Pap Smear

So, You've Had an Abnormal Pap, Now What?

So, You’ve Had an Abnormal Pap, Now What?

In 2022, an estimated 14,100 women in the United States have been or will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, caused by HPV. In 2020, over 600,000 women were diagnosed across the globe. While the HPV vaccine has drastically reduced cervical cancer rates as a direct result of preventing high-risk HPV, there are still approximately 4300 …

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Getting Creative: Can We Detect HPV In Sanitary Pads?

Getting Creative: Can We Detect HPV In Sanitary Pads?

In the United States, among other countries, we have a growing public health dilemma. People are not showing up to their regular pap screenings. Because of this, an alarming 52% of cervical cancers are detected in advanced stages. Because early detection of cervical cancer cells via pap smear significantly decreases risk of fatality, detecting cervical …

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New Study Finds AHCC Supplementation Clears High-Risk HPV Infections

New Study Finds AHCC Supplementation Clears High-Risk HPV Infections

The incidence of HPV is rising rapidly, with an estimated 79 million Americans infected with the virus and nearly 80% of the population expected to have a strain of HPV in their lifetime. With over 100 strains identified in humans, about 15 of them are considered high risk and are associated with many cancers such …

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Pap Screening Guidelines for Cervical Cancer

The Pap smear is a dreaded appointment for many but, thanks to this handy screening tool, cervical cancer rates and complications from HPV have seen a decline. Increased screening has led to earlier detection of cervical cell changes and with it, led to earlier treatment. Today, Pap smears are incorporated into regular screening for individuals …

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AHCC Mushrooms

Research update: AHCC® found to clear HPV in a human clinical study conducted by Dr Judith A. Smith

Many of you have expressed interest in the results of Dr. Judith A. Smith’s HPV study on the use of AHCC® in people with HPV. Her previous studies showed positive findings, suggesting that AHCC® may help eradicate HPV in individuals with persistent high-risk infections. We are excited to learn that a further clinical trial confirms …

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