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Australian of the Year wins top American honour
...rald zur Hausen, the man who first linked the skin wart
virus, human papilloma, to cervical cancer in the 1970s. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes abnormal cells or tissue growth on the feet, hands, vocal cords, mouth and genitals. About 60 types of HPV have been identified so far with each strand infe...
Researchers discover inhibitor of infection by HPV
...red algae, prevented HPV infection by both genital wart
and cancer-causing types. "We were floored by how much better it worked than anything else we have tested. It's effective at 100-fold lower concentration than the next best inhibitor we've found," said Dr. John Schiller, senior investigator at the Na...
Potato wart eyed as risk to potato production
...despread potato shortages, the lesser known potato wart
has the potential to be as devastating to economie... at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, potato wart
is a serious disease of cultivated potato that has been detected worldwide. Potato wart
is caused by...