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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.

2012-03-14 22:17:20

A new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center reveals that the presence of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria is associated with elevated levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), an important biomarker for blood glucose levels and diabetes.

Study Shows Statins May Reduce Influenza Deaths
2011-12-15 07:53:32

A new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases has found that statins, which are used to lower cholesterol, may aid in the treatment of influenza along with anti-viral medications and annual immunization.

2011-08-30 11:27:00

Vaccinating infants against rotavirus also prevents serious disease in unvaccinated older children and adults.

2011-04-29 14:26:09

The U.S. measles vaccination program has been successful in eliminating endemic measles in the United States; yet this success has provided challenges that require ongoing vigilance for the rapid identification and response to measles cases in health care settings.

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2010-10-14 10:30:00

Two out of every three American children who have been infected with measles recently did not receive a vaccination against the illness, claims a report in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

2010-10-12 18:45:03

Xenotropic murine leukemia virus–related virus (XMRV) has been the subject of many studies since its discovery in 2006, but conflicting reports have created an unclear picture of XMRV’s role in human disease.

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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