Latest HPV vaccine Stories
Getting the human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine provides an important preventative benefit against cervical cancer, said a gynecologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine.
Simon Cowell and Gwyneth Paltrow are among the celebrities who have made the annual list of bad science this year, an undertaking by the Sense About Science (SAS) charity.
Mathematical models used to investigate whether vaccinating females only, males only, or both sexes is the best way to achieve reduction in the prevalence of sexuality-transmitted infections.
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Johannes Bogaards of VU University, the Netherlands and colleagues use mathematical models to investigate whether vaccinating females only, males only, or both sexes is the best way to achieve the most effective reduction in the population prevalence of sexually-transmitted infections.
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization announced on Thursday an initiative to purchase cervical cancer vaccines for up to 2 million women and girls in nine developing nations by 2015.
The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine sufficiently protects against the more serious immediate precursor to invasive cervical cancer (ICC), particularly when given to young adolescent girls before they become sexually active.
Parents of teenagers aged 13 to 17 years old are not vaccinating their teens against major diseases, even though they understand the importance, a new study shows.
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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