Tag: Human Papilloma Virus

The Hidden Disease That Causes Many Kinds Of Cancers

The Hidden Disease That Causes Many Kinds Of Cancers

HPV16 is the primary cause of cervical cancer and, with the help of screening tools, the disease can be detected in its early stages and the woman can start treatments. HPV (or Human Papilloma Virus) is a very common disease with more than 20 million Americans infected with HPV16. Each year, there are roughly 5.5 [...]

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Unhealthy Sexual Habits to Avoid

Unhealthy Sexual Habits to Avoid

We live in a society that is obsessed with sex and all things sexual, so what happens when it begins to affect our health? In the twenty-first century, it seems that everyone is much more relaxed when it comes to discussing the subject of sex and sexual habits – even in societies where this type [...]

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Human Papilloma Virus 16 and Cervical Cancer

Human Papilloma Virus 16 and Cervical Cancer

Human papilloma virus 16, or HPV 16, is one of the most common sexually transmitted viruses in the United States. It causes genital neoplasias, which may develop into genital cancers. Epidemiology With about 20 million known cases and 5.5 million new cases each year, HPV 16 is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease in the [...]

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