Human papillomavirus

HPV vaccine could reduce Pap tests in a lifetime

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women living in less developed regions with an estimated 445,000 new cases in 2012 (84 per cent of the new cases worldwide), according to the World Health Organisation. 

Nov 12, 2017, 12:40 PM 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

Beware, women! Stress can worsen HPV infection

If it continues for some years, it can even lead to cervical cancer and other complication in women.

Apr 30, 2016, 17:45 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

`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 about various aspects of cervical cancer.

Sep 10, 2014, 16:08 PM IST

Japanese mushroom extract kills off HPV in cervical cancer cells

Researchers have demonstrated that treating cervical cancer cells with Japanese mushroom extract active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) led to the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV).

Mar 24, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

New cervical cancer analysis offers clues on role of HPV

Efforts to analyze the genome of cervical cancer has finally yielded some results and discoveries.

Dec 30, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Cervical cancer: Know all about the top cancer-killer among Indian women

Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix or cancer of the entrance to the uterus (womb). It can also be defined as a type of cancer that happens in the cells of the cervix.

Dec 04, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

33% of throat cancer cases linked to Human Papillomavirus

One third of people suffering from throat cancer are infected with a form of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a study has suggested.

Jul 21, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

Smokers and single men more likely to acquire oral cancer

A new study suggests that smokers and single men are more likely to acquire cancer-causing oral human papillomavirus (HPV).

Jul 07, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

HPV testing could cut cervical cancers by a third

Testing women for HPV first, instead of using the traditional cervical screening test to detect abnormal cells in the cervix, could cut cervical cancer cases by a third in UK.

Jun 14, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

Scientists engineer potent weapon against cancer

Scientists have synthesised a molecule that targets and destroys a key protein responsible for development of cervical and other cancers, says a study.

Jun 01, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

New weapon in fight against cervical cancer identified

Scientists have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers.

May 31, 2013, 21:59 PM IST

India tops cervical cancer deaths: Study

With nearly 73,000 women dying every year, India now tops the world in cervical cancer deaths according to a report released today by a US-based research and advocacy group.

May 10, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Some lung cancers linked to common virus

A common virus known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to new research led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Apr 13, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Vaccination can prevent cervical cancer deaths: Experts

India, where over 70,000 women die of cervical cancer every year, should opt for preventive vaccination against the Human Papillomavirus.

Aug 07, 2012, 13:58 PM IST

Authenticity of cervical cancer vaccine trial in India questioned

A new study has raised further questions about a controversial trial of HPV vaccines in India.

Jun 21, 2012, 13:04 PM IST