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HPV vaccine effective against genital warts in 2 doses

HPV vaccine effective against genital warts in 2 doses

The researchers found that 2 doses of the HPV vaccine were just as protective as 3 doses.

News Nitrate inhalants (poppers) associated with increased virus-associated cancer risk in HIV-uninfected MSM

Nitrate inhalants (poppers) associated with increased virus-associated cancer risk in HIV-uninfected MSM

Among HIV-uninfected men aged 50 to 70, heavy popper use was associated with an increased risk of virus-associated cancer with causes linked to HPV, HHV-8, and Epstein-Barr virus.

Healthday HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

The data suggest that the vaccine may be reducing the prevalence of those infections by as high as 100%.

Healthday Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

However, the HPV vaccine has the potential to reverse the epidemic and prevent thousands of cancers in the United States each year.

News HPV educational session may boost vaccination rates in high school students

HPV educational session may boost vaccination rates in high school students

The students improved their basic knowledge of HPV and understood the benefits of the HPV vaccine.

News CDC approves HPV vaccine in 2 doses for preteens

CDC approves HPV vaccine in 2 doses for preteens

Children younger than 15 may be given 2 HPV vaccine doses instead of 3, and the shots should be spaced at least 6 months apart.

News FDA approves new HPV test

FDA approves new HPV test

A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.

Feature Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.

News HPV education key in college populations

HPV education key in college populations

College-aged students may benefit from continued education regarding the spread of HPV, especially oral transmission

News Increased use of Gardasil 9 for HPV prevention would reduce cervical cancer rates, healthcare costs

Increased use of Gardasil 9 for HPV prevention would reduce cervical cancer rates, healthcare costs

The new vaccine protects against 9 types of HPV and 5 cancer-causing strains.

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