... promoting the vaccination of girls against HPV to prevent against genital warts and cervical cancer, but the Yale study showed the public believes that ... of those surveyed believed the risk of cervical cancer and genital warts (which are largely spread through sexual contact) is far lower with the ...

Study: Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine

... this finding in a number of ways," Gerend said. "Thinking about the benefit to their own health -- protection again rare genital cancers and genital warts -- is all men really need to know; telling them all that extra stuff really isn't going to push them one way or another." For maximum benefit to ...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Not Just for Teens

... partners around middle age. Their study included more than 3,200 women, aged 24 to 45, with no history of cervical disease or cancer or genital warts caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18. The women received either the quadrivalent HPV vaccine, which protects against the four HPV types, or a placebo ...

Valuable New Resources for Treating Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

... disease (STD) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) sections. Common STDs include chlamydia , genital herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, and genital warts (HPV). These urologychannel enhancements follow a recent announcement made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stating that ...

PhRMA Honors Gardasil(r) Researchers With Discoverers Award

... in 2008. Footnote Gardasil is approved for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers caused by HPV types 16 and 18; genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11; and precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in girls and young women nine through 26 ...

Circumcision Guards Against STDs

... causes herpes went down by 28 percent, and the transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV) -- the virus that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts -- was reduced by 35 percent. In a previous study, the same researchers found that circumcision reduced infection with the HIV virus by 60 ....

Lumenis(R) UltraPulse CO2 Laser to be Featured on National Television with Live Pearly Penile Papules (PPP) Procedure

... is unknown, although they are more common in men in their twenties and thirties and in men who are uncircumcised. PPP are often mistaken for genital warts and as a result, can cause stress and embarrassment. The UltraPulse CO2 laser provides a quick, painless and permanent solution to PPP. The ...

Lumenis(R) UltraPulse CO2 Laser to be Featured on National Television with Live Pearly Penile Papule (PPP) Procedure

... is unknown, although they are more common in men in their twenties and thirties and in men who are uncircumcised. PPP are often mistaken for genital warts and as a result, can cause stress and embarrassment. The UltraPulse CO2 laser provides a quick, painless and permanent solution to PPP. The ...

Both Latino and non-Latino women likely to accept HPV vaccination for selves and children

... sexually transmitted infection, and vaccination is primarily designed to prevent cervical cancer in women. HPV infection also can cause genital warts and other genital tumors, including cancer of the penis or anus in males. Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women and ...

Male circumcision may decrease risk of HPV infection and cervical cancer

... were uncircumcised. Researchers tested for HPV in skin swabs of the anogenital area and semen samples in participants with no HPV symptoms (such as warts or lesions). Investigators found that circumcised men were about half as likely to have HPV as uncircumcised men, after adjustment for other ...

Special Mouth Rinse Spots, Tracks Human Papillomavirus Infection

... FRIDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- A simple mouth rinse can spot specific types of human papillomavirus, some of which cause genital warts and increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer, new research shows. The study, published in the Nov. 1 issue of Clinical Cancer ...

Discovery Health Offers the Definitive Look at Indonesia's 'Treeman' in TREEMAN: SEARCH FOR THE CURE

... ) Countless news outlets and websites from around the world have featured images of the tree-like warts covering Dede's body -- totally consuming his hands and feet and making him look as much plant as human. Nearly a year in the making, TREEMAN: SEARCH ...

Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers

... rough anti-slip surfaces and sharp objects hidden in beach sand, and prevent contact with viruses and bacteria that can cause athlete's foot, plantar warts and other foot problems. Use common sense. Every year, people lose toes while mowing the lawn barefoot and others suffer serious burns from ...

Get in Step With Summer Foot Care

... a culture to see if it is definitely a fungal infection. Follow their instructions to the letter to avoid a recurrence. Myth: Athlete's foot and warts aren't contagious. Fact: Both are highly contagious, and easily spread in environments such as locker rooms or showers. They are often picked ...

New HPV Vaccine Promising in Mice

... would work in all groups of people isn't known, he said. "Right now, that's an area we are looking at," he said. HPV is responsible for genital warts and about 99.7 percent of all cervical cancers worldwide. Debbie Saslow, director of breast and gynecologic cancer at the American Cancer Society, ...

New Findings Support Alternatives to Pap Test

... early. Treatment in low-resource settings often can be done using a device that destroys the affected tissue by freezing, the same way that common warts are frozen. For the visual screening methods tested by the ACCP, a trained health worker swabs the patient's cervix with vinegar (a painless ...

Daily Stress May Raise Women's Risk of Cervical Cancer

... that slightly more than 55 percent of the women tested positive for one or more types of HPV, a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital warts as well as cancer. "We observed that stress was associated with deficits in immune response to HPV 16," said Carolyn Y. Fang, the study's lead ...

New HPV vaccine under study

... those five types of HPV also have an increased risk of developing severe precancerous cervical disease and cervical cancer, he says. While genital warts go away on their own in most cases, cervical precancerous lesions are less likely to disappear without treatment. HPV is incurable and Gardasil is ...

Experts reject duct tape therapy for warts

... adhesive tape to do away with unattractive lumpy warts //which crop up on skin of hands or feet in ... is helpful in some way to hinder the growth of warts on extremities. Contrary to popular belief the ... by experts. Studies showed that although warts of 16% of children who used duct tape had ...

