Parents of young girls and boys have not eagerly accepted the advice to have their children vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV).
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.
Australia was one of the first countries to provide the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to women for free. This immunization program was started in April 2007 and was introduced by the Australian Government in both schools and communities. The program provides the quadrivalent HPV vaccine,
The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) provides mainly great news the overwhelming majority of American babies are receiving vaccinations. However, there is room for improvement.
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.
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A new study conducted by the National Institutes of health s National Cancer Institute has found that negative tests for the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) are more reliable in predicting
Sometimes everyone else is wrong: we are deeply saddened by the death of Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn. But to those of the media, and even of the science community, who are sure his snuff habit did him in, ACSH says No, it didn t.
The media are vulnerable to anti-chemical hype purveyed by activist environmental groups. They often warn us that pesticides are causing a cancer epidemic. The facts show that the opposite is true: cancer rates are in decline and have been for years.
As we reported last month, an advisory panel to the FDA recommended that the agency approve a new test for human papillomavirus (HPV) for screening women for cervical cancer. The new test could potentially replace the current Pap test that has been in use for decades.
The United States is trailing the rest of the world in terms of HPV vaccination rates. As we have written recently, according to the CDC, vaccination rates among girls are only at 33 percent. The rate among