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'Harmless' virus carried by half of adults increases a person's risk of heart disease by a fifth  
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 23:36:01 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Researchers from  Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that a person is at risk if they carry the CMV virus, which is a cousin of herpes and spreads via contact or bodily fluids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

The kiss of death: 11-day-old baby nearly died after catching herpes from someone with a cold sore  
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 23:29:52 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Oliver Miller's mother Lucy Kendall, 23, rushed her 11-day-old son to hospital when he started to refuse milk and arch his back in pain. The infant,  from Hull, was transferred to the high dependency unit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

'Harmless' virus carried by half of adults increases a person's risk of heart disease by a fifth  
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 21:58:44 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Researchers from  Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that a person is at risk if they carry the CMV virus, which is a cousin of herpes and spreads via contact or bodily fluids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

The kiss of death: 11-day-old baby nearly died after catching herpes from someone with a cold sore  
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:30:10 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Oliver Miller's mother Lucy Kendall, 23, rushed her 11-day-old son to hospital when he started to refuse milk and arch his back in pain. The infant,  from Hull, was transferred to the high dependency unit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Sexual health services 'at tipping point'
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 +0800 | OnMedica Latest News
Over 3.3 million visits were made to sexual health clinics last year Related items fromOnMedica The HPV vaccine, ten years on Genital herpes Boys will receive HPV vaccine One in 50 carry HPV in their throats Rates of syphilis continue to rise (Source: OnMedica Latest News)

A guide to preventing and treating cold sores using home remedies
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 21:41:50 +0800 | NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are small lesions that can appear on your lips, cheeks, chin, or inside the nostrils. They are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). It is estimated that around 50 to 80 percent of American adults have oral herpes. There is no known cure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)

Experimental drug takes aim at cancers associated with Epstein-Barr virus
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Cancer
(American Society for Microbiology) Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) doesn't directly cause cancer, but infection with this common herpes virus brings an increased risk of some cancers, including fast-growing lymphomas. This week in mSphere, researchers report on a new drug that works by targeting EBV-positive tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

Cold sores virus, cardiovascular damage linked in study
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:18:23 +0800 | Health News - UPI.com
A herpes virus similar to the one that causes cold sores has been linked to immune cells that can damage cardiovascular tissue, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)

Link between common 'harmless' virus and cardiovascular damage
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(University of Sussex) Researchers from Brighton and Sussex Medical School have found an unexpectedly close link between a herpes virus and the occurrence of immune cells damaging cardiovascular tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

Medical News Today: How are HPV and herpes different?
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
HPV and herpes are both viral infections that can be transmitted through sex and lead to skin problems. Each infection also causes distinct symptoms and health problems, and methods of treatment and prevention can differ. Learn more about the differences between HPV and herpes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)


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