JAK inhibitors may increase risk for herpes zoster in patients with IBD
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease and other immune-mediated diseases who receive Janus kinase inhibitors may be at increased risk for herpes zoster infection, according...
4 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Researchers refine history and origins of common pathogens in human populations
An Italian research team has refined the history and origins of two extremely common pathogens in human populations, herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2.
7 days ago - News Medical
Research Continues Into Shingles Vax for Certain Cancer Patients
]]> - In December 2018, we reported on a study that found higher risk of herpes zoster, or shingles, in certain cancer patients, and discussed the roles that vaccine...
19 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
Higher Risk of Shingles Seen in Patients With Certain Cancers
]]> - This story was originally published on Dec. 14, 2018. As part of MedPage Today's review of the past year's top stories, we are republishing it along with an update on...
19 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
MS is More Associated with One variant of Herpes Virus
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a new method to separate between two different types of a common herpes virus that has been linked to multiple sclerosis.
24 days ago - Medindia Health
Are herpes virus infections linked to Alzheimer's disease?
Researchers refute the link between increased levels of herpes virus and Alzheimer's disease.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Connection between herpes virus and Alzheimer's refuted
A new study has shown that unlike previous claims, there is no association between getting herpes infections and developing Alzheimer's disease. The study from the researchers...
1 month ago - News Medical
Study refutes link between increased levels of herpes virus and Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report today in the journal Neuron evidence that refutes the link between increased levels of herpes virus and Alzheimer's disease.
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Herpes Viral Infections may Not be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report in the journal Neuron evidence that refutes the link between increased levels of herpes virus and Alzheimer's disease. In...
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Weakness Of Herpes Exposed
Herpes simplex virus, commonly known as the cold sore virus, is a devious microbe. It enters the body through regions lined with mucous membranes-mouth, nose, and genitals-but...
1 month ago - Medindia Health
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Smoking and Drinking During Early Pregnancy Raises SIDS Risk
NIH-funded Safe Passage Study provides a look at how SIDS risk is influenced by the timing and amount of prenatal exposure to tobacco and alcohol.
Racial Differences Seen in Drug Prescriptions for Dementia
Dementia patients from black ethnic groups who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs, take them for around four weeks longer per year compared to white people in the UK, exceeding...
Why is Cancer Risk Higher in Men?
DNA differences between men and women can reveal why cancer risk is higher in males. High cancer risk among men may be caused by dysfunction in the Y chromosome, a study finds.
China's Viral Pneumonia Outbreak Grows, 17 New Cases Reported
China's health authorities identified 17 new cases of pneumonia caused by coronavirus, a novel strain had been detected in the central city of Wuhan.
Teens Spend too Much Time Gaming: Study
Neary 86 percent of parents agree that teens spend too much time gaming, but many may have been mistaken about the extent of their own child's video game habits, reports a new...
Heavy Drinking: Working-age Adults More Likely to Drink Too Much Alcohol
Heavy drinking: Working-age adults are more likely to be binge drinkers. Therefore, it is necessary to find out the right approaches to mitigate the harms of this extreme...
Pink Talks Aging And Cosmetic Surgery In ‘Letter To Self'
Pink admits she sometimes considers ‘altering' her face as she gets older The pressure society puts on women when it comes to aging is unreal, especially in Hollywood. Actors...
Allow This Overall-Wearing 91-Year-Old Gym-Goer To Be Your Workout Inspiration
Anytime Fitness Member of the Month? More like Member of the Year Finding the inspiration to work out can be tough, especially in these cold, dreary, post-holiday months. So...
Scientists discover 49 approved drugs that may treat cancer
Researchers at Harvard, MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute screened thousands of already-approved medications and were shocked to find that so many common drugs have effects...
NIU's Global Round-up: Novel joint health ingredient approval in Brazil...
Whatâs happened across the Nutra-verse over the past seven days? Stay on top of things with our weekly round-up of key news from across the globe.