Good news, parents: You no longer have to choose between protecting your daughter’s sexual purity and saving her life, reports Newsweek. How wonderful! How nice! What a relief! A new study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, suggests that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does not cause…
The FDA has signed off on expanded version of the Gardasil vaccine, for adults up to 45.
Australia is on track to eliminate cervical cancer, according to a new report, while here in America we’re still dragging our feet on the HPV vaccine in case it makes teens horny, or whatever.
A new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggests HPV tests can replace many pap smears.
There is no difference between Donald Trump and ignorance incarnate.
Today, in depressing statistics: A mere 43 percent of American teens are getting their full three doses of the HPV vaccine.
Good reminder that people who fret that giving girls Gardasil will make them “promiscuous” can go kick rocks: New research says a quarter of men have the cancer-causing strain of HPV, as do 20 percent of women.
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of cancers associated with HPV (human papillomavirus) has increased in the United States. The agency estimates that each year, between 2008-2012, an average of nearly 39,000 HPV-related cancers were diagnosed. That number is…
New research says HPV infection rates have basically dropped like a rock among young women since they started getting vaccinated. Science: It’s magic!
There’s a perception that men are the stubborn doctor-avoiders of the sexes, but women delay seeking care as well, for their own reasons. It will shock no one to find out that the main reason women avoid care is embarrassment.
Gardasil, the brand name for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, serves as a shield against nine strains of the virus which cumulatively comprise 90 percent of cervical cancer cases in the United States. So why are public schools so reticent to require it?
A study released Monday reveals rebuked the notion young women who are vaccinated for HPV start having unprotected sex and find themselves laden with sexually transmitted infections. SHOCKING news.
If you live in California, Texas, Michigan or New York, you probably know someone who has the clap. If you’re in Alaska, it wouldn't be unwise to just assume you have the clap.
A small town in northern Colombia has been blindsided by a odd and mysterious illness, causing more than 200 girls between the ages of 9 and 16 to come down with symptoms like fainting, numbness in the hands, and headaches. While some are deeming it a case of mass hysteria, parents are demanding an investigation as…
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed on Twitter today that she's been diagnosed with "high-risk HPV," and needs to get a biopsy as soon as possible.
More girls are getting the HPV vaccine — but it's just not enough, according to the CDC.
Guess what? There might be a new way to detect cervical cancer that doesn’t involve a pap smear. Unfortunately, this new fangled test still uses a cold speculum. Sorry ladies.
After all the pearl clutching, there's officially some hard evidence to furthre disprove the ridiculous idea that addressing sexual health will lead to risky sex/sexy risk!!!!1! The results of a study released today by the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center show that the getting the HPV vaccine does not…
After airing an episode last Wednesday about the "controversial" HPV vaccine that many said included far too much fodder for anti-vaccineers, Katie Couric has apologized, explaining that "based on the science, my personal view is that the benefits of the HPV vaccine far outweigh its risks."
New research has indicated that HPV vaccines do not carry the strains of the disease that most affect black women, citing a lack of diversity in clinical trials of the vaccine. HPV, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, has about 100 different strains, 40 of which are spread by sexual contact. The…