Gardasil HPV Vaccine Not Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Or Related Diseases

January 8, 2015 11:40 PM

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Gardasil HPV Vaccine Not Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Or Related Diseases

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil is not linked to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis or any other similar central nervous system conditions, found a study published in JAMA today.

Multiple sclerosis is a type of central demyelinating disease, a condition in which the protective cover around nerves, called myelin, breaks down, preventing electrical impulses from traveling fast and efficiently across nerve cells. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cervical c...

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