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HIV drug kills cervical cancer virus

The antiviral HIV drug lopinavir has been successfully used to treat women with human papillomavirus positive, early stage…
The benefits of the human papillomavirus vaccine far outweigh risks. VCU CNS/Flickr

Four things you should know about HPV vaccinations

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has attracted attention in the past week for two contradictory reasons: the Japanese government has withdrawn its recommendation for the shot, while public health…
Women in Australia are encouraged to have pap smears from the age of 18, while in the UK the age has been raised to 25. AAP

Q+A: Should cervical cancer tests start later?

UK health authorities have recommended women start having pap smears later in life, suggesting women wait until they are…
A major US study has added support to the safety of the HPV vaccine. AAP

Study should dispel HPV vaccine myths

A large US study has added further support to the safety of the Australian-developed human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4…

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