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Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-ce...

Female genital mutilation among Israel's Negev Bedouins has virtually disappeared -- BGU study

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL February 20, 2009 A follow-up study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beer-Sheva has determined that the once prevalent custom of female genital mutilation (FGM) among Israel's Bedouin population in the Negev has virtually disappeared. The findings...

HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin

Study finds virus can reach immune cells in just 4 hours TUESDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new route of male-to-female transmission of HIV -- in which the virus can travel through healthy genital skin to reach immune cells in just four hours -- has been identified by U.S. research...

Plastic Surgery Journal Shows New Groundbreaking Genital Cosmetic Procedure for Women to be Successful

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of America's leading plastic surgeons, Dr. Gary Alter, proves that his groundbreaking technique for inner vaginal lip reduction known as the "'Alter' V Technique" is safe and effective. His study is published in the December 2008 issue of Plastic & Reco...

Cosmetic Genital Surgery may Be Fuelling Womens Insecurity About Their Bodies

Cosmetic genital surgery may be fuelling womens insecurity about their body and their body parts, argue two senior doctors in this weeks BMJ. They believe that women should be warned about the risks of cosmetic genital surgery, and that alternative solutions to concerns about the appearanc...

Women - More Likely to Die of Genital Nonmelanoma

Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a group of viruses commonly linked to the sexually transmitted disease known as genital HPV infection, has long been associated with the// development of certain types of cancers – specifically cervical cancer. However, in some cases, HPV can lead to a type of skin cance...

Competitive women cyclists experience reduced genital sensation

Researchers in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and The Albert Einstein //College of Medicine report that women who are into regular bicycling experienced reduced genital sensation and were more likely to complain of pain in the genitals. ...

HIV Risk Reduced With Male Genital Hygiene

New York: A latest report published in the September issue of Journal of AIDS, has established the importance of ensuring regular genital hygiene in males//, which goes a long way in reducing the risk of contracting HIV infection. Previous studies have shown reduction in HIV rates with male circumc...

FDA Approves Famvir For Genital Herpes

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug called Famvir as a one-day treatment for recurrent genital herpes and cold sores. //The drug is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp and is intended to be taken by people with healthy immune systems. The drug can be consumed as 1,...

Rich Countries Need to Curb Genital Surgery Before Criticizing Traditional Practices

Female genital mutilation (FGM), excision of clitoris is practiced as an initiation rite for women in rich countries without the use of anesthetics. A senior doctor sounds// off that instead of blaming the traditional practice that is going on for generations, sorting out the aesthetic procedure s...

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BioVex Announces Regulatory Clearance to Commence a Clinical Study With ImmunoVEX HSV2; A Vaccine Candidate for Genital Herpes

WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a biotechnology company developing clinical stage treatments for cancer and the prevention of infectious disease, today announced the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has accepted BioVex's Clinical Trial Applicatio...

BioVex to Report Phase I/II Clinical Trial Results for the Front Line Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer With OncoVEX GM-CSF at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

...F as stand alone therapy. An overview of the Phase II melanoma results is available on our website. The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX HSV2, which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. The vaccine has been authorized to commence clinical testi...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

...s simplex virus, chlamydia and the bacterium that causes gonorrhea. Vaginally applied PRO 2000 has been found to afford protection in mouse models for genital herpes infection and gonorrhea, and in a simian model for vaginal HIV infection. Prior to initiation of the HPTN 035 trial, PRO 2000 had undergone ex...

Pivotal Data Published For First Biomarker Combination Test to Determine Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Present With Pelvic Mass

...ause of death from gynecologic cancers in the U.S. and the fifth-leading cause of cancer death in women. It accounts for 31% of cancers of the female genital organs. There are an estimated 22,000 new cases annually in the U.S. Women who are postmenopausal are at the greatest risk for ovarian cancer. In t...

Hologic Releases the Results of the Cervista(TM) HPV Clinical Trials

... The clinical and analytical performance of Cervista HPV high-risk test results are scheduled to be presented at the European Research Organization on genital Infection and Neoplasia (Eurogin) HPV conference in Nice, France on Saturday, November 15th 2008. Due to an early publication of the abstract by the c...

Topical Treatment for Cold Sores Achieves Efficacy of Oral Drugs; Represents Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Skin Infections

...Because the herpes simplex virus causes both cold sores and genital herpes, there is a strong potential that NB-001 will also be effective in treating genital lesions, she added. NanoBio is currently testing its pipeline of topical products against a wide range of skin infections including onychomycosis (n...

Nventa Presents Findings on Proprietary Toll-like Receptor 3 (TLR3) Agonist, Poly-ICR, at World Vaccine Congress

...porating Poly-ICR into future internal product candidates, Nventa is pursuing the development of Poly-ICR for topical application for the treatment of genital warts (GW) and actinic keratosis, a premalignant condition of the skin. The company is also currently providing access to Poly-ICR to multiple leadi...

