Gardasil HPV Vaccine Not Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Or Related Diseases

January 8, 2015 11:40 PM

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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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