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Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »

Non-antibiotic drugs also speed up the spread of antibiotic resistance

New research from The University of Queensland has found non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals can significantly promote the spread of antibiotic resistance via bacterial mating. A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre said while antibiotics were known to promote antibiotic resistance, it wasn’t known if non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals could also increase bacterial conjugation. “Bacterial conjugation is the… Read More »

Lung cancer symptoms: Five signs the disease has advanced and spread within the body

Lung cancer symptoms can be mistaken for less serious conditions, but as it’s one of the most common and serious types of cancer it’s important to recognise all the signs as early as possible. One of the most common signs, a cough, can be confused for being a symptom of asthma, which is considered less… Read More »