New Side Effect From mRNA COVID Vaccines?
Herpes zoster reactivation - a.k.a. shingles - following COVID-19 vaccination in six patients with comorbid autoimmune/inflammatory diseases may be a new adverse event...
2 days ago - MedPageToday - 6 articles
Early diagnosis of herpes simplex keratitis in children yields best outcomes
Visual outcomes of children with herpes simplex keratitis were better when patients were seen within 5 days of symptom onset, according to a poster presentation. In a...
5 days ago - Healio
Deadly Brain Tumor: Survival Extended by Oncolytic Virus Product
Improved survival was seen in a small trial in which a genetically engineered version of herpes simplex virus was infused directly into high-grade gliomas. Medscape Medical News
5 days ago - Medscape
Oncolytic therapy using modified herpesvirus shows promise for pediatric high-grade glioma
Use of a modified herpesvirus with and without radiation showed promising efficacy and safety for the treatment of children with recurrent or progressive high-grade glioma...
6 days ago - Healio
Pediatric autoimmune encephalitis and its relationship with infection
Autoimmune encephalitis is an increasingly recognized inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system and is most often characterized by antibodies against intracellular...
10 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
HSV-1 infection induces strain-specific transcriptional differences in infected neurons
Why do some people with cold sores around their lips experience painful lesions, while others have no symptoms at all, yet still spread the virus? A new study conducted at Penn...
19 days ago - News Medical
Differences in herpes virus symptoms may relate to variations in strain gene expression
Why do some people with cold sores around their lips experience painful lesions, while others have no symptoms at all, yet still spread the virus? A new study finds that these...
19 days ago - ScienceDaily
Herpes-Dementia Link; Post-Concussive Kids; Stem Cells for Parkinson's
Herpes infection without antiviral drug treatment increased dementia risk; with treatment, dementia risk was lower. A phase I gene therapy trial will deliver brain-derived...
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Real-world data trumpet effectiveness of recombinant zoster vaccine
Real-world data reported in Clinical Infectious Diseases demonstrated that the recombinant zoster vaccine was more than 85% effective at preventing herpes zoster. The...
1 month ago - Healio
Infant presents with paronychia, inflamed umbilicus
A 14-day-old female was taken to an urgent care clinic with multiple paronychia, involving a thumb and both great toes, that began 5 days earlier. The baby's umbilicus was also...
2 monthes ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Man charged with attempted murder after allegedly driving over woman repeatedly
The 27-year-old man from NSW allegedly drove over the 47-year-old multiple times during a rampage at a property north of Brisbane.
Mixed results: Australian swim coach wants improvement ahead of Olympic trials
Australia's head swimming coach Rohan Taylor liked what he saw on the Gold Coast but wants to see some sharp improvement in a key meet in Sydney in May.
Iran state television names suspect in Natanz nuclear facility attack
Iran says the alleged saboteur fled the country an hour before it's nuclear facility was damaged.
Prince Philip's funeral a reminder of the power of rituals
During a time of emotional upheaval, rituals are the guard-rails to keep people from tumbling over. They tell the troubled Prince Andrew where to stand and how to be. They...
Czechs blame notorious Russian spies for 2014 attack on munitions depot
The two Russian spies blamed by Britain for poisoning ex-spy Sergie Skripal and his daughter have been named by the Czechs as suspects in a 2014 explosion.
Funk/hip-hop bonanza fires sparks in a tinderbox
Genesis Owusu provided the perfect return to the dancefloor for the throng which turned out to revel in his high-energy brand of post-funk jazz-soul.
Don't forget Australian students in chase for internationals
COVID-19 has given us the opportunity to strengthen our approach to international education and to ensure our universities are delivering for Australian students.
Brilliant Bulls crush NSW inside four days to claim Sheffield Shield title
Queensland needed five wickets to beat NSW for the first time in a Sheffield Shield final. The Blues didn't even survive the morning session.
Popovic, Talay on Victory radar as search for new coach begins
Tony Popovic and Ufuk Talay are on the radar for the vacant Melbourne Victory coaching hot seat.
Crime and thrills in a '60s sanctuary recalled for festival show
A new play premiering for Melbourne's rescheduled Midsumma Festival recalls the sights, sounds and conflicts of the old Kings Cross in Sydney.