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2014-04-24 23:00:33

Dr. Richard Plemper, a professor in the new Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.83 million federal grant to develop novel therapeutics against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Dr. Richard Plemper, a professor in the new Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.83 million federal grant to develop novel therapeutics against Respiratory...

2014-04-24 16:29:10

Expanded indication makes cobas® HPV Test the only test approved in U.S. that can be used instead of Pap in first-line primary screening in women 25 and older PLEASANTON, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY)announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cobas(®) HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test for use as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women 25 and older. The approval follows the March 12...

2014-04-21 23:02:00

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in Georgia State University’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by...

2014-04-18 23:00:24

Get Rid Of Herpes book, created by Sarah Wilcox, is a comprehensive treatment that offers readers a lot of useful tips to eliminate herpes. The site Vkool.com released the entire Get Rid Of Herpes book review, telling people whether or not this treatment is efficient. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Herpes is a very common skin issue. Many people in the world want to eliminate this disease naturally. Get Rid Of Herpes book is a revolutionary treatment, providing sufferers with many...

2014-04-18 12:35:28

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children's and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory virus New therapies are needed to prevent and treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – a potentially lethal respiratory infection that can severely affect infants, young children and the elderly. Despite a wide range of anti-RSV efforts, there are no vaccines or drugs on the...

2014-04-15 23:14:56

Get Rid of Cold Sores Fast designed by Ellie Gadsby is a newly updated program that teaches how to remove cold sore blisters on the lips and face naturally. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Fever blisters or cold sores are groups of small blisters around the mouth and on the lip. The skin around the blisters is swollen, red, and sore. Fever blisters are caused by two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 and HSV-2). Get...

2014-04-15 04:20:50

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- reViral, an antiviral drug discovery and development company, focused on diseases caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), today announced the appointment of Professor Raymond Schinazi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 9 April 2014. Professor Schinazi has had a long and prestigious career in the industry having founded several successful biotechnology companies including Pharmasset, where he chaired...

2014-04-14 23:11:16

HerpesDating.center has been launched this week to help people with herpes to meet and start dating again. It is the first herpes dating site that uses the new GTLD “.center”. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 HerpesDating.center has been launched this week to help people with herpes to meet and start dating again. It is the first herpes dating site that uses the new GTLD “.center”. According to the CDC, 20 million people are diagnosed positive with herpes every year. The most common...

2014-04-12 23:01:26

Today, herpes-dating.com is poised to help members find true love, friendship, support and help, even as it takes giant steps as the best herpes dating site for singles living with herpes. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 As far as the industry is concerned, herpes-dating.com is poised to help herpes singles find true love, friendship, help and support, even as it now serves as the best herpes dating site for singles living with herpes. With the latest developments in health technology and the...

2014-04-11 23:24:37

MatchHerpes dedicated to help connect people living with Herpes, HIV, HPV or other STD for over 12 years. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and Match Herpes is dedicated to serve people living with herpes, HPV, HIV/AIDs or other STD. CDC estimates that, annually 776,000 people in the United States get new herpes infections. Over 110 million people are living with STDs in the U.S. alone, as well as an estimated 400 million people worldwide....


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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