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Oral sex bigger cause of throat cancer than tobacco


February 21st, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A virus spread during oral sex is the main cause of throat cancer in people under 50 years of age.Scientists say the human papilloma virus (HPV) spread during ... Read more...

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Circumcision Lowers Chances Of HPV Risk In Women, Study Says


January 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study carried out by American researchers in Uganda has revealed that males who have undergone circumcision have more chances of protecting their female partners against ... Read more...

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Circumcision Lowers HPV Risk In Women, Says Survey


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lancet medical journal reported on Thursday that the female partners of circumcised men had a 28% lower rate of infection with the human papilloma virus ... Read more...

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Male circumcision ‘cuts risk of common STDs, but not syphilis’


March 26th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Circumcision not only protects heterosexual men from HIV, but it also helps prevent two other sexually transmitted infections - herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of ... Read more...

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HPV-vaccine may even help reduce number of pre-term births


March 18th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Calculating the benefits of HPV (human papilloma virus)-vaccination, Norwegian scientists have found that it may even reduce the number of pre-term births.Chronic HPV -infections can lead to ... Read more...

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Oral sex causing small-scale throat cancer epidemic


June 10th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Growing prevalence of oral sex may be leading to an increased incidence of throat cancer, according to a new study.In the study, a virus called human papillomavirus ... Read more...

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Persistent HPV infection may be clinical marker for cervical cancer


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill report that persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) could be a useful clinical marker for increased risk ... Read more...

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Researchers identify link between chlamydia and cervical cancer


March 16th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new research has shown that a persons risk of developing human papillomavirus (HPV), a common Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and a necessary agent of cervical cancer, ... Read more...

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Stress may boost cervical cancer risk in women


February 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study at the Fox Chase Cancer Centre has found that stress may increase the risk of developing cervical cancer in women.Cervical cancer is caused by Human ... Read more...

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