HPV Vaccine Beneficial in Males

HPV Vaccine Beneficial in Males

According to experts, the HPV vaccine may be beneficial in males.  Men are three times more likely to develop HPV linked oropharyngeal cancers. Most people do not even realize how many men are infected with HPV.  Recent recommendations that boys should be vaccinated with the HPV vaccine are causing people to look more into how […]

Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis Possible?

Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis Possible?

A December 4, 2013 report in the online version of the journal Neurology discusses some very promising work regarding multiple sclerosis (MS).  It may be possible, the authors say, for a tuberculosis vaccine to prevent this devastating disease if the symptoms are caught early enough. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, and often disabling disease.  In […]

Why Vaccinations Are Ultimately Worth the Risk

Why Vaccinations Are Ultimately Worth the Risk

Childhood vaccinations are ultimately worth whatever risks they may present, say scientists, because they prevent contagious diseases which once took many, many lives.  In fact, a new study just published in The New England Journal of Medicine says that 100 million cases of contagious disease have been prevented in the United States since 1924. The […]

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