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NIH scientists honored for FDA-approved cervical cancer vaccine breakthrough
... of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against cervical
cancer. More than 150 distinguished guests and emi...idely transmitted infection of the HPV that causes cervical
cancer which strikes more than 11,000 U.S. women each year, killing more than 3,900. Cervical cancer...
Canadian study demonstrates medical induction of labor increases risk of amniotic-fluid embolism
...d), abnormal placental position or separation, and cervical
laceration or uterine rupture. "Our findings confirm the hypothesis that medical induction of labour is related to an increased risk of AFE," added Dr. Kramer. "Although the absolute risk increase of AFE for women is very small (four or five total c...
Doctor urges health-care workers to be alert to suicide risk amongst cancer patients
...ican-American heritage, with perhaps colorectal or cervical
cancer, and living with her spouse," said Dr Kenda...e similar to each other, except for colorectal and cervical
cancer, which were lower. Among males, the highest rates were for head and neck cancer, liver cancer...
UVA researchers to develop office-based cancer screening test
...can indicate the possibility of prostate cancer or cervical
cancer, a simple office-based test to monitor patients for cancer currently is not available to doctors and their patients. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine are out to change that, thanks to a five-year, $1.5 million gra...
10 top Australian scientists predict major medical advances
...ered the technology that led to the newly released cervical
cancer vaccine, said the upshot will be the abilit...tcomes. A Raft of New Vaccines The world-first cervical
cancer vaccine is only the first of its kind. Scientists predict viruses will be found to play a ro...
EU should make vaccination against cervical cancer virus mandatory for adolescent girls
... the human papillomavirus (HPV) --a major cause of cervical
cancer--mandatory for all girls aged 11-12 years, ...st HPV types 16 and 18, responsible for 70% of all cervical
cancers, and types 6 and 11, which cause about 90% of cases of genital warts. Following earlier appr...
Jefferson Orthopaedic surgeons leading international study of timing of spinal surgery
..." In the study, patients at Jefferson who have a cervical
spinal cord injury may be randomized to an early o...hey actually undergo surgery. If the patient has a cervical
dislocation, the surgeon attempts to correct the dislocation as soon as medically possible. Patients...
Encouraging results in pancreatic cancer research
...esides pancreatic cancer, including colon, breast, cervical
and bone (osteogenic sarcoma) cancers. These peptides kill cancer cells that do not even contain native p53 protein and therefore appear to have a wide applicability in treating a variety of human cancers....
Ethnic disparities in Medicare claims?
...; Pap smear testing for precancerous and cancerous cervical
lesions, cholesterol testing, mammography screening for breast cancer and colorectal cancer screening tests. In addition, the team examined receipt of influenza vaccination. The results of Fiscella et al.'s study show that, with the exception of PSA...
Better training needed to reduce emergency caesareans
...ogress in labour, of which a quarter occur at full cervical
dilatation. In 55% of these cases no attempt was made to achieve a vaginal birth with either forceps or ventouse. In those births where instrumental delivery was attempted, the audit noted a "failed" rate of 35% for ventouse and 2% for forceps. Bree...
Brisbane teens receive first cancer vaccine shots
...sor Ian Frazer administered the first shots of the cervical
cancer vaccine Gardasil in Queensland this afterno...papillomavirus (HPV) which cause genital warts and cervical
cancer. The prescription-only vaccine is distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Melbourne bas...
HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer, say University of Manchester researchers
...ich lack surgical facilities and where HPV related cervical
cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer i...hibitor can selectively kill cultured HPV infected cervical
cancer cells and, since it is already available as a liquid formulation, it is possible it may work ...
Contagious canine cancer
...he nature of cancer. Some human cancers such as cervical
cancer may be considered to be 'catchable', as the...viruses transmitted between people in the case of cervical
cancer, by certain types of papilloma virus. What is unusual about CTVT in dogs, however, is that n...
New hope in cancer vaccines emerges as novel therapies are developed and tested
...signed to curb the 230,000 worldwide deaths due to cervical
cancer, which is caused solely by HPV. And the hepatitis B virus, responsible for 70 percent of all liver cancer deaths, is also preventable with a vaccine. Cancer researchers are working on the next era of vaccines designed to treat cancer that ha...
Most doctors not adequately trained in family planning options
...er new method relies on the presence or absence of cervical
secretions, but does not require the analysis and charting of secretions required to follow older natural methods. This new method, known as the TwoDay Method, is 96 percent effective in preventing pregnancy. All family planning methods have chara...
Aggressive heart pacing may work best in some spinal cord patients
...wing or stopping after a neck injury damages their cervical
spinal cord may need aggressive therapy to avoid f...nvasive cardiologist and study co-author. With a cervical
spinal cord injury, the influence of the sympathetic nervous system called the fight or flight syst...
New vaccine prevents cervical cancer in teens
...atrics suggests that the possibility of preventing cervical
cancer and other cancers caused by the human papil...soon), target types of HPV known to have a link to cervical
and other cancers. The new vaccines prevented the disease or reduced infection in over 90% of cases...
New strategy more sensitive at detecting cervical cancer than smear test
...onal smear tests as the initial screening test for cervical
cancer in young women, say researchers in the July...or human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a cause of cervical
cancer, together with a test called liquid-based cytology. Using a variety of different referral cri...
Merck and GSK need to overcome cultural barriers to cervical cancer vaccine roll-out
...ell as economic, barriers to the roll-out of their cervical
cancer vaccines if countries are to benefit from t...e of The Lancet. Gardasil--Merck's vaccine against cervical
cancer--approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month, should save lives ...
African American women need to receive HPV vaccine
...ted disease believed responsible for 70 percent of cervical
cancer cases. Research shows that African American women are at twice the risk of dying from cervical
cancer than Caucasian women. "Although the reason for the disparity of HPV in African American women...
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