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2014-09-03 16:30:04

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:CTRV), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today it will present at two upcoming investor conferences. ContraVir is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw 16(th) Annual Global Investment Conference, to be held September 8-10, 2014, in New York City, and the Aegis Capital 2014 Healthcare and Technology...

2014-08-21 23:13:57

Genitalherpesdatingsite.com is a newly launched, unique online dating service which helps those with genital herpes connect with others, either for casual dating or for finding long-term relationships. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For those with genital herpes, it can be very frustrating trying to meet others to date or establish a relationship with. Sometimes, it can be a case of trial and error looking for that special person. However, to help those with the virus...

2014-08-05 00:21:04

Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic...

2014-07-09 23:12:57

Top10HerpesDatingSites.com aims to make it easier for people with herpes to find the right platform where they can find their ideal match. The team behind this website has been working on the process of reviewing several platforms for online herpes dating and has provided unbiased opinions pertaining to how effective they are. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Top10HerpesDatingSites.com thoroughly assesses every herpes dating site that encourages dating among people with herpes. The websites are...

2014-06-24 23:18:15

Developed by Sarah Wilcox, Get Rid Of Herpes PDF is a brand new program that helps users wipe out herpes symptoms naturally, quickly and permanently. A full Get Rid Of Herpes PDF review examines whether this program is helpful or not. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Developed by Sarah Wilcox, Get Rid Of Herpes PDF is a brand new program that endows users with techniques and tips to eliminate herpes simplex quickly and permanently. It is an all natural home remedy for people who are victims of...

2014-06-22 23:00:14

Fast Shingles Cure is a new method created by Bob Carton that claims to help people get rid of shingles in 3 days or less. A full review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this program can work for sufferers or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Fast Shingles Cure is a natural treatment created by Bob Carton, who suffered from shingles. After studying and experimenting different shingles methods, he has discovered a practical and natural solution to help people deal with...

2014-06-18 16:26:41

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Assay offers faster quantification of CMV DNA levels in patient samples - Up to 60% of all transplant patients are repeatedly tested for CMV viral load to help avoid potentially life-threatening conditions caused by this virus - PMA approval of artus(R) CMV RGQ MDx Kit adds further value to the QIAsymphony modular family of automated instruments as the...

2014-06-13 23:04:23

New Program for State & Local Municipalities Aimed at Combating Community-Acquired Infectious Diseases such as Chicken Pox, MRSA Staph, Tuberculosis and More Fountain Hills, AZ (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Level4 Bio, the first safe power sanitizing service for killing pathogens on any surface, announced today the launch of its new Government program designed to assist State and Local Municipalities in combating infectious diseases in law enforcement, emergency services and correctional...

Herpes Infected Humans Before They Were Human
2014-06-12 04:00:06

Scott LaFee - UC San Diego News Center Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the evolutionary origins of human herpes simplex virus (HSV) -1 and -2, reporting that the former infected hominids before their evolutionary split from chimpanzees 6 million years ago while the latter jumped from ancient chimpanzees to ancestors of modern humans – Homo erectus – approximately 1.6 million years ago. The findings are published in the June...

2014-05-26 23:04:04

Antibody prevalence (for EBV), adjusted for age and sex in non-Hispanic blacks is 74%, much higher than other segments of the population, according to an article published on May 11, 2014 in Clinical Infectious Diseases(1). polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin against the Epstein Barr Virus, a virus that studies show infects African Americans at high rates. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 polyDNA has learned that African Americans are infected with the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)...


Latest Herpesviruses Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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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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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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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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2011-01-05 16:22:07

The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), or human herpesvirus 4, is part of the herpes family and causes cancer. It is one of the most common viruses in humans and is correlated to the pathogenesis of multiple autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, dermatomyositis, and multiple sclerosis. It can also cause several lymphoproliferative disorders and cancers. Most people gain adaptive immunity after being infected by EBV. In the US half of all five-year-olds and 90-95% of...

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