HPV Vaccination Does Not Negatively Impact Fertility in Adolescents, Large Study Finds

Summary of Research: Adolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus, have no increased risk of primary ovarian insufficiency, also known as premature menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in Pediatrics.

Primary Research: Allison L. Naleway, Kathleen F. Mittendorf, Stephanie A. Irving, Michelle L. Henninger, Bradley Crane, Ning Smith, Matthew F. Daley, Julianne Gee. Primary Ovarian Insufficiency and Adolescent Vaccination. Pediatrics, 2018; e20180943 DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-0943

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