Medical News Today: How to remove warts with salicylic acid
Warts are usually harmless but can be bothersome if they appear in certain areas. Learn how to use salicylic acid for wart removal in this article. We also cover other treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about genital warts in women
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection. Some types of HPV can cause genital warts, which can develop on the vulva, vagina, and cervix. Learn more about the causes, treatment, and prevention of genital warts in women here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

How to Get Rid of Common Warts Fast
Title: How to Get Rid of Common Warts FastCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 28, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are Warts Contagious?
Title: Are Warts Contagious?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 26, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Measles cases triple in Europe but immunisation rates grow
72 people killed by measles in 2018, official WHO figures show Related items fromOnMedica BMJ report questions swine flu jab transparency Flu jab linked to fewer hospitalisations US expert calls for mandatory vaccines UK ‘can and should do better’ in many areas of healthcare Two HPV jabs protect women from genital warts (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What to know about 'tree man' syndrome
The rare condition causes warts to spread all over the body. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Tree man' suffers from rare skin condition
Aug, 12, 2008: Dede Koswara has lived for years with rapidly spreading warts that have covered his entire body. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Environmentalists Say Tiny Plastic ‘Nurdles’ Threaten Earth’s Oceans
(Bloomberg) — Environmentalists have identified another threat to the planet. It’s called a nurdle. Nurdles are tiny pellets of plastic resin no bigger than a pencil eraser that manufacturers transform into packaging, plastic straws, water bottles and other typical targets of environmental action. But the nurdles themselves are also a problem. Billions of them are lost from production and supply chains every year, spilling or washing into waterways. A U.K. environmental consultancy estimated last year that preproduction plastic pellets are the second-largest source of micro-plastic pollution in water, after mi...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Eric Roston / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Environment onetime Source Type: news

Warts - the simple way to avoid verruca infection with your SOCKS
WARTS and verrucas could be caused by a virus and mainly affects the hands and feet. You could prevent warts from developing with this sock trick - how to get rid of and remove unwanted warts revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Who should get the HPV vaccine and why?
The?Food and Drug Administration?approval of 9-valent HPV, an?HPV vaccine, to include people ages 27?45 ?is a ?game-changer in the strategy to protect the health of Americans," says?Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the?Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group. The HPV vaccine protects against sexually transmitted infections that can cause cancer and genital warts. An estimated?79 million Americans [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits of soaking your feet in vinegar
Vinegar has antimicrobial properties that make it useful for a variety of conditions. Using vinegar on the feet may provide relief from foot odor, athlete's foot, and warts. It is simple to make and safe to use in moderate quantities for most people. Learn how to make and use a vinegar foot soak here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Pulse Biosciences launches $45m rights offering
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) said yesterday that it launched a rights offering targeted to its existing shareholders, looking to bring in approximately $45 million. Funds from the rights offering are slated to support continued development of applications for the Hayward, Calif.-based company’s Nano-Pulse Stimulation technology. Pulse Bioscience’s Nano-Pulse Stimulation system is a non-thermal tech platform designed to deliver nanosecond duration energy pulses to disrupt functions of internal cell structures while maintaining outer cell membranes, Pulse Biosciences said. In the offering, originally announ...
Source: Mass Device - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

Frostbite After Cryotherapy?
Discussion Veruccae plantaris or plantar warts are caused by Human Papillomavirus which causes benign epidermal tumors that often have a cauliflower pattern on the foot that may be elevated or flush with the surrounding skin. Lesions may resemble calluses but the normal footprint pattern is disrupted. The lesions often have pinpoint hemorrhages that appear as black dots. In an immunocompetent individual, the lesions usually have spontaneous resolution within 2 years but the infection may spread to create additional lesions. The lesions may also cause pain or discomfort because of their size or location. There are numerous...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Pulse Biosciences registers for $45m rights offering
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) yesterday filed for an upcoming rights offering targeted to its existing shareholders, looking to bring in approximately $45 million. Funds from the round will be used to support ongoing development of applications for the Hayward, Calif.-based company’s Nano-Pulse Stimulation technology. The Nano-Pulse Stimulation system is a novel, non-thermal tech platform designed to deliver nanosecond duration energy pulses intended to disrupt functions of internal cell structures while maintaining outer cell membranes, Pulse Biosciences said. The rights offering, which will be made throug...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
-- Plantar warts stem from a common virus and are formed on the bottoms of your feet. You increase your risk of infection by walking in bare feet in public showers or locker rooms, the American Orthopaedic Food& Ankle Society says. Plantar... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
Title: Health Tip: Treating Plantar WartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Preteens' HPV Shot Won't Encourage Early Sex, Study Says
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Despite some parents'fears, girls who get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) do not see it as permission to have sex, a new study finds. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital warts and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pulse Biosciences launches NPS cutaneous wart feasibility study
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) said today that it launched a clinical feasibility study of its Nano-Pulse Stimulation platform intended to treat cutaneous warts. The Nano-Pulse Stimulation system is a novel, non-thermal tech platform designed to deliver nanosecond duration energy pulses intended to disrupt functions of internal cell structures while maintaining outer cell membranes, the Hayward, Calif.-based company said. Pulse Biosciences said that the device’s mechanism of action has been shown in previous clinical studies to eliminate treated cells with only mild inflammatory response and favorable healin...
Source: Mass Device - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

