Posts tagged "hpv"

The Young & The Condomless: Is Herpes The New HPV?

We scored a nice little quote in Page Six Magazine’s story on “Generation Unsafe Sex”, but some of the other people interviewed left us with the question above. A half…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 28, 2008 - 4:00 pm

FDA Guards Gardasil’s Market Share

So far in the states, Gardasil has been the only FDA approved vaccine for the double-whammy strain of HPV that causes cervical cancer. However, in Europe Cervarix has been kicking…

Simcha | July 1, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Gardasil Has Been Gettin’ Some Haters

The Human Papillomavirus, aka HPV, can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. And now it’s possible that the vaccine that guards against HPV, Gardasil, may cause death. Around the world,…

Simcha | June 25, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Nookie Know-It-All: His Cigs And Your Cervix

“Can a woman get cervical cancer if a smoker routinely goes down on her?” — Paranoid About My Puffer, Houston, TX

There hasn’t been any real medical research to…

Sexpert Lindsay | June 13, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Another Reason To Get Tested For HPV

Testing for HPV can be twice as effective at protecting women from developing cervical abnormalities as smear testing, according to a study carried out by Hammersmith hospital. In addition to…

Catherine Strawn | May 16, 2008 - 11:30 am

The Daily Squeeze: Humans Almost Disappeared, Another HPV Warning, And Pregnancy Cravings

A new gene study supports the theory that humans nearly went extinct 150,000 years ago, when the species was down to just 2,000 people. That’s the same number of people…

Catherine Strawn | April 28, 2008 - 11:30 am

Poll: Have You Had An STD?

I’ve already told you I’ve had HPV. I’ve managed to steer clear of any other STIs, but I know many people who have had herpes, crabs, gonorrhea, or chlamydia. What…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 18, 2008 - 11:30 am

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: HPV

1) That’s the Human papillomavirus. No, virus isn’t a separate word. It’s the most common sexually transmitted infection, but most people who have HPV don’t even know they have it.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2008 - 7:30 pm

FDA Smackdown: Cervarix vs. Gardasil

The FDA is rushing to rubber stamp Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, for women ages 27-45. Initially, the miracle HPV-preventer has been well received by its intended market — women…

Simcha | March 20, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Speaking Of HPV…

Hey, you know Gardasil? The vaccine that is given in three doses to women up to age 26 which protects against certain strains of the Human Papilloma Virus, the number…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Nookie Know-It-All: The Skinny On HPV

What is the deal with HPV? Can guys get it? How can I prevent getting the infection? Does it ever go away? — Curious Hypochondriac in Chicago, IL


Sexpert Lindsay | March 5, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Gene Simmons Caught On Tape, Throat Cancer, And Athletic Performance

Clips of what appears to be Gene Simmons getting it on with Elsa, an Austrian model, are making the rounds online. We started to wonder if it shows him making…

Catherine Strawn | February 20, 2008 - 1:43 pm

Hey, What’s It Like Being A Gynecologist?

After nine years at Brooklyn’s New York Methodist Hospital, OBGYN Josine Veca has seen it all. Here she gives The Frisky her diagnosis of what women want when they stop

Lucile Scott | February 14, 2008 - 5:30 pm
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