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

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.

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.

2011-05-05 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panel on "Future of Telepresence" at WHAT: Interop 2011 in Las Vegas ----- WHEN: May 11, 2011, 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm(PDT) ----- WHO: ---- Jim Cantalini, President, High Speed Video Erica Scroeder, Director of Business Video, Cisco Marcio Macedo, Director of Product Management and Visual Collaboration,...

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.

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2010-01-21 11:29:46

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified one of the key proteins allowing herpes simplex virus (HSV) DNA to fly under the radar of their hosts' involuntary hospitality.

2009-07-13 15:49:15

Condom use is associated with a reduced risk of contracting herpes simplex virus 2, according to a report based on pooled analysis of data from previous studies in the July 13 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.