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2013-06-18 11:56:24

An infection from livestock? Patients in Vietnam and other locations with central nervous system infections may well be suffering from the effects of a newly discovered virus, according to a study to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. Researchers have detected the virus in spinal fluid from 4 percent of 642 patients with central nervous system infections of unknown cause, and in an average of 58 percent of fecal samples from...

Too Many Cold Sores Could Lead To Increased Cognitive Difficulties
2013-03-26 08:38:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of researchers from Columbia University and the University of Miami recently found that high levels of bacterial and viral infections are associated with cognitive difficulties, according to a new report in the journal Neurology. The American researchers found that individuals who have been regularly exposed over the years to various pathogens, such as the herpes simplex type 1 virus that periodically flares up to cause cold...


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