A vaccine for disinformation

Romania Rumoured side effects and a lack of information appear to have doomed an ambitious plan to inoculate Romanian girls against HPV. By Paul Ciocoiu for Southeast European Times in Bucharest November 28,2008 A 23m-euro vaccination campaign initiated by Romania’s health ministry has sparked widespread confusion. Under the programme, around 100,000 fourth-grade girls were supposed Continue Reading …

It Is Past Time To Focus On Prevention, Rather Than Treatment!

“Americans have a shorter life expectancy than people in 41 other countries — even though Americans spend more on health care, on average, than people anywhere else. We’ve done it to ourselves. As a nation we’re over-medicated and undernourished. We’re overly obsessed with how we look and undervalue how we feel. We put an overemphasis Continue Reading …

Men too can suffer from ‘manopause’

SifyNews.com Sunday, 23 November , 2008, London: Feeling irritated, tired and having low sex drive? Well, if you’re a male, then chances are that you could be hitting the ”Manopause”, say health researchers. Yes, you heard it right. Just like women, men too could have ”male menopause”. According to an earlier American study, as many Continue Reading …

Glaxo wins European contract for Cervarix

GlaxoSmithKline has won another European contract for the cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix. The Dutch government selected Cervarix for a new program to vaccinate all girls aged 12 with a catch-up program for girls aged 13 to 16 in the second half of 2009. In the first year some 350,000 Dutch girls will get the jab.

Cervarix, GSK's Cervical Cancer Vaccine, Wins Tender For Dutch National Immunisation Programme

GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) cervical cancer vaccine, Cervarix, was today confirmed by the Netherlands Vaccine Institute (NVI) as the cervical cancer vaccine for the Dutch National Immunisation Programme (NIP).

Lack of Sleep Could Undermine Exercise's Cancer Prevention Benefits

Exercise can lower your overall risk of cancer – but only if you get a good night’s sleep After my last week’s rant about focusing efforts to PREVENT cancer as well as CURING cancer, I was please to review a research study that did just that! The study examined the link between exercise and cancer Continue Reading …

My girls won’t have the cancer jab

United Kingdom The new cervical cancer vaccine offers few benefits, says Jerome Burne, father of two daughters. Which makes the risks even more alarming The Independent Tuesday, 18 November 2008 Much as I love my two gorgeous daughters – aged 13 and 17 – and wish to protect them from all harm, I will not Continue Reading …

Gardasil Vaccination Results in Three Outbreaks of Genital Warts in Fiji School Children

Fiji By Hilary White November 18, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gardasil, the vaccine being pushed by governments around the world to combat the spread of human papillomavirus (HPV), has been linked in Fiji with 3 cases of outbreaks of genital warts among primary school students. HPV, the most common sexually transmitted infection which causes genital warts, Continue Reading …

Backlash Against Merck Mandatory Vaccine Ploy Continues

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics weighs in on mandatory Gardasil shots A trio of academics have joined the ‘Pro/Con’ debate over the policy of requiring girls to be vaccinated with Merck’s Gardasil. In a recent issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Gail Javitt of Johns Hopkins’s Berman Institute of Bioethics, Continue Reading …

Merck is Holding The Gardasil Hammer

According to Merck, their HPV vaccine, Gardasil has proved 90% effective in preventing the uncomfortable affliction known as genital warts in men. They plan to present the results of a recent study at a European medical conference later today. It is their hope that the results of this study will support their case with the FDA. They have requested approval to market Gardasil to boys as a way to prevent genital warts, but as of yet the FDA has not moved on a reply.