HPV

Link between sexually transmitted virus and underweight babies
Link between sexually transmitted virus and underweight babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women carrying the sexually transmitted HPV infection prior to two years of giving birth are 50% more likely to have a tiny baby, new research shows. A study led by the University of South Australia analysing Pap smear records of ... Read More »

Gardasil vaccine adverse event monitoring update
Gardasil vaccine adverse event monitoring update (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has made available on its website an enhanced school-based surveillance report of acute adverse events following immunisation with the human papillomavirus vaccine, Gardasil, in males and females, 2013 from which no safety concern in either males or females ... Read More »

Only half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at recommended age
Only half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at recommended age (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls receive the vaccine at the recommended ... Read More »

Ethics of school-based immunisation programs examined
Ethics of school-based immunisation programs examined (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers and their government and industry partners have identified a range of ethical issues with high school-based immunisation programs in South Australia. School-based immunisation programs are commonly run in Australia and in other countries around the world, ... Read More »

Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age
Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls receive the vaccine at the recommended age to ... Read More »

HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’
HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’ (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the most comprehensive assessment of its type, UNSW-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians from a range of backgrounds, a result that ... Read More »

More parents not interested in vaccinating girls against HPV
More parents not interested in vaccinating girls against HPV (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A rising percentage of parents say they won’t have their teen daughters vaccinated to protect against the human papilloma virus, even though physicians are increasingly recommending adolescent vaccinations, a study by Mayo Clinic and others shows. More than 2 in ... Read More »

 
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