HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows. The number of these precancerous lesions... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cervical cancer subtype rising in some sub-populations
(American Cancer Society) A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of women, pointing to the growing importance of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing and vaccination (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than Ever
FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 -- HPV, the human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, with 14 million new cases each year. While most people are able to clear the virus on their own, certain strains of HPV... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Childhood HPV vaccination 'profoundly' cuts cervical disease in young women
(Reuters Health) - - Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that's a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate
MONDAY, April 8, 2019 -- Scotland is already seeing a payoff for vaccinating adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV). Since the vaccine became routine about a decade ago, cervical cancer cases in young Scottish women have plummeted, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV vaccine linked to ‘dramatic reduction’ in cervical disease
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, according to a UK study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 8, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Chemists cash in by charging up to £475 to vaccinate teenage boys against the HPV virus 
From September boys across the UK will be vaccinated against the human papilloma virus in Year Eight at school, when they are aged 12 or 13. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Histologic Clearance of CIN2/3 Seen With HPV Therapeutic Vaccine
FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 -- For women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2 or 3 associated with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV), an immunotherapeutic tipapkinogen sovacivec (TS) HPV vaccine is effective for achieving histologic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UPS partnering with drug giants to inject you with vaccines in your own home... pilot project a blueprint for nationwide vaccine mandates at gunpoint
(Natural News) Just when you thought corporate America couldn’t get more insane when it comes to medical tyranny, UPS has announced a pilot project to deliver vaccines to your home, then have you injected by “health care professionals” without you ever having to leave your living room. Merck, makers of the risky vaccine Gardasil, is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 -- Routine vaccination of young girls aged 12 to 13 years with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine results in a reduction in preinvasive cervical disease, according to a study published online April 3 in The BMJ. Tim Palmer,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vaccinating 12-to-13 year old girls against HPV reduces their risk of cervical cancer
All schoolgirls in the UK have been offered the human papillomavirus vaccine at the age of 12 or 13 since 2008. The new study was conducted on 138,000 women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 -- Many adults at high risk for HIV infection have low rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, held from March 29... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV infection high in minority men who have sex with men despite available vaccine
(Rutgers University) The rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is high among young minority gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men despite the availability of a vaccine that can prevent the infection, a Rutgers School of Public Health study found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination Rates
TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 -- Does being at high risk for HIV mean you're less likely to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? New research suggests that's so. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, while HPV can cause cervical, anal and other... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adults at high risk for HIV infection have low rates of vaccination against HPV
(American Association for Cancer Research) Adults who are at high risk of becoming infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, were less likely than the general population to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause anal and cervical cancer, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019, held in Atlanta March 29-April 3. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Virtual focus groups' uncover clues to rural and urban HPV vaccination disparities
(Virginia Commonwealth University) Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center and Dartmouth College have harnessed the power of social media to understand differences in attitudes and behaviors about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among hundreds of thousands of parents living in rural and urban areas. Their findings were presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine's 40th annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on March 6. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: HPV Vaccine
-- The human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cervical, throat, vulvar, vaginal, penile and anal cancer. To reduce your child's risk, the American Cancer Society encourages the vaccine. Here are some fast facts from the ACS. The HPV vaccine: Is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why are BAME girls less likely to get the HPV jab?
The vaccine stops infection with the Human Papilloma Virus, which causes over 99% of cervical cancers (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HHS: Retail Pharmacy Interest in Utilization of Innovative Educational Technology To Increase Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates in Rural Areas; Correction
Notice from the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) extending the comment deadline forRetail Pharmacy Interest in Utilization of Innovative Educational Technology To Increase Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates in Rural Areas to March 15, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 1, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Govt Vaccinates Young Girls Against Cervical Cancer
[VOA] Malawi officials say the country has the world's highest rate of cervical cancer, but only two oncologists serving the nation of 17 million people. In an effort to reduce cervical cancer deaths, the government has rolled out a massive vaccine campaign against the human papilloma virus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Over 230,000 Girls Get Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
[Malawi News Agency] Ministry of Health has said it has managed to vaccinate over 230,000 girls with the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine since the campaign was rolled out in January. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Most Nations May Be Rid of Cervical Cancer By 2100
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- Rapid expansion of HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening could eliminate the cancer as a major health problem in many countries by the end of the century, a new study claims. HPV (human papillomavirus) causes most... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV Infections Most Tied to Cancer Are in Decline, and Vaccines May Be Why
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- Infections with two strains of the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) are showing marked declines among American women, and rising vaccination rates could be driving the trend. That's the finding from a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two types of HPV linked to cervical cancer have declined since the advent of the HPV vaccine
(American Association for Cancer Research) An analysis of cervical precancers over a period of seven years showed that two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that have been targeted by vaccination since 2006 have declined, accounting for a smaller proportion of cervical disease. The study offers evidence that HPV vaccination reduced the incidence of infections that can lead to cervical cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100 – research
Millions of cases could be prevented with high HPV vaccine and screening coverageCervical cancer could be effectively eliminated in most countries around the world by the end of the 21st century, according to research.The HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine, which protects against the virus that causes most cases, has dramatically reduced incidences of cervical cancer wherever uptake has been high. There are hopes that the jab given to young girls, together with occasional HPV screening, could end the scourge of a disease that kills more than 300,000 women globally every year.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 20, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Cervical cancer HPV vaccine Health Society Vaccines and immunisation Biology Science World news World Health Organization Australia news Europe Japan Asia Pacific Source Type: news

