Parents of racial or ethnic minority adolescents were more likely to inaccurately report HPV vaccination initiation.
Only 15.7 and 34.8% of teens completed HPV vaccination before turning 13 and 15.
The prevalence of anogenital warts has decreased, with significant declines observed in specific populations.
The American Headache Society has issued updated guidelines on the use of novel preventive and acute treatments for migraine in adults.
The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid and aspirin were compared alone and in combination against placebo for the prevention of colorectal cancer.
Women who used a self-screening assay for high-risk human papillomavirus had similar test results to those who were screened by a clinician.
The prevalence of food allergy in US children has increased, including the number of emergency department visits as well as severe allergic reaction responses, reflecting a growing public health concern.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.
A levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine system was found to be safe and effective for pregnancy prevention.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations for physical activity that have the potential to reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and several cancers.
Adherence to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases criteria for evaluation and treatment of chronic HBV infection was found to be poor in all practice settings assessed.
A stepped-care model of pain management implemented in primary care was successful in increasing the proportion of veteran patients reporting moderate to severe pain, as well as decreasing the use of opioids for pain management.
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.
Nonprofessional experience with cancer may be associated with a lack of adherence to ovarian cancer screening guidelines.
The number of cesarean deliveries has nearly doubled from 2000 to 2015, with overuse occurring most frequently in middle- and high-income countries.
HIV-infected Hispanics have an increased risk for human papillomavirus-related cancers than Hispanics in the general population.
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy resulted in higher concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies in newborns.
Women with high-risk human papillomavirus-positive cervical tumors have a substantially better prognosis than women with hrHPV-negative tumors.
The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.
14 million need to receive two doses of vaccine to reach goal of 80% vaccination by 2026.