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2013-03-26 11:12:49

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a novel strategy for preventing infections due to the highly common herpes simplex viruses, the microbes responsible for causing genital herpes (herpes simplex virus 2) and cold sores (herpes simplex virus 1). The finding, published online by The FASEB Journal, could lead to new drugs for treating or suppressing herpes virus infections. "We've essentially identified the molecular "key" that herpes...

2012-09-06 23:02:24

In order to educate consumers of the truth about HSV treatments and the herpes simplex virus, HerpesTreatmentSite.com reveals its list of the top 7 most common herpes myths misconstrued as facts. (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 As a herpes treatment expert, http://www.herpestreatmentsite.com is constantly evaluating the top ways to suppress cold sores and genital HSV outbreaks. In order to educate consumers about herpes fact versus fiction, it is debunking the top 7 herpes myths that are often...

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...

2010-01-22 13:59:01

Genital herpes caused by a reactivation of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is generally treated as a lesion in one specific area of the genital region. A new study, however, finds that the virus can frequently reactivate throughout the genital tract, an important new concept that could help guide both HSV-2 treatment and prevention. Now available online, the study appears in the Feb. 15 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases. In the study, Christine Johnston, MD, MPH, and colleagues...

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2008-01-28 12:44:06

Findings may be good news for millions suffering from herpes SALT LAKE CITY "“ There's a high probability that people who are prone to herpes simplex virus (HSV) outbreaks can inherit that susceptibility through their genes, University of Utah researchers report in a new study. In the Feb. 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, the researchers identify a region on the long arm of human chromosome 21 with high odds"”at least 1,000-to-1"”of being linked to cold sore...


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