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Nytol, Benadryl, Ditropan and Piriton raising dementia risk
Over-the counter hayfever tables, sleeping pills or asthma drugs significantly raise the risk of developing dementia, a study has shown.

Tainted antibiotic pills with rat poison caused sterilization deaths
The women who died after sterilization surgery in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh might have been given antibiotic pills contaminated with rat poison, a senior official said.

Barriers to HPV vaccination among teens for cervical cancer prevention
Barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among adolescents in the U.S. range from financial concerns and parental attitudes to social influences and concerns about the vaccination's effect on sexual behavior.

One dose of HPV vaccine similar to three dose regimen
Two doses of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, trademarked as Cervarix, resulted in similar serum antibody levels against two of the most carcinogenic types of HPV (16 and 18), compared to a standard three dose regimen.

Morning After Pills to all ages allowed in US
An appeals court ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make certain forms of "morning-after" birth control pills available freely over the counter to anyone who wants to buy them.

US parents concerned about side effects of HPV for cervical cancer
A rising percentage of parents say they won't have their teen daughters vaccinated to protect against the human papilloma virus, even though physicians are increasingly recommending adolescent vaccinations. More than 2 in 5 parents surveyed believe the HPV vaccine is unnecessary, and a growing number worry about potential side effects.

Alzheimer disease drug enters into phase II III study
Although several pharmaceutical companies in US have experienced setbacks with Alzheimer's compounds, Merck & Co., Inc. hopes to defy the odds with plans to take a Alzheimer pill into a Phase II/III clinical study with patients who suffer from mild-to-moderate stages of the Alzheimer's disease.

HPV vaccine may benefit HIV infected women
Women with HIV may benefit from a vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), despite having already been exposed to HPV, a study finds. Although many may have been exposed to less serious forms of HPV, more than 45 percent of sexually active young women who have acquired HIV appear never to have been exposed to the most common high-risk forms of HPV.

Stribild once a day combination pill to treat HIV
Stribild (elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate), a new once-a-day combination pill to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have never been treated for HIV infection, is approved in US by FDA.

Polypill reduces heart attack and stroke risks
Results of a randomised trial carried out by academics at Queen Mary, University of London show that a four-component Polypill given to people aged 50 and over to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, the most common causes of death worldwide, achieved large reductions in blood cholesterol and blood pressure, the main causes of these two diseases.

HPV vaccine reduces HPV infection even in unvaccinated
The HPV vaccine not only has resulted in a decrease in human papillomavirus infection in immunized teens but also in teens who were not immunized. The study is believed to be the first to show a substantial decrease in HPV infection in a community setting as well as herd protection ? a decrease in infection rates among unimmunized individuals that occurs when a critical mass of people in a community is immunized against a contagious disease.

Omega 3 fish oil supplements not reducing cognitive decline in older
Older people who take omega-3 fish oil supplements are probably not reducing their chances of losing cognitive function. Based on the available data from studies lasting up to 3.5 years, the researchers concluded that the supplements offered no benefits for cognitive health over placebo capsules or margarines, but that longer term effects are worth investigating.

IUDs amd implants are most effective birth control methods
Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than those who used longer-acting forms such as an intrauterine device (IUD) or implant.

HPV vaccine reduces subsequent cervical disease in women
HPV vaccination does not reduce progression to cervical disease in women, but vaccinated women had less frequent subsequent cervical disease. Women who are diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical conditions after receiving the HPV vaccine can still benefit from a considerably reduced risk of reoccurring disease.

HPV DNA testing for all women aged 29 years and above
Implementation of HPV DNA testing in cervical screening leads to earlier detection of clinically relevant CIN grade 2 or worse, which when adequately treated, improves protection against CIN grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer. Early detection of high-grade cervical legions caused by HPV16 was a major component of this benefit.

Cervical cancer virus HPV linked to oral cancer rise
A new study of oropharyngeal cancer suggests that dramatic increases in U.S. incidence of the cancer and survival since 1984 can be attributed to infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Hormonal contraception doubles HIV risk in Africa
Women using hormonal contraception -- such as a birth control pill or a shot like Depo-Provera ? are at double the risk of acquiring HIV, and HIV-infected women who use hormonal contraception have twice the risk of transmitting the virus to their HIV-uninfected male partners.

