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2014-05-13 23:14:12

In its latest May 2014 survey, polyDNA found that 68% of respondents did not know if the same antiviral treatments are used against genital and oral herpes infections. polyDNA reviews the literature and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, natural antivirals, with a formula proven to reduce herpes symptoms. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 polyDNA’s latest survey found that 68% of respondents did not know if the same antiviral treatments are used against both genital and oral herpes...

2013-10-17 16:54:06

A new study suggests a growing number of U.S. adolescents lack antibodies that may help protect them later in life against an increasingly important cause of genital herpes. Published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases and available online, the findings show that fewer of today's teens have been exposed in their childhood to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), a common cause of cold sores, than U.S. adolescents in previous years. Without these antibodies, today's teens may be more...

2013-04-17 23:02:38

polyDNA recommends using Gene-Eden-VIR to protect against genital herpes. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 polyDNA´s monthly survey shows that many in the public are unaware of the recommended ways of preventing genital herpes. In the open comments section of the survey, a typical response was offered by Shari C. from Raleigh, N.C. “I have been dating a really great guy who recently told me he has herpes (got it from his ex-wife). I don't have herpes and I don't a lot about...

2013-03-13 23:01:38

polyDNA answers new questions on herpes, HSV, herpes virus, genital sores, etc. collected from the public in its March, 2013 survey. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Genital herpes can spread from one area in the body to another via touching active lesions, as well as through oral sex. One survey respondent commented, “I mean I don´t know“¦can herpes really travel from one spot on your genitals to say, your legs or someplace else on your body? Sometimes I get...

2012-01-05 12:03:26

An investigational vaccine protected some women against infection from one of the two types of herpes simplex viruses that cause genital herpes, according to findings in the New England Journal of Medicine. The vaccine was partially effective at preventing herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but did not protect women from herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). There were less than half of the cases of genital herpes caused by HSV-1 -- 58 percent fewer -- in women who received the...

2011-04-15 16:36:15

Strains of genital herpes in Africa are far more virulent than those in the United States, researchers at Harvard Medical School report, a striking insight into a common disease with important implications for preventing HIV transmission in a region staggered by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The researchers arrived at this finding by testing mouse model strains of the disease against vaccine candidates. All vaccines were far more efficacious in abating the U.S. strain. The researchers say...

2011-04-12 14:17:32

Persons who have tested positive for herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) but do not have symptoms or genital lesions still experience virus shedding during subclinical (without clinical manifestations) episodes, suggesting a high risk of transmission from persons with unrecognized HSV-2 infection, according to a study in the April 13 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on infectious disease and immunology. Anna Wald, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

2011-04-11 22:09:24

A study of patients attending sexual health clinics in Gothenburg found that just four out of ten patients with genital herpes actually knew that they had the disorder. However, a third of those who did not realise that they had been infected reported typical symptoms at a follow-up visit, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In her thesis Matilda Berntsson, a specialist in skin and sexually transmitted infections at the Frölunda Specialist Hospital's skin clinic...

2010-09-30 19:43:24

An experimental vaccine intended to prevent genital herpes disease in women, although generally safe and well-tolerated, proved ineffective when tested in the recently concluded clinical study known as the Herpevac Trial for Women. The Phase 3 trial, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals, based in Belgium, with support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, began in 2002. A total of 8,323 women aged 18-30...


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'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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