Tag Archives: Study

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds study of more than 200,000 people Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure’s long-term success Many procedures are repeated due to infection or wear and tear, costing money  Study found 80% of knee and 60% of hip replacements last… Read More »

Skinny people owe their good fortune to lucky genes, says new DNA-focused study

Skinny people should not act as if they are “morally superior” to those struggling with their weight because the likelihood is they simply have lucky genes, a groundbreaking study by Cambridge University has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, focused on healthy adults with a low body mass index (BMI), and revealed… Read More »