Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

HPV vaccine tied to reduced respiratory papillomatosis rate

(HealthDay)—The incidence of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP) in Australia decreased from 2012 to 2016 after implementation of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Maldives, Bhutan have eliminated measles

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to stop the highly contagious disease.

Oncology & Cancer

HPV vaccine reduced cervical abnormalities in young women

Young women who received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a school-based program had fewer cervical cell anomalies when screened for cervical cancer, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Health

Researcher discusses issues with 'vaccine hesitancy'

Every now and then, a virus emerges that captures the world's attention and sparks a rush to create a vaccine to prevent its further spread: think H1N1, Ebola, and now Zika, a flu-like disease with seemingly mild effects ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USDA: Bird flu vaccine works on chickens; testing on turkeys

Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that has tested 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it also protects turkeys, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

61 percent fall in female genital warts due to free HPV vaccine

GPs in Australia are managing 61 per cent less cases of genital warts among young women since the introduction of the national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program, a new study from the University of Sydney reveals.

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