Skip to comments.Gardasil Protects Older Women, Gay Men
Posted on 02/18/2010 7:01:51 PM PST by cajuncow
Gardasil, the vaccine that protects against the cervical-cancer-causing human papilloma virus, may soon be approved for women over age 27. New clinical trial data involving more than 3,800 women ages 24 to 45 showed that the shot was nearly 90 percent effective at preventing persistent HPV infections--which are sexually transmitted--over the study's four-year duration, according to manufacturer Merck, which released the study today. (The vaccine protects against two strains of the virus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers and two strains that cause genital warts.)
Merck is hoping that the Food and Drug Administration will grant the company permission to expand its product label to include women over 27; it's currently approved only for those ages 9 to 26. The agency deferred a decision on Merck's application for expanded use in June 2008 and again last year. The FDA asked Merck for longer-term efficacy data out to four years, according to Merck spokesperson Pamela Eisele. She says the company expects an FDA decision by June.
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Since when do you need to protect older women from gay men?
Only those women that are manly enough to attract a gay man.
It protects ALL men, not just gay men. It was a ruse when they tried to make it a “woman’s issue”.
Just like my company is participating in an awareness program about heart disease “the number one killer of women”. Of course heart disease is ALSO “the number one killer of men” but the sexists here are being divisive.
I was under the impression that genetically, Gardasil could not work in men.
Maybe gay men are more like women than I ever thought. Weird.
Gardasil Protects Older Women, Gay Men
Gardasil, sounds like a lubricant for deviants.
“It ‘s been approved for boys.”
Some men never grow up so...
In the original trials the chances of dieing from the shot were far greater than from the cancer its intended to prevent.
Gardasil is a scam.
Another wonder of our “free” modern health care: a free ticket to molest boys (sarc off)
I’m certain that it will be looked at as a “wonder drug” to prevent the consequences of deviant sex.
So, let’s turn the tables and make it mandatory for gays to take the vaccine (let’s see the reaction when it’s a ‘protected class’ instead of wards of the state — I mean teenage girls).
You know I know quite a few women have had breast cancer and I refuse to wear the pink ribbon, I also know a whole lot more men with prostate cancer, where are their ribbons?
Gardasil is the drug that’s effective against certain strains of the HPIV virus. The only reason for inculating men is that they are carriers, they can transmit the STD to women.