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2014-02-20 12:10:40

Infection is a major global health problem affecting 160 million people worldwide Rutgers University scientists have determined the structure of a hepatitis C surface protein, a finding that could assist in the development of a vaccine to halt the spread of the the deadly disease that has infected 3.2 million Americans. Joseph Marcotrigiano, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, says this new research – published online today in Nature – describes an outer region of...

2014-02-19 23:28:53

PositiveSingles, the favorite among those who have sexually transmitted diseases, has released the findings from January’s “Hot Topic” discussion. Los Angeles (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 PositiveSingles, the favorite among those who have sexually transmitted diseases, has released the findings from January’s “Hot Topic” discussion. In an effort to engage the community and keep members informed of the latest information regarding STDs, PositiveSingles.com offers its members an...

2014-02-19 23:28:45

MatchHerpes.com is a leading herpes dating site in the world for herpes singles to seek support, date and love. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 MatchHerpes.com is the official Herpes Dating site with countless members in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Europe etc. Signing up to become a member of Match Herpes is as simple as two steps. As always, it is 100% completely free to place personal ads on Match Herpes and is ad free- no intrusive pop ups, banners flashing or annoying ads to block...

2014-02-18 23:28:15

The popular dating website for people with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles, has released the findings from its latest survey regarding incidences of herpes simplex 1 (HSV1 or oral herpes) transmission. Los Angeles (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The popular dating website for people with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles, has released the findings from its latest survey regarding incidences of herpes simplex 1 (HSV1 or oral herpes) transmission. PositiveSingles...

2014-02-14 23:25:08

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) February 14, 2014 MatchHerpes.com, a leading dating site for herpes singles, is proud to have been serving their members for over a decade now. Founded on June 25th, 2001, Match Herpes has quickly grown to be one most popular dating site focused on Herpes Singles. Since its inception, Match Herpes has been...

2014-02-14 23:00:59

Engel’s groundbreaking book, which explores the implications of living in a world in which up to 95% of adults have some type of herpes and up to 90% of people infected with genital herpes are unaware of their affliction, is now available on Amazon and for easy reading on Kindle. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The stats are in and despite the fact that up to 95% of adults worldwide have some form of herpes, the CDC still actively discourages medical practitioners from including...

2014-02-14 20:21:10

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBEMP, LLP announces the filing of a personal injury lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of accomplished journalist Liz Crokin against Mallory Hill alleging that he knowingly infected her with a sexually transmitted disease resulting in life-threatening injuries during the couple's relationship from May 2012 to March 2013. Liz Crokin has an extensive background in entertainment and political journalism in print,...

2014-02-10 08:27:53

Study Aims To Evaluate Improvement in Lung Function after Treatment with NOxCureCF REHOVOT, Israel, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies (AIT Ltd.), a drug development company, announced today it added Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel as the second site in its multicenter, open-label, Phase II clinical trial of NOxCureCF, a respiratory treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Schneider Children's is the largest children's...

2014-02-07 12:55:29

Viruses mutate fast, which means they can quickly become resistant to anti-viral drugs. But viruses also depend on proteins and nutrients provided by their hosts, and therefore one strategy to identify new anti-viral drugs is to identify and target such host-cell components. A paper published on February 6th in PLOS Pathogens reports that proteins involved in the regulation of cholesterol are essential for hantavirus entry into human host cells. There are only about 30 known human cases of...

2014-02-05 23:30:44

Herpes Protocol is a new treatment method created by Melanie Addington who promises to help people treat their herpes virus quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show if this program is helpful. New York (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Herpes Protocol is the latest treatment method developed by Melanie Addington that claims to help patients treat herpes naturally. This new program includes step-by-step guides, which are easy for people to use. When people get this...


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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