Papillomavirus http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25210/all en Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Bioengineer developing needle-free "nanopatch" vaccines</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Gynaecological cancer Health Labor Medicine Papillomavirus Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:16:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732861 at http://www.globalpost.com Half of world countries unprepared to deal with cancer: WHO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/half-world-countries-unprepared-deal-cancer-who <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Less than half of all countries in the world have functioning plans to prevent cancer and provide treatment and care to cancer patients, the World Health Organisation lamented Friday.</p> <p>"Cancer should not be a death sentence anywhere in the world, as there are proven ways to prevent and cure many cancers," Dr. Oleg Chestnov, in charge of WHO's non-communicable diseases and mental health unit, said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/half-world-countries-unprepared-deal-cancer-who" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Papillomavirus AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743451 at http://www.globalpost.com Vaccine group funds cervical cancer immunisations for poor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/vaccine-group-funds-cervical-cancer-immunisations-poor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Eight countries to start pilot projects backed by GAVI</p> <p>* Cervical cancer HPV vaccines are made by Merck and GSK</p> <p>* Over 85 pct of cervical cancer deaths are in poor nations</p> <p>By Kate Kelland</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The GAVI global vaccines group is to help protect more than 180,000 girls in eight countries across Africa and Asia from cervical cancer by funding immunisation projects with vaccines from Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/vaccine-group-funds-cervical-cancer-immunisations-poor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Papillomavirus Vaccines Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:31:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744889 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Obama offers compromise on birth control health coverage</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Gynaecological cancer Health Labor Law Medicine Papillomavirus Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:30:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5745000 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Fight tobacco marketing, boost vaccinations to curb cancer, says report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/refile-fight-tobacco-marketing-boost-vaccinations-curb-cancer-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Number of cancer cases seen soaring worldwide</p> <p>* Smoking increases risk of many types of the disease</p> <p>* Vaccines against HPV virus prevent cervical cancer</p> <p>LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - Fighting the tobacco industry's tactics in the world's poorest countries and ensuring the best vaccines get to those most in need are key to cutting the number of cancer deaths worldwide, according to a report by specialists in the disease.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/refile-fight-tobacco-marketing-boost-vaccinations-curb-cancer-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Medicine Papillomavirus Vaccines Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:01:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5775437 at http://www.globalpost.com Less-frequent Pap smears may miss cancer precursors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/less-frequent-pap-smears-may-miss-cancer-precursors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 8 (Reuters) - Certain types of abnormalities that can lead to cervical cancer may be missed when young women go years between Pap smears, according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>Last year, the government-backed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said women under 21 don't need to be screened for cervical cancer and Pap smears can be done once every three years after that - guidelines that broadly agree with others released by groups such as the American Cancer Society.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/less-frequent-pap-smears-may-miss-cancer-precursors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Medicine Oncology Papillomavirus Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776675 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>U.S. childhood obesity fight sees some success: group</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Gynaecological cancer Health Labor Law Medicine Papillomavirus Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:31:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776840 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>U.S. childhood obesity fight sees some success: group</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Gynaecological cancer Labor Law Medicine Papillomavirus Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:30:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777130 at http://www.globalpost.com Parental concerns rise over HPV vaccine: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/parental-concerns-rise-over-hpv-vaccine-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A growing number of US parents oppose doctors' recommendations to vaccinate teenage girls against human papillomavirus (HPV), the main cause of cervical cancer, a study said Monday.</p> <p>Parents cited reasons such as believing their child was too young or not sexually active, concerns about safety and side effects, or lack of knowledge about the vaccine, said the study in the journal Pediatrics.