World Immunisation day: Indians yet to catch up with adult vaccination

Prevention is better than cure. This saying does not seem to hold good for Indians as far as health care is concerned with only around 10 percent of adults opting for vaccines to reduce the threat of common diseases.

New cervical cancer analysis offers clues on role of HPV

Efforts to analyze the genome of cervical cancer has finally yielded some results and discoveries.

Concentrate of adolescent immunisation, lower child mortality: Experts

There is a need for the government to concentrate on providing adolescent immunisation and healthcare if it wants to bring down the child mortality rate in the country, child specialists said here Saturday.

70 nations seek action against cervical cancer

With cervical cancer projected to kill nearly half a million women by 2030, stakeholders from more than 70 countries came together Monday to seek an urgent call for action against the disease.

HPV vaccine does not push sexual activity in girls

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US.

HPV vaccine does not push sexual activity in girls

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US.

UK switches to Merck`s Gardasil for HPV vaccination

Britain is to stop using GlaxoSmithKline`s cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix from next September and will instead offer girls Merck & Co`s rival product Gardasil.

`HPV vaccine not known even to have any side effects`

Amid a furore over the HPV
vaccination drive in two states, an NGO involved in the
study today contended that no deaths had been caused due to it
as the vaccine was not known even to have any side effects.

`HPV vaccine not known even to have any side effects`

Amid a furore over the HPV
vaccination drive in two states, an NGO involved in the
study today contended that no deaths had been caused due to it
as the vaccine was not known even to have any side effects.

HPV vaccine not dangerous, says Andhra Health Minister

Allaying fears over the vaccine,
Andhra Pradesh Health Minister D Nagender Thursday said that the
human pappiloma virus (HPV) vaccine being administered for
prevention of cervical cancer in Khammam district was safe.

HPV vaccine not dangerous, says Andhra Health Minister

Allaying fears over the vaccine,
Andhra Pradesh Health Minister D Nagender Thursday said that the
human pappiloma virus (HPV) vaccine being administered for
prevention of cervical cancer in Khammam district was safe.

Girls aware of HPV vaccine`s benefits: US study

Majority of girls and young women don’t believe the HPV vaccine protects them against other sexually transmitted infections, according to a new study by University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Chicago researchers.

Girls aware of HPV vaccine`s benefits: US study

Majority of girls and young women don’t believe the HPV vaccine protects them against other sexually transmitted infections, according to a new study by University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Chicago researchers.