The percentage of teenage girls receiving the HPV vaccine in Cork and Kerry this year has risen to 50 per cent. Photograph: Getty Images

More teenage girls are receiving the cervical cancer vaccine for the first time since controversy erupted over its alleged side-effects. The percenta(...)

Gardasil, a vaccine against cervical cancer. Photograph: AFP/ Getty Images

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has expressed concern over a significant decline in uptake of the HPV vaccine, which it blames on “unsubstantiated”(...)