Successful Results for Mymetics Corporation's Mucosal HIV/AIDS Vaccine Viral Challenge Significantly Exceeds Expectations

...vaginally challenged thirteen times with the chimeric SHIV. Female Chinese Macaca Mulata (macaques) were chosen as their infection by SHIV through the genital route closely resembles the observed human infection rate by HIV. The company expects to present the fully detailed results as well as the challenge p...

BioVex Reports Positive Phase II Clinical Trial Results of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

...nt (SPA) procedure and plans to make a second SPA submission for head & neck cancer later in the year. The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX HSV2, which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. A Phase I study with ImmunoVEX HSV2 is scheduled to commen...

BioVex to Report Phase II Clinical Trial Results of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

...nt (SPA) procedure and plans to make a second SPA submission for head & neck cancer later in the year. The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX HSV2, which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. A Phase I study with ImmunoVEX HSV2 is scheduled to commen...
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Genital

Genital warts is a highly contagious sexually transmitted infection caused by some sub-types of human papillomavirus (HPV). It is spread through direct skin-to-skin contact during oral, genital , or anal sex with an infected... a b "STD Facts - Genital Herpes". http://www...

Herpes genital

Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by herpes simplex viruses; both herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) cause herpes simplex. Infection with the herpes virus is categorized into one of... HSV-1 infection of the genitals almost always is...

Yeast Infections

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Wart removal

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Warts

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Wart

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Vulva

...k at your vulva , vagina, and cervix. ... WebMD Home Cancer Health Center Cervical Cancer Health Center ... vulva n. , pl. -vae . The external genital organs of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina A woman's vulva is as unique in appea...

Vulvovaginitis

... and vagina. ... Nonspecific vulvovaginitis can occur in girls with poor genital hygiene and is ... Vulvovaginitis can affect women of all ages and... Vulvovaginitis : clinical features, aetiology, and microbiology of the genital tract" ... Vulvovaginitis , vulvitis, and vaginitis are general ter...

Vulvodynia

...a, ... Experts say that vulvodynia , which literally means "vulvar pain," is more common ... Vulvodynia affects the vulva, the external female genital organs. ... Women with vulvodynia have chronic vulvar pain with no known cause. ... Explore causes of vulvodynia , as well as symptoms, di...

Verruca

...wart on the sole ... attack and kill the wart and verrucæ will turn black and effectively fall off, ... More about Warts: Causes and symptoms genital warts Diagnosis Treatment Alternative treatment Prognosis ... the treatment of verruca vulgaris (the common wart) ... Online Medical Dicti...

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Hairspray is linked to common genital birth defect, says study

Women who are exposed to hairspray in the workplace during pregnancy have more than double the risk of having a son with the genital birth defect hypospadias, according to a new study published today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives . The study is the first to show a significa...

UCSF researchers identify new drug target for Kaposi's sarcoma

...t cause a variety of devastating illnesses, the researchers said. Those include mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr virus), shingles (Varicella zoster virus), genital herpes (herpes simplex), retinitis (cytomegalovirus) and cancer (Kaposi's sarcoma). While therapies exist for these viruses, they often have negative ...

New lab test offers better prediction of HIV microbicide safety

...and infect circulating T cells. To test this theory, Pedro Mesquita, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Herold's lab, developed a model that mimicked the genital tract environment. It was composed of two chambers separated by a barrier of cultured human cells that form tight junctions. After treating the epithe...

NIH funds $9.5 million for research on HIV and the human innate immune system

...cidence of oral complications, such as a quadrupled rate of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV). This virus is more frequently associated with the genital tract and is now being seen in the mouth. Warts produced by HPV can lead to cancer and increased oral infections. "What is resolving one problem...

Genital stimulation opens door for cryptic female choice in tsetse flies

... snipping off parts of male genitalia and reducing genital sensation in both male and female tsetse flies, re...ting processleads to rapid evolutionary changes in genital structure and is probably influenced by the number...e University of Costa Rica, Eberhard modified male genital structures by cutting off a tooth that is typical ...

DNA barcoding of mosquito species deployed in bid to end elephantiasis

...ease can permanently damage the lymph system and kidneys, which results in fluid collecting and swelling in the arms, breasts, legs, and, for men, the genital area. The disease also makes it difficult for the body to fight germs and infections. Poor sanitation and rapid growth in tropical and subtropical...

UTSA, Health Science Center collaborate with Merck & Co. to develop chlamydia vaccine

...ing for research to UTSA and the Health Science Center, whose collaborative team of researchers was the first to demonstrate that, in animal models of genital chlamydial infection, a vaccine composed of a select group of recombinant C. trachomatis antigens can successfully accelerate bacterial clearance, a...

Potential new herpes therapy studied

...n of the herpes virus causes cold sores or fever blisters around the mouth, genital herpes, a deadly but rare type of encephalitis, and keratitis, a scarring of the cornea that leads to vision loss. HSV-2 is the more common cause of genital herpes. Existing herpes treatments work because the active ingredients t...

