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Should HPV Vaccines Be Given To Men?
2012-08-08 12:33:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Color blindness. Menstrual cycle. Males and females differ in a number of areas when it comes to the human body, including vaccinations offered. A new study sparked a debate in the public health sphere when it examined whether the vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) should be given to males. To begin, researchers from the University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen...

2012-07-25 09:35:14

Vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV) are now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for both teenage boys and girls. The vaccine protects against the two most common types of the virus that cause cervical cancer: HPV 16 and 18. Is there a chance that the increased number of people vaccinated might result in an increase of other types of HPV that cause cancer? A UNC-led international team of scientists studied this question in a group of 2228 Kenyan men as a...

2012-07-19 01:13:18

Most adults say parents should be involved in decision for adolescents to get the vaccination that protects against genital warts, cervical cancer Most U.S. adults support laws that allow teens to get medical care for sexually transmitted infections without parental consent. But when asked about the vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), most adults want parents to have the final say on whether their teen or pre-teen gets the shots. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott...

2012-07-10 14:07:29

Monitoring the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine in Canada requires that data from multiple registries and other data sources be combined. Linking registries can be problematic, however, since they are often managed by unrelated organizations. Privacy legislation may also restrict the sharing of data for such linkages. To address these challenges, Dr. Khaled El-Emam and his team at the CHEO Research Institute have developed a secure protocol that allows the linking of individual patient...


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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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