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2009-02-18 10:40:00

Less than two years after the HPV vaccine was approved as a routine vaccination for girls aged 11 and older, one-quarter of California adolescent girls have started the series of shots that protect against human papillomavirus, which is strongly linked to cervical cancer.

2009-02-16 23:55:50

The human papillomavirus vaccine has not increased risks of Guillain-Barre but it warrants monitoring, U.S. researchers said. Thirty-six cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome -- a muscle disorder caused by the immune system attacking the peripheral nervous system -- have occurred after HPV vaccination.

2009-02-06 00:15:34

Although only 25 percent of eligible African-American adolescent girls have received the HPV vaccine, a U.S. survey indicates more are open to the vaccine. The Pennsylvania department of public health funded research to develop ways to increase the rate of human papillomavirus vaccination.

2008-12-18 11:43:38

The public's concerns about costs and increased promiscuity among teenagers appear to be hindering use of a vaccine against the human papilloma virus (HPV) to prevent life-threatening diseases.

2008-12-14 10:32:51

British health officials are disputing a mother's claim that a cervical cancer vaccine left her 12-year-old daughter paralyzed from the waist down. Ashleigh Cave, of Aintree, Merseyside, became ill within 30 minutes of receiving the human papillomavirus vaccine, her mother, Cheryl alleged, noting her

2008-12-03 14:57:00

Australian researchers said on Wednesday that a study of Merck & Co Inc's cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil found that allergic reactions were uncommon and most young women can tolerate subsequent doses.

2008-11-14 00:00:18

A group of U.S. researchers suggests it is premature for states to mandate the human papillomavirus vaccine as a condition for school attendance.

2008-11-05 00:00:15

The human papillomavirus, HPV, in cervical as well as head and neck cancers makes them resistant to therapy, U.S. researchers said.

2008-10-17 06:00:06

By Generic For most women, it's a choice whether or not they want Gardasil -- a vaccine that protects against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV). Not so for immigrant families with young daughters who are applying for U.S. citizenship.

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