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Latest Infectious mononucleosis Stories

2014-06-04 16:26:08

WICHITA, Kan., June 4, 2014 The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes family that targets lymphocytes and epithelial cells.

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

2014-05-19 23:12:15

There is “an increased frequency of latent EBV-infected B cells in MS,” according to a study published in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica on March 31, 2014 (1).

2013-07-21 23:01:14

Large families and smoking have an independent impact on EBV infection that is not accounted for by other sociodemographic factors, according to a new study published in PLoS One in May, 2013.

2012-03-12 14:51:11

More than 90 percent of humans have antibodies to the Epstein Barr virus.

2011-12-01 13:41:15

The first study to investigate risk factors for the vascular condition called CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) in volunteers without neurological disease has identified what the researchers call a remarkable similarity between this condition and possible or confirmed risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS).

2011-11-02 21:56:47

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infects nine out of ten people worldwide at some point during their lifetimes.

2011-04-19 07:35:23

People who are exposed to low levels of sunlight coupled with a history of having a common virus known as mononucleosis may be at greater odds of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to this study.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.