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2014-10-16 08:30:25

EDISON, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), a leading contract research organization (CRO), to conduct a Phase 2b clinical trial of ContraVir's lead clinical asset, FV-100, in shingles patients. The planned Phase 2b study is...

2014-10-15 08:29:07

Proceeds to Fund Phase 2b Study of FV-100 Fast-Acting Oral Antiviral EDISON, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today that it has closed a private placement of shares of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock to a non-U.S. investor with gross proceeds of $9.0 million. The Preferred Stock is convertible at any time into...

2014-09-17 23:15:08

The primary objective of Herpes2Dating.com would be to provide a complete feature – rich platform where people can not only learn about herpes but also find a way of improving their love life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 September marks the launch of yet another online herpes resource. The much anticipated website Herpes2Dating is finally live to cater to the needs of people with herpes. According to the statistics issued by the Center for Disease Control and...

2014-09-17 23:02:58

Rare Virus Has Been Reported in 12 States, May Be Coming to Texas FRISCO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak that is hospitalizing scores of infants, children and teenagers in 12 states, including nearby Oklahoma and Louisiana, says Dr. Kirk Mahon, medical director of Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER) in Frisco, Texas. “There have been no reported cases of EV-D68 so far in North Texas, but with it hitting Oklahoma...

2014-09-17 08:29:05

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hepatitis C Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by infection due to hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C infection predominantly affects the liver; however, other parts of the body are also affected such as the brain and the digestive system. Hepatitis C virus is an RNA virus belonging to the family...

2014-09-15 23:03:41

Complimentary Hayes, Inc. webinar reviews new management options and their effects on patient outcomes. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 For the 3.2 million people in the United States infected with the hepatitis C virus, disease management can be costly and debilitating. But are the new agents recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a better way to manage the disease? Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C Virus Infection—What You Need to Know is a...

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2014-09-08 06:22:19

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 1,000 US children have been hospitalized due to a mysterious respiratory illness believed to be caused by a pathogen related to the one that causes the common cold, and 10 states have contacted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for help in the matter, various media outlets have reported. According to Gillian Mohney and Dean Schabner of ABC News, the disease has not yet been identified, but health...

2014-09-03 23:09:36

GenitalHerpesDating.com, dedicated to help people with genital herpes, is one of the most popular herpes dating sites. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 There is no doubt that herpes dating sites became more and more popular among people living with herpes. They don’t need to worry about rejection and discrimination. Now, this site, GenitalHerpesDating.com, makes this section more specific and friendly, which is especially designed for those with genital herpes....

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...

2014-09-01 23:01:04

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Liver is the largest organ inside the human body. Liver is the one vital organ that helps the body in barring itself from poisons, helps in digestion of food and acts as a store of energy. Liver also plays many important functions such as protein...


Latest Viral diseases Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-25 18:53:25

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...

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2011-02-23 21:04:53

St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-23 20:29:04

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis that causes fever. It is spread through infected mosquitoes. It was first reported in 1915 in Kenya were it infected livestock. Outbreaks occur across sub-Saharan Africa, and in the "˜77-"˜78 outbreak several million people were infected and thousands died during a violent epidemic. In 1998 the virus killed 400 Kenyans and in 2000 an outbreak occurred in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The virus causes mild illness with fever, headache, myalgia and...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.