President Dr Keith Radcliffe said: "If the government had purchased Gardasil back in 2008, like almost all other developed countries did at the time, today we could be well on the way to eradicating genital warts
It shows that if we vaccinate males early enough, we should be able to prevent most cases of external genital warts
in this population.
Major finding: Thirty-one of 70 patients with genital warts
experienced clinical clearance at 12 weeks (95% CI, 21%-42%) with a nitric oxide topical treatment, compared with 14% of 74 assigned placebo (95% CI, 6%-21%).
In this study, genital warts
were used as a surrogate marker for HPV infection.
Gardasil is a quadrivalent vaccine for protection against cancer of the cervix and other genital diseases caused by the human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16 and 18: precancerous lesions of the cervix (CIN2/3), precancerous lesions of the vulva (VIN2/3) and vaginal (VaIN2/3) and genital warts
com website, he completely understands what it is like to feel frightened and panicked following a diagnosis of genital warts
a marker for increased risk of anogenital cancers, cancers of the head and neck as well as some other malignancies.
However, she also pointed out that the rise of genital warts
among homosexual men will continue if they are not offered a similar option: 'Men who have sex with men will continue to suffer from genital warts
, as the vaccine is only offered to young women.
Figures from the Health Protection Agency show that 75,000 people were diagnosed with genital warts
Some low-risk HPV types cause genital warts
on or around the genitals and anus of both men and women.
THE public is generally aware of the human papilloma virus (HPV) that affects the female genital tract causing genital warts
In nearly unanimous votes, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel agreed that data on Gardasil supported the efficacy and safety of the vaccine, for use in preventing genital warts
caused by human papillomavirus types 6 and 11 in boys and men aged 9-26 years.
Using a life-world hermeneutic approach, this study focused on the interviews with eight Swedish men living with genital warts
HPV can cause genital warts
and penile and anal cancer in men.
Following regulatory approval, Polyphenon(R) E-Ointment, our topical prescription drug for the treatment of HPV-related genital warts
, and Oracea will form the cornerstone for the development of our commercial dermatology business in Europe.