Encouraging a Lifetime of Healthy Skin Right from the Beginning

... a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. warts occur more easily if the skin has been damaged in some way, which explains the high frequency of warts in children who are prone to cuts and scrapes, ... their nails or pick at hangnails. In children, warts can disappear without treatment over a period of ...

Demand for More Widespread Use of HPV Vaccine

... cervical, vulva and vaginal cancer and genital warts in women. The vaccine Gardasil, developed by ... opined that given the protection against genital warts makes the vaccine worth taking. He said, "Treatment of genital warts is painful for the patient and the doctor. It is ...

Papillomavirus no more a sure sign of child abuse

... which can affect mucous // membranes, causing warts to grow in the anal, genital, oral cavities or respiratory locations of the body. Genital warts or venereal warts are the most easily recognized sign of genital ...

Ideal therapy for warts

... observed that the standard treatment for viral warts to be the best option.// They say that topical ... for this common medical condition. Viral warts are benign lesions of the skin that will usually clear up eventually on their own. Anyhow, warts that appear on hands or feet can cause social ...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Offered to School Girls

... HPV: Human Papilloma Virus is of 100 different types; some of them cause warts on the hands and feet, 30 of them could be transmitted sexually and can cause genital warts or abnormal cell changes in the cervix. It is reported by centers for ...

Approval of Drugs for the Treatment of Late-Stage Cancer

... has been approved as the first vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, genital warts and precancerous genital lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types ... 100 percent effective in preventing precancerous cervical lesions, genital warts precancerous vaginal and vulvar lesions caused by infection with the HPV ...

A promising treatment for wart removal

... needs. In a previous trial, they showed how a single injection got rid of warts in 70 per cent of participants.// The new treatment is a form of immunotherapy - that is, it stimulates the body to fight and destroy warts using its own defences. Warts are caused by a viral infection. ...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine for the 12 Year Old

... deaths. It is the second most frequent form of cancer among woman worldwide after breast cancer. Some types of HPV can cause benign skin warts while high: risks HPVs are responsible for more serious diseases such as cervical cancer. This vaccine is 99% effective against the two virus strains ...

Most Parents in U.S. Not in Favor of HPV Vaccine Mandates

... for girls ages 11 to 12 that is designed to provide protection against human papillomavirus, or HPV, the virus linked to cervical cancer and genital warts the majority of U.S. parents have already reached a decision on the issue: They do not want the vaccine to be mandated. According to a new ...

Will the Cervical Cancer Vaccine Have Long Term Benefits?

... protection against cervical cancer by targeting the two strains of HPV that cause infection. Gardasil vaccine is used for prevention of genital warts where the woman has not been previously exposed especially the younger generation. According to Stanley Gall, M.D., The University of ...

Cancer-virus Vaccine Targets Wrong Age Group

... against two HPV strains that cause nearly 70 percent of cervical cancer cases. It also prevents two other strains linked to 90 percent of genital warts cases. Merck, which did not respond to repeated requests for its HPV incubation statistics, unexpectedly suspended its lobbying campaign ...

Researchers Warn Against the Use Of Garlic To Treat Childhood Ailments

... in morbidity compared with placebo and 2.4-fold reduction versus dibazole, a commercial parasiticide containing medication. Garlic applied briefly to warts also proved effective with resolution reported in all children after three to nine weeks of treatment. A naturopathic eardrop preparation of ...

Triumphs and Hurdles for the New HPV Vaccine

... by HPV Types 6, 11, 16, and 18. HPV Types 16 and 18 cause 70 percent of cervical cancer cases, and HPV Types 6 and 11 cause 90 percent of genital warts cases. Roughly 80 percent of women will be infected by HPV by the age of 50, according to the Partnership to End Cervical Cancer. Despite ...

Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms

... a flat growth on the bottom of the foot, which is usually associated with some pain, it may be a planter wart. “It is important to get rid of plantar warts quickly to avoid spreading them to others and to other parts of your body,” says Dr. Zong. “I recommend using PediFix Wart Stick Wart Remover because ...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Boom In UK

... in the diagnosis of sex infections, the report said. The maximum increase was reported in syphilis cases at 23 percent, but Chlamydia, genital warts and herpes also increased significantly. However new cases of gonorrhea fell by 13 percent. The highest increase again was seen in the 16 to 24 age ...

Men Might Get Their Share of Cervical Cancer Vaccine As Well

... Previous vaccine trials had demonstrated the increase in antibody production against the four target HPV types, known to cause cancer and genital warts in both men and women. There could be a 70% reduction in the cervical cancer incidence if the vaccine is found to be effective in preventing HPV ...

Prevention of lethal diseases by vaccines

... Vaccines for lethal diseases such as malaria, prostate caner, cervical cancer, genital warts have been successfully developed to help people suffering from such diseases. // Australian scientists have developed vaccines for two of the ...

Historic Increase In Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Scotland

... with over 60% of the diagnoses in women. The number of new cases of syphilis went up to 189, and a 10% increase was noted in the incidence of genital warts during 2004. The spread of the infection during the 1980’s was attributed to drug abuse. The present situation is however totally different ...

Oral Sex Linked To Mouth Cancer Risk

... at the Malmo University's Faculty of Odontology in southern Sweden. The human papilloma virus is of 40 types and has been associated with genital warts as well as cancer of the cervix or anus and now oral or mouth cancer. Oral cancer is usually caused by smoking, chewing tobacco as well as consuming ...
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