HHS: Retail Pharmacy Interest in Utilization of Innovative Educational Technology To Increase Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates in Rural Areas
The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) of Health and Human Services (HHS) requests information from retail pharmacies with more than 100 stores in rural areas regarding their interest in educational models for increasing HPV vaccination. NVPO is also requesting information on experience in developing or implementing innovative educational models and recommendations or lessons learned. Responses are due February 25, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 15, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise. Here ’s what you need to know to protect yourself
UCLA Health Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the past four years to record highs in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’slatest analysis. In California, the state health departmentfound that the number of people diagnosed with syphilis, gonorrhea or chlamydia in 2017 was 45 percent higher than five years prior.These sorts of statistics may spark a fear that there ’s little we can do to protect ourselves — but that’s not the full story.Dr. Leena Nathan, an obstetrician/gynecologist at UCLA Health-Westlake Village, consults with peo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

WHO and vaccine group back "critical" cervical cancer shots
(This Feb. 4 story corrects seventh para to say Merck's Gardasil vaccine targets nine (not four) strains of HPV) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Vaccine industry targets adults: Gardasil HPV vaccine approved for adults 27 to 45
(Natural News) The FDA just announced that Gardasil 9, a vaccine which purportedly protects against nine strains of human papillomavirus, has been approved for adults aged 27 to 45. Until now, the inoculation was aimed at children and young adults between the ages of nine and 26, but it seems nothing can stop Big Pharma... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV Educational Video May Increase Vaccination Rates
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 -- Educational videos in pediatric clinics can increase rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among adolescents, according to a study published in the January issue of Pediatrics. Brian E. Dixon, Ph.D., from Indiana... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA sets March dates for microbiology, neurology device panel meetings
The FDA this week set two new March dates for public medical device advisory committee meetings, the first to discuss microbiology devices and the second to discuss a specific neurological device, according to official FDA releases. In the microbiology devices panel meeting, slated to be held March 8, a committee of microbiology device experts will discuss and make recommendations regarding novel or alternative approaches to clinical studies and devices intended to detect Human Papillomavirus nucleic acid, according to the release. “These approaches will take into consideration scientific data generated since the app...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diagnostics Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Regulatory/Compliance neuronix Source Type: news

Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 -- Many adolescents do not complete human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination before turning 13 or 15 years old, according to a report published online Jan. 17 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Robert A. Bednarczyk, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 -- From 2006 to 2017, there was a decrease in 4-valent vaccine-type human papillomavirus (HPV) detection among vaccinated and unvaccinated women, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in Pediatrics. Chelse Spinner,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Providing information on the benefits of vaccination, including cancer prevention, and avoiding expressing urgency to vaccinate can increase parent confidence in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Even Helps Women Who Didn't Get It: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 -- The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) is highly effective in young women -- and may even offer some protection to those who don't get it, a new study suggests. Researchers said the findings add to evidence that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Addressing expected challenges after resumption of HPV vaccination
(Osaka University) Researchers at Osaka University present measures for reducing a risk of uterine cervical cancer that increased by the suspension of the Japanese government recommendation for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and for promoting HPV vaccination after its resumption (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HPV vaccination rates remain critically low among younger adolescents in the US
(Infectious Diseases Society of America) Only about 16 percent of US adolescents have been fully vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by the time they turn 13, despite national recommendations that call for vaccination at 11 to 12 years of age. Published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, the new findings highlight the need for stronger efforts to encourage HPV vaccination and to improve immunization rates in this key age group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HPV and Cervical Cancer | Medscape HPV and Cervical Cancer | Medscape
Review clinical reference information, guidelines, and medical news on human papillomavirus (HPV virus). Read about HPV symptoms, cervical cancer symptoms, and the cervical cancer vaccine. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Will Introduce Cervical Cancer Vaccine in January 2019
[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Health and Population Servcces will embark on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine from January 2019 to all nine year-old girlsacross the country to prevent them from cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A cancer drug may help treat human papillomavirus infections
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Preclinical experiments suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might be repurposed to treat infections caused by human papillomaviruses, or HPVs. Highly efficacious vaccines against HPV infection exist -- including the recently approved Gardasil 9, which immunizes against nine genotypes of HPV known to cause cervical, vulvar, vaginal and anal cancers. But the vaccine needs to be given before a person becomes sexually active, since it has no therapeutic efficacy against existing HPV infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding the HPV Vaccine
-- The HPV vaccine protects against human papillomavirus, which has been shown to cause cancer in males and females, the American Cancer Society says. More than 270 million doses have been administered since 2006, reports the society, saying studies... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Few Americans Get The HPV Vaccine
HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination has increased in recent years, rates remain well below the government's 2020 goal of 80 percent of age-eligible adolescents, according to a recent report by the President’s Cancer Panel. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Rates Continue to Lag in U.S.
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- HPV vaccination rates are still too low to cut cervical cancer cases as much as is possible in the United States, a new report warns. While HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination has increased in recent years, rates remain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 -- Although progress has been made in increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, coverage is still too low to achieve full cancer prevention potential, according to a report from the President's Cancer Panel published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A culturally tailored intervention increased HPV vaccination of Asian-American adolescents
(American Association for Cancer Research) A culturally tailored multilevel strategy designed to remove barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among low-income, mostly Chinese-American adolescent girls and boys significantly increased vaccine uptake. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Real Reasons Parents Refuse HPV Vaccination
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 -- Safety concerns are a main reason American parents hesitate to have their children vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study. The finding challenges a common reason... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Implementation of a school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program in Canada did not lead to an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviors among adolescent girls, according to a study published in the Oct. 15... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex
(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to be less careful about sex. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

HVP vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex
(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to be less careful about sex. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Preteens' HPV Shot Won't Encourage Early Sex, Study Says
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Despite some parents'fears, girls who get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) do not see it as permission to have sex, a new study finds. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital warts and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news