Acyclovir for the Treatment of Shingles
Acyclovir is an effective antiviral medication used primarily for treating the symptoms of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Diagnosing and Treating Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis is usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus , which is a member of the herpes virus family. This virus was discovered by the renowned Russian...
8 days ago - Topix
Higher incidence of Bell's palsy attributed to increase in herpes zoster infection
BALTIMORE - A higher incidence of Bell's palsy in recent years may be attributed to increasing rates of herpes zoster infection, according to research presented at the...
11 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer
HSV1716 - an oncolytic herpes simplex virus-1 - has been studied in adults via injection into the brain and superficial tumors.
15 days ago - News Medical
Compound in turmeric found to suppress viruses, including hepatitis, herpes, chikungunya, influenza-A, HIV and HPV
The turmeric compound curcumin was found to effectively suppress a large number of viruses, recent studies showed. The compound was previously known to defer cancer growth...
16 days ago - Natural News
GEN-003 sustains reduced genital lesion, viral shedding rate 2 years later
Genocea Biosciences, Inc. announced that their immunotherapy for the treatment of genital herpes, GEN-003, demonstrated sustained reductions 24 months after dosing in the...
22 days ago - Healio
Case 2: Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Preterm Infant and Complications
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Could Eyebrow Threading Really Spread Herpes?
Waxing or threading? Pick your poison. I've had both, and despite my appreciation for the meticulous results that come with the latter, I eventually had to give up threading...
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Steroid dose, TNFi use linked to increased risk of herpes zoster in patients with RA
Use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and a higher dose of corticosteroids correlated with an increased risk for herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
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Can airborne viruses survive in water?
A new study challenges the tenet that herpes viruses, like most enveloped viruses, are relatively unstable outside their host. Under a variety of conditions equine herpesvirus...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
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New Drug Sofosbuvir can Reduce Transplant and Mortality Rates in Patients...
The new drug called sofosbuvir reduced the progression of advanced liver disease in hepatitis C patients. Patients with cirrhosis can benefit from sofosbuvir-based therapies.
International Day of Action For Women's Health 2017 - Women's Health Matters
International Day of Action For Women's Health, which falls on the 28th May annually, fights for sexual and reproductive rights of women globally.
Are you getting enough of these healthy foods?
Maintaining one's health doesn't have to involve complicated science. In fact, it can be as easy as eating - all the right food, that is. The list of things you can eat to...
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss , Immune System and Disorders
10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our...
Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
Research About Social Norms Could Help Us Better Understand Extremism
New research investigating how we adhere to certain unspoken codes of conduct and appearance may give us insight into extremist behavior. And with this weeks's deadly terrorist...
Tips to Manage Diabetes During The Month of Ramadan
Few health tips can help prevent disease risk in diabetes patients during Ramadan, as they will be fasting during that period of the month for 12 to 15 hours.
The Not So Sweet Connection Between Cancer and Sugar
A specific type of cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma is remarkably more dependent on sugar as their energy supply compared to other types.
Global Warming Is On Pace To Cause Many Sleepless Nights By 2099, Study Finds
Nick Obradovich couldn't sleep. It was October 2015, and a surprise heat wave sent thermometers across San Diego soaring 7 degrees Fahrenheit above average. The window...