HPV

Human Papillomavirus Immunization (HPV)

May
28,
2019
| 05:16 PM America/Chicago
Warts are the worst. They can be very ugly. They can cause pain if they’re in a tough spot. They can last forever. Because of this, I’ve seen families try just about anything and everything to treat them. But what actually works? Many
April
11,
2018
| 08:17 PM America/Chicago
From the American Academy of Pediatrics: More effective. Early vaccination prevents substantially more pre-cancer than late vaccination. Long lasting. Current evidence shows that the HPV vaccination does not wear off. Low risk of exposure.
March
27,
2018
| 08:38 PM America/Chicago
A new study shows that health providers are less likely to offer the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys, placing them at risk of cancer when they get older. The research was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic
February
19,
2018
| 09:17 PM America/Chicago
Every year in the United States, about 31,000 women and men are diagnosed with a cancer caused by HPV infection. According to the CDC, HPV vaccination can prevent most of the cancers (about 28,000) from occurring. So why aren’t more people
November
30,
2017
| 08:49 PM America/Chicago
A new study shows Texas ranks 47 in cancer-preventing vaccine coverage, showing that Texans aren’t getting the message about the dangers of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, Texas only ranked higher
October
19,
2017
| 08:06 PM America/Chicago
A new study shows an alarming number of American men have oral cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV). The study, published in the journal of Annals of Internal Medicine, states 11 million (one in nine) U.S. males were found to have oral HPV.
March
07,
2017
| 09:05 PM America/Chicago
In an effort to get more patients vaccinated against the Human papillomavirus (HPV), Cook Children’s is launching a new initiative led by one of the more vocal physicians in the country on this topic. Jason Terk, M.D., a pediatrician at Cook
October
25,
2016
| 11:47 PM America/Chicago
The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) works even better than originally thought and that’s good news for children 11-14 years of age. New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires only two doses
June
16,
2016
| 03:14 PM America/Chicago
Conversations about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be difficult. It’s not uncommon for teenagers to have questions but to feel like there’s nowhere to turn for answers. Because of that, a lot of misinformation is shared between teenagers
February
26,
2016
| 11:02 PM America/Chicago
New data from the CDC shows some important early returns on the HPV vaccine that has been routinely recommended for girls since 2006 and for boys since 2009. In a study that was released early online from the journal Pediatrics, researchers
January
22,
2016
| 09:11 PM America/Chicago
You've probably heard about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to cervical cancer. That can be pretty frightening for any female. Now a new study is sounding the alarm linking HPV with head and neck cancer, which can affect both men and