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Genital Herpes
Thu, 17 May 2018 14:00:00 +0800 | eMedicineHealth.com
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'Tremendous potential' for a herpes vaccine after success in animals
Fri, 11 May 2018 18:18:34 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Universities in Louisiana and Pennsylvania have developed vaccines that stop monkeys and guinea pigs developing symptoms after being exposed to aggressive forms of the genital herpes virus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Over age 50? Get your shingles vaccine
Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 +0800 | News from Mayo Clinic
All adults over 50 are encouraged to get the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends Shingrix for the prevention of herpes zoster (shingles) and related complications. "When people get shingles, it?s a very painful ordeal," says Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic. Watch: Dr. Pritish [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)

Recommendations for the Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccines
Fri, 04 May 2018 18:59:26 +0800 | PHPartners.org
May 10, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)

Mayo Clinic Minute: Stop sharing your lip balm
Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 +0800 | News from Mayo Clinic
Besides the ick factor, Dr. Dawn Davis, a?dermatologist at?Mayo Clinic, says sharing your lip balm or lip moisturizer with another person is a bad idea. Sharing these products increases your risk for contracting?cold sores, which are caused by herpes?simplex virus (HSV-1). Dr. Davis says people can carry the herpes virus in their mouth without developing [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)

Shingles: guidance and vaccination programme
Wed, 02 May 2018 23:14:12 +0800 | Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH)
This Guidance Collection covering the characteristics, management and surveillance of shingles (herpes zoster) was updated in April 2018. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))

Toddler left covered in a rash after catching herpes from her father
Wed, 02 May 2018 02:48:19 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
The unnamed three-year-old, from Portugal, is believed to have caught the infection after her father, who had a cold sore, kissed her. Doctors initially dismissed her symptoms as eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Toddler was left covered in an angry rash after catching herpes from her father's cold sore  
Tue, 01 May 2018 22:40:33 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
The unnamed three-year-old, from Portugal, is believed to have caught the infection after her father, who had a cold sore, kissed her. Doctors initially dismissed her symptoms as eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Medical News Today: What does eye herpes look like?
Tue, 01 May 2018 05:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
The herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores can also affect the eyes. Herpetic eye disease can lead to sores forming on the eyelid, light sensitivity, and may affect vision. In this article, we examine the ways that herpes affects the eyes and what treatments are available to bring relief. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

FDA investigating unauthorized herpes vaccine research
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:24:04 +0800 | CNN.com - Health
William Halford had spent two decades researching and developing a vaccine that he believed could bring relief to the millions of people afflicted with herpes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)


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