Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have observed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect the testes of infected hamsters. The findings, published in the journal Microorganisms, could ...

Pediatrics

8 things to know about the HPV vaccine

If you have sex now, had sex in the past or will have sex in the future, there's an excellent chance you've had, have or will someday get human papillomavirus (HPV), the sexually transmitted infection that is linked to several ...

Vaccination

Are we getting closer to a herpes vaccine?

(HealthDay)—Scientists are reporting early success with an experimental herpes vaccine that uses a genetically modified version of the virus.

Oncology & Cancer

HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer

Women vaccinated against HPV have a significantly lower risk of developing cervical cancer, and the positive effect is most pronounced for women vaccinated at a young age. That is according to a large study by researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral herpes rates are falling in children

Two thirds of children and young people have their first sexual activity unexposed to herpes but risk catching it in adulthood, say researchers

Medications

New drug combination may improve cold sore treatment

Research from Kent's School of Biosciences and the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, has found a drug combination that may improve treatment for diseases caused by herpes simplex viruses such as cold sore, genital herpes, ...

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