HPV Infection During Pregnancy Ups Risk for Premature Birth HPV Infection During Pregnancy Ups Risk for Premature Birth
Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 and HPV 18 infections during a pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of premature birth.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections fall during pandemic
Genital warts and herpes saw the biggest decrease, the figures for England reveal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adults need to take seriously vaccines for other diseases besides covid-19 and flu
Thousands of them get sick annually from illnesses — such as pertussis, shingles, human papillomavirus and pneumonia — that could have been prevented by vaccination. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Teen Vaccine Coverage Mainly Remained Stable in 2020
FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 -- In 2020, adolescent coverage with recommended vaccines remained stable, with increased coverage for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to research published in the Sept. 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years - United States, 2020
This report describes adolescent vaccination coverage in 2020. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 2, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adolescent Health HPV Vaccination (Human Papillomavirus) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Tetanus Vaccination Vaccines Source Type: news

Human Papillomavirus-Associated Head and Neck Cancer Human Papillomavirus-Associated Head and Neck Cancer
Review the epidemiology, screening, presentation, diagnosis, prognosis, and prevention of HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, with a focus on the primary care provider's role.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   NIDCR News 5 Q&As About “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” NIDCR issued a brief Q&A regarding details of the forthcoming report Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, which will be published in Fall 2021. This comprehensive report will examine improvements in oral health over t...
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

How can I shift stubborn verrucas? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Warts (which are termed verrucas when on the feet) are caused by the skin being infected with one or more members of the human papillomavirus (HPV) family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of High-Risk HPV Types Dwindled Since Vaccine Approval Prevalence of High-Risk HPV Types Dwindled Since Vaccine Approval
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has substantially reduced the prevalence of the most common high-risk HPV types, even though, in a surprise, overall HPV prevalence increased over time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

LEEP Seems More Likely Than Cryotherapy to Clear HPV Infection in Women With HIV LEEP Seems More Likely Than Cryotherapy to Clear HPV Infection in Women With HIV
In women with HIV, a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) was 40% more likely than cryotherapy to clear high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) in a secondary analysis of a randomized trial in Africa.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cutaneous Beta-HPV May Up Risk for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11, 2021 -- Cutaneous beta-human papillomavirus (HPV) may predict development of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cuSCC), according to a study published online July 15 in Cancer Research. Dana E. Rollison, Ph.D., from the Moffitt... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology discusses updated American Cancer Society guidelines on cervical cancer screening
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Last year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued an updated set of guidelines for cervical cancer screening - emphasizing the shift toward screening with primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing. While the ACS recommendation accounts for a transition period to implement primary HPV screening, additional factors should be considered to operationalize these guidelines, according to a special white paper in the July issue of the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease (JLGTD), official journal of ASCCP. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine in Management of HPV-associated Cutaneous Lesions HPV Vaccine in Management of HPV-associated Cutaneous Lesions
Is there a role for the HPV vaccine in treating HPV-related dermatologic conditions such as common warts, genital warts, keratinocyte carcinoma, and epidermodysplasia verruciformis?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

What is HPV in women? How do you know if you’ve had HPV?
HUMAN papillomavirus, better known as HPV, is the name for a group of viruses that can cause genital warts or cancer. What does HPV look like in women and how do you know if you've had it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccine has a significant impact even if all girls and boys are not vaccinated
(Tampere University) Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines applied in national vaccination programs protect against most cancers associated with oncogenic, high-risk (hr) HPV types. Two recent studies demonstrate the impact of gender-neutral HPV vaccination in the overall protection against hrHPV infections already with low vaccination coverage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

ASCO: Incidence of Cervical Cancer Has Decreased in the United States
TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 -- The incidence of cervical cancer has decreased, while the incidence of other human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers has increased in the United States, according to a study scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infection with human papillomavirus linked to higher risk of preterm birth
(University of Gothenburg) Women carrying human papillomavirus (HPV) run an elevated risk of preterm birth, a University of Gothenburg study shows. A connection can thus be seen between the virus itself and the risk for preterm birth that previously has been observed in pregnant women who have undergone treatment for abnormal cell changes due to HPV. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 31, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Quickstats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18-26 Years Who Ever Received a Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, by Race and Hispanic Origin and Sex - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
This report describes the percentage of adults aged 18-26 years who received a human papillomavirus vaccine, by race and Hispanic origin and sex. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 27, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Vaccinations HPV Infection (Human Papillomavirus) HPV Vaccination (Human Papillomavirus) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

