Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can neonatal herpes lead to Alzheimer's disease?

"We've learned a lot during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic … how a virus can affect our behavior," Dartmouth University MD and Ph.D. candidate Abigail Dutton says in a short video that recently won second place in ...

Medical research

Commonalities found between viral infections and ovarian cancer

DNA viruses, such as herpesviruses and poxviruses, are among the most prolific and deadly viruses on Earth. Their ability to proliferate widely is due in large part to the way these viruses incubate in the body. Many DNA ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

3-D brain-like tissue model links Alzheimer's disease with herpes

Engineers and scientists led by Tufts University used a three-dimensional (3-D) human tissue culture model mimicking the components and conditions in the brain to demonstrate a possible causal relationship between sporadic ...

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