Posts tagged “HPV”

Cervical cancer charity describes home testing as a ‘game-changer’

March 26th, 2019
Cervical cancer charity describes home testing as a ‘game-changer’

Cervical cancer charity, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, has described home testing kits as a ‘game-changer’. Under a new pilot scheme, which is due to launch in parts of North and East London in the autumn, women will be able to carry out tests for the HPV (human papilloma virus) at home. HPV is linked to […]

HPV Vaccine Withdrawn Amid Infertility Fears

September 2nd, 2013
HPV Vaccine Withdrawn Amid Infertility Fears

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus which can seriously affect a person’s teeth and gums, especially if the individual has poor oral health. However it now emerges that the vaccine used to treat the virus has side effects affecting women’s fertility. The finding came about when an Australian 16 year old […]

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