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2014-01-22 23:26:37

MatchHerpes.com is the Internet’s premier dating sites for singles living with herpes to seek love and support. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 More than 400 million people living with herpes in the world. Most of them suffered from sickness and loneliness. A safe and private social channel, such as MatchHerpes.com, is essential for people living with herpes to find hope, support, date and love. If you're wondering why two people with herpes would ever want to date each other, well, it...

2014-01-22 11:14:37

Self-testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is as effective at detecting cancer as a conventional smear test (cytology screening) even when scaled up to test large populations. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London conducted a pilot study of 100,242 Mexican women – the largest study of its kind – aged 25-75 and from low-income backgrounds. Around 11% of women tested positive for HPV (10,863 women). However, when self-testing...

2014-01-20 23:21:52

Herpes or cold sore outbreaks can be upsetting and disconcerting. Finally, Herpeset is now available, the only herpes solution that can be used right from home. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Herpes or cold sores can be very persistent. Patients with herpes usually know if an outbreak is about to start. They’ll feel a certain tingling or hot sensation in the area where the blister will erupt. But the knowledge of an impending outburst is not enough to keep it from starting –...

2014-01-20 12:24:56

TURKU, Finland, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcDia Ltd (http://www.arcdia.com). ArcDia International Ltd today announced that the first antigen test for human bocavirus type 1 is now commercially available on ArcDia's mariPOC(R) test platform. Bocavirus is a DNA virus found in 2005. The virus has ever since been a target of intensive clinical research. The results indicate that bocavirus is a common cause of acute respiratory tract infections particularly among...

2014-01-20 04:20:56

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2nnxfx/2013_deep) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Varicella Vaccine Market Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2nnxfx/2013_deep ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Chinese Varicella Vaccine Market Report 2013", is a concise and in-depth research report on the...

2014-01-14 23:03:36

UVA researchers, collaborators ID cause of oral vaccine failure. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and their collaborators have identified why oral vaccinations for polio and rotavirus are far less effective in the developing world than in the West. The culprits: malnutrition, diarrhea and abbreviated breastfeeding. Polio vaccines given orally to children in the developing world are only about half as effective as in...

2014-01-13 23:24:55

Matchherpes.com is a well known dating site which has created a community for the herpes affected people. The site is quite successful in making a bond of love and trust among these people. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Matchherpes.com is a well known dating site which has created a community for the herpes affected people. The site is quite successful in making a bond of love and trust among these people. With the expansion of the HSV Dating and Herpes Dating in the recent years, individuals...

2014-01-13 23:24:28

FastCare, emergency medical clinic in Miami, announces around-the-clock care for seasonal illnesses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Known as the primary facility in handling non-life-threatening injuries, FastCare Miami urgent care center recently announced their offices are welcoming patients suffering from seasonal viruses and allergic reactions. Viruses and severe allergic reactions do not always happen during prime time hours when local medical facilities are open. After hour...

2014-01-14 00:20:35

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first study of hepatitis C infection among different Hispanic groups in the U.S. has found that infection with the virus varies widely, with Puerto Rican Hispanics much more likely than other groups to be infected. The study, led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, highlights which Hispanic populations would benefit most from increased hepatitis C testing and treatment. It was published...

2014-01-11 23:02:32

"Get Rid Of Herpes" is the latest treatment method developed by Sarah Wilcox that promises to teach people how to treat herpes quickly. A comprehensive "Get Rid Of Herpes" review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows if the treatment is reliable. (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 "Get Rid Of Herpes" is a new brand treatment method designed by Sarah Wilcox that instructs how to treat herpes rapidly. This is an informative e-book, which introduces effective ways to banish...


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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