Charcoal-based drug delivery system improves efficacy of common herpes drug
A study has found that combining acyclovir - a commonly prescribed topical herpes medication - with particles of activated carbon improves efficacy of the drug.
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
Herpes treatment greatly improved by adding charcoal
A novel charcoal-based drug-delivery system to treat herpes infections topically shows greatly improved efficacy over conventional treatment. Here, the medication called...
2 days ago - News Medical
Mother reveals her baby girl was left unable to eat or drink 'after catching herpes from a kiss'
Katie Taylor, from Sunderland, revealed her daughter developed cold sores around her mouth and she feared the then 10-month-old would develop a serious and deadly infection.
9 days ago - Daily Mail
Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests
Title: Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests Category: Health News Created: 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
14 days ago - Medicine Net - 5 articles
Combination of vaccine and medicated cream can reduce recurrence of genital herpes
Yale investigators have shown that the combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream is a promising strategy to dramatically reduce the recurrence of genital herpes.
15 days ago - News Medical
Using Quality Improvement to Implement a Standardized Approach to Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus
OBJECTIVES: Neonatal herpes simplex virus infections are associated with high mortality and long-term morbidity. However, incidence is low and acyclovir, the treatment of...
15 days ago - AAP Publications - 3 articles
Nearly 60 percent of astronauts have "space herpes"
Anyone who wants to go to space must know about the health risks involved in leaving the Earth's atmosphere and gravity. A NASA-backed study warns that astronauts were much...
15 days ago - Natural News
Can a combination immune therapy reduce genital herpes outbreaks?
Investigators have shown that the combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream is a promising strategy to dramatically reduce the recurrence of genital herpes.
15 days ago - ScienceDaily
Combination Immune Therapy Reduces Genital Herpes Outbreaks
In people with genital herpes, combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream was found to be a promising strategy.
15 days ago - Medindia Health
Quality improvement initiative boosts HSV guideline adherence to 80%
A quality improvement project successfully improved the number of infants aged 0 to 60 days who were treated for herpes simplex virus according to guideline recommendations...
16 days ago - Healio
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Yes, You Can Eat Dairy and Still Lose Weight - and These 3 Foods Will Help...
Dairy products have something of a bad reputation with putting on pounds, but does eating dairy actually make you gain weight? It's a fair question to ask, because the people...
45% of Americans Are Out Here Wearing the Same Underwear For 2 Days in a...
Today in things you wish you didn't know: a new survey shows that 45 percent of Americans wear the same pair of underwear for two days or longer. Meanwhile, 13 percent took...
Stress can Curb the Desire to Eat
When a neurocircuit is activated in the mice, there was an increase in anxiety or stress levels and a decrease in appetite, finds a new study.
Wearable Sensors to Decode Sweat Composition
New non-invasive wearable sensors can detect the composition of sweat such as sweat rate, electrolytes, and metabolites.
New Study Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries
Measuring carbon dioxide level through the artery can be more effective than the noninvasive method for pediatric brain injuries, finds a new study.
School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids Cope?
School shootings have become much more common occurrences in the 21st century. What affect are these events - and the drills designed to protect kids from them - having on...
Why I Won't Cry When My Child Starts Kindergarten
In a few weeks I'll hand over the keys to my most valuable commodity: my child. She'll march into kindergarten, without me. She'll eat lunch, laugh, sing, read stories, and...
Weed poisonings in kids doubled after medical marijuana was legalized in...
Most of the calls were for older kids who intentionally got into adults' legal stashes of medical marijuana - but may have been 'surprised' by the potency, new University of...
British women who developed a form of cancer linked to their breast implants...
Linzy Bromfield, 50, 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She has the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005.
Study: Can nanoparticles be used to deliver treatments to injured brain and...
A research team from Purdue University has designed a cutting-edge treatment that could quickly repair brain and spinal cord cells that have been injured. The treatment method...