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  • Annual Pap tests? For some in U.S., old habits die hard

    Annual Pap tests? For some in U.S., old habits die hard
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday. But 60 percent of U.S....
  • HPV-related cancers rose before vaccines hit market

    HPV-related cancers rose before vaccines hit market
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of some cancers related to the human papillomavirus (HPV) increased throughout the U.S. before vaccines against the sexually transmitted infection were available, says to a new study. Researchers found an increase...
  • Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine

    Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine
    The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
  • Girls may not have riskier sex after HPV vaccination

    Girls may not have riskier sex after HPV vaccination
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Girls who had been vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) weren't more likely to get other sexually transmitted infections or to become pregnant, in a new study from Georgia. That goes against worries on the part of...
  • Study: HPV vaccine doesn't encourage sexual activity

    Study: HPV vaccine doesn't encourage sexual activity
    There's been a lot of controversy over the HPV vaccine. Because Gardasil is designed to protect young people against human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease, some people believe the inoculation gives teens the go-ahead to have sex....
  • The HPV vaccine and teen sex

    The HPV vaccine and teen sex
    If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to. Why? Because the cancers...
  • Wait longer between Pap tests, ob-gyns say

    Wait longer between Pap tests, ob-gyns say
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women can wait three to five years between Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer, according to guidelines released Monday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The recommendations fall in...
  • Decline in circumcisions could cost billions

     Decline in circumcisions could cost billions
    As the number of American parents increasingly leave their baby boys uncircumcised, HIV and other sexually transmitted disease rates are likely to climb, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, and the costs associated with those...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Online Dish: Semen Cures Depression Among Women

    Online Dish: Semen Cures Depression Among Women
    Go out and have unprotected sex, you'll be happier! Say what?! That's what researchers from SUNY Albany are saying in a new study. They claim that certain chemicals found in semen can have a positive effect on the physical and mental health of women...
  • EU advises all girls need cervical cancer vaccines

    EU advises all girls need cervical cancer vaccines
    LONDON (Reuters) - All girls in Europe should be immunized against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and current vaccine coverage rates are far too low, European Union health officials said on Wednesday. In new advice about...
  • Carmen Carrera comes out--as transgender

    Carmen Carrera comes out--as transgender
    Carmen Carrera's introduction to many of her fans started on the cult hit "RuPaul's Drag Race," where she became known for her flawless figure and glamorous look. Carrera, 24 of New Jersey, quickly turned into a fan favorite, even being brought back for...