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Teens unaware of sexually transmitted diseases until they catch one, Carnegie Mellon study finds
...ital herpes, for example, cannot be cured. Genital warts
can render a woman more susceptible to cervical cancer, and chlamydia can lead to infertility. A 2004 study, involving the same group of adolescent girls, found that those who viewed an interactive sex education DVD created by Carnegie Mellon resear...
Synthetic peptide targets latent papilloma virus infections
...e already infected and at constant risk of genital warts
and cancer. One study found that 75 percent of se...lus known genetic variants or strains of HPV cause warts
in surface tissues, including the penis, vagina and cervix, but three variants - HPV-16, 18 and 31 -...
Warts vaccine -- 1 of many in pipeline
...ating the papillomaviruses responsible for genital warts
was on target at the halfway mark, according to Au...ailable vaccines to prevent infections. Genital warts
are transmitted by skin contact and the 2003 Australian Study of Sex and Relationships of 20,000 adu...