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CDC committee recommends boys receive HPV vaccineupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 00:56:00

A federal government advisory committee voted Tuesday to recommend that males ages 11 to 21 be vaccinated against the human papilloma virus, which is blamed for thousands of cases of cancer among women and men.

Truth Squad: Did Perry's HPV vaccination claim ring true? updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 18:45:00

Texas Gov. Rick Perry responded to Rep. Michele Bachmann's criticism of his short-lived 2007 executive order requiring girls to get a vaccination for human papillomavirus, during Thursday night's Republican presidential candidates' debate in Orlando. Bachmann said a drug company that produced the vaccination hired his former chief of staff to lobby him.

Truth Squad: Did Bachmann's HPV vaccination claim ring true? updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 10:38:00

Rep. Michele Bachmann continued to criticized Texas Gov. Rick Perry's short-lived 2007 executive order requiring girls to get a vaccination for human papillomavirus, during Thursday night's Republican presidential candidates' debate in Orlando.

Leno questions Bachmann over gay rights, HPV vaccineupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 14:06:00

Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann defended her position on gay rights, the HPV vaccine and the debt ceiling as she made her debut on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

Michele Bachmann's 'titanium spine'updated: Thu Sep 22 2011 14:06:00

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann vows she would make changes to Obama's policies in her first 100 days.

HPV vaccine, Merck and Rick Perry's moneyupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 17:01:00

On Monday night at the CNN/Tea Party Republican Debate in Tampa, Florida, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas suggested that he couldn't be bought for a campaign contribution of $5,000. That raises the question: Is there a price at which Perry's loyalty is for sale?

Bachmann rips Perry on HPV orderupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 17:01:00

Gov. Rick Perry admits an executive order requiring 11 and 12-year-old girls to be vaccinated against HPV was a mistake.

Rising GOP star Haley has own history with HPV vaccine falloutupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:29:00

As the debate over Texas Gov. Rick Perry mandating the HPV vaccine continues between Republican presidential candidates, a woman whose endorsement is coveted by all them, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, has her own complicated history on the issue.

Ethicist to Bachmann: Prove HPV claimupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:29:00

Arthur Caplan says he'll give $10,000 to charity if Michele Bachmann can produce her HPV victim.

The science behind HPV vaccineupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 10:44:00

Elizabeth Cohen explains the science behind the HPV vaccine, a topic that tripped up Rick Perry at the Tea Party debate.

Science shows HPV vaccine safe, beneficialupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 10:44:00

During the recent Republican presidential debate, the issue of vaccinating girls against human papillomavirus, or HPV, came up several times, and some statements have been made that may concern parents of children scheduled to receive the vaccine.

Michele Bachmann takes on Perry over HPVupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 15:15:00

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann accuses Rick Perry of helping drug companies with the HPV vaccine.

Did Bachmann's drug lobbyist claims ring true?updated: Tue Sep 13 2011 15:15:00

During Monday's CNN/Tea Party debate, Rep. Michele Bachmann criticized Texas Gov. Rick Perry's short-lived 2007 executive order requiring girls to get a vaccination for human papillomavirus, claiming in part that his former chief of staff lobbied for the drug maker, and that the company made millions of dollars because of the order.

Rep. Michele Bachmann's HPV claimupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 11:47:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper looks into Rep. Michele Bachmann's suggestion that the HPV vaccine is dangerous.

Study: IUD's lower cervical cancer riskupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 11:47:00

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) prevent unwanted pregnancies, and as an added benefit they may also help protect against cervical cancer, according to a new study in the Lancet Oncology, a British medical journal.

5 questions to ask before having penis surgeryupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 07:24:00

If you're a woman contemplating surgery on your female parts, you'll find plenty of ladies chatting and blogging away about their experiences, often on websites adorned with pink ribbons.

2009: HPV causes oral cancerupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 07:59:00

From 2009: Oral cancer has primarily been a man's disease, but more women are developing it and one factor is HPV.

HPV vaccine effective in menupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 07:59:00

Boys and young men who receive the human papillomavirus vaccine appear to be at reduced risk of contracting the virus and developing the genital warts associated with the common sexually transmitted disease, according to a large international study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Is the HPV shot advised for teen males?updated: Mon Dec 06 2010 08:30:00

What is the deal with the HPV shot for teen boys? I have heard that is now being advised for males. I have a 15-year-old son.

