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Study: Mushrooms can fight cervical cancer
KHOU-TV
A recent study indicates that mushrooms can help fight cervical cancer. In the study, researchers treated cervical cancer cells with AHCC, which is a proprietary extract made from the thread-like part of the mushroom. Researchers were able to suggest that AHCC can eliminate HPB infections and may have a role in the prevention of HPV-related cancers.
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The American Society for Cytotechnology celebrates National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
American Society for Cytotechnology
April 20-26
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is an annual celebration of all laboratory personnel who play a critical role in every aspect of healthcare. Lab Week is the perfect time to honor the more than 300,000 medical laboratory professionals who work behind the scenes performing and interpreting more than 10 billion laboratory tests in the U.S. per year. ASCT is proud to be one of 14 organizations that sponsor this important week in giving thanks to all laboratory professionals for their dedication to quality patient care.

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Women's cancer screenings down during recession
Medical Xpress
American women were less likely to receive a mammogram or Pap smear during the recession of 2007-09 than they were five years earlier, according to a study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. The nationwide decline in screening rates was most pronounced among white women.
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Study: Common early throat cancer symptoms are neck mass, sore throat
Head and Neck Cancer Alliance via HealthCanal
A first-of-its-kind study shows that sore throat and neck mass are the most common initial symptoms of a form of oral, head and neck cancer that is rapidly increasing in incidence, oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. The study, published online in JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, cites sore throat as the most likely initial symptom in patients with OPSCC unrelated to human papillomavirus, while a lump in the neck is more likely in HPV-associated throat cancer.
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Safety and immunogenicity of 2 doses of HPV vaccine
Landes Bioscience via Medical News Today
A recent study in the journal Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, showed that two doses of the HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine Cervarix are non-inferior to three doses in the current schedule. Since high coverage and compliance rates can be difficult to achieve with the current three-dose HPV vaccine regimen, several studies have looked at the possibility of reducing the number of doses.
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Low HPV transmission risk associated with genital wart removal
Healio
There appears to be a low risk for transmission of HPV in healthcare workers during the treatment of genital warts or cervical dysplasia, researchers reported at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Kristian Kofoed, M.D., Ph.D., of Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark, and colleagues assessed the prevalence of HPV among 313 employees working at nine departments of gynecology and dermatology at a medical facility in Denmark from 2010 to 2011.
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As health system complexities rise, a new industry emerges
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
If you want to learn about the complexities of the modern healthcare delivery system, there's no better person to ask than a physician. Their familiarity with the bureaucracy and tough patient choices associated with medical care is driving many out of clinical practice. And now it's causing some to look into a developing industry that has emerged. As patients now face more choices and assume more financial responsibility for their care than ever before, the navigator concept is emerging as a mainstream industry that is spreading across almost every medical discipline.
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Fraud alleged in findings on stem cells
The Boston Globe
A dramatic advance in creating stem cells for research received a serious blow when a Japanese scientist who led the work was accused of fraud by her own institute. The RIKEN Institute announced that its scientist, Haruko Obokata, was guilty of two instances of scientific misconduct and that it planned to call for the retraction of two Nature papers based on her work, but would wait to allow Obokata to appeal the investigative committee’s findings.
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Researchers find good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston via The Medical News
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston by growing vaginal skin cells outside the body and studying the way they interact with "good and bad" bacteria, think they may be able to better identify the good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections.
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