Latest HPV vaccine Stories
Vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV) are now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for both teenage boys and girls.
Most U.S. adults support laws that allow teens to get medical care for sexually transmitted infections without parental consent.
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.
The HPV vaccine not only has resulted in a decrease in human papillomavirus infection in immunized teens but also in teens who were not immunized.
An estimated 46 million Americans are current smokers, and approximately 70% of them wish they had never smoked, and want to quit. While it is the 4,000 chemicals within the burning cigarette that causes the health problems associated with smoking, it is the nicotine within the tobacco that keeps the smoker hooked.
60% of all oral cancers and 90% of all cervical cancers are directly linked to HPV. Now, doctors are saying men should be paying attention to the ads as much as women.
Research published today in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine raises further questions about a trial of HPV vaccines in India.
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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