Yesterday, Womenshealth.gov, the official website of the Office on Women s Health of the US Department of Health and Human Services published the story of Michelle Whitlock, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer a month
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Merck s Gardasil 9, which protects against five additional strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), along with the
Parents of young girls and boys have not eagerly accepted the advice to have their children vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV).
HPV (human papillomavirus), the most common sexually transmitted infection, can lead to several types of cancers, including cervical. About 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV, and there are about 14 million new cases every year. The HPV vaccine protects against four major types of HPV, and can prevent most cases of cervical cancer (and likely other cancers as well, but those studies are only now underway), as well as genital warts.
The latest ACSH health headlines: The HPV vaccines works! And the U.S. has some catching up to do. What's bugging New Yorkers? Bed bugs of course, and ACSH's Dr. Josh Bloom's take on the matter appears in the Wall Street Journal. And yet another study showing the dangers of using herbal and dietary supplements- this time, liver damage.
The HPV vaccine is one of two vaccines in existence that prevent cancer, yet only 38 percent of adolescent girls and 14 percent of adolescent boys have received all three doses of this vaccine. ACSH trustee Dr. Paul Offit
HPV, the most common sexually transmitted infection, can lead to several types of cancers, including cervical. About 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV, and there are about 14 million new cases every year.
Yesterday, the New York City Health Department launched a campaign promoting the benefits of the HPV vaccine in an effort to encourage parents to vaccinate their children. HPV is the most common sexually
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. For this reason, it is recommended that adolescents, both
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all boys and girls receive the HPV vaccine before they become sexually active. Currently, there are two HPV vaccines approved
Another reason to make sure to get your HPV vaccine! I mean, besides preventing many cancer, there seems to be a link between HPV and the dreaded pregnancy complication, preeclampsia.
Let s say that you have gotten your first two HPV shots, but don t get your third, perhaps because you are stuck in Scotland waiting for the next appearance of the Loch Ness Monster. Or too busy wiping the BPA off your cash register receipts in order to prolong your life (these two are equally likely).