Navigation Links
Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC
Date:8/30/2012

By Margaret Steele
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Parents and doctors can do more to protect girls from cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), say U.S. health officials who are concerned by lagging HPV vaccination rates among females.

Last year, significantly more U.S. teens were vaccinated against meningitis and whooping cough (pertussis) than in 2010, while increases for the HPV vaccine were far less significant, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Almost all cases of cervical and anal cancer are caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus.

The proportion of teenage girls protected by all three HPV shots ranges from about 57 percent in Rhode Island to less than 16 percent in Arkansas, according to the report, published in the Aug. 31 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Coverage in the South is lower compared to the West and Northeast, the report noted.

"Stronger health-care provider recommendations for HPV vaccination, implementation of reminder/recall systems, elimination of missed opportunities for vaccination, and education of parents of adolescents regarding the risk for HPV infection and the benefits of vaccination are needed to protect adolescents from HPV-related cancers," Dr. Christina Dorell and her CDC colleagues wrote.

Using data from the National Immunization Survey-Teen to assess vaccination coverage among 13- to 17-year-olds, the researchers found that from 2010 to 2011, vaccination coverage for tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) at age 10 or older jumped from about 69 percent to about 78 percent. The rate for meningitis coverage also rose during that time, from about 63 percent to 71 percent getting one or both recommended doses.

But the proportion of teenage girls getting one or more dose of HPV vaccine rose only from about 49
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Young girls more likely to report side effects after HPV vaccine
2. For Many Girls, Slimming Down Doesnt Help Self-Esteem
3. Troubled Homes May Fuel Obesity in Girls
4. Women with heart disease more likely to have baby girls
5. Big girls dont cry
6. More Teen Girls Using Contraceptives: CDC
7. HPV vaccine completion rate among girls is poor, getting worse
8. Exercise Controls Weight in White Girls Better Than in Black Girls: Study
9. Girls response to honor-related violence
10. Math Anxiety Takes Bigger Toll on Girls: Study
11. Oral contraceptive use in girls and alcohol consumption in boys are associated with increased BP....
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC
(Date:8/1/2014)... School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why ... are more harmful than similar tumors in females. For ... diagnosed twice as often in males, who suffer greater ... long. , The researchers found that retinoblastoma protein (RB), ... less active in male brain cells than in female ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 ... the wake of the 2012 Rejuvenate and ABG ... forward in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, ... in the proceeding, the Court has issued ... governing any and all hard copy and electronic ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... As it continues to investigate morcellator ... allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to ... Liebhard LLP notes the growing reaction to Johnson & ... marketed by its Ethicon, Inc. unit from the market. ... some critics of the company said they were “pleasantly ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... and transgender individuals who want to conceive a child ... heterosexual and cisgendered peers, such as reduced fertility, but ... legal challenges to become parents. A comprehensive review of ... presented in the article " LGBT Assisted Reproduction: Current ... LGBT Health , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd ... have been added to its catalogue. , ... Ingredients (APIs), Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS), ... industry drivers include, among others, increasing ageing population, ... In 2015, the pharma market in India is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more common in men 2Health News:Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in New Jersey Stryker Hip Recall Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in New Jersey Stryker Hip Recall Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 4Health News:Advances in assisted reproduction create more options and new legal issues for LGBT couples 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 3
... Mozes HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay ... test and a brain scan may best predict the likelihood ... to develop Alzheimer,s disease. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), is ... language or another mental function severe enough to be noticeable ...
... By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , ... Parkinson,s disease patients who received fetal cell transplants in ... they can prevent the troublesome side effect. The ... they said. "These findings lend much optimism to ...
... the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a ... because the existence of such a cell in the ... It may also explain why current immunotherapies are largely ... "These cells lack the traditional melanoma cell surface ...
... Smoking, an established risk factor for colon cancer, may induce ... in the development of colon cancer, according to an online ... National Cancer Institute. Cigarette smoking is a ... that people who currently smoke or smoked in the past ...
... led by a team from the University at Buffalo ... randomized double-blinded study to test the safety and efficacy ... on the symptoms and progression of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). ... venous insufficiency (CCSVI) with MS. , In a series ...
... a range of inflammatory diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory ... than a drug already available for treating cancer. In a ... the Journal of Leukocyte Biology ( http://www.jleukbio.org ), ... to treat cancers that affect white blood cells, induces cell ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Predicting Alzheimer's Risk in Patients With Cognitive Problems 2Health News:Predicting Alzheimer's Risk in Patients With Cognitive Problems 3Health News:Predicting Alzheimer's Risk in Patients With Cognitive Problems 4Health News: Parkinson's Transplant Mystery Solved, Researchers Say 2Health News: Parkinson's Transplant Mystery Solved, Researchers Say 3Health News:Melanoma-initiating cell identified by Stanford scientists 2Health News:Melanoma-initiating cell identified by Stanford scientists 3Health News:Melanoma-initiating cell identified by Stanford scientists 4Health News:Smoking-related colorectal cancer in older women is associated with molecularly defined DNA changes 2Health News:University at Buffalo launches clinical trial of new multiple sclerosis treatment 2Health News:University at Buffalo launches clinical trial of new multiple sclerosis treatment 3Health News:Cancer drug shows promise for treating a wide range of inflammatory diseases 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014  With monumental health ... to speak a second language. Clinical efficacy is no ... established under the ACA like PCORI are directing roughly ... variety of new entities and environments, the federal healthcare ... the new language of outcomes and managed markets to ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aug. 1, 2014  VanDeMark Chemical Inc., ... manufacturer of phosgene and phosgene derivatives in ... it has acquired Framochem Kft, a leading European-based ... Hungary . The purchase unites ... one of the world,s largest, independent manufacturers of ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ... Medical Biosensors Market 2014-2018" report to their ... Medical biosensors are used to analyze ... These biosensors monitor health status, disease betterment, and ... They are cost-effective and user-friendly devices. Also, they ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pharmaceuticals Learning the Language of the New Healthcare Landscape 2Pharmaceuticals Learning the Language of the New Healthcare Landscape 3VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 2VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 3VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 4Global Medical Biosensors Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Bayer, LifeScan and F. Hoffmann-La Roche 2
... ANDOVER, Mass., June 23, 2011 Smith & Nephew, Inc., ... SNN ) (London Stock Exchange: SN) announced today ... found in Smith & Nephew,s favor that Arthrex, Inc., (Naples, ... exclusively licensed to Smith & Nephew. The ...
... Mr. Ronald L. Chez, a private investor, filed an amended ... RGEN ) with the SEC. RepliGen Corporation ... integrated company by developing and marketing innovative drugs that deliver ... and gastroenterology.  RepliGen has a core competency in the development ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Awarded $85 Million in Patent Infringement Case Against Arthrex, Inc. 2Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Awarded $85 Million in Patent Infringement Case Against Arthrex, Inc. 3
... a two-piece Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V) screw offered in ... variety of lengths. The two pieces are ... packaged. A single instrument set contains all ... both Standard and Mini Kompressor Compression Screws. ...
... Avanta Total Wrist is designed ... in patients suffering from rheumatoid, ... The implant is designed as ... bone resection and aiding in ...
... Within the last decade KMI® revolutionized the ... the Universal Total Wrist System. We're at ... next generation product, the Universal2. Like the ... the way patients live with debilitating arthritis. ...
... NeedlePunch is a simple, effective instrument to grasp ... FiberWire stitch and loop. The grasping function of ... soft tissue and precisely place a stitch up ... the tissue, all in one quick step. The ...
Medicine Products: