Articles in Category: Know Your Vaccines

HPV Vaccine - Understanding Its Importance

on Tuesday, 13 March 2012. Posted in Reproductive health, Know Your Vaccines, Women's Health, Immunization Written By: superadmin

Get yourself immunized against HPV and lead a safe life.

HPV Vaccine - Understanding Its Importance

HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus and is associated with dangerous illnesses, predominantly in women; such as genital warts and cancers such as cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, oral cancer and anal cancer. Vaccines against this virus help in protecting you against infection and hence, reduce risks of these diseases up to a large extent. HPV vaccine is available for adults and should be taken without negligence. It has been observed that HPV does not usually strike women who do not have multiple sexual partners. The risk of infection is higher in people who have multiple partners. Doctors recommend this vaccination in any case as an added protection. HPV is majorly transmitted through sexual contact.

Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

on Monday, 09 January 2012. Posted in Know Your Vaccines, Editor's Pick, Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Has your teenager been administered all the necessary vaccines?

Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

Parents tend to follow their infant’s immunization schedule religiously; but often forget to follow up with their medical consultants if the same child needs immunization during the preteen and teenage years.

Vaccines are necessary in later years too. As the child grows older, the protection offered by childhood vaccines begins to wear and hence boosters are required for the same. Preteens and teens are also at higher risk for some infections, as they live in close contact with others in classrooms and dormitories and thus the need vaccination.

Adult Immunisation; 10 Must Have Vaccines For Adults

on Sunday, 18 December 2011. Posted in Know Your Vaccines, Immunization Written By: superadmin

Some vaccines adults need to have from time to time

Adult Immunisation; 10 Must Have Vaccines For Adults

The process of immunization is an ongoing one and does not just end with your vaccination during childhood. There are several adult vaccines available. Read on to know more about them, the diseases they prevent and who needs to get them.

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccinations from birth through adulthood to provide a lifetime of immunity; and you thought vaccines were just for kids! Not getting vaccinated at the right age may leave you very vulnerable to illness, suffering and even death.

Here's a list of vaccinations recommended specifically for adults:

Vaccination Schedule For Kids

on Wednesday, 12 October 2011. Posted in Know Your Vaccines, Immunization Written By: superadmin

Vaccination Schedule For Kids

Vaccinations know-how is must for every parent in order to ensure good health for their little ones right from day one. Here is a tabular compilation of recommended vaccines for kids from birth to 10 years of age and some special vaccine info as well.