HPV vaccination linked to `dramatic┬┤ fall in cervical disease

The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, new research suggests. HPV is a sexually-transmitted infection and some types are linked to cervical cancer, one of the most common cancers in women aged under 35 in the UK. A decade ago, a UK-wide immunisation programme for girls...