If I didn't finish HPV vaccine, do I have to start over?updated: Mon Oct 11 2010 08:36:00

At least two years ago, I received the first of three shots for the HPV vaccine. At the time, I was not told about the additional shots, and so never got them. Am I still able to do the vaccine, whether I start over again or just get the next two shots? Can I be tested for HPV to see if it's even worth it any more?

Fortune: What went wrong with Gardasilupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 08:43:00

There's a liquid drug that women can get injected into a layer of muscle -- three separate times over a six-month period -- that can protect them from a kind of cancer. From a scientific perspective, that's amazing. In terms of public health, it's a breakthrough.

Will cutting back on teen Pap tests result in more STDs?updated: Sun Nov 29 2009 15:02:00

Teen girls can skip Pap tests, according to new guidelines that say women should start cervical cancer screening at age 21. But some experts are concerned that rates of sexually transmitted diseases or unplanned pregnancies could increase without the Pap test to prompt a doctor's visit.

New guidelines: Pap tests should start at age 21updated: Fri Nov 20 2009 09:56:00

Young women should have their first Pap test no sooner than age 21, regardless of when they become sexually active, say new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Earlier screening for cervical cancer may lead to unnecessary and possibly harmful treatments for an increasingly rare cancer, according to ACOG, the leading U.S. professional organization for obstetricians and gynecologists.

Feds approve new HPV vaccineupdated: Sat Oct 17 2009 09:58:00

The Food and Drug Administration approved a second vaccine intended to protect against cervical cancer.

Fears over cancer vaccine as schoolgirl diesupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 21:07:00

The death of a 14-year-old girl in England after she received a vaccination for Human Papilloma virus (HPV) has prompted a widespread freeze on the country's national vaccination program.

Teen dies after Cervarix shotupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 21:07:00

A teen dies shortly after being inoculated with a drug to help prevent cervical cancer. ITN's Sally Biddulph reports.

FDA panel urges HPV vaccine be given to boysupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 18:48:00

Boys may soon be able to get Gardasil, the vaccine given to girls and young women to prevent infection by four types of human papillomavirus.

HPV shot found safe, but some experts question its benefitsupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 16:33:00

One in four American girls ages 13 to 17 have been given at least one shot of Gardasil, the human papillomavirus vaccine that is heavily marketed as a way to prevent cervical cancer.

Moms still wary of Gardasilupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 16:33:00

Even though the HPV vaccine is on the CDC schedule, many parents are still worried. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Should your daughter get Gardasil, the vaccine against HPV?updated: Thu Aug 13 2009 19:56:00

When Raffi Darrow brought in her two daughters, Wendy and Alice, for their annual back-to-school checkups this week, for the first time in her career as a mom, Darrow decided to be a rebel.

Is the Gardasil vaccination reliable?updated: Mon May 11 2009 12:56:00

Is Gardasil vaccination reliable? I've heard plenty of ugly things about this vaccination. I have a 17-year-old daughter and her doctor recommends that she get this vaccine. I am very confused because of the negative and positive information. Would you be able to clarify?

Circumcision reduces risk of herpes and HPV infectionupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 14:33:00

Men who are circumcised are less likely to get sexually transmitted infections such as genital herpes and human papillomavirus (HPV), but not syphilis, according to a study of adult African men published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Study: Poor more at risk of cervical cancerupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 06:10:00

A new British study has discovered that the highest rates of cervical cancer are found in some of London's most deprived areas.

Pap test challenged by HPV DNA testupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:47:00

A staggering 99 percent of all cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the American Cancer Society. For 50 years, the Pap test has been the gold standard for detecting cervical cancer. But there's a new kid on the block: the HPV DNA test.

HPV vaccine 101updated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:25:00

Genital human papillomavirus, or HPV, which infects the skin and mucous membranes, is the most common sexually transmitted disease. About 20 million Americans have the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPV is the major cause of cervical cancer, which kills about 250,000 women worldwide each year. In the United States, cervical cancer will be diagnosed in about 12,000 women this year, and 4,000 will die, the CDC says. Women get Pap smears to detect cervical cancer and now have the option of preventing it with a vaccine. Gardasil, developed by Merck, works to protect against four strains of HPV, including two connected to 70 percent of cervical cancers.

