Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Topics

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Beyond HPV: Certain Bacteria Raise Cervical Cancer Risk

High-risk strains of HPV cause 99 percent of all cervical cancer cases and a new study suggests certain types of bacteria may also play a role.

By Diane Domina

High-Risk HPV Linked to Heart Disease

High-risk strains of HPV linked to cancer may also be associated with cardiovascular disease, according to a study.

By Diane Domina

HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Tooth Trouble: Why That Kiss Could be Risky

The state of a person’s mouth can not only be a turnoff but can also pose health risks. Here’s more on the link between kissing and oral health.

By Nancy Monson

Why Isn’t There an HPV Test for Men?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

By Lara DeSanto

1 in 5 Adults Are Infected With High-Risk HPV

Nearly 42 percent of U.S. adults 18 to 59 are infected with genital human papillomavirus, and more than one in five have a high-risk strain that cause cancer.

By Berkeley Wellness