HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 YearsIt's very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
Study: Poor Oral Hygiene Increases Risk Of Oral CancerMaintaining good oral hygiene and health can prevent human papilloma virus infection and HPV related cancers, that's the finding of study in Cancer Prevention Research.
Health: Study Shows HPV Vaccine Effective At Reducing Cases Of DiseaseThe results revealed that since the HPV vaccine was introduced, cases of the disease decreased by 56 percent among females between the ages of 14 and 19.
Researchers Discover A New Tool For Spotting Cervical CancerNow, there is a report from a cancer conference in Chicago that there is a test to detect cervical cancer that’s inexpensive.
Local Research Finds Link Between Epilepsy, HPVA professor at Temple University's medical school suspects the virus is transmitted from mother to baby during development, and if a medical treatment is found for cervical cancer, that treatment could be used to treat this type of epilepsy.
High Rate Of Sexually Transmitted Disease Among TeensAccording to the CDC, one in four teens between the ages of 14 and 19 has been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Now the statistics are startling, but it's an important message that needed to get out.
Health: Yearly OB-GYN Visit Still Necessary, Despite Different TestsNew recommendations say most women don't need yearly cervical cancer screenings. But a national doctors group is reminding physicians and their patients that a yearly visit is still essential. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Health: New Federal Guidelines For Cervical Cancer Screenings ReleasedThe Government Task Force says yearly pap tests are not necessary for most women. The new recommendation says a screening every three years could be extended to five years by adding an HPV screening, but this isn’t a one size fits all recommendation.
Health: New Study Shows 16 Million Americans Have Oral HPVSixteen million Americans—or seven percent—have oral human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cancer.
New Report Links HPV And Heart DiseaseA newly released report from the University of Texas links HPV and heart disease.
Health: Local Ethicist Challenges Presidential Candidate Over HPV Vaccine The HPV vaccine, which guards against cervical cancer, is safe according to federal health officials and leading scientists. A point that the University of Pennsylvania's Art Caplan is trying to underscore with his challenge to Michele Bachmann.