Tag: HPV vaccines

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Prevention,...

So-called “head and neck cancers” don’t involve the brain and spine, but everything else “above the collarbone” is covered by...

April 6, 2021

Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise; Mosquito-borne...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV),...

November 22, 2019

Roundup: Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment; FDA Warning...

FDA Closer to Approving First Peanut Allergy Treatment by January An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

September 20, 2019

CDC: 92% of Cancers Caused by HPV...

Of the estimated 34,800 cancers likely caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) each year, 92 percent can be prevented by an...

August 27, 2019

Vaccines Tied to Declining Rates of HPV-Related...

HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common virus, with nearly 80 million people — about one in four — currently...

March 4, 2019

‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27...

October 8, 2018

Vaccine Campaign to End HPV-Related Cancers Intensifies

Studies continue to confirm what most medical professionals already know: the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is important because it prevents...

July 11, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head,...

October 20, 2017

More Teens Getting HPV Vaccinations, But Too...

Research has increasingly shown that the human papillomavirus, or HPV, contributes to the development of certain types of cancer, prompting...

August 31, 2017

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