FDA expands use of HPV vaccine to adults 27 to 45
The FDA approved the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9 for use in adults ages 27 to 45 after studies showed it provided protection against genital warts and certain cancers. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adults Up to Age 45 Can Now Get the HPV Vaccine
Adults up to age 45 can now be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), reducing their chances of getting cervical, oral and other cancers. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday that Gardasil 9, a vaccine that works against nine different types of HPV, is now approved for both men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. Previously, it was approved only for those between the ages of nine and 26, and recommended for all children at age 11 or 12. “Today’s approval represents an important opportunity to help prevent HPV-related diseases and cancers in a broader age range,” Dr. Peter M...
Source: TIME: Health - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Plantar warts on your feet can be easily treated with tea tree oil
(Natural News) Tea tree oil has many uses, and one of these is to remove plantar warts. Plantar warts are painful growths on the underside of the foot caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The virus enters the body through a small cut or scrape, which can result in plantar warts in some people. Plantar... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask Can You Be Cured of Genital Warts
Can You Be Cured of Genital Warts? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Clinical trial testing topical cream plus influenza vaccine in progress
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a 'pre-pandemic' influenza vaccine is underway at Baylor College of Medicine, a Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) funded by NIAID. Investigators are evaluating whether imiquimod cream, commonly used to treat genital warts and certain skin cancers, can boost the body's immune response to an H5N1 influenza vaccine. The trial is enrolling 50 healthy adults ages 18-50 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

More Teenagers Than Ever Are Getting the HPV Vaccine, CDC Says
More teenagers than ever before are getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Federal guidelines now say that all children should start two-dose HPV vaccination at age 11 or 12 to protect against HPV-associated cervical, vaginal, penile, anal and throat cancers. Despite that recommendation, however, HPV vaccination rates have traditionally lagged far below their targets. That’s still true — but the new report does suggest that rates are rising. Between 2016 and 2017, the CDC says, the percentage of teenagers who report...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Study: Genital warts may increase HIV transmission risk
Genital warts may increase the risk of sexually transmitting HIV, pointing scientists toward a possible strategy in preventing the disease's spread. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Untreated genital warts may increase risk of HIV transmission
(Boston University School of Medicine) A new study has shown that genital warts may promote HIV sexual transmission and, in turn, their treatment and prevention could help decrease the spread of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about vaginal cysts, sores, and bumps
A lump or bump on the vagina may have a variety of causes. Causes can include cysts, warts, polyps, and, rarely, vaginal cancer. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve medication, lifestyle and hygiene changes, or even surgery. Learn more about the causes and treatment options of lumps on the vagina here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Vaginal Rejuvenation Manufacturers Land in Hot Water with FDA
 Back in February, MD+DI got the low down from an obstetrics and gynecologist specialist in Lubbock, TX on a new vaginal rejuvenation device that her patients have been raving about.  Now it seems the manufacturer of that particular device, along with other companies selling laser- or energy-based devices for vaginal rejuvenation failed to get FDA's blessing. "We've recently become aware of a growing number of manufacturers marketing 'vaginal rejuvenation' devices to women and claiming these procedures will treat conditions and symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence, or...
Source: MDDI - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

FDA wages war on vaginal rejuvenation
Years ago, the agency approved the use of laser-based and energy-powered devices to remove genital warts. But on Monday the FDA said the devices are being used for 'vaginal rejuvenation'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine
August 6-September 17, 2018. This self-paced, 6-week, online course will introduce basic concepts in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and researching evidence about CAM therapies. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine
August 6-September 17, 2018 Register This self-paced, 6-week, online course will introduce basic concepts in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and researching evidence about CAM therapies. There will be approximately 30 to 90 minutes of work per week. At the end, you will have earned 8 hours of MLA or CHIS CE credit. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - July 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Syneron Candela wins FDA nod for Vbeam Prisma cosmetic laser
Syneron Candela said today it won FDA clearance for a next-gen version of its Vbeam, the Vbeam Prima cosmetic laser designed to treat skin conditions. The newly cleared device is intended for use in treating skin conditions including rosacea, port wine stains, acne, facial, leg and spider veins, scars, benign pigmented lesions and wrinkles, warts, stretch marks and photo aging, the Wayland, Mass.-based company said. “In a clinical study using Vbeam Prima, facial redness and rosacea symptoms were dramatically reduced after 4 treatments. I’ve worked with the Vbeam platform for years, and I am extremely excited ab...
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Syneron Medical Ltd. Source Type: news

