papillomaviruses


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papillomaviruses,

n. pl viruses that cause infection of the hair, skin, and nails known as warts, including oral warts.

Patient discussion about papillomaviruses

Q. Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV? I have a 12 year old daughter. Her School wants all the girls aged 12 and up to be vaccinated against HPV. A lot of Parents are against this vaccine. I want to know more about this vaccine and if I should vaccinate my daughter.

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

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IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Human Papillomaviruses, Volume 64.
The most prevalent cause of cervical cancer is infection with human papillomaviruses (HPVs).
The development of 70% of all cervical cancers can be linked to infection by human papillomaviruses.
Human papillomaviruses are commonly found in normal skin of immunocompetent hosts.
Phylogeny of papillomaviruses and repeated structure of the E6 and E7 gene products.
Diseases caused by human papillomaviruses There are more than seventy types of human papillomaviruses, and of these, over twenty infect mucosal tissue and can be sexually transmitted (Storer, 1996).
Researchers had previously shown that exposure to certain types of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) heightens a woman's risk of developing cervical cancer.
Human papillomaviruses (HPVs), small, double-stranded DNA viruses with a circular genome of [approximately equal to]8,000 bp, are assigned to different genera and species on the basis of their major capsid protein gene (L1) nucleotide sequence, which reflects their tropism (cutaneous or mucosal) and potential to induce tumors.
Human papillomaviruses (HPV) are small, double stranded DNA viruses that belong to family papillomaviridae (1).
8 personal lubricants and determined they are highly effective in blocking infection by certain strains of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) that have been proven to cause cervical, vaginal and anal cancers [1].
Detection of human papillomaviruses in eccrine ducts in palmoplantar epidermoid cysts.
The team inserted DNA from HPV-18 -- one of the papillomaviruses previously linked to cervical cancer in smokers -- into the epithelial cells and then doused those cells with low doses of N-nitrosomethylurea, a cancer-causing chemical derived from the nicotine in tobacco smoke.