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Okayama University researchers find way to prevent replication of influenza viral RNA

Okayama University researchers find way to prevent replication of influenza viral RNA

Researchers at Okayama University have successfully cleaved influenza viral RNA to prevent its replication using novel artificial RNA restriction enzymes in laboratory cell cultures. [More]
Zilico to pilot pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system across India as part of TechEmerge's programme

Zilico to pilot pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system across India as part of TechEmerge's programme

Zilico Ltd – a developer of a pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system - has been selected by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, to be part of a unique program across India. [More]
Study explores perceptions of college-age males about HPV

Study explores perceptions of college-age males about HPV

Maggie Pitts took great interest in the human papillomavirus vaccine after Virginia became the first state in the country to mandate its use among girls in the sixth grade. [More]
Pioneering diagnostic system for cervical cancer to be on display at MEDICA 2016

Pioneering diagnostic system for cervical cancer to be on display at MEDICA 2016

A pioneering diagnostic system that is having a significant impact on the changing clinical pathway for cervical cancer will be on display at MEDICA 2016 by multi-award winning company, Zilico Ltd. [More]
Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

​Every year 800000 women die of cervical and breast cancer, but where a woman lives will largely determine her chance of survival. [More]
ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

The American Society of Clinical Oncology today issued a new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer related death among women worldwide. [More]
Girl Effect and Gavi team up to combat cervical cancer in developing countries

Girl Effect and Gavi team up to combat cervical cancer in developing countries

As the world marks the fourth International Day of the Girl Child, Girl Effect and Gavi today announced a ground-breaking partnership to protect girls from contracting cervical cancer in developing countries. [More]
New study highlights need for routine skin cancer screening for all transplant patients

New study highlights need for routine skin cancer screening for all transplant patients

A new study from Drexel University College of Medicine suggests all organ transplant recipients, regardless of race, should receive routine, total-body screenings for skin cancer. [More]
Research gains new insights into how virus that causes cervical cancer evades immune system

Research gains new insights into how virus that causes cervical cancer evades immune system

Researchers from New Zealand's University of Otago have gained fresh insights into how one of the main viruses that cause cervical cancer evades its hosts' immune systems. [More]
Two Staffordshire hospitals introduce pioneering technology to improve cervical cancer diagnosis

Two Staffordshire hospitals introduce pioneering technology to improve cervical cancer diagnosis

Two hospitals in Staffordshire have introduced a pioneering new technology designed to improve the speed and accuracy in diagnosing pre-cancerous conditions of the cervix. [More]
HPV vaccine can decrease incidence of cervical pre-cancers among young women, research shows

HPV vaccine can decrease incidence of cervical pre-cancers among young women, research shows

Every 20 minutes, someone in the United States receives a cancer diagnosis related to human papillomavirus. HPV causes cancer of the cervix, anus and throat. [More]
Specific HPV strain linked to better overall survival for oropharyngeal cancer patients

Specific HPV strain linked to better overall survival for oropharyngeal cancer patients

When it comes to cancer-causing viruses like human papillomavirus, or HPV, researchers are continuing to find that infection with one strain may be better than another. [More]
Study finds nonwhite transplant recipients at risk for skin cancer

Study finds nonwhite transplant recipients at risk for skin cancer

A new study from Drexel University College of Medicine suggests all organ transplant recipients, regardless of race, should receive routine, total-body screenings for skin cancer. [More]
Researchers develop novel label-free method for detecting real-time DNA amplification

Researchers develop novel label-free method for detecting real-time DNA amplification

Research team led by Nagoya University develop a label-free method for detecting DNA amplification in real time based on refractive index changes in diffracted light. [More]
Many parents support HPV vaccine school-entry requirements with opt-out provisions

Many parents support HPV vaccine school-entry requirements with opt-out provisions

Requiring students to get vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, to enter school could prevent many cancers linked to the virus, but University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that many parents only support such requirements with opt-out provisions that could make the laws less effective. [More]
Fruit fly models may help scientists understand underlying mechanism of HPV-induced cancer

Fruit fly models may help scientists understand underlying mechanism of HPV-induced cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States and has been identified as a primary cause of cervical cancer in women. [More]
Advances in head and neck cancer treatments: an interview with Prof. Argiris

Advances in head and neck cancer treatments: an interview with Prof. Argiris

Patients with head and neck cancer usually present with locally advanced disease and often require more than one type of treatment, which may include surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. [More]
Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcement

Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcement

Roche Diagnostics welcomes the announcement by Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison, to introduce Human Papillomavirus (HPV) primary screening in England. [More]
TSRI scientists develop new strategy to design potential HIV vaccine candidates

TSRI scientists develop new strategy to design potential HIV vaccine candidates

Want to catch a criminal? Show a mugshot on the news. Want to stop HIV infections? Get the immune system to recognize and attack the virus's tell-tale structure. That's part of the basic approach behind efforts at The Scripps Research Institute to design an AIDS vaccine. [More]
Study shows women with CIN3 more likely to develop anogenital cancers

Study shows women with CIN3 more likely to develop anogenital cancers

Women with a history of severe cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, a precancerous condition of the cervix that arises from infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV), had a long-term increased risk of developing anal, vulvar, and vaginal cancer. [More]
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