• HPV vaccine success in gay and bisexual men

    Study shows a significant reduction after vaccination of young men.

    A significant reduction in four vaccine-preventable human papillomavirus (HPV) strains was seen after a vaccine progr...

    Australia May 25, 2021
  • Cancer risk for First Nations women

    Indigenous women left behind as world races to eliminate cervical cancer.

    Although Australia is on track to become one of the first countries to eliminate cervical cancer, Aboriginal and Torr...

    Health March 22, 2021
  • Eating out: care needed

    Risk of HPV-related throat cancer is higher with multiple oral-sex partners.

    Seems we need to take care when going down, because the frequency of oral sex might increase the risk of human papill...

    Body and Mind January 11, 2021
  • A virus for good, not evil

    HPV may protect the skin from some cancers.

    A class of viruses commonly found on human skin – low-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) – may play a role in protecti...

    Medicine October 30, 2019
  • Human papilloma virus: a gift from the Neanderthals

    HPV evolved from an acquired sub-strain, researchers find. Samantha Page reports.

    The virus that causes cervical cancer has been evolving in hominins for 500,000 years and split from its ancestors ar...

    Biology November 1, 2018
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