The Truth About HPV, Warts and All

(DGIwire) – The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least half of sexually active men and women will acquire HPV in their lifetime, according to research published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases. In addition, HPV is associated […]

3 Exciting Applications of Immunotherapy

(DGIwire) – Immunotherapy is treatment of a disease by inducing, enhancing or suppressing an immune response. Some types of immunotherapy only target certain cells of the immune system, while others affect the immune system in a general way. Here are a few examples of immunotherapy treatments being used today: Cancer Cancer immunotherapy is designed to […]

3 Types of Approaches to Treating Cutaneous Warts

(DGIwire) – Cutaneous warts are benign epidermal tumors caused by human papillomaviruses (HPVs), according to WebMD. Although most warts quite often spontaneously disappear given time, treatment is often sought to prevent recurrence or spreading of the warts to healthy skin. There are many different approaches for treating warts. Three of the major categories of treatment […]

Warts: 5 Questions to Ask

(DGIwire) – Got warts? Almost everyone has them at some point in their life. Although most warts are harmless and will go away in a few weeks or months on their own according to the National Institutes of Health, those with warts might be curious enough to ask some questions about them. Here are five […]

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