High Risk Pregnancy Complications Guide

Information and Resources from babyMed about potential high-risk pregnancy complications that may be diagnosed during your pregnancy such as bleeding, hypertension, and premature delivery. ... read more »

Introduction to Cervical Cancer: Causes and Risk Factors

Cervical cancer is a result of abnormal cell growth on the cervix. Fortunately, cervical cancer can often be cured if it is detected early. ... read more »

Does The Birth Control Pill Cause Cancer?

There is an ongoing belief that the birth control pill causes cancer. But is that a myth or a fact? ... read more »

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Pregnancy

Genital warts in pregnancy are usually not a major medical problem. ... read more »

Cervical Cancer Symptoms

Cervical cancer in the early stages is often asymptomatic. ... read more »

Three More STDs Men Have to Watch Out For

STD prevention is easy: don't have unprotected sex. The easiest and most effective preventative tactic is the use of condoms. ... read more »

STD Prevention Proves Better Selling Point for HPV Vaccine

Researchers from Ohio State University claim focusing on the ability of the HPV vaccine to prevent a nasty STD may prove to be a better selling point for young women, thus increasing the number of women receive the vaccination. ... read more »

Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Sexually transmitted diseases affect more than 2 million women every year. This number can only be tallied by the number of women who are treated or diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. ... read more »

HPV: Stem Cell Division Determines Cancer or Cure

The reason why some people find their HPV infections go away while others develop cancer has remained a mystery to medical science. ... read more »

Pap v. HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer Testing

The death rate of cervical cancer dropped dramatically, by approximately 74%, after the introduction of the Pap test in the 1940s. ... read more »

HPV Human Papilloma Virus Infection

Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) and most people who become infected with HPV do not even know they have it. ... read more »

HPV in Pregnancy

HPV in pregnancy has not been connected with pregnancy complications such as miscarriage or premature labor. ... read more »

High-Risk Teens and the Papanicolaou Test

Current standards suggest testing for cervical cancer starting at age 21, but researchers believe there could be an unrealized need for testing earlier in high-risk teen populations. ... read more »

How Do Parents Feel About an HPV Vaccine for Boys?

HPV (human papilloma virus) is passed during intercourse or other sexual contact, including oral sex. Girls can choose to be vaccinated against some strains of HPV that cause cervical cancer, but girls are not the only ones at risk. ... read more »

Cervical Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging

Women can greatly reduce their risk of cervical cancer by having routine Pap smears performed by their gynecologist. A pap smear is a basic test that is used to examine cervical cells. ... read more »

HPV Vaccinations: Fear and Misinformation

HPV is one of the causes of cervical cancer. Gardasil offers preventative protection against HPV infection, but not all high-risk young women understand the benefits of the vaccination. ... read more »

HPV and Infertility

Is there a link between HPV and infertlity? ... read more »