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Hpv Vaccination for Boys

All Right, All Right, All Right!

Pamela Tom | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Tom

When I watched Mr. McConaughey's Golden Globes acceptance speech and he said the film had been turned down 86 times before the financing came through, I couldn't help but think about the taboos that still exist today for other sexually transmitted diseases. Namely, HPV.

HPV Vaccine Works, Time to Ramp Up Vaccination Efforts

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Today, CDC released some really good news -- the prevalence of types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that commonly cause cervical cancer in women has dropped about half in girls aged 14-19 since 2006, when the vaccination program started.

Should Boys Be Given The HPV Vaccine?

Posted 01.30.2013 | Black Voices

It's been four years since the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine was approved for use in young men, and while subsequent studies show that HPV-relat...

HPV Vaccine: Are Black Girls Missing Out?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices

Despite its reputation as a "strong weapon in prevention," the HPV vaccine may not be benefiting adolescent females equally, a new study has found. ...

Study Finds Half Of Men May Have HPV

Reuters | Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

February 28, 2011 11:32:24 PM By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Half of men in the general population may be infected with human papi...

Why Is HPV Vaccine Effective In Men?

Health.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Boys and young men who receive the human papillomavirus vaccine appear to be at reduced risk of contracting the virus and developing the genital war...

Cervix Not Required: An Interview with Dr. Adina Nack

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

Last Friday, the FDA approved the HPV vaccine for use in boys and men. Why is Gardasil only now being approved for males, when it was approved three years ago for females?

Doctors To Start Vaccinating Boys For Virus That Causes Cervical Cancer (VIDEO)

CBS News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Doctors will soon vaccinate young boys with Gardasil, a vaccine traditionally administered only to girls, in the hopes of limiting HPV cases among wom...