Tag: "cervical" at medical news
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...high risk types associated with the development of cervical
cancer. Over half of those infected with HPV had at least one other infection. Around one in four tested positive for chlamydia, which is associated with infertility. Specific behaviour patterns had specific effects on particular infections. A rec...
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
...ry mediators) can lead to uterine contractions and cervical
dilation. When the cervix becomes dilated, more bacteria can enter and eventually cause the uterine membranes to rupture and preterm birth to occur. Preterm low birth weight is generally defined as delivery before 37 complete weeks of pregnancy wit...
Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease
...ential warts and if left untreated, can also cause cervical
cancer. According to the article, approximately 20 million people in the United States at any given time are infected and the numbers are significantly increasing throughout the world....
Three-year cervical cancer screening recommendations may be applicable for certain women with HIV
...human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who have normal cervical
cancer screening results and negative tests for hu...sexually transmitted virus that is associated with cervical
cancer, may be able to have Papanicolaou (Pap) smears every three years, the same interval as HIV-ne...
Study finds majority of women willing to accept cervical cancer vaccine for self and children
... vast majority of women would be willing to take a cervical
cancer vaccine themselves and would allow it to be...mi, describes women's attitudes toward a potential cervical
cancer vaccine, focusing on their willingness to accept it for themselves, and their daughters and s...
Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV
...ma, and, to a lesser extent, anal cancer, invasive cervical
cancer, and Hodgkin lymphoma. However, less well u...n increased risk of anal cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical
cancer, liver cancer, cancer of the lip, mouth, and pharynx, and non-melanoma skin cancer. People wh...
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
...ot yet a screening test, such as the Pap smear for cervical
cancer," Dr. Ghamande says. Despite the advanced stage of their disease at diagnosis, many women go into clinical remission following surgery and chemotherapy. Afterward, they are followed with regular physical exams and monitoring of CA 125 le...
Northwestern Memorial physicians encourage screenings during colon cancer awareness month
...ehind screenings for other cancers such as breast, cervical
and prostate. Colorectal cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States even though if found and treated at an early stage, the opportunity to cure it is 90 percent or better. Screenings are used to reveal the presence...
Men more likely to get screened for prostate cancer than colon cancer, U-M study finds
...reen for breast cancer and Pap smears to check for cervical
cancer. That research found only half of women who got regular mammograms and Pap smears also had a colonoscopy or other colon cancer screening. Carlos is currently leading a clinical trial that randomizes women to receive education during their mam...
New laparoscopic hysterectomy offers quicker recovery time than traditional surgery
...who have very large fibroids, cancer, a history of cervical
abnormalities or multiple previous abdominal surgeries are not candidates. For more information about the surgery, prospective patients should call 214-648-2863....
US cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference
... Errors in the system can lead to diseases such as cervical
cancer and cystic fibrosis. Scientists at the conference will address research advances in cancer genetics; cell signaling at the DNA/RNA level; immune system therapies; targeted treatments; novel approaches to breast cancer and solid tumors; and ste...
Concerns over the future of children's health care in British general practice
...th surveillance gets just six points. In contrast, cervical
screening can get 22 points, mental health work 41 points, diabetes 99, and heart disease 121. This structure may encourage general practitioners to focus on and develop special interests in adult health and chronic disease, he says. General practic...
Study finds no reason for expectant mothers to shy away from early epidurals
...esia in women with their first pregnancy until the cervical
dilation reaches at least 4 to 5 centimeters and o...r. Wong's study randomized 750 women in labor with cervical
dilation less than four centimeters into two groups: the early epidural group (women who received sp...
No increase in C-sections when epidural analgesia given early in labor
... previous births) women in spontaneous labor, with cervical
dilation less than 4 centimeters. Participants were randomized to receive spinal fentanyl or systemic hydromorphone (a morphine-like drug) at their first request for anesthesia. Epidural analgesia was administered in the spinal group at their secon...
$10-million study explores men's role in transmitting HPV
...he human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes deadly cervical
cancer in women. The grant is the largest of its ...eading the sexually transmitted organism linked to cervical
cancer in women. The men will be followed every six months for four years. They need not have the HP...
Women want annual pap smears
...ial reductions in the incidence and mortality from cervical
cancer has become an annual screening rite among ...t of annual screening, a woman's perceived risk of cervical
cancer, and her belief that cost was the basis of current screening frequency recommendations. Writi...
Other highlights in the January 19 JNCI
...st would detect relatively few additional cases of cervical
cancer but would result in thousands of additional women without cancer receiving unnecessary cervical
exams, according to a new study. The use of HPV testing in the detection and prevention of cervical
Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease
...ness or swelling of the hands or feet, and swollen cervical
lymph nodes. The investigators then analyzed respiratory secretions from 11 children diagnosed with Kawasaki disease and 22 children without the disease. Eight (73 percent) of the Kawasaki patients but only one (5 percent) of the comparison group tes...
Women In Government report on eliminating cervical cancer
... its first report on states' progress to eliminate cervical
cancer - a disease that is almost always preventab...e of the states are where they should be, based on cervical
cancer screening rates, coverage of routine screening tests in public insurance programs and passage...
Secondhand smoke linked to cervical cancer
...d cigarette smoke increases the risk of developing cervical
tumors, according to researchers at the Johns Hopk...n association between active cigarette smoking and cervical
neoplasia--the growth of a tumor. The concept of the Hopkins study was the result of collaboration b...
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