</p> <p>In 2008, 40 percent of parents surveyed said they did not want the HPV vaccine for their daughters. In 2010, that figure rose to 44 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/parental-concerns-rise-over-hpv-vaccine-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Microbiology Papillomavirus Social Issues Technology AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:30:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786360 at http://www.globalpost.com Parental concerns rise over HPV vaccine: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/parental-concerns-rise-over-hpv-vaccine-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A growing number of US parents oppose doctors' recommendations to vaccinate teenage girls against human papillomavirus (HPV), the main cause of cervical cancer, a study said Monday.</p> <p>Parents cited reasons such as believing their child was too young or not sexually active, concerns about safety and side effects, or lack of knowledge about the vaccine, said the study in the journal Pediatrics.</p> <p>In 2008, 40 percent of parents surveyed said they did not want the HPV vaccine for their daughters. In 2010, that figure rose to 44 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/parental-concerns-rise-over-hpv-vaccine-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Microbiology Papillomavirus Social Issues Technology AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 05:00:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786437 at http://www.globalpost.com Alberta may include boys in HPV vaccine program, weighs effectiveness, cost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130505/alberta-may-include-boys-hpv-vaccine-program-weighs-effectiv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDMONTON - Alberta is looking at including boys in a free school vaccination program that protects girls from a virus that causes cervical and other types of deadly cancers.</p> <p>The HPV vaccine was first offered to Grade 5 girls in the province in 2008. Since then, the province estimates about 61 per cent of girls between the ages of nine and 13 have received the shots.</p> <p>This summer, Alberta's chief medical officer of health and other officials are to meet with their counterparts across Canada in Ottawa to discuss the medical effectiveness of the vaccine when given to boys.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130505/alberta-may-include-boys-hpv-vaccine-program-weighs-effectiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Health Labor Medicine Papillomavirus Social Issues The Canadian Press Sun, 05 May 2013 23:15:10 +0000 The Canadian Press 5831563 at http://www.globalpost.com Merck, Glaxo health groups bringing cervical cancer vaccines to girls in poorest countries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130509/merck-glaxo-health-groups-bringing-cervical-cancer-vaccines- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TRENTON, N.J. - Two multinational drugmakers are teaming up with top global health groups to protect millions of girls in the world's poorest countries from deadly cervical cancer.</p> <p>Starting with pilot programs in eight Asian and African nations, the ambitious project ultimately is intended to inoculate more than 30 million girls in more than 40 countries by 2020. Given that most women killed by cervical cancer live in developing countries, the project could have a huge impact.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130509/merck-glaxo-health-groups-bringing-cervical-cancer-vaccines-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Environment Health Medicine Papillomavirus Politics Social Issues Technology Vaccines The Canadian Press Thu, 09 May 2013 17:15:04 +0000 The Canadian Press 5834523 at http://www.globalpost.com Merck, Glaxo health groups bringing cervical cancer vaccines to girls in poorest countries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/merck-glaxo-health-groups-bringing-cervical-cancer-vaccines- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GENEVA - Two multinational drugmakers are teaming up with global health groups in an attempt to protect millions of girls in the world's poorest countries from deadly cervical cancer.</p> <p>Starting with pilot programs in eight Asian and African nations, the ambitious project aims to inoculate more than 30 million girls in more than 40 countries by 2020.</p> <p>The endeavour was announced Thursday by the GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership that's worked with drugmakers to deliver vaccines to treat fatal childhood illnesses in the world's most impoverished regions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130510/merck-glaxo-health-groups-bringing-cervical-cancer-vaccines-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Papillomavirus Vaccination The Canadian Press Fri, 10 May 2013 06:39:59 +0000 The Canadian Press 5834778 at http://www.globalpost.com HPV-related cancers rose before vaccines hit market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/hpv-related-cancers-rose-vaccines-hit-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrew M. Seaman</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Researchers found an increase in many early-stage cancers and anal and head and neck late-stage cancers across the U.S. between 1978 through 2007 that are thought to be related to the infection.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/hpv-related-cancers-rose-vaccines-hit-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> cancers Health Human papillomavirus Labor Medicine Papillomavirus Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sun, 12 May 2013 00:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5835931 at http://www.globalpost.com Merck, GSK cut price of cervical cancer shots for poor countries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130513/merck-gsk-cut-price-cervical-cancer-shots-poor-countries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kate Kelland</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmakers Merck and GlaxoSmithKline have cut the price of cervical cancer shots in a deal that will deliver them to poor countries for less than $5 a dose.</p> <p>The new record low price for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines should mean millions of girls in developing countries can be protected against the disease, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations (GAVI) said on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130513/merck-gsk-cut-price-cervical-cancer-shots-poor-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Papillomavirus Vaccines Thomson Reuters Mon, 13 May 2013 16:32:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5836768 at http://www.globalpost.com