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298 Articles Matching "hpv"

Obesity Poised To Take Spot Of No. 1 Preventable Cause Of Cancer, Kicking Smoking Out Of Top Position

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Within five to ten years, smoking may no longer be the top preventable cause for cancer. Being obese and overweight — long implicated in heart disease and diabetes — has been associated in recent years with an increased risk of getting at least 13 types of cancer. In other oncology news: multiple cancers in one patients, breast implants, miracle treatments and their complications, survivors helping others, and the HPV...
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Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than Ever

Apr 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than EverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Childhood HPV vaccination 'profoundly' cuts cervical disease in young women

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that's a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland....
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Another Study Says HPV Shot Cuts Cervical Cancer

Apr 09, 2019 , WebMD
The younger the age at vaccination, the more effective the vaccine, the findings...
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More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate

Apr 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer RateCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Experimental Therapy Completely Clears HPV In One-Third Of Cervical Cancer Precursors, Study Finds

Apr 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A potential new immune-based therapy to treat precancers in the cervix completely eliminated both the lesion and the underlying HPV infection in a third of women enrolled in a clinical trial. The shot, a therapeutic vaccine, injects a specific protein that triggers an immune system response to atta......
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How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination Rates

Apr 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination RatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett, An HPV-Attributed Throat Cancer Survivor, Urges Public tT Open Up And Say Ahhh! And GET SCREENED During The 21st Annual Oral, Head And Neck Cancer Awareness Week®

Apr 03, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Rockett, founder and drummer of the rock band Poison, was diagnosed with HPV-attributed throat cancer in 2015 and is now in remission after undergoing radiation and immunotherapy. "Let's work together to drum out head and neck cancer," said Rockett. "Open Up and Say… Ahh! and take advantage of the ......
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How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination Rates

Apr 03, 2019 , WebMD
HPV infection is common, and healthy people often clear it from the body without developing cancer. But HIV infection weakens the immune system, making it more difficult to fight off...
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Health Tip: HPV Vaccine

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: HPV VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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HPV Infections Most Tied to Cancer Are in Decline, and Vaccines May Be Why

Feb 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Infections Most Tied to Cancer Are in Decline, and Vaccines May Be WhyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00...
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HPV Infections in Decline, Thanks to Vaccines

Feb 22, 2019 , WebMD
The new study finds that rates of infection with HPV 16 or 18 -- the two strains most heavily implicated in cervical cancer -- have markedly declined between 2008 and...
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Insurers Are Not Paying Enough For HPV Vaccines -- And Our Kids Are Paying The Price

Feb 20, 2019 , Forbes
The HPV vaccine saves lives. Vaccinate your teenage daughter against HPV, and you will increase the chance she will live to old age. Simple as that. Yet currently, the majority of American teenagers, boys and girls, are reaching adulthood without the full protection of the...
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Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author...
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HPV Might Be Behind Vocal Cord Cancers in Young

Feb 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Might Be Behind Vocal Cord Cancers in YoungCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2019 12:00:00...
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HPV Might Be Behind Vocal Cord Cancers in Young

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Vocal cord, or glottic cancer, has been associated strongly with smoking and almost entirely seen in patients over 40 years, but today nonsmokers make up nearly half of glottic cancer patients, and it is common for them to be diagnosed under the age...
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Study Ties Cancer-Causing HPV to Heart Disease, Too

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Ties Cancer-Causing HPV to Heart Disease, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Could HPV Be Tied to Heart Trouble in Women, Too?

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that among the women studied, those infected with "high-risk" strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) were somewhat more likely to develop heart disease or suffer a stroke over the next several...
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Research Roundup: Health Law Coverage; HPV Vaccine; And Medicare Part D

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Still Too Few Teens Getting the HPV Vaccine

Jan 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Still Too Few Teens Getting the HPV VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2019 12:00:00...
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