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AAP Recommends HPV Vaccine For Boys
2012-02-28 05:58:51

After last year´s heated political rows over mandating vaccinations for human papillomavirus (HPV) in teenage girls, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced that it now also supports vaccinations for boys as well. According to Monday´s online version of the AAP´s publication Pediatrics, boys aged 11 and 12 should receive three routine immunizations against HPV, a revision of the organization´s previous stance on the issue which it had termed a...

CDC Reports New Recommendation For Boys Getting HPV Vaccine
2012-02-06 05:57:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a recent report that it recommends all males between the ages 11 and 21 get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect against diseases and cancers. The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said it recommends the HPV vaccine be routine for all boys. According to the report, at least 50 percent of sexually active men and women get infected with HPV at some point, but few develop symptoms or get sick....

2012-02-01 11:21:22

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) now recommends routine HPV vaccination for males aged 11 to 12 years and catch-up vaccination for males aged 13 to 21. These are just two of the changes to the 2012 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule being published February 1 in Annals of Internal Medicine (www.annals.org), the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians (ACP). In addition to the changes in the HPV vaccine, the ACIP now recommends vaccination...

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2012-01-26 14:06:59

According to a new study, oral infections with the human papillomavirus (HPV) are more common in men than women. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said that while the viruses can be found in saliva, HPV appears to be mostly spread through sex. Study author Maura Gillison, a professor at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center said the virus can cause cancers at the back of the throat, tonsils and base of the tongue.  Patients...

2012-01-26 11:51:51

Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, sponsored by AHNS, ASCO, ASTRO and SNM. Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has recently been linked to some types of head and neck cancer that are becoming more prominent in the United States, mostly among men. Patients infected with oral HPV type 16 have a 14...

2012-01-26 11:46:55

The overall prevalence of oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is approximately 7 percent among men and women ages 14 to 69 years in the United States, while the prevalence among men is higher than among women, according to a study appearing in JAMA. The study is being released early online to coincide with its presentation at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. "Oral HPV infection is the cause of a subset of oropharyngeal [relating to the mouth and pharynx] squamous...

2012-01-25 12:21:04

2-year study tracked results for 190,000 girls and women Gardasil, the human papillomavirus vaccine that is now recommended for male and female adolescents and young adults, does not trigger autoimmune conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes or multiple sclerosis after vaccination in young women, according to a new study in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Kaiser Permanente researchers used electronic health records to conduct an observational safety study of...

2012-01-24 11:29:03

A sudden, serious allergic reaction–known anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock– following vaccination, is "extremely rare," concludes research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Anaphylaxis can be fatal and can be triggered by several factors, including specific foods, airborne allergens, stings and bites, and drugs/vaccines. But because anaphylaxis is rare, it is usually very difficult to pick this up as a potential side effect of a new treatment during...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

The publication of the startling results of a Canadian study involving the effectiveness of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against cervical cancer demonstrate that vaccine policy and evidence-based medicine are at odds. Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD and Christopher A. Shaw, PhD of the University of British Columbia´s evidence-based study was recently published in the Annals of Medicine, a highly-ranked peer reviewed medical journal....


Latest HPV vaccine Reference Libraries

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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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