CDC: 1 in 4 teenage girls got cervical cancer shotupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 16:10:00

About one in four teen girls last year got the groundbreaking vaccine that prevents cervical cancer, federal health officials reported Thursday. 1 in 4 US Teen Girls Got Cervical-Cancer Shotupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 13:00:00

About one in four teen girls last year got the groundbreaking vaccine that prevents cervical cancer, federal health officials reported Thursday Europeans Share Nobel Medicine Prizeupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 06:00:00

Three European scientists shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for separate discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer

Cause of 'Treeman's' barklike growths revealedupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 20:01:00

For 20 years, the warts studding Dede Kosawa's hands and feet multiplied and sprouted like gnarled roots. FDA Expands Use of Cervical Cancer Vaccineupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 16:00:00

The cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil also works to prevent cancers of the vagina and vulva, federal health officials said Friday, as they approved expanding its use to protect against those diseases as well Cervical Cancer Shots Less Cost-Effective With Ageupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 14:00:00

An expensive vaccine aimed at preventing cervical cancer makes sense for young teens when it comes to cost-effectiveness, but not for women in their 20s, contends a new report

HPV shot blamed for illnessesupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 16:10:00

Two girls claim that the HPV vaccine caused them to become seriously ill. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Should parents worry about HPV vaccine?updated: Mon Jul 07 2008 16:10:00

A vaccine designed to prevent cervical cancer is coming under fresh scrutiny amid thousands of complaints linking it to a range of health problems. Anti-Vaccine Activists vs. Gardasil updated: Thu Jun 19 2008 16:00:00

Merck's drug against HPV has been a boon to the company but is facing growing grass-roots opposition

Cervical cancer vaccine not a simple choiceupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 15:15:00

I'm the mother of two daughters, a teen and a tween. So every day, I tiptoe through hormonally laced minefields hoping to avoid emotional carnage in response to any of my random comments or actions.

Health for her: HPV vaccineupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 15:15:00

The new HPV vaccine is recommended for girls up to 26 years old.

Adults not getting shotsupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 13:12:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a new study that found most adults aren't getting the vaccinations they need.

CNNMoney: Glaxo's cancer vaccine Ok'd in Europeupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 05:21:00

Merck's cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil now faces direct competition from Glaxo's Cervarix, which was approved by European health authorities, said the vaccine's maker GlaxoSmithKline on Monday.

Cancer treatment in Tanzaniaupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 05:21:00

Researchers look into a common plant as a cure for Colon cancer. Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine? updated: Tue Aug 28 2007 14:00:00

The FDA has approved the vaccine only for girls and women up to age 26. Now a medical debate is raging over whether older women should get it too

Sexually transmitted wart virus increases mouth cancersupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 06:38:00

Men should be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted wart virus to protect them against a type of mouth and throat cancer, U.S. researchers said Monday. HPV Vaccine: Best Taken Earlyupdated: Mon Aug 13 2007 16:00:00

TThe drug helps protect teenage girls from the virus that can cause cervical cancer, but a new study shows it does little to help women who already are already infected

CNNMoney: In France, delicate questions over Gardasilupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 04:13:00

The French government has agreed to subsidize a cervical cancer vaccine made by Merck for teenage girls and young women, according to Merck's marketing partner, French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis.

Business 2.0: Secrets of the fastest-growing techsupdated: Sat Jun 02 2007 13:32:00

CEOs reveal the business strategies that put companies like Akamai, Netflix, and Priceline at the top of Business 2.0's ranking of the 100 fastest-growing technology companies.

CNNMoney: Glaxo seeks approval for cervical cancer vaccineupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 15:30:00

GlaxoSmithKline said it submitted an application for its cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix to the Food and Drug Administration, bringing it one step closer to challenging Merck's now-dominant Gardasil.

CNNMoney: Glaxo readies challenge to Merck monopolyupdated: Wed Mar 14 2007 11:56:00

GlaxoSmithKline is getting closer to launching its challenge against Merck's monopoly on cervical cancer vaccines.

CNNMoney: FDA approves Glaxo's breast cancer drugupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 09:28:00

The Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline's breast cancer drug Tykerb, the drug company said Tuesday.

