HPV vaccine hesitancy in Japan could result in 5,000 additional deaths from the disease, a study by Japan and Australia scientists suggests.
The discontinuation of a vaccination program against human papillomavirus may be increasing the incidence of cervical cancer in Japan.
Genomic analyses reveal how cancer-causing human papillomaviruses evolved alongside our archaic ancestors.
Scientists in Indonesia have reported that only one in five Indonesian women are aware of cervical cancer screening, while only five percent of women are aware of breast cancer screening.
Cervical cancer is a growing problem in India, but a simple vinegar test could help turn the tides, says Professor Surendra Shastri of the Tata Memorial Hospital.
David Tan speaks to Mr. David Capes, vice-president of R&D for Greater Asia at Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), on the medical device giant’s expansion plans in Asia.
At the Global Young Scientists Summit 2014, a panel of distinguished scientists discussed how research should be driven by curiosity, not money.