A collection of news and information related to Human papillomavirus published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 50 » View herald-mail.com items only1 2 3 4 5 Next >
Cervical cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among women worldwide, yet it is almost always preventable with the Pap test. Cervical cancer grows slowly, as abnormal cells begin to change into a pre-cancerous state. For some women, pre-...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen a vaccine became available several years ago that would protect against the human papillomavirus, Sarah Robbins didn't hesitate to have her 13-year-old daughter receive it. "Medical science has given us a vaccine against cancer," the Hagerstown...
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
Here's a sobering fact: More than 110 million people in the United States, which is more than one-third of the population, currently have a sexually transmitted disease. In 2010 alone, more than 8,000 Orange County residents were newly diagnosed with an...
April is sexually transmitted disease Awareness Month, an annual event calling attention to STDs in the United States. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations an opportunity to address ways to prevent...
Parents forgo vaccines for their teenage kids for a number of reasons, researchers said Monday in a paper reporting findings from the annual National Immunization Survey of Teens, which was published in the journal Pediatrics. That might mean that public...
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
Scientists have always thought the HPV virus clears most women after a couple of years, but new evidence suggests it may linger in the body undetected and reappear later in life. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelJanuary is cervical cancer awareness month, and at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, we are ringing in the new year by talking prevention all month long. Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer in women. It’s also the most...
I'm writing in resonse to Kenneth VanAntwerp M.D. commentary on Oct. 31 about Gardasil. The Gardasil supposedly protects you from only four different strains of HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) when there are more than 100 different strains of HPV. Fifty-...
One key to launching a successful business is finding the right problem to solve. That's why so many entrepreneurs are inspired by problems they encounter themselves or that stymie their family and friends. The trick is not confusing an anecdote for a...
Jan 25, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Dec 5, 2011 |Story| Herald Mail
May 15, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 8, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Winchester Sun
Mar 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 1, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Dec 26, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 14, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Feb 14, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Feb 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Human papillomavirus topic gallery.