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HPV vaccine makes girls more cautious about sex

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly 80% of girls say that having the HPV vaccine makes them think twice about the risks of having sex, according to a University of Manchester study published in the British Journal of ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Study: HPV vaccine hurts less than expected

(PhysOrg.com) -- Injections of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appear to be no more painful than other shots that prevent disease, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Medications
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Study finds girls aware of HPV vaccine's benefits

Contrary to concerns that the human papillomavirus vaccine might promote promiscuity, a national survey of girls and young women found that the majority of respondents did not believe the HPV vaccine protected them against ...

dateOct 15, 2009 in Health
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Cost-effectiveness of HPV vaccination in the Netherlands

Even under favorable assumptions, including lifelong protection against 70% of all cervical cancers and no side effects, vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) is not cost-effective in the Netherlands, according ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Cancer
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HPV Linked to Certain Head and Neck Cancers (w/Videos)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in Buffalo, New York, are strongly advocating a national discussion about the need to vaccinate both young men and women against HPV 16 to prevent head ...

dateMay 21, 2009 in Cancer
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