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HPV vaccine prevents incurable childhood respiratory disease

HPV vaccine prevents incurable childhood respiratory disease
November 9, 2017

For the first time, researchers have found evidence that the HPV vaccine prevents an incurable respiratory infection in children.

According to findings from an ongoing study in Australia, the incidence of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP) declined over the past 5 years following the implementation of a national quadrivalent HPV vaccination program that immunized at least half of the country’s female population aged between 12 and 26 years.

Gadolinium contrast necessary in ‘countless’ MRIs, safety research encouraged

November 7, 2017
On Nov. 1, Chuck Norris, Hollywood actor and martial artist, took on a new type of battle: fighting against medical device manufacturers in a lawsuit alleging that his…
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Age, race linked to survival disparities for HPV-associated cancers

November 7, 2017
The relative survival rate for an individual with HPV-associated cancer appeared largely dependent on demographic characteristics such as sex, race and age, according to…
In the Journals Plus

ART reduces HPV, cervical cancer in women with HIV

November 4, 2017
Women with HIV on ART had a lower prevalence of high-risk HPV infection, high-grade cervical lesions and invasive cervical cancer than women who were not receiving ART…
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What's Hot in Melanoma? Highlights from the HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies 2017 Meeting

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

The development and integration of targeted therapies, as well as immunotherapies, into clinical strategies for the…
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Baseball star who survived melanoma ‘suffering’ from lack of sunscreen use

September 22, 2017
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Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Assessment of immune checkpoint blockade inhibitors in the treatment of bladder cancer have demonstrated significant…
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