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Cellular message movement captured on video

...or example, human papilloma virus, which can cause cervical cancer, makes a protein that binds to paxillin and that interaction may contribute to the carcinogenic potential of the sexually transmitted virus. Chien and Hu obtained cells for their most recent study from the inner membranous lining of a cow a...

Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury

...hlings’ study included 100 patients with traumatic cervical SCI. The group consisted of 79 men and 21 women between the ages of 17 and 96. Complete motor and sensory SCI was seen in 26 patients, incomplete SCI was seen in 51 patients, and 22 patients were neurologically intact upon admission. One patient coul...

Warts vaccine -- 1 of many in pipeline

...aim to use a tweaked version of Professor Frazer’s cervical cancer vaccine to treat genital warts. Professor Frazer said this vaccine could be one of the first made locally at the biopharmaceutical production centre, which received $100 million in last night’s Federal Budget. The centre, called the Tran...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

A new vaccine aimed at preventing cervical cancer is nearly 100 percent effective against the...papillomavirus (HPV) responsible for most cases of cervical cancer. Results of a nationwide study of the vaccine will be published in the May 9 issue of the New...

Synthetic peptide targets latent papilloma virus infections

...pilloma virus (HPV) infections, the major cause of cervical cancer, a new discovery by University of Californi...HPV infection, while 10,000 women annually develop cervical cancer, more than 90 percent of which is caused by HPV. Four thousand women die of cervical cancer e...

Cancer vaccines -- Taking a jab at cancer by stimulating the immune system

...human papillomavirus vaccine, developed to prevent cervical cancer, shows that the vaccine continues to protec...thought to cause nearly 72 percent of all cases of cervical cancer. At over five years into the study’s follow-up, the researchers found that approximately ...

Elderly spinal cord injuries increase five-fold in 30 years, Jefferson neurosurgeons find

... quality with aging (2) increasing prevalence of cervical spinal stenosis with older age (3) an increased rate of motor vehicle accidents per mile driven It is also believed that these older patients have an increased risk of mortality due to their concurrent medical illnesses, as well as their limite...

Scientists perform 'tricky' operation

...h pre-term birth, low infant birth weight and some cervical cancers. "Alarmingly, trichomoniasis is not considered a notifiable disease." Routine gynaecological check-ups do not test for this particular STI and the infection does not require public health notification. Because of this, and also due t...

Antibody signal may redirect inflammation to fuel cancer

...e already know that inflammation accelerates skin, cervical and colon cancer, and most likely also lung and br...rus (HPV), a pathogen that is known to cause human cervical cancer. By comparing cancer progression in these mice compared with gene "knock-out mice" that lacke...

New test for most virulent HPV strains under study

...rains of human papillomavirus responsible for most cervical cancers is under study. The molecular assay uses a cervical scraping, like that for a liquid-based Pap smear, to test for HPV types 16 and 18, responsible for 7...

How T lymphocytes attack

...ith choroidal melanoma and the other in women with cervical cancer. ...

Creating new life forms that may help eradicate cancer affecting women

...ancers. The company is also currently testing its cervical cancer vaccine, Lovaxin C, in phase I/II trials. ...

Temple University Hospital investigates treatment for cervical dysplasia

... effectiveness of an investigational treatment for cervical dysplasia. According to the American Cancer Societ...mately 500,000 women are diagnosed with high-grade cervical dysplasia each year, with roughly 10,000 cases progressing to cervical cancer. For numerous women a...

Encouraging results in pancreatic cancer research

...esides pancreatic cancer, including colon, breast, cervical and bone (osteogenic sarcoma) cancers. These peptides kill cancer cells that do not even contain native p53 protein and therefore appear to have a wide applicability in treating a variety of human cancers. ...

What does the public really know about HPV?

...certain "high risk" types have been shown to cause cervical cancer. Despite recent advances in the detection ... prevention of HPV, the link between the virus and cervical cancer is not well known to the public. In June 2006, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approv...

Male circumcision reduces HIV risk, study stopped early

..., fewer urinary tract infections, and less risk of cervical cancer in the partners of circumcised men." The armamentarium of HIV prevention strategies is very small, according to Bailey. The only other strategy proven effective is the use of antiretroviral drugs to reduce transmission from mother to child...

High HPV concentrations combined with smoking significantly raise risks of cervical cancer

...tion with high levels of the virus associated with cervical cancer can increase cancer risk by as much as 27 t...iewed the medical exams of women with non-invasive cervical cancer in situ (the most common type) and cancer-free women in one of the largest studies to date to...

Handling HPV vaccines and screening: The views of 100 authors

...on of HPV-based screening technology, the field of cervical cancer prevention is expanding into new areas of i...vaccine for both genders towards the prevention of cervical cancer. "An unprecedented and phenomenal challenge for Public Health in the 21st century", according...

Targeted virus compels cancer cells to eat themselves

...ents that the virus kills human prostate and human cervical cancer cells while sparing normal tissue. In addition to demonstrating the therapeutic potential of the virus, called hTERT-Ad, Kondo says the international research team also clarified the mechanism by which such conditionally replicating adenovi...

Higher risk for cervical cancer seen among women infected with multiple HPV types

Although doctors have known that the cervical tissue at the opening to the womb can harbor multi...the first to document that the risk for developing cervical cancer, the second most common form of cancer in women worldwide, is higher in females infected with...

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