IUDs may lower cervical cancer risk
IUDs or intrauterine contraceptive devices could substantially reduce the risk of women developing cervical cancer, revealed by researchers in a recent study in Lancet Oncology.

Asthma pill more user friendly and effective than inhalers
A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Risk of blood clots from oral contraceptive pill
Researchers revealed that the combined oral contraceptive containing drospirenone carries a higher risk of venous thromboembolism than do formulations containing levonorgestrel.

Essential oil pill prevents premenstrual syndrome PMS
A pill containing a mix of essential oils has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), revealed by researchers in BioMed Central's journal Reproductive Health.

Gardasil approved to prevent anal cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in people ages 9 through 26 years.

Placebo works even without deception
For most of us, the "placebo effect" is synonymous with the power of positive thinking; it works because you believe you're taking a real drug. But a new study rattles this assumption.

Emergency contraception does not reduce pregnancy rates
Providing emergency contraception to women in advance of need does not reduce pregnancy rates, despite increased use and faster use after unprotected se_xual inte_rcourse.

Frequent screening for women over 41 is low after HPV Vaccination
The overall potential benefits of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations or frequent HPV screenings for women over the age of 41 are low, concludes a new study published online February 15 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Cervical cancer screening should be less frequent
Women should have their first cervical cancer screening at age 21 and can be rescreened less frequently than previously recommended, reported by US researchers at ACOG.

Breast cancer drugs may prevent cervical cancer also
Researchers eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two FDA-approved drugs currently used to treat breast cancer and osteoporosis. The study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Birth control pills may alter choice of partners
There is no doubt that modern contraception has enabled women to have unprecedented control over their own fertility. However, is it possible that the use of oral contraceptives is interfering with a woman's ability to choose, compete for and retain her preferred mate?

Smokers' tongues fail taste test
Smokers have fewer and flatter taste buds. A study of the tongues of 62 Greek soldiers, published in the open access journal BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, has demonstrated how cigarettes deaden the ability to taste.

Young You recalls weight loss pills
Young You Corporation has been informed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that four weight loss dietary supplements sold and marketed by the firm contain an undeclared drug ingredient.

GSK's cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix got WHO prequalification
The World Health Organization (WHO) has awarded prequalification to Cervarix, GlaxoSmithKline's cervical cancer vaccine. GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical company applied for WHO prequalification of Cervarix 2 years ago.

Early cervical cancer screening may harm women
UK's Advisory Committee on Cervical Screening (ACCS) has agreed unanimously for no change in the screening age as evidence showed that earlier screening could do more harm than good causing too many false positives and increase the risk of premature births in some women.

New gene silencing way to turn off cervical cancer genes
Researchers at The University of Queensland have developed a way to deliver drugs which can specifically shut down cancer-causing genes in tumour cells while sparing normal healthy tissues.

Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine
Informing men that a new vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) would also help protect their female partners against developing cervical cancer from the sexually transmitted infection did not increase their interest in getting the vaccine, according to a new Florida State University study.

Gardasil is eligible for UN immunization programs
GARDASIL [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16 and 18) Vaccine, Recombinant], Merck's cervical cancer vaccine, has been awarded World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualification. GARDASIL is the first cervical cancer vaccine to receive WHO pre-qualification.

Gardasil efficacious against HPV 16 infection
In a study of an extended follow up of 290 women na?ve to HPV type 16, the HPV 16 component of GARDASIL [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Vaccine, Recombinant] was efficacious against HPV 16 infection for an average of 8.5 years after administration.

New pill cladribine to treat Multiple sclerosis MS
A new drug for multiple sclerosis can dramatically reduce the chances of a relapse or a deterioration of the condition, according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London.

Plan B as OTC for 17 year old women
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will not appeal a U.S. District Court order that 17 year old girls should have unrestricted, over-the-counter access to Plan B or so-called "emergency contraception."

Cervical cancer screening to 50000 women in India
QIAGEN and the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) announced a collaboration to establish the first large-scale cervical cancer screening program for women in Kolkata, India.

Contraceptive pills impair muscle gains in young women
Oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women, and is associated with lower hormone levels, revealed by researchers.

