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2014-04-11 12:05:26

Targeting cytomegalovirus may help restore health A virus that is present in most people in a latent state may induce or exacerbate anemia in patients with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings point to a new therapeutic target for affected individuals. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients and kidney transplant recipients often develop anemia, or low levels of red blood cells. This...

2014-04-09 12:31:53

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest...

2014-04-08 23:31:11

Fast Shingles Cure created by Bob Carlton is the latest program that provides people with a lot of natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat their shingles effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fast Shingles Cure is the latest program that provides people with a lot of natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to cure their shingles....

2014-04-07 23:29:44

“Fast Shingles Cure” is a 75-page new shingles cure program developed by Bob Carlton, who promises to eliminate people’s problematic shingles naturally and effectively in no more than 3 days. A full “Fast Shingles Cure” review on the website Abb2u.com will test whether this new program is reliable and safe for users to apply. (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Created by Bob Carlton, “Fast Shingles Cure” is a 75-page new digital shingles cure program, which aims to eliminate people’s...

2014-04-05 23:02:02

NaturesMagicGift.com releases a review of Melanie Addington’s Ultimate Herpes Protocol, a step-by-step guide for effectively defeating herpes using all-natural, home remedies. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The Ultimate Herpes Protocol—which promises to provide an effective, all-natural treatment for herpes that can permanently eradicate the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) from the body, has been released to the public generating widespread interest throughout the natural health...

2014-04-03 13:07:48

Study finds increased risk of stroke following shingles, suggests antiviral treatment may Patients' risk of stroke significantly increased following the first signs of shingles, but antiviral drugs appeared to offer some protection, according to a new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available online. People with shingles, an often painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, had a higher stroke risk in the first 6 months after shingles symptoms appeared;...

2014-04-03 12:30:57

A statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, Ronald O. Valdiserri, MD, MPH WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, federal partners launched an updated Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (2014-2016), building upon the nation's first comprehensive cross-agency action plan to combat viral hepatitis. The three-year renewal of the Action Plan builds upon the substantial progress accomplished since 2011...

2014-03-31 23:22:14

DailyGossip.org publishes an interesting review to the One Minute Herpes Cure program. This program actually is an effective method of overcoming this condition fast. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 According to the One Minute Herpes Cure review that can now be accessed on http://www.DailyGossip.org, the new method is currently available in a complex eBook. The eBook can be accessed by absolutely anyone. Since the new program is simple to use, all sufferers may try it. Daily...

2014-03-25 08:29:46

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the New York Viral Hepatitis Summit presented by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Thursday, March 20 at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City, medical experts, public health officials, and community health advocates discussed the latest medical research, diagnosis and treatment options, and community health implications of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), emphasizing the disproportionate impact of HCV on the...

2014-03-24 08:30:01

Quest Diagnostics business launches first HSV PCR for CSF in United States. Test provides results in about 60 minutes. MADISON, N.J. and CYPRESS, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information and services, today announced that its Focus Diagnostics products business has received expedited FDA 510(k) clearance and CLIA moderate complexity categorization for its new Simplexa HSV 1 & 2 Direct molecular...


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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