News tagged with human papillomavirus

HPV vaccination more likely if mothers approve

College women were more likely to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) if their mothers communicated with them about sex and if they thought their mothers would approve of their getting vaccinated, according to ...

Apr 12, 2010
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HPV vaccines may reduce a wide range of genital diseases

High-coverage human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations among adolescents and young women may result in a rapid reduction of genital warts, cervical cell abnormalities, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, researchers ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Report: 40 percent of cancers are preventable

(AP) -- About 40 percent of cancers could be prevented if people stopped smoking and overeating, limited their alcohol, exercised regularly and got vaccines targeting cancer-causing infections, experts say.

Feb 03, 2010
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Childhood vaccine schedule updated (w/ Video)

The co-director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a member of the committee that this week issued updated guidelines for childhood and teen immunizations to include ...

Jan 07, 2010
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