Heartburn medications do not ease asthma
The predominance of heartburn among asthma sufferers led many specialists to suspect that acid reflux could be a trigger for the coughing, wheezing and breathlessness of asthma.

Cervical cancer screening might safely be delayed after HPV vaccine
DNA from human papilloma virus type 16 (HPV16) and HPV type 18 (HPV18) were found in the majority of invasive cervical cancers in New Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s, according to a population-based study published in the March 24 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

TV ad to educate women about cervical cancer and HPV test
Through a new advertising campaign being launched in US, local women will soon learn more about cervical cancer screening and prevention.

Gardasil approval delayed for use in women ages 27 - 45
Merck & Co., Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a second complete response letter regarding the supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for the use of GARDASIL [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Vaccine, Recombinant] in women ages 27 though 45.

Weight loss pills may be risky for health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers nationwide not to purchase or consume more than 25 different products marketed for weight loss because they contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients that may put consumers' health at risk.

HPV vaccine's hypersensitivity reactions are rare
Hypersensitivity reactions to the quadrivalent HPV vaccine (4vHPV, Gardasil) are uncommon and most schoolgirls can tolerate subsequent doses, finds the first evaluation of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine published on bmj.com.

Gardasil HPV vaccine prevented genital lesions in men
GARDASIL [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, and 18) Vaccine, Recombinant], the cervical cancer vaccine from Merck & Co., Inc., prevented 90 percent of external genital lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in a pivotal Phase III study in men aged 16 to 26.

Single PILL may prevent heart disease
A new clinical trial looking at a single pill to prevent cardiovascular disease is starting in Auckland, New Zealand.

Gardasil vaccine to prevent cervical cancer in India
MSD Pharmaceuticals India announced the launch of GARDASIL Vaccine, India's first vaccine to help prevent Cervical Cancer caused by the HPV.

QIAGEN's careHPV test provides more accurate screening
A new HPV test developed by QIAGEN specifically for use in regions of the world with scarce resources is "substantially" more accurate in identifying women with cervical disease than the current methods (Pap testing and visual inspection) in these countries.

Contraceptive pill influences partner choice
The contraceptive pill may disrupt women's natural ability to choose a partner genetically dissimilar to themselves, research at the Universities of Liverpool and Newcastle has found.

Persistent HPV infection raises cervical cancer risk
Persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) could be a useful clinical marker for increased risk of cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide, revealed by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mothers less likely to vaccinate daughters against HPV
U.S. mothers report they are less likely to vaccinate daughters under age 13 against human papillomavirus virus (HPV), even though the vaccine is recommended for girls at age 11 and 12, it's incumbent upon the healthcare community to work to improve mom's acceptance of the vaccination for younger daughters, say researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center who conducted the study.

Stress may increase cervical cancer risk
A woman's daily stress can reduce her ability to fight off a common sexually transmitted disease and increase her risk of developing the cancer it can cause, according to a new study. No such association is seen, however, between past major life events, such as divorce or job loss, and the body's response to the infection.

Camera in a pill finds early signs of esophageal cancer
What if swallowing a pill with a camera could detect the earliest signs of cancer? The tiny camera is designed to take high-quality, color pictures in confined spaces. Such a device could find warning signs of esophageal cancer, the fastest growing cancer in the United States.

Oral contraceptive pills can protect against ovarian cancer
Use of oral contraceptives during a woman's life-time gives substantial long-term protection against ovarian cancer and the longer they are used, the greater the reduction in risk. These are the conclusions of authors of an Article in this week's edition of The Lancet - a medical journal in the United Kingdom.

Ortho Evra contraceptive transdermal birth control patch label update
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved additional changes to the Ortho Evra Contraceptive Transdermal (Skin) Patch label to include the results of a new epidemiology study that found that users of the birth control patch were at higher risk of developing serious blood clots, also known as venous thromboembolism (VTE), than women using birth control pills. VTE can lead to pulmonary embolism.

Gleevec improves special leukemia in children
Gleevec, the targeted cancer pill that has saved more than 100,000 lives, now is saving more children with a dire leukemia, as well as preventing disease progression with long term use in adults with chronic myeloid leukemia.

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