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Cervical Cancer

HPV: A Human Carcinogen

HPV vaccination can prevent cervical cancer. Currently, there are two vaccines focused on this virus and its most dangerous types. Both are effective against HPV 16 and 18, which account for 70% of precancerous cervical lesions and cervical cancers. One...
Acute Zika virus infection during pregnancy has been associated with fetal death and fetal brain defects, but what is the extent of abnormal CNS findings in affected infants after birth? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
Despite routine antibiotic prophylaxis with cephalosporin prior to incision, the risk of postpartum infection after cesarean delivery is 5 to 10 times greater than after vaginal delivery.