Repurposing cancer drugs may help treat HPVs

Preclinical experiments by researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the US suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might help treat HPVs.

Dec 03, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Sexually transmitted infection HPV raises reinfection risk in men, says study

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and it is a major cause of genital warts and cancers of the genitals, mouth and throat. 

Dec 06, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Oral intimation ups men's risk of head and neck cancer

The researchers analysed data from 13,089 people, aged 20-69, taking part in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) who had been tested for oral HPV infection.

Oct 22, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

New, improved HPV vaccine could prevent 90 percent cervical cancers

The sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, infections cause global disease, including an estimated 266,000 deaths from cervical cancer worldwide in 2012, according to the World Health Organisation.  

Sep 07, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

Dentists believe that dating apps could be responsible for cancer-causing STI – This is how!

As per the report, experts have warned that a huge number of the population is at risk of being infected with human papilloma virus (HPV).

Sep 04, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Head and neck cancer: What increases your risk, prevention tips!

The main factors that increase the risk of head and neck cancers are smoking and alcohol consumption.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

5 facts about cervical cancer you should know!

India represents 26.4 percent of all women dying of cervical cancer globally.

Jan 16, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

New vaccine can prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers

A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if given to all 11- or 12-year-old children before they are exposed to the virus, says a US-based study.

May 12, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Turmeric may help treat oral cancers: Study

The humble turmeric - a familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking - may help treat oral cancers caused by a virus, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, claim.

Apr 24, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Oral cancer: Risk factors, symptoms and prevention tips!

Risk factors for oral cancer include- usage of any form of tobacco products, excessive alcohol use, exposure to sun. It is believed that the risk of catching oral cancer rises with age.

Jan 30, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Cervical cancer: 5 facts you should know

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Jan 12, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Japanese mushroom extract may be helpful in treating HPV

A new study has revealed that a Japanese mushroom extract may be helpful in treating human papillomavirus (HPV).

Oct 29, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

Alcohol increases risk of HPV infection in men

Men, who consume alcohol have a greater risk of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a study said.

Oct 05, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

`It is now possible to prevent cervical cancer in women by vaccination`

Dr Meenakshi Ahuja, the director (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) Fortis La Femme talks with Shruti Saxena of ZeeNews.com about various aspects of cervical cancer.

Sep 10, 2014, 16:08 PM IST

Oral sex, HPV - bigger cancer threat than smoking

Oral sex and HPV are the leading causes of oral cancer among non-smoking men in the US.

Apr 20, 2011, 00:45 AM IST

Over 50% new couples get infected with HPV: Study

Scientists have found that over half of young adults in a new sexual relationship get infected with human papillomavirus that causes cervical cancer.

Jan 15, 2010, 13:54 PM IST

Rare head and neck cancer linked to HPV

The increased incidence of a rare type of head and neck cancer is linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Oct 08, 2009, 15:14 PM IST