What is HPV? HPV, human papillomavirus, is an infection that is passed from one person to another through direct skin-to-skin contact. When genital skin (on the penis, scrotum, vulva [area near the opening to the vagina] and near the anus [rectal opening]) is involved, the … [Read more...] about HPV Testing – Is It for Me?
What is HPV? HPV is human papillomavirus. It is the most common viral sexually transmitted infection for both men and women. Some types of HPV are called “low risk”. Those can infect the skin around the genitals and cause genital warts. Other types of HPV are called “high … [Read more...] about Genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Women
Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Health Each year 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. In most cases cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur in the cervix years before cervical … [Read more...] about What Women Should Know about HPV and Cervical Health
World Health Organization' Endorsement Critical Win for Glaxo In a July 9th story, 'WHO clears Glaxo's Cervarix for developing world' Reuters reported that GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK.L) cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix has won a green light from the World Health Organisation (WHO) … [Read more...] about WHO Appproves HPV Vaccine Cervarix For Poor Nations
GSK says Cervarix effective against more viruses Earlier this week Reuters reported the results of a Cervarix study published in a recent issue of The Lancet that indicated that the Glaxo HPV vaccine protects against the five most common cervical cancer-causing viruses. Below is … [Read more...] about Lancet Study Indicates Cervarix HPV Vaccine Effective Against The Five Most Common Cervical Cancer-Causing Viruses