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2014-07-07 09:51:49

Science in Public Some viruses can hide in our bodies for decades. They make ‘fake’ human proteins that trick our immune cells into thinking ‘everything is awesome’, there’s nothing to see here. Now researchers at the Imaging Centre of Excellence at Monash and Melbourne Universities have determined the basic structure of one of the two known families of these deceptive proteins. Using synchrotron light and working with a common virus that lives in people happily and for...

2014-07-02 23:00:52

Ultimate Herpes Protocol is a new treatment method that promises to help people treat herpes quickly and naturally. Is it reliable? New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Herpes is known as a viral condition from the herpesviridae family caused by the simplex virus type 1 and type 2. If people suffer from herpes, Ultimate Herpes Protocol will be an effective solution. The safe method will give users the root causes and symptoms of this skin condition. In addition, it teaches people how to...

2014-05-21 23:15:50

“The HZ (herpes zoster/shingles) cohort showed a significantly higher cumulative incidence rate of developing CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome),”according to a study published on May 1, 2014 in The European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (1). polyDNA reviews the study and recommends that patients with severe fatigue talk to their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Many studies found a link between Chronic Fatigue...

2014-05-18 23:02:35

In its May 2014 survey, polyDNA found that 46% of respondents wanted to know if infections with both the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and VZV, the virus that causes Shingles, are possible. polyDNA reviews the literature, and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, the most effective natural antiviral products on the market, to help the immune system target the latent herpes and Varicella Zoster viruses. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 In polyDNA’s latest survey, 46% of respondents wanted...

2014-04-23 16:31:29

First treatment approved for patients with rare blood disorder HORSHAM, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Biotech, Inc. ["Janssen"] today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SYLVANT(TM) (siltuximab) for the treatment of patients with multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative and human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) negative. SYLVANT was not studied in patients with MCD who are HIV positive or HHV-8...

Medical Legacy Of Knut The Polar Bear
2014-01-03 08:03:07

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Keeping wild animals is an important component of the mission of zoos to educate the public and preserve endangered species. When animals die, tracking the potential cause becomes an investigation of pathogens from around the world. This is because zoo animals are not only potentially exposed to pathogens occurring where the zoo is located, but also to those pathogens harbored by other zoo animals. In other words: the diagnostic challenge is...

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...

2013-02-13 17:51:08

In a paper published by Cell Host and Microbe on Feb. 13, a research team led by Blossom Damania, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that suppressing the TLK enzyme causes the activation of the lytic cycle of both EBV and KSHV. During this active phase, these viruses begin to spread and replicate, and become vulnerable to anti-viral treatments. “When TLK is present, these viruses stay latent, but...

2013-02-01 09:50:46

A genetically reprogrammed Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cure metastatic diffusion of human cancer cells in the abdomen of laboratory mice, according to a new study published January 31 in the Open Access journal PLOS Pathogens. The paper reports on the collaborative research from scientists at the at the University of Bologna and specifically describes that the HSV converted into a therapeutic anticancer agent attacks breast and ovarian cancer metastases. Past decades have witnessed...

Unknown Proteins Of The Herpesvirus Identified By Scientists
2012-11-26 14:12:33

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft The genome encodes the complete information needed by an organism, including that required for protein production. Viruses, which are up to a thousand times smaller than human cells, have considerably smaller genomes. Using a type of herpesvirus as a model system, the scientists of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried near Munich and their collaboration partners at the University of California in San Francisco have shown that the genome of this...


Latest Herpesviridae Reference Libraries

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2011-01-24 12:59:16

The Herpesviridae, a large family of DNA viruses, causes disease in animals and humans. Members of this family are known as herpesviruses. They all share a common structure where they are composed of relatively large double-stranded, linear DNA genomes encoding 100-200 genes encased within an icosahedral protein cage called the capsid. The whole particle is known as a virion. They are all nuclear-replicating. When a viral particle contacts a cell with specific types of receptor molecules...

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2011-01-20 19:35:34

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), are two members of the virus family Herpesviridae that infect humans. They are both ubiquitous and contagious and can spread when an infected person is producing and shedding the virus. Symptoms include watery blisters in the skin, mouth, lips, or genitals. Lesions usually heal with a scab characteristic of herpetic disease. HSV-1 and -2 remain latent in the body hiding from the immune system in the cell bodies of nerves. Some people do...

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2011-01-11 13:28:24

Feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), caused by feline herpesvirus 1, is an upper respiratory infection of cats. It can also be referred to as feline influenza or feline coryza. FVR causes one-half of respiratory disease in cats. Feline calicivirus is another of the most common diseases to cause respiratory infection in cats. It is very contagious and can cause major problems including death from pneumonia in young kittens. It is transmitted only through direct contact. It reproduces in the...

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