Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -- The most common sexually transmitted infection is not herpes or HIV, but rather another type of viral infection called HPV or human papillomavirus virus. This infection doesn’t typically present with any symptoms but has the potential to develop into cancer.… The post Study finds that HPV has a high reinfection rate in men appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -- by Elena E. Roik, Ekaterina E. Sharashova, Evert Nieboer, Olga A. Kharkova, Vitaly A. Postoev, Jon Ø Odland Background Knowledge about cervical cancer (CC) risk factors and benefits of CC prevention motivates women to participate in its screening. However, several studies show that there is a significant knowledge deficit worldwide about human papillomavirus (HPV). The current study explores the level of knowledge about HPV and CC prevention in the context of sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics of women who visited an antenatal clinic in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted in the city of Arkhangelsk, which seats the administrative center of Arkhangelsk County, Northwest Russia. It included women who consulted a gynecologist for any reason between January 1,