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2014-06-02 23:10:38

polyDNA’s May 2014 survey revealed that 14% of elderly respondents wanted to know if a common virus could cause inflammatory bowel disease. polyDNA reviews the literature and recommends taking Gene-Eden-VIR or Novirin. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 polyDNA’s latest survey discovered that some older participants wanted to know if a common virus could cause inflammatory bowel disease. The answer is “yes.” The cytomegalovirus (CMV) can cause inflammation of the colon. This is a...

2014-05-15 23:12:27

“Letermovir keeps the…Cytomegalovirus in check for weakened immune systems of infected transplant patients,” according to an article published on MedicalXpress.com on May 8, 2014 (1). polyDNA congratulates the research team on their success, and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin against the latent CMV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 polyDNA, the makers of Gene-Eden VIR and Novirin, congratulates Prof. Gerhard Ehninger and the rest of the German and US research teams that...

2013-09-18 13:28:52

An experimental vaccine against human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which endangers the developing fetus, organ transplant recipients, patients with HIV and others who have a weakened immune system, proved safe and more effective than previous vaccines developed to prevent infection by the ubiquitous virus. The first-of-its-kind approach to preventing human CMV infection, developed by a team of scientists at UC Davis and the University of Alabama, Birmingham, induced broader...

2013-09-17 23:01:05

An experimental vaccine against human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which endangers the developing fetus, organ transplant recipients, patients with HIV and others who have a weakened immune system, proved safe and more effective than previous vaccines developed to prevent infection by the ubiquitous virus. Sacramento, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 An experimental vaccine against human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which endangers the developing fetus, organ transplant recipients,...

2011-06-02 13:16:42

Swabbing a newborn's mouth for saliva can be used to quickly and effectively screen for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children, says research in the June 2 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) found saliva correctly identified every baby born with the infection when liquid samples were used, and 97.4 percent of babies when the samples were dried. The research was funded by the National...

2010-05-04 13:33:39

A national study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center neonatologist and pediatric infectious diseases specialist suggests that a screening test routinely performed in newborns is not very good at identifying cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children. The findings, published in the April 14 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggest that testing blood drawn from a newborn's heel has limited value in detecting CMV infection. The...

2009-10-21 12:23:10

Current research suggests that latent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The related report by Onyeagocha et al, "Latent cytomegalovirus infection exacerbates experimental colitis," appears in the November 2009 issue of The American Journal of Pathology. CMV infects between 50% and 80% of adults in the United States. Most people who are infected have no symptoms, and the virus remains hidden but inactive in the body for the rest of the person's...

2009-09-18 08:16:30

Increasing CMV prevention from 3 to 6 months lowers risks while reducing cost For kidney transplant recipients, infection with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) may lead to devastating complications. New research suggests that extending the period of preventive treatment after kidney transplantation can reduce the risk of CMV disease, according to an upcoming report in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Cytomegalovirus is a common virus that is present in many...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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