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HPV vaccine prevents incurable childhood respiratory disease

HPV vaccine prevents incurable childhood respiratory disease
November 9, 2017

For the first time, researchers have found evidence that the HPV vaccine prevents an incurable respiratory infection in children.

According to findings from an ongoing study in Australia, the incidence of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP) declined over the past 5 years following the implementation of a national quadrivalent HPV vaccination program that immunized at least half of the country’s female population aged between 12 and 26 years.

In the Journals

AAP: ‘Room for improvement’ in STD prevention

October 25, 2017
To address the varying sexual and reproductive health concerns among adolescents and young adults, the AAP recently issued a clinical report that it said would help…
In the Journals

Specific vaginal bacteria linked to heightened risk for chlamydia infection, STIs

October 4, 2017
Women with vaginal microbiota predominantly populated with Lactobacillus iners are more likely to acquire a Chlamydia trachomatis infection and other sexually
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Reported US cases of three STDs reaches record two million

September 26, 2017
More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — the most ever — were reported in the United States in 2016, according to the CDC. The…
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Contraception for Adolescents

Pediatric Annals, February 2013, Volume 42 Issue 2
1. Identify and explain the four currently available methods of emergency contraception. 2. Discuss the risk and…
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CME

Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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Pediatricians play key role in preventing, controlling sexually transmitted infections

November 22, 2016
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