To Beat Covid, Beat HIV, & Beat Inequality, Find the Money
A woman is vaccinated against COVID-19 in the indigenous community of Concordia, Colombia. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated his call for the G20 to establish a Task Force “able to deal with the pharmaceutical companies and other key stakeholders”, which would address equitable vaccine distribution through the COVAX global initiative. Credit: WHO/Nadege MazarsBy Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, May 27 2021 (IPS) In this time of intersecting crises – the Covid crisis, the HIV crisis, the inequality crisis, and more – progress on all these crises is being blocked by another crisis: finan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Winnie Byanyima Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

HPV vaccine shows success in gay, bisexual men
(Monash University) A study by Monash University and Alfred Health found a 70 per cent reduction in one type of human papillomavirus (HPV) in gay and bisexual men after the implementation of the school-based HPV vaccination program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UVA Cancer Center, other top US cancer centers urge cancer-preventing HPV vaccinations
(University of Virginia Health System) UVA Cancer Center is joining 70 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and partner organizations in urging physicians, parents and young adults to get cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations back on track. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sanford Burnham Prebys and other top US cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track
(Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Sanford Burnham Prebys has joined doctors and scientists across America at National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and other organizations to issue a joint statement urging the nation's physicians, parents and young adults to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination back on track. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Is Lowering U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates
WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2021 -- In a finding that offers the first evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is indeed protecting women from cervical cancer, new research shows cases in the United States have slowly but steadily declined over... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gold leaf could help diagnose viral infections in low-resource settings
(American Chemical Society) Gold leaf -- gold metal hammered into thin sheets -- is used by artists and crafters to gild picture frames, artwork and clothing. Despite its luxurious appearance, the material is affordable and available at most craft stores. Now, researchers reporting inACS Central Science have developed gold leaf electrodes that, in combination with a CRISPR-based assay, could sensitively detect human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in human samples. The method also could be modified to diagnose other viral infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Rates Low for Young Adults
THURSDAY, May 6, 2021 -- Self-reported human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates for young adults, whether for receipt of a dose at any age or between ages 18 and 21 years, are low, although they increased from 2010 to 2018, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Rates Suboptimal Within Ages 9 to 12 Years
TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 -- Despite increases since 2008, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates are suboptimal within ages 9 to 12 years, according to a study published online May 3 in Pediatrics. Onyema Greg Chido-Amajuoyi, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Too Few Young Men Have Gotten the HPV Vaccine
FRIDAY, April 30, 2021 -- The HPV vaccine isn't reaching enough young American men, researchers report. The vaccine protects against reproductive warts as well as cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV vaccination in young adults
(JAMA Network)What The Study Did:Survey data were used to estimate the rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among young adults ages 18 to 21 in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Head and neck cancers are becoming increasingly common
There are many causes of head and neck cancers, and treatment is complicated. And one of the fastest growing demographic of cancers in the U.S. is human papillomavirus (HPV) in younger people, says Dr. Daniel Ma, a Mayo Clinic radiation oncologist. "This is a treatable disease," says Dr. Ma. "It's a disease that's very responsive [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

