News tagged with genital warts

The Medical Minute: The worry with warts

Common warts are harmless skin lesions that are usually found on the hands or soles of the feet, the latter referred to as plantar warts. Warts have a fleshy and hard feel to them, can be associated with skin thickening, ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Health
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Cancer vaccine's added benefit

Vaccination against the virus that causes cervical cancer has had an additional benefit - a marked decline in cases of genital warts, a new study has found.

dateJul 06, 2010 in Health
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HPV vaccines may reduce a wide range of genital diseases

High-coverage human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations among adolescents and young women may result in a rapid reduction of genital warts, cervical cell abnormalities, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, researchers ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Cancer
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FDA panel backs Glaxo's cervical vaccine for women

(AP) -- Drugmaker Merck likely will face U.S. competition for its vaccine Gardasil, after federal experts recommended rival GlaxoSmithKline's Cervarix also be approved to prevent the virus that causes most cervical cancers.

dateSep 09, 2009 in Medications
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