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Tag: Cervical Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Some types can cause health problems including cancers. The results of a study released by the CDC on April 6 show that more than 1 in 5 U.S. adults are infected with cancer-causing HPV. “We tend to overlook the fact that […]

Cervical cancer is deadlier than previously thought, concluded research published in the journal Cancer. Previous estimates of cervical cancer death rates did not account for women who had their cervixes removed in hysterectomy procedures, which eliminates the risk of developing this cancer. The study used 2002-2012 data from the National Center for Health Statistics and […]

The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus, connecting the uterus to the vagina. It is part of the female reproductive system. Sometimes cells in the cervix change or stop growing altogether. Some benign changes of cervical cells include the development of polyps, cysts or fibroids. Sometimes cervical cells become precancerous. Most precancerous changes […]

Nutritionally dense foods that offer us health benefits beyond the sum of the individual nutrients they contain are called superfoods. These foods contain essential amino acids, phytonutrients that act as antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids. Ginger is the root of a vegetable that is used around the world for its many superfood health benefits. Countries […]