The following is an excerpt of an article about HPV vaccine trials in Slate.com. Click on the link at the end of the excerpt to read the full article. A controversial new review of the HPV [cervical cancer] vaccine, which is recommended for boys and girls to prevent different types of cancer, suggests the shot’s safety was […]
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As a result of my inquiry for the article "What you didn't know about a doctor's stance on the HPV vaccine," the medical journal Lancet has now issued a correction to its publication. The correction acknowledges formerly undisclosed financial conflicts of interest between the article's lead author and makers of the controversial human papillomavirus (HPV) […]
One of the biggest promoted drugs in history, the HPV cervical cancer vaccine, is a multi-billion dollar blockbuster. But it's also faced criticism -- some of it from a scientist who helped develop it -- amid concerns about safety and effectiveness When Japan suspended proactively recommending the vaccine amid concerns over injuries, the makers, Merck (Gardasil) […]