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Seminal HPV Infection Prevalent Worldwide, May Affect Male Fertility

Seminal HPV Infection Prevalent Worldwide, May Affect Male Fertility

Study was the first to examine the geographical variation of seminal HPV prevalence, showing a relatively high prevalence in fertility clinic attendees when compared to the general population.

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Limitations With Herd Immunity From Vaccine-Type Human Papillomavirus

Limitations With Herd Immunity From Vaccine-Type Human Papillomavirus

The limitations of herd protection for vaccine-type HPV was examined in a recent study.

HPV-Linked Cancer Survival Rates Differ Based on Social Disparities

HPV-Linked Cancer Survival Rates Differ Based on Social Disparities

For patients with HPV-associated cancers, there are large disparities in survival based on sex, race, and age.

HPV and Cytology Co-Testing Lowers Risk of Cervical Cancer

HPV and Cytology Co-Testing Lowers Risk of Cervical Cancer

Successive negative HPV and cytology co-testing is linked decrease risks of cervical cancer.

Efficacy of 9-Valent HPV Vaccine in Young Women

Efficacy of 9-Valent HPV Vaccine in Young Women

Findings inform further refinement of cervical cancer screening algorithms for vaccinated populations.

HPV Vaccine Linked to Lower Respiratory Papillomatosis Rates

HPV Vaccine Linked to Lower Respiratory Papillomatosis Rates

Incidence of juvenile-onset respiratory papillomatosis declined with the introduction of a HPV vaccination program.

Oral HPV Prevalence Higher in Men With Concurrent Genital HPV

Oral HPV Prevalence Higher in Men With Concurrent Genital HPV

The incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma has increased in men dramatically and that increase is projected to continue until 2060.

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Effect on Condom Use, STI Acquisition

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Effect on Condom Use, STI Acquisition

Varying risk perception, partner discordance in condom preference, and intermittent or partner-specific condom use make accurate assessment of condom use difficult.

Breadth of Viruses Detectable in Semen Examined

Breadth of Viruses Detectable in Semen Examined

A new research letter claims that 27 viruses can be found in human semen.

CDC Reports Condom Use Up in US Single Men

CDC Reports Condom Use Up in US Single Men

About 6 in 10 sexually active single men in the United States are taking responsibility for birth control.

CDC: Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Exceed 2 Million

CDC: Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Exceed 2 Million

The number of cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in the United States exceeded 2 million in 2016.

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