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You can never know who gave you herpes
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:11:06 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Usher has been accused of knowingly transmitting herpes to two women and one man without disclosing that he had the disease before they had sex. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Kent mother-of-two develops vulval cancer
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:19:21 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Clare Baumhauer, 44, from Erith, Kent, had itchy genitals since she was a teenager - but was told it was just thrush, herpes or cystitis. She was shocked to find out she had vulval cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

USFDA gives final nod to Glenmark Pharma for anti-herpes drug
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:05:03 +0800 | The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, USA, has been granted final approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Acyclovir Ointment USP. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)

Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss? Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss?
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:03:24 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
An Iowa couple say viral meningitis was most likely given to the baby girl by someone infected with the herpes simplex virus type 1, most commonly associated with cold sores.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

STING is an essential mediator of the Ku70-mediated production of IFN-{lambda}1 in response to exogenous DNA
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0800 | Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment
We previously identified Ku70, a subunit of a DNA repair protein complex, as a cytosolic DNA sensor that induces the production of interferon-1 (IFN-1) by human primary cells and cell lines. IFN-1 is a type III IFN and has similar antiviral activity to that of the type I IFNs (IFN-α and IFN-β). We observed that human embryonic kidney (HEK) 293T cells, which are deficient in the innate immune adaptor protein STING (stimulator of IFN genes), did not produce IFN-1 in response to DNA unless they were reconstituted with STING. Conversely, parental HEK 293 cells produced IFN-1 after they were exposed to exogenous DNA; however, when STING was knocked out in the HEK 293 cells through the CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats)/Cas9 genome editing system, they ...

How Common Are STIs?
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:01:06 +0800 |
Discussion Of the 30 different microbes which can be transmitted by sexual contact, 8 have the greatest incidence of transmitting disease. Four are curable (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Trichomoniasis) and 4 are incurable at present (Hepatitis B, Herpes simplex virus (HSV), Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Human papillomavirus (HPV)). Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are important as they can cause: Increased rates of acquisition of other STIs (ie HSV and syphilis increase the rate of HIV infection acquisition) Pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility Stillbirth and neonatal death Neonatal morbidity including low-birth weight, prematurity, conjunctivitis, pneumonia, sepsis, and congenital abnormalities Genital cancer In high-income countries diagnosis usually includ...

Analysis: Critically endangered gorillas can contract mono-like virus
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:04:53 +0800 | Health News -
Researchers say a herpes virus similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that infects people has been found in mountain gorillas. (Source: Health News -

Our Gorilla Cousins Harbor Mono-Like Virus, Too
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:07:32 +0800 | - Daily MedNews
FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 -- Researchers say a herpes virus similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that infects people has been found in mountain gorillas. The discovery may assist in the conservation of critically endangered mountain gorillas, according to... (Source: - Daily MedNews)

Mountain gorillas have herpes virus similar to that found in humans
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Biology
(University of California - Davis) Scientists from the University of California, Davis, have detected a herpes virus in wild mountain gorillas that is very similar to the Epstein-Barr virus in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)

Analysis Strengthens Herpes Zoster Link With Stroke, MI Analysis Strengthens Herpes Zoster Link With Stroke, MI
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 03:13:20 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
More research is needed to elucidate the effect of antiviral-agent use or vaccination on cardiovascular outcomes after herpes zoster infection, the authors said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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