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Vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus is proving highly effective in reducing the spread of the sexually transmitted virus among young women, new research shows.
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A 13-year-old girl gets an HPV vaccination from Judith Schaechter, a pediatrician at the University of Miami, in 2011.
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A vaccine against the human papillomavirus has decreased prevalence of the cancer-causing virus among teenage girls by 56%, despite being available since only 2006, a study released Wednesday finds.
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Whooping cough cases are escalating in the United States, and many American adults are unknowingly exposing vulnerable babies to the potentially deadly disease because their vaccinations are not up to date, a new survey finds.
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The Sacramento County Division of Public Health and Environmental Management Department and the California Department of Public Health issued a health alert Tuesday in connection with an outbreak of Hepatitis A believed to be associated with Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries purchased from Costco and possibly at other retail ... (more)
A nationwide outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries has sickened 118 people in eight states, sending 47 to the hospital, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
Measles-mumps-rubella booster vaccinations do not appear to worsen disease activity in children with juvenile arthritis, according to a new Dutch study.
A study has confirmed that a rabies vaccine can provide long-term immunity for cats even if it does not contain an "adjuvant" designed to increase the shot's effectiveness, the Winn Feline Foundation announced late June 17. Using a "non-adjuvanted" shot, researchers vaccinated cats at 12 weeks and gave them a booster vaccination a year later.
Dr. Paul Offit doesn't like getting threats. But the 62-year-old pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia says it goes with the territory when taking on powerful industries and interest groups whose beliefs are deeply rooted in emotion.
WAM ABU DHABI, June 18th, 2013 -- The rotavirus is a highly infectious pathogen that strikes vulnerable young children, afflicting most with severe diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.
Cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, are on the rise in the U.S., recently reaching their highest level in 50 years.
While meningitis has reached an all-time low in the United States, an op-ed in this week's Annals of Internal Medicine highlights cases of a deadly meningitis strain among men who have sex with men.
Rates of whooping cough in the United States are at their highest level in decades, yet most adults don't know whether they are adequately protected against the disease, results from a new poll suggest.
GMHC Board Members Dr. Demetre Daskalakis and Dr. Frank Spinelli give meningitis vaccinations across the city "Diseases do not discriminate," resident HIV expert Dr. Demetre Daskalakis said in a recent interview with EDGE.
The Director of Mott's Children's Hospital talks with Local 4 about the rising concern of whopping cough and what can be done about it.
Indonesian vaccine manufacturer Bio Farma has urged Organization of Islamic Cooperation member countries to strengthen cooperation in vaccine research to make them self-reliance in vaccine industry.