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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...

2014-02-03 23:21:58

Individuals with herpes can now say goodbye to single life as they make friendships and even find love on the new dating website AustraliaHerpesDating.com.au. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Without question, individuals with herpes can still be actively involved on the dating scene. With the launch of AustraliaHerpesDating.com.au, singles across Australia have an online environment that is specifically designed to cater to their dating needs. With much excitement and emotion, Mr. Ivan, the...

2014-02-02 23:01:07

Having herpes is no longer a barrier to dating and long-term romantic friendships with HerpesDatingUK.co.uk. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Testing positive for genital herpes does not mean the end of dating. The number of people with herpes in the UK includes many age groups but especially those under 25 years old. Interestingly, there is a new dating website called HerpesDatingUK.co.uk that makes it possible for these individuals to date with confidence. According to the National Health...

2014-01-30 23:30:11

PositiveSingles members voted for their favorite topical anesthetic. Various prescription ointments and creams were among the favorites, with over-the-counter topical anesthetics ranking lower. Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 PositiveSingles.com has released the results of the latest survey with helpful information about dealing with HPV-2, also known as genital herpes. Members who have experience dealing with the painful blisters on their genitals and surrounding area during...

2014-01-30 16:26:00

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) autogenous licensure of the company's Rotavirus C vaccine utilizing its SirraVax(SM )RNA Particle Technology, approved by the Department's Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) for disease caused by Rotavirus subtype C. Rotavirus C is a cause of diarrhea and mortality in young piglets. Preparing effective...

2014-01-25 23:04:18

PositiveSingles.com, the top-rated dating and support website for people who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases, are releasing the results of the “Hot Topic” for December 2013. Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the top-rated dating and support website for people who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases, are releasing the results of the “Hot Topic” for December 2013. This discussion centered on herpes simplex virus, (HSV or herpes)...

2014-01-24 23:24:02

As a niche dating site for people with STD/HIV, PositiveSingles.com offers helpful advice regarding the many different sexually transmitted diseases that affect its members. Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 As a niche dating site for people with STD/HIV, PositiveSingles.com offers helpful advice regarding the many different sexually transmitted diseases that affect its members. Today’s advice is about herpes simplex virus, (HSV, or herpes) which affects many of the members, as well...

2014-01-23 08:30:37

REHOVOT, Israel, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies (AIT), a leader in the development of nitric oxide (NO) therapeutics for the treatment of infectious respiratory diseases, announced today that its lead investigator will present clincial trial results at the upcoming 2014 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference Committee in San Diego, California, May16 to 21, 2014. The presentation entitled "Prospective, double-blind,...


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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