Rising STD rate sparks online dating sitesupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 16:44:00

When John got divorced after 12 years of marriage, he took a deep breath and launched into the dating scene.

CNNMoney: Glaxo fires shot over Merck's bowupdated: Thu Jan 18 2007 09:55:00

The British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline fired a shot over Merck's bow on Thursday, by launching a study comparing its own experimental vaccine for cervical cancer to Merck's Gardasil.

10 tips to cut cancer riskupdated: Tue Jan 09 2007 21:31:00

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 560,000 Americans died from cancer-related causes in 2006. Some cancers are preventable, and people can cut their risk by maintaining some positive health steps.

FDA OKs first cervical cancer vaccineupdated: Thu Jun 08 2006 13:23:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first vaccine for cervical cancer -- Gardasil, manufactured by Merck and Co.

CNNMoney: FDA OKs first vaccine for cervical cancerupdated: Thu Jun 08 2006 13:04:00

Federal regulators approved Gardasil, the first vaccine meant to prevent cervical cancer, the drugmaker Merck said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Merck cancer vaccine may get Glaxo challengeupdated: Mon Jun 05 2006 09:58:00

Vital protection against cervical cancer could soon be made available, not just from Merck but also from GlaxoSmithKline, providing life-saving potential for women while feeding a competitive atmosphere for the drug giants.

Fortune: Merck's $4 billion PR problemupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 15:30:00

Merck has already angered Christian conservatives by pushing to make its yet-to-be approved cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, mandatory for girls as young as nine. But that could be the least of the company's worries regarding the projected $4 billion-a-year vaccine.

CNNMoney: FDA panel gives nod to Gardasil approvalupdated: Thu May 18 2006 15:02:00

An FDA advisory committee recommended for approval Merck's experimental cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, said Merck and the agency.

CNNMoney: Merck's dance with the religious rightupdated: Mon May 15 2006 14:49:00

Merck needs a hit, and it just might be on the verge of getting one, thanks to some delicate footwork with the religious right.

CNNMoney: Merck's strong quarter boosts year forecastupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 11:31:00

Merck reported strong first-quarter profit Thursday, beating consensus projections on a slight increase in sales, and prompting the drugmaker to ramp up its earnings projection for the full year despite the imminent patent loss of its top-selling product, Zocor.

CNNMoney: Merck's Vioxx bill: $285 million and countingupdated: Tue Jan 31 2006 10:11:00

Merck burned through nearly $300 million in 2005 defending itself against Vioxx-related lawsuits and shoring up its legal defenses against future cases, said CEO Richard Clark.

CNNMoney: Merck's other big problem: Zocorupdated: Mon Jan 30 2006 11:44:00

Merck's big problem in 2006 isn't just Vioxx. It's Zocor.

CNNMoney: Merck pitches another use for Gardasilupdated: Fri Dec 16 2005 13:29:00

Merck, the second-biggest American drug maker, said on Friday that its experimental cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil can also prevent external genital lesions in women, including vaginal and vulvar lesions.

Fortune: THE COMING STORM OVER A CANCER VACCINEupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 00:01:00

Eliav Barr has popped the champagne. After a decade of development, his team at Merck has just finished presenting the clinical-trial results on the company's cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, to ...

Encouraging results for cervical cancer vaccineupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 10:29:00

Researchers with Merck & Co. report they have been successful at blocking viruses that cause cervical cancer and lesions that become cancerous. About 20 million Americans are living with the virus.

Money Magazine: What's a Woman to Do? Well...updated: Sat Oct 01 2005 00:01:00


CNNMoney: Protecting kids against STDsupdated: Thu May 19 2005 11:38:00

A cervical cancer vaccine that analysts are calling the biggest potential blockbuster in Merck & Co.'s pipeline passed the first phase in late-stage testing and will be filed with the Food and Drug Administration this year, the company said Thursday.

Fortune: MEDICAL MIRACLES GENE TESTING STARTS TO PAY OFFupdated: Mon Aug 04 1997 00:01:00

Few medical topics get as much scary press as genetic testing. The typical story: A person learns from a DNA test that he's inherited a faulty gene predisposing him to, say, a fatal brain disease y...

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