Tag: human papillomavirus

Innovation, Research

Vaccine cuts rate of HPV infection, precancerous lesions

July 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Just over a decade ago, healthcare professionals introduced a new vaccination that aimed to prevent recurring infections of certain types of HPV. These infections can, if a person does not receive treatment, lead to cervical cancer. According to the National […]

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HPV vaccination rates are low, especially in HIV prone populations

April 10, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has reportedly led to a reduction in cancer-causing HPV prevalence, but uptake of the vaccination has been slow, despite the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has been recommending that boys […]