First patient-derived organoid model for cervical cancer
(Hubrecht Institute) Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers developed the first patient-derived organoid model for cervical cancer. They also modelled the healthy human cervix using organoids. The researchers used the platform to study sexually transmitted infections for a herpes virus. The model can potentially also be used to study human papillomavirus (HPV), which is one of the main causes of cervical cancer. The results will be published in Cell Stem Cell on the 13th of April, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study identifies specific antioxidants that may reduce oncogenic HPV infection in women
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A study led by Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics, and a team of researchers at LSU Health New Orleans Schools of Public Health and Medicine has found that adequate levels of five antioxidants may reduce infection with the strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) associated with cervical cancer development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Routine HPV Vaccination for Older Adults May Not Be Cost-Effective
MONDAY, April 5, 2021 -- Extending the age limit for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination up to 45 years may not be cost-effective in the United States, according to a study published online March 11 in PLOS Medicine. Jane J. Kim, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2015 to 2018 Saw Decrease in HPV Infections Among Young Women
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- There have been significant declines in vaccine-type human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among both vaccinated and unvaccinated adolescent girls and young adult women, according to research published in the March 26 issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Infections Are Plummeting Due to Widespread Vaccination
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Fifteen years of widespread vaccination of U.S. children with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is reaping big rewards: A more than 80% drop in new infections has been seen in women and girls under the age of 25. That... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV vaccine has led to more than 80% drop in infections, CDC reports
Introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in the United States has led to a more than 80% decline in infections nationally since 2003, according to data released Thursday by the CDC. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Declines in Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine-Type Infection Among Females after Introduction of Vaccine - United States, 2003-2018
This report describes declines in HPV vaccine-type infection prevalence among females when compared with prevalence before vaccination. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 25, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Is It Genital Warts or Skin Tags?
Title: Is It Genital Warts or Skin Tags?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Vaginal pH May Predict CIN 2 Progression in HIV-Positive Women Vaginal pH May Predict CIN 2 Progression in HIV-Positive Women
The researchers evaluated the role of human papillomavirus (HPV) type, local immune response, and markers of the cervicovaginal microbiome on the risk of CIN 2 persistence/progression.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 15, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

HPV vaccine not cost-effective for adults age 26 to 45, study finds
Vaccination against human papillomavirus provides limited health benefits for adults aged 26 years and older at a high cost to the healthcare system, according to a study published Thursday by PLOS Medicine. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccines for adults over age 26 may not be cost-effective
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Two simulation models suggest that vaccinating adults older than age 26 against human papillomavirus (HPV) would provide limited health benefit, at a substantial cost (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HPV vaccine may not be cost-effective in adult populations aged over 26 years
This study suggests that HPV vaccination over age 26 years provides limited health benefits at a high cost. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

St. Jude launches program to boost HPV cancer prevention across the globe
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude is dedicating staff and resources to focus on the prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers around the world through HPV vaccine awareness programming. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits to cut cancer deaths
More than 31,000 women will be offered kits to carry out smear tests in the privacy and convenience of their own homes in a trial. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Pandemic Halts HPV Vaccination in Kigali
[New Times] Several challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic have frustrated plans to roll out a vaccination programme aimed at eliminating cervical cancer causing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for girls aged 12, The New Times can exclusively reveal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Many Babies Acquire Oral HPV, Probably From Mom
THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2021 -- Cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is considered a sexually transmitted infection, but a new study shows that many babies are born carrying the virus in their mouths. " In brief, HPV infection can be acquired at... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Oral HPV Infection Detected in Infants, Young Children
THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2021 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the oral cavity has been detected in infants and young children, according to a study published in the March issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, a publication of the U.S. Centers... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Parental HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Increased During 2012 to 2018
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- From 2012 to 2018, there was an increase in the proportion of unvaccinated adolescents who received a recommendation for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, but parental HPV vaccine hesitancy also increased, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More Parents Balking at Giving Kids Cancer-Fighting HPV Vaccine
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- Although more teens are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, parents'hesitancy is growing, a new study finds. From 2012 to 2018, more doctors recommended their patients get vaccinated with the HPV vaccine --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Warts: Causes and 10 natural remedies
(Natural News) Warts are noncancerous, rough bumps that form on the skin. In most cases, a pathogen known as the human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for warts, which it causes when it enters a cut or break on the skin. Most warts are harmless and will disappear on their own after a certain period. However, some people might choose... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccine study shows major geographic disparities in people receiving or completing doses to fight the cancer-causing disease
The human papillomavirus is the most common cause of cervical cancer. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news