News tagged with herpes virus
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
New research suggests that just one or two individual herpes virus particles attack a skin cell in the first stage of an outbreak, resulting in a bottleneck in which the infection may be vulnerable to medical ...
Medical research Nov 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Herpes infections on the lips, in the eyes or on the nose are painful, long-lasting and unpleasant. A new 3D herpes infection model brings hope: active ingredients and new treatments can be reliably tested ...
Medical research Jun 08, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 4
(HealthDay)—A new vaccination approach may provide protection against genital herpes as well as other sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a new study involving mice.
Medical research Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Some diseases are caused by single gene mutations. Current techniques for identifying the disease-causing gene in a patient produce hundreds of potential gene candidates, making it difficult for scientists to pinpoint the ...
Genetics Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Investigators have identified a human chromosome containing a specific gene associated with susceptibility to herpes simplex labialis (HSL), the common cold sore. Published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and now av ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 28, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study in the US and Germany has added to our understanding of the human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and how it manipulates the cells it infects.
Medical research Nov 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A team of researchers from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts has identified the first gene associated with frequent herpes-related cold sores.
Genetics Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington scientists have identified a class of immune cells that reside long-term in the genital skin and mucosa and are believed to be responsible for suppressing ...
Immunology May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Circumcision drastically alters the microbiome of the penis, changes that could explain why circumcision offers protection against HIV and other viral infections. In a study to be published on April 16 in mBio, the online ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 4 |
Herpes and other viruses that attack the nervous system may thrive by disrupting cell function in order to hijack a neuron's internal transportation network and spread to other cells.
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—White blood cells have long reigned as the heroes of the immune system. When an infection strikes, the cells, produced in bone marrow, race through the blood to fight off the pathogen. ...
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A genetically reprogrammed Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cure metastatic diffusion of human cancer cells in the abdomen of laboratory mice, according to a new study published January 31 in the Open Access journal PLOS Pa ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A University of Queensland (UQ) start-up company, Coridon Pty Ltd, established to commercialise Professor Ian Frazer's work in developing next generation DNA vaccines, has successfully completed pre-clinical efficacy testing ...
Medications Oct 24, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
HIV infection is commonly associated with other sexual infections, such as herpes simplex virus (HSV). Infection with HSV facilitates the risk of HIV infection and negatively impacts the clinical course of HIV disease. Therefore, ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 19, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
In colloquial use, herpes virus refers to the herpes simplex virus, particularly when transmitted sexually.
In scientific use, herpesvirus (without the space) refers to a virus of the taxonomic family herpesviridae.
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