Greene ’s lawyers insist she didn’t incite violence and is instead ‘a victim’ of Jan. 6 riot
Attorneys for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene argued there is “no evidence” she helped incite the Capitol attack and that she has since become the victim of a political smear campaign. #marjorietaylorgreene #smearcampaign #riotattorneys (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greene revives QAnon smear in attack on GOP senators backing Jackson's SCOTUS nomination
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene launched an outlandish attack against three Republican senators who support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, accusing them of somehow... #scotus #ketanjibrownjackson #qanon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ted Cruz's 'Antiracist Baby' Smear Campaign Backfires and Boosts Sales
The book became an Amazon bestseller—after the Republican senator scrutinized it in a congressional hearing. #antiracistbaby #bestseller #tedcruz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prosecutors accuse China of campaign to spy on and harass dissidents in US
Prosecutors have launched a series of criminal cases including one involving an alleged attempt to smear a congressional candidate #candidateprosecutors #prosecutors #dissidents (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women vaccinated against HPV only need one smear for cervical cancer in lifetime, expert claims
Professor Peter Sasieni - a cancer expert at King's College London - said the multi-million pound NHS screening programme can be relaxed in future due to the success of the 2008 jab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccine recipients may only need one smear test in their lives, expert says
Change in screening programme could come as result of dramatic reductions in cervical cancerThe HPV vaccine is leading to such dramatic reductions in cervical cancer that those who receive it may only need one smear test in their lives, according to a leading cancer prevention scientist.The academic director of King ’s Clinical Trials Unit, Prof Peter Sasieni, said the screening programme – which currently needs to be performed every three to five years – could soon change due to the encouraging results from the new HPV vaccine.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 2, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agencies Tags: HPV vaccine Cervical cancer UK news Health Vaccines and immunisation Society Medical research Science Women's health Source Type: news

Vaccines could mean only one smear test a lifetime
HPV jab is so successful that people who have it will not need screening every few years, says cancer scientist. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA Methylation Could Predict Ovarian, Breast Cancers
A pair of new studies finds that analyzing material from a Pap smear can reveal tumor risk in distant parts of the body, potentially allowing early interventions. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Cancer: Smear tests could help to determine a women’s risk of ovarian cancer says research
OVARIAN cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women. A woman's risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about one in 78. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smear tests could one day tell women if they have ovarian and breast cancer, experts say
Researchers from Innsbruck University, Austria, found DNA changes in a woman's cervix can give warning signs of tumours elsewhere in the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smear tests might help pick up ovary and breast cancers
Routine checks for cervical cancer may help uncover other tumours elsewhere, research suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists developing single test to detect risk of four cancers in women
Experts may be able to predict risk of developing ovarian, breast, womb and cervical cancers using cells from routine smear testScientists are developing a “revolutionary” test to predict a woman’s risk of four cancers using a single sample collected during cervical screening.Using cervical cells from a routine smear test, experts may be able to spot ovarian and breast cancer or predict their likelihood of developing, according to two papers published in the journal Nature Communications. Further results are due on the ability of the WID-test – women’s cancer risk identification – to predict womb and cervical c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Cancer Breast cancer Ovarian cancer Cervical cancer UK news Medical research Science Health Women Source Type: news

Ron DeSantis pushes back against calls to condemn neo-Nazi protests
Florida governor says people are trying to ‘smear me as if I had something to do with that’ #neonazi #rondesantis #protests (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is a Pap smear, and who needs one?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about Pap smears. A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a routine screening test for early diagnosis of cervical cancer. A Pap smear also can detect changes in cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Early stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms, so early diagnosis is important. There is a greater chance for a cure when… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 26, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Doctors debate if women should be given a smear test ever five years as people explode at prospect
Journalist Katie Nicholl reveals how the aftermath of surgery on her cervix. after a routine smear test found 'abnormal cells', left her fearing she would lose her baby in 2012. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news