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

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Non-Sexually
Can You Get Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Non-Sexually? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk
Certain sex practices, at certain ages, increased the risk of throat cancers related to human papillomavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Head and Neck Cancer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Throat Cancer (Journal) Source Type: news

Oral sex frequency, number of partners linked to HPV-related cancer risk in study
Having more than 10 oral sex partners over a lifetime quadruples a person's risk for human papillomavirus-related mouth and throat cancer, a study published Monday by the journal Cancer found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV Throat Cancer and Oral Sex at Younger Age, Multiple Partners HPV Throat Cancer and Oral Sex at Younger Age, Multiple Partners
Engaging in oral sex at a younger age and having more partners in a shorter period were associated with higher risks of developing human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Timing, Intensity of Oral Sex Are Risk Factors for HPV-OPC
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- In addition to number of oral sex partners, timing and intensity of oral sex are independent risk factors for human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal cancer (HPV-OPC), according to a study published online Jan. 11 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Timing and intensity of oral sex may affect risk of oropharyngeal cancer
(Wiley) Human papillomavirus (HPV) can infect the mouth and throat to cause cancers of the oropharynx. A new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, has found that having more than 10 prior oral sex partners was associated with a 4.3-times greater likelihood of having HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gene could help predict response to cervical cancer treatment
FINDINGSUCLA researchers have identified a potential diagnostic marker that could help predict how likely someone with cervical cancer is to respond to the standard treatment of chemotherapy and radiation.The scientists found that PACS-1, a gene that resides on a small segment of the long arm of chromosome 11, is overexpressed in cancer tissues, which can result in cancer growth and spread.  Further, they discovered that translocation of the PACS-1 protein from outside to inside the cell nucleus — a function required for normal cell growth — plays a role in the development of cervical cancer that is r...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

We All Deserve Protection From Covid-19
Credit: United NationsBy Adaora OkoliNEW ORLEANS, US, Dec 11 2020 (IPS) When I contracted Ebola virus disease in August 2014 while working as a medical doctor in a well-known private hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, I was denied access to a potential cure. For 15 days, I battled for my life in a debilitated isolation ward, not knowing if I would survive. But American aid workers who contracted Ebola were administered Zmapp, a monoclonal antibody treatment, which reduces the relative risk of death from Ebola by 40% as well as shorten the duration of stay in the Ebola treatment units. They survived. We were told that Zmapp was e...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adaora Okoli Tags: Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Increasing HPV vaccine uptake in adolescents
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) More than 90 percent of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers could be prevented by widespread uptake of the HPV vaccine. Yet, vaccine use in the United States falls short of public health goals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Southwest Virginia residents leading region's cancer prevention efforts
(University of Virginia Health System) More than 30 Southwest Virginia residents on the University of Virginia Cancer Center Without Walls Community Advisory Board have set four regional priorities for cancer prevention and early detection. Their areas of focus are helping residents quit tobacco use, screenings for lung and colorectal cancer, along with efforts to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes several cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda Yet to Embrace Hpv Vaccination
[Monitor] he magic bullet to stop the infamous cervical cancer rise, according to experts lies in Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. Countries have since launched several vaccination campaigns as recommended by different world health bodies and specific organisations in the cancer battle. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Interventions to Increase HPV Vaccine Coverage Cost-Effective
MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 -- Three interventions for increased human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine coverage are cost-effective, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in Pediatrics. Jennifer C. Spencer, Ph.D., from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination
The human papillomavirus (HPV) disproportionately affects people of color and Black gay men, yet many within these communities do not receive the HPV vaccine, most notably college-aged women of color.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Researchers Receive $5 Million NIH Grant to Study HIV and HPV Cancers in Africa
November 13, 2020—(BRONX, NY)—A team of scientists fromAlbert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a research center to investigate HIV- and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers in Africa. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - November 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers receive $5 million NIH grant to study HIV and HPV cancers in Africa
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine) A team of scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a research center to investigate HIV- and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers in Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Generally Well Tolerated in Males
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2020 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are safe and well tolerated in males, with few reports of adverse events, according to a study published online Nov. 3 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Giulia Bonaldo,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Remains Below Healthy People Goals HPV Vaccination Remains Below Healthy People Goals
Rates of human papillomavirus vaccination increased for both boys and girls in the United States over the past decade but remain below target levels and vary widely among states.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Quality Improvement Coaching for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Coverage: A Process Evaluation in 3 States, 2018-2019
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Impact of HPV vaccination mandates on social inequalities
(University of California - Riverside) A postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Riverside, has discovered Human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccination mandates fall short of ensuring both higher levels of uptake and equal uptake of the vaccine across socioeconomic and racial-ethnic groups. The findings could help facilitate equal access to and compliance with uptake of COVID-19 vaccines, once they are available. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Tied to Decrease in Invasive Cervical Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 -- Quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of girls and women aged 10 to 30 years is associated with a reduced risk for invasive cervical cancer, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Proves Its Mettle Against Cervical Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 -- Girls who are vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) may drastically cut their chances of developing cervical cancer by age 30, a huge, new study finds. Researchers found that of more than 1.6 million young... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Cross-Sectional Survey to Evaluate Potential for Partnering With School Nurses to Promote Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations - United States, 2013-2017
This report describes incidence of human papillomavirus--associated cancers in American Indian and Alaska Native populations in the United States during 2013-2017. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 17, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: American Indian - Alaska Native Health Cancer HPV Infection (Human Papillomavirus) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for expanded use of the CINtec PLUS Cytology test to aid clinicians in preventing cervical cancer
Basel, 16 September 2020 — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the expanded use of CINtec®PLUS Cytology, the first triage test based on biomarker technology for women whose cervical cancer screening results are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Additional information from this test supports clinical decisions about which women will benefit most from immediate follow-up. Laboratories can now use CINtecPLUS Cytology to triage positive results from the cobas ® HPV Test run on the fully integrated, automated and high-thr...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for expanded use of the CINtec PLUS Cytology test to aid clinicians in preventing cervical cancer
Basel, 16 September 2020 — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the expanded use of CINtec®PLUS Cytology, the first triage test based on biomarker technology for women whose cervical cancer screening results are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Additional information from this test supports clinical decisions about which women will benefit most from immediate follow-up. Laboratories can now use CINtecPLUS Cytology to triage positive results from the cobas ® HPV Test run on the fully integrated, automated and high-thr...
Source: Roche Media News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Rates Increasing Among 15-Year-Olds
MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 -- From 2011 to 2017, there was an increase in the proportion of U.S. 15-year-olds with at least one-dose or two-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Rises Among U.S. Kids, But Many Still Unprotected
MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 -- More U.S. kids are getting a recommended vaccine that protects against several cancers -- but there is still much room for improvement, a new study finds. At issue is the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV). Certain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections and screening for chlamydia in England, 2019, PHE
Report notes increase in diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (n=468,342, increase 5%), gonorrhoea (n=70,936; 26%), syphilis (n=7,982; 10%), and Mycoplasma genitalium (5,311; 196%) since 2018, but decreases in first episode genital warts in 15 to 17 year olds. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic and Spatial Heterogeneity in Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
Joseph Powell will discuss how heterogeneous subpopulations of HPV+ head and neck cancer cells drive unique disease states, cell-cell interactions, and microenvironment dynamics, and have... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 20, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Topically Applied Treatments for External Genital Warts Topically Applied Treatments for External Genital Warts
This study used a network meta-analysis to compare their efficacy and safety.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news