Syneron Candela wins FDA nod for Vbeam Prima cosmetic laser
Syneron Candela said today it won FDA clearance for a next-gen version of its Vbeam, the Vbeam Prima cosmetic laser designed to treat skin conditions. The newly cleared device is intended for use in treating skin conditions including rosacea, port wine stains, acne, facial, leg and spider veins, scars, benign pigmented lesions and wrinkles, warts, stretch marks and photo aging, the Wayland, Mass.-based company said. “In a clinical study using Vbeam Prima, facial redness and rosacea symptoms were dramatically reduced after 4 treatments. I’ve worked with the Vbeam platform for years, and I am extremely excited ab...
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Syneron Medical Ltd. Source Type: news

Warts--A Common Infectious Disease
Title: Warts--A Common Infectious DiseaseCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/1/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Online Class Offering with MLA and CHIS CE
Looking for Medical Library Association CE, or interested in getting Level I or II Consumer Health Information Specialization CE in the comfort of your own home, workplace, or favorite coffeehouse? We’ve got you covered with an 8 credit hour CE online course on complementary and alternative medicine. Read on for the details: COURSE: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine This 8 credit hour CE course will introduce basic concepts in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and resear...
Source: MCR News - June 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Weatherwatch: The magic of May dew
Purists only gathered dew on the first while others believed the power persisted for the whole monthFolklore maintains that dew gathered in May is special. For one thing, it is supposed to give you a flawless complexion. In 1667, Samuel Pepys ’ wife went to Woolwich to collect May dew, “the only thing in the world to wash her face with”.While purists only gathered dew on 1 May, others believed the power persisted for the whole month. TheRoyal Society took May dew seriously, the mathematician John Pell telling a meeting about a man whose warts it had cured. The chemist Robert Boyle mentioned a recipe for m...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: David Hambling Tags: Royal Society Science London UK news Source Type: news

Scientific expert reaction to new Cochrane Review on HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention in girls and women
This study looks at a collection of studies looking at the benefit of HPV vaccines in reducing pre cervical cancer lesions.  HPV also causes many other serious cancers (especially head and neck).  In time, as more people have been vaccinated, we will see a reduction in all HPV cancers.  The HP V vaccine is one of a number of vaccines using virus like particles (VLPS) which have been shown to be very safe over the last 35 years. “The Cochrane library of reviews has a very rigorous assessment process of all their reviews. “The review only looked at cervical precancer (in women and girls),...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Does HPV vaccination prevent the development of cervical cancer? Are there harms associated with being vaccinated?
New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.Most people who have sexual contact at some point in their life will be exposed to the human papilloma virus (HPV). In the majority of women, HPV infection will be cleared by the immune system. When the immune system does not clear the virus, persistent HPV infection can cause abnormal cervical cells. These lesion...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of periungual warts?
We describe treatments and ways to prevent these warts from spreading. Learn more about periungual warts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes vaginal skin tags?
Skin tags are common, harmless skin growths. They can appear all over the body, including near the vagina. In this article, we examine the possible causes of vaginal skin tags and what can be done to remove them. We also look at how to tell the difference between skin tags and genital warts, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Yale Medicine offers advice on common kids ’ skin conditions
Warts, ringworm and impetigo are not usually harmful, but these common skin diseases can be uncomfortable and can trigger self-consciousness in children. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

HPV symptoms: Five factors that put you more at risk of getting the infection
HPV SYMPTOMS are not always visible, but when they do show they often come in the form of warts. The virus is spread through close skin-to-skin contact, usually during sexual activity, but there are also a number of other factors that can put you at risk of the infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paracetamol banned on the NHS in move to save millions of pounds every year
PARACETAMOL and cold treatment prescriptions have now been banned by the NHS as part of proposals to save the health service millions of pounds every year. Treatments for diarrhoea, athletes ’ foot, sore throats, coughs, colds, warts and ulcers are also included. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about flat warts
Flat warts are small, smooth, raised bumps that often occur in clusters. They are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious. They can be treated with topical creams or removed by a doctor. Flat warts are not cancerous, but if a person is concerned about a skin bump they should see their doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about filiform warts
Filiform warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious. They have distinctive long projections, making them easy to identify, and they often form around the eyes and mouth. These warts often disappear without treatment. We look at common ways to remove them, at home or in a clinic. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long do genital warts last? What to know
Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection. They can last months or even years. Learn more about how treatment can speed up recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Warts on Your Feet
-- Warts are caused by a virus and can appear anywhere on your skin. When warts develop on your feet, they are called plantar warts. Walking barefoot raises your risk of developing plantar warts, which generally arm harmless but may spread and cause... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Warts on Your Feet
Title: Health Tip: Prevent Warts on Your FeetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can apple cider vinegar treat warts?
This article discusses how to use it, its effectiveness, and other possible treatments for warts. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you treat genital warts at home?
Learn about three possible home remedies for genital warts. We also look at lifestyle changes that could help, and when you should see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news