World / Science & Health Nov 5, 2019

At-home test could boost screening for cervical cancer

An at-home, noninvasive screening for cervical pre-cancer could increase compliance with recommended follow-up tests, according to research presented Monday at a cancer conference. The new screening, called the S5 test, is based on a urine sample or a vaginal swab that women can collect themselves ...

Editorials Jun 14, 2013

HPV vaccine raises questions

The health ministry is being pressed to weigh the benefits of the anti-HPV inoculations for schoolgirls against the risks that they cause serious side effects.