If You Have Time For Sex, You Have Time To Pay Attention To HPV

<i>Written by Dr. Nancy Durand, a gynaecologist at Sunnybrook, with a clinical and research interest in minimally invasive surgery, HPV and …

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HPV vaccine developed in China gets permission for clinical testing

The second-generation human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine developed in China has been officially approved by the China Food and Drug Administration …

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Opinion | After my oral cancer diagnosis I've dedicated my life to HPV

Our culture of masculinity has many side effects. One of these is the perception that men must be tough, and by extension, shouldn’t worry too much about their health. As a result, men are less likely than women to maintain routine health guidelines like getting a check-up. According to one report …

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Why You Have to Be 26 or Younger to Get the HPV Vaccine

It’s pretty amazing that we have a vaccine against cancer. Since cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), getting a shot that …


HPV Vaccination Immunity Remains Strong 10 Years Later, Especially For Preteens

The vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) is safe and effective at preventing infection, according to new findings from one of the longest follow-up industry-funded studies of the four-strain HPV vaccine to date.<p>The study, published in <i>Pediatrics</i>, also revealed data supporting the rationale …

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Merck & Co - Blue Chip Pharmaceutical At 52 Week Lows

Stock trading at 52 week lows.<p>The dividend is fair, but no double digit growth potential.<p>Keytruda is key to revenue growth.<p>Merck & Co (MRK) is a …


Drinking in teens and 20s increases risk of getting cancer


Getting the HPV Vaccine Won’t Impact Your Fertility, but HPV Can

When the human papillomavirus vaccines became available in 2006, they were accompanied by all sorts of controversy. Although the vaccines proved to …

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HPV vaccine knocks out nasty childhood throat disease

Jason Stevenson has had 55 rounds of surgery – and counting – to clear the warts that fill his throat and threaten to choke him. They are the legacy …

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Sexual behaviour linked to throat cancer

A strong link between multiple oral sex partners and a higher risk of HPV-related head and neck cancers and has been established for the first time …


uBiome launches an at-home women’s health test for HPV, STI’s and bacterial vaginosis

SmartJane is a new women’s health test out from uBiome today that promises to check for 23 vaginal flora as well as 11 strains of the human papilloma virus and a string of sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia and gonorrhea from the comfort of your own home.<p>uBiome, which launched in 2012 to …


Media, Dr Google, and the adverse events you were looking for

<b>The perception of risk is greatly influenced by the media and related to the relationship between hazard and outrage, or Risk = Hazard + Outrage</b> …

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Women who have the HPV vaccine may only need three smear tests in their lifetime

Women who have been vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV) may only need three smear tests - aged 30, 40 and 55 - according to a new study.<p>The news coincides with planned changes for the English screenings in 2019 (and similar planned adjustments in Scotland and Wales), where the tests …


Thanks To The HPV Vaccine, Women Might Only Need 3 Cervical Screenings In Our Lives

News<p>Who knew all of the injections would be worth it in the end?<p>Every girl who’s had the HPV vaccine knows that there is no school day more dramatic …

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Financial Impact of NotPetya Ransomware Keeps Rising

Pharmaceutical vendor Merck is the latest multi-national firm to report financial losses from the NotPetya ransomware attack in June 2017.

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News digest – Testosterone, artificial intelligence, genetic tests, the HPV vaccine and… a cuppa?

• Our top story: women who have had the <b>human papillomavirus</b> (HPV) <b>vaccine</b> could need just <b>3 cervical screens</b> in their lifetime to get the same benefits …


Oral sex - a risk factor for oral cancer, say researchers

Hold your horses! Oral Sex can be a risk factor for acquiring throat cancer, researchers at Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) in Mumbai say. The research …


Why your child should get the HPV vaccine

0 Shares<p>My young daughter will be entering middle school in another year. However, she still likes coloring books. If she watches a scary movie, I …

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Alibaba ties up with GlaxoSmithKline for online HPV vaccine appointment service

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is pushing for one more inclusion in this year’s Singles’ Day shopping trolley – HPV vaccine.<p>GlaxoSmithKline’s …

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IUDs May Have a Surprising Health Benefit

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>The intrauterine device (IUD) is considered one of the most effective and long-lasting forms of birth control …


Oral HPV cases among men rising at alarming rate

New reports indicate 1 in 9 men are infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Opinion: Know what’s worse than the risks of getting the HPV vaccine? Getting an HPV-related cancer. Trust me

In an era of $500,000 cancer treatments, you’d expect a vaccine series that costs about $300 and helps prevent several types of cancer to be popular …


New HPV vaccination program sets a wildly ambitious goal for Missouri

One hundred percent. Total success.<p>That's the goal of a new program aimed at increasing the number of children, teens and young adults who receive …

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What you need to know about cancer in women

Cancer is among the commonest non-communicable diseases afflicting our society today, and has robbed many of their dear ones. However, cancer experts …


A doctor writes: We need to talk about oral sex and cancer

Unprotected oral sex can result in HPV-associated cancers, a growing health problem<p>about an hour ago<p>Vaccination rates against the human papilloma …

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Australia to cut cervical cancer risk with less regular tests

So long, smear test. Australia is about to become one of the first countries to introduce a new cervical screening program that will reduce cancer …


HPV has a worrisome connection to cancer in men — and 1 in 9 U.S. men has the oral form

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The news earlier this month that 1 in 9 U.S. men — some 11.5 per cent — are infected with the oral form of human …

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What to know about the rise of oral HPV cases in men

Recent studies suggest that men have a particularly high prevalence of high-risk oral human papillomaviruses (HPV), which can lead to cancer. There are more than 150 types of HPV, and while certain strains can cause benign growths like warts, a limited number can cause cancer at different …


Study: HPV vaccine, celiac disease in adult women

There is new research on the safety of the HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine for adult women, and it had an interesting note on the HPV vaccine, …

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NotPetya ransomware outbreak cost Merck more than $300M per quarter

The massive ransomware bill faced by Merck echoes the financial hits taken by other enterprises like Maersk and FedEx.<p>The full financial impact of …