Tag: "HPV vaccine"
Preventing Infection: An Update on the HPV Vaccine
A lot has happened since the HPV vaccine was introduced in 2006. Here are four updates, including how effective it has been at reducing infection rates.
Researchers Find Possible Link Between HPV Vaccine and Less Risky Behavior in Young Women
A new study out of the University of Manchester in England finds less risky behavior among young women who got the HPV vaccine, according to a recent article from Reuters
5 Things Parents Should Know About HPV Vaccines
There is certainly no lack of information or opinions about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Sorting through all of the information that’s out there can be daunting, especially if you’re
HPV Shot Doesn’t Lead Teens to Sex
A new study, released today in the medical journal Pediatrics, shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination does not lead teen girls to start having sex or to engage in
Vaccines: Their Own Worst Enemy
Find a list of common vaccinations, the diseases they prevent, and the recommended immunization schedule for children.
Merck’s HPV Vaccine May Protect Girls With Fewer Doses
A new study finds that two doses of Merck’s human papillomavirus vaccine may be just as effective in younger girls as the recommended three doses given to older teens and