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2014-08-26 12:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cytomegalovirus Retinitis Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a viral eye inflammation of the retina. The causative organism of this disease is cytomegalovirus, a herpes virus that attacks the photosensitive cells in the retina. This disease can lead to permanent blindness if left untreated. It affects...

2014-08-21 23:13:57

Genitalherpesdatingsite.com is a newly launched, unique online dating service which helps those with genital herpes connect with others, either for casual dating or for finding long-term relationships. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For those with genital herpes, it can be very frustrating trying to meet others to date or establish a relationship with. Sometimes, it can be a case of trial and error looking for that special person. However, to help those with the virus...

2014-08-05 00:21:04

Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic...

2014-08-04 23:08:23

The Get Rid Of Herpes book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Sarah Wilcox’s guide for treating symptoms of herpes. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 According to the Get Rid Of Herpes book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive book that uncovers to readers easy ways to relieve symptoms of genital herpes including: Itching, tingling or burning sensations in the genital or anal area Pain in the buttocks, legs or genital area A feeling of...

2014-07-31 23:18:09

MatchHerpes.com, a leading herpes dating site in the world, has recently passed thirteen years online serving an often overlooked segment of singles in the dating world. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The dating site Match Herpes has a mission: to give HSV Singles and others living with sexually transmitted diseases a safe place to find compatible people and get support. Since 2001, it has served a wide range of countries, including The United States, Ireland, South Africa and France. The primary...

2014-07-29 23:03:41

New Treatments Can Significantly Transform the Face of Hep C LA JOLLA, Calif. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 CHI-California Healthcare Institute today unveiled a report that provides a comprehensive overview of the hepatitis C (hep C) epidemic in the U.S., the rise of treatments and the potential of these treatments to reduce human suffering. The report examines key data to provide a broader understanding of the impact of hep C, while highlighting the significance of breakthroughs that have...

2014-07-29 23:00:34

A complex review to a popular herpes cure method can now be found on DailyGossip.org. The One Minute to Herpes Cure method is described as a miraculous program when it comes to the treatment of herpes conditions. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The One Minute Herpes Cure review indicates that the program has been created by Alison Freeman, an herbal medicine specialist. Alison Freeman wanted to show her patients some alternative ways of curing their herpes condition. People...

2014-07-28 23:09:37

The launch of Positivesingles.dating in 2001 marked the advent of the new niche in the online dating domain. The site recently published an article on how to date with herpes that aims to educate people with what herpes is and how they can continue to have a normal love life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Medical expert Steve, who has spend over a decade counseling people with STDs said in an exclusive interview with us, “I have met many people in the last few months who have given up on...

2014-07-28 23:09:19

To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders that include hepatitis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, inflammatory...

2014-07-28 10:35:17

Brigham and Women's Hospital Researchers demonstrate novel approach in cervical cancer prevention A study published online in the International Journal of Cancer earlier this month describes a novel approach to preventing cervical cancer based on findings showing successful reduction in the risk of cervical cancer after removal of a discrete population of cells in the cervix. The findings come from a study that looked at squamocolumnar junction cells, or SCJ cells. These cells...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'