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Cervical cancer vaccination probe kicks off (Japan)
Japan Times ^ | 10/17/2013 | Jiji

Posted on 10/16/2013 10:52:15 PM PDT by TexGrill

Two groups set up by the health ministry have started full-scale studies of whether cervical cancer vaccines are directly linked to severe pain that has affected some young women.

The two groups will collect data through clinical studies at 17 hospitals nationwide. The group led by Shinshu University professor Shuichi Ikeda will extend its studies to cerebral and neural areas, while the other, headed by Aichi Medical University professor Takahiro Ushida, will seek ways of easing the pain through cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as look into the causes.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare started recommending in April that girls between the sixth grade and the first year of high school be given cervical cancer vaccines under a free vaccination program. However, the ministry suspended the recommendation in June following reports of adverse reactions.

There were 155.7 reports of side effects per million for one of the vaccinations, and 245.1 for the other. This is 20 to 30 times higher than for flu vaccines.

A high school girl from Yokohama has to use a wheelchair because the pain following a vaccination was so severe. “The pain never goes away. I want to be cured as soon as possible,” she said.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Health/Medicine; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: japaneconomy
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1 posted on 10/16/2013 10:52:15 PM PDT by TexGrill
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The Rick Perry cheerleaders ain’t gonna like this...their boy was pushing these forced HPV vax on Texas girls...without legislature vote

This HPV vax is not only has an effective rate of about 70%...very poor for a vax

2 posted on 10/17/2013 2:50:02 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Fact Is: GOPe want ObamaCare.)
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