Newly published findings reveal that, since its introduction in 2006, the HPV vaccine has reduced HPV infection rates by a massive 56% among female teenagers 14-19 years of age. Is this impressive? Enormously. Is it enough? Not even close.
Scientists use spectroscopy to examine the make-up of celestial objects. Now, they're taking the technology in a decidedly different direction and using it to detect cervical cancer.
Penn State researchers have identified a virus that's benign to humans but deadly to cancer.
If you've been following the Republican campaign race, then you're already familiar with the ongoing fracas between Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry over the latter's 2007 HPV vaccine mandate; and that Bachmann suggested yesterday that the vaccine can cause mental retardation.