Uncultured bacteria found in amniotic fluids of women who experience preterm births

...-to-cultivate species may play a key role in initiating spontaneous preterm births," said Han. These bacteria either reach the placenta through the genital tract or through the blood to the placenta. Han suspects some originate in the mouth which has hundreds of dozens of bacteria present. Among the ora...

A card-swipe for medical tests

...orter says. "The same approach can be used to screen patients for other cancers or heart disease," Granger says. A rapid, card-reader test for genital or oral herpes could help reduce the number of Caesarean sections. If obstetricians suspect maternal herpes, they sometimes do C-sections to avoid tra...
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BioVex Commences OncoVEX (GM-CSF) Phase 3 Trial in Metastatic Melanoma

...se 3 protocol in head and neck cancer to the FDA under the SPA procedure in the middle of the year. The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX (HSV2), which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. The vaccine has been authorized to commence clinical tes...

BioVex Raises $40 Million in First Close of Series F Financing

...ased on the strength of clinical data generated to date, coupled with a benign side effect profile. The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX HSV2, which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. The vaccine has been authorized to commence clinical testi...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund Awards $4.7 Million to Support New Vaccine Program

...V, hepatitis C, influenza, diarrheal diseases (especially of infants and children), pneumonia of the elderly, sexually transmitted infections (such as genital herpes, syphilis, and chlamydia), and the pandemic infections of tuberculosis and malaria. "The worldwide recognition of the potential for vac...

Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting

...rs at the international conference of the European Research Organization on genital Infection and Neoplasia (EUROGIN) in Nice, France. Gen-Probe's APTI... small number of HPV infections progress and result in disease ranging from genital warts to cervical cancer. Since most HPV infections do not result in cancer...

BMP Sunstone Acquires 'Runchang Capsule' and Related LFHC Technology

...dedicated provider of women's and children's health, Sunstone has successfully established three national brands: Confort (for the treatment of female genital tract infection); Nemei (for the treatment of other female diseases); and Goodbaby (for the treatment of pediatric diseases). The Runchang capsule can...

Pilot Study Finds Adding Topical Imiquimod To Laser Therapy Improves The Response Of Port Wine Stain Birthmarks

...er agent that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of actinic keratoses, superficial basal cell carcinomas and genital warts. Imiquimod is also known to have anti-angiogenic (inhibits the growth of new blood vessels) properties which might prove to be very useful in p...

NanoBio to Give Four Scientific Presentations at Upcoming National Meeting of Pharmaceutical Scientists

...new data in four presentations that detail milestones in its clinical and preclinical development programs in onychomycosis, acne, herpes labialis and genital herpes during the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) meeting November 16-20, 2008 in Atlanta, GA. The company's presentation...

Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Highlights

...prophylactic vaccines. o The company recently announced that it has nominated Hsp 6/11 as a development candidate targeting the treatment of genital warts (GW) and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP), a disease in which benign tumors grow on the larynx, vocal cords and trachea. ...

Dr. Larry Corey Named New Member of the Institutes of Medicine

...hogenesis, prevention and treatment of HIV and herpes virus infections. These investigations include the development of experimental vaccines for both genital herpes and HIV. The labs have also pioneered novel tests for diagnosing and monitoring therapies for viral infections. Contact: Kristen Woodward, 20...

BioVex to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

... the safety and immunogenicity of its lead infectious disease candidate for genital herpes, ImmunoVEXHSV2, a novel, live-attenuated vaccine. In pre-clinical studies, ImmunoVEXHSV2 completely prevented all symptoms of genital herpes and triggered a powerful immune response, suggesting that ImmunoVEX ...
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Francis Crick

...pothesis for how life started on Earth. Crick was also one of the original endorsers of the Ashley Montagu Resolution to petition for an end to the genital mutilations of children. Starting in 1976 , Crick worked at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California ( [1] ). He was elected a fellow of CSI...
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Wolffian duct

...cts. ... Wolffian ducts , archinephric duct , Leydig's duct , mesonephric duct , or nephric duct ... Home > E. Pathology by systems > genital system > Wolffian duct ... Wolffian duct (red) degenerates in females (middle image) and develops in males (bottom) ... Changes in gene...

Renal portal system

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Proglottid

...male and female reproductive organs ... occur between two proglottids of the same worm, or within the same proglottid . ... ... cestodes, there is genital pore on the side of the proglottid . Eggs are released when proglottid deteriorates, and so a uterine pore is unnecessary. ... Proglottid . Tap...

Oogonia

... Oogonia are also the female reproductive ... During week 6 of development, oogonia migrate from the yolk sac to the genital ... Oogonia develop by mitosis. ... Once they have reached the gonadal ridge they are called oogonia . Development proceeds and the oogoni...

Madreporite

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Labium

...the female vulva. ... Do you think you may have genital herpes? ... WebMD Home Sexual Health Center genital Herpes Health Center genital Herpes Guide ... What is labium ? Meaning of ...
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