Hpv Vaccine

Jeff Brazier Opens Up About Struggles Of Being A Dad To Two Teenage Boys

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Parents

Jeff Brazier has opened up about the “struggles” he faces as a dad to his two teenage boys. The 37-year-old dad to Freddie, 12, and Bobby, 13, sai...

Thousands Of Teenage Boys At Risk From Cancer Virus, Teachers Claim

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenage boys are at risk of developing cancer because they are not taught how to protect themselves from the human papilloma virus, teach...

Should I Get The HPV Vaccine? Boots Makes Jab Available To Men And Women

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re in your late twenties or are male, you probably won’t have had the HPV vaccine. The vaccination, which protects against the human papil...

Beating Cervical Cancer In The Developing World - A Game-Changing Partnership To Create A 'New Normal' For Girls

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Farah Ramzan Golant

An audacious ambition requires a game-changing approach. Beating cervical cancer in the developing world is a huge undertaking and one that requires a fundamentally new way of approaching the problem - combining vital supply of vaccinations with demand for these vaccinations from the girls whose lives could be saved.

What Is It With This Tory Government and Sexual Health?

Stewart McDonald | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics
Stewart McDonald

Without PreP, we will still see seventeen people diagnosed with HIV every day. Those who will feel the effects the most are the 2,500 men who have sex with men who will be needlessly infected with HIV each year in the UK. Commissioning PreP could be the beginning of the end of the HIV epidemic. Surely these issues are more important than a clamp down on poppers?

Single Dose Of HPV Vaccine 'Could Protect Against Cervical Cancer'

PA | By David Mercer, Press Association | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A single dose of the HPV vaccine could be enough to protect against infections which cause 70% of cervical cancers, new research suggests.Doctors foun...

The Case for Extending the HPV Vaccine Is Clear and Urgent

Dr Shaun Griffin | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK
Dr Shaun Griffin

We believe that the HPV vaccine should be extended to all boys irrespective of their sexuality and to MSM as a matter of urgency. This is why we are working with other health organisations as a member of HPV Action to call for the school HPV vaccination programme to include boys as well as girls.

How A Simple Injection Could Save The Lives Of 90 Teenage Girls

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The lives of almost 90 teenage girls could be saved each year if nearly all teenage girls in the UK were given the HPV jab, which prevents cervical ca...

Is the NHS Unfairly Excluding Men?

Miriam Brown | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Miriam Brown

HPV does not just give rise to cervical cancer. Types 6 and 11 of the virus gives genital warts which affects both genders. Types 16 and 18 can lead to neck and anal cancer, specifically penile cancer in men... In the UK boys can only get the vaccination, called Gardasil, privately... Is it just that girls should get it free while boys have to pay if they want to protect their health?

HPV Vaccinations Should Be For Men Too

Jack Fletcher | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Fletcher

All that has been mentioned so far is the risk to women alone. A virus is not gender specific in seeking out a host and men are prone to infection too. While men manage to dodge the cervical cancer scares, there are many other cancers linked to HPV that will leave many wincing and holding their sacred genitalia in fear.

Boys Should Also Be Given HPV Vaccine To Protect About Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Schoolboys should be given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine - just as girls are - in a bid protect them from certain cancers. Girls are curre...

Study Suggests Michael Douglas May Have Been Right About HPV And Throat Cancer

PA | PA | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The link between throat cancer and the HPV (human papillomavirus) virus has been proved, according to a study by leading cancer authorities. Exper...

Smear Tests Are At A 15-Year Low

PA | PA | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Uptake of smear tests in women aged 60 to 64 is at a 15 year low, a charity has warned. Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust has raised concerns about the "w...

Michael Douglas, Muff Diving and Misinformation

Fran Singh | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Fran Singh

Michael Douglas' recent comments on oral sex, HPV and cancer have generated headlines for all the wrong reasons. But why does it take a celebrity to get ill before we talk about health and is accuracy more important than raising awareness?

Gay Men Should Receive Cancer Vaccine For Girls

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine given to young girls that protects Britain's heterosexual population from the human papilloma virus (HPV) should be made available to gay me...

Dina Rickman

Cervical Cancer Jab 'Green Light To Be Promiscuous' Sex Health Charity Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

An anti-abortion charity that advises the government on sexual health has stirred controversy after pulling a statement on its website that said the c...

You Can't Immunise Young Women From Having Sex

Julie Bentley | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK
Julie Bentley

Since the introduction of the vaccination programme in late 2008, critics have been wrongly convinced that because HPV is linked to sexual activity, providing a vaccine will promote promiscuity. Rubbish! That's like suggesting cookery classes promote obesity.

IUDs Could Halve The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

Felicity Morse | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK

A contraceptive method could almost halve the risk of cervical cancer according to a one of the largest studies of its kind. The report, published...