Herpes Simplex Virus

Epidemiology Of Herpes Simplex Virus In Europe Transitioning

WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- The epidemiology of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 is transitioning away from oral acquisition in childhood with an increasing proportion of HSV-1 detection in genital herpes, according to a study published online July 16...
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Herpes Simplex Viruses: New Relationships Between Epidemiology And History

An Italian research team has refined the history and origins of two extremely common pathogens in human populations, herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2.
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Herpes's Achilles Heel

Scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 to disrupt both latent reservoirs of the herpes simplex virus and actively replicating virus in human fibroblast cells. Experiments pinpoint weak spot that can make the virus susceptible to gene...
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Medical News Today: How Dormant Herpes Springs Back To Life

Researchers have now uncovered a cellular mechanism that may explain how the herpes simplex virus goes into and comes out of hiding.
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Health Tip: Living With Herpes

-- Herpes is a common and usually mild skin condition caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). If you are living with herpes, Sutter Health encourages you to: Be alert to triggers that activate herpes. Use safe sex methods, such as...
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Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 -- An experimental vaccine against genital herpes is extremely effective in mice, offering hope of human protection against an incurable sexually transmitted disease. The vaccine prevented transmission of the herpes...
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Medical News Today: What Does Herpes Look Like?

Herpes is a condition caused by the herpes simplex virus. People may notice herpes symptoms across the body, including in the mouth, on the genitals, or in the eyes. This article discusses what herpes looks like, describes the symptoms, and provides...
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Health Tip: Cold Sores 101

-- Cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), a contagious germ. Although some people show no symptoms, others develop unpleasant sores on the mouth or lips. Normally, cold sores will go away on their own within a few weeks. Antiviral...
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk and infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) in people carrying a...
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Herpes Or Bacterial Infection? Testing And Treating Young Infants

Which symptomatic infants should be empirically treated for possible herpes simplex infection? New data help to narrow it down. Medscape Pediatrics
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Medical News Today: What Does Eye Herpes Look Like?

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...
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Viral Hideout

*The ability of the "cold sore" herpes simplex virus to establish quiet infections and reawaken periodically has long mystified scientists. *A new study in mice reveals that a key host protein acts as a critical regulator of the virus's sleep-wake...
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Designer Nanoparticles Destroy A Broad Array Of Viruses

An international group of researchers have designed new anti-viral nanoparticles that bind to a range of viruses, including herpes simplex virus, human papillomavirus, respiratory syncytial virus and Dengue and Lentiviruses. Unlike other...
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Study Gives Rare Look At Genetics Of Hsv1 Transmission From Father To Son

A new study explores how herpes simplex virus might change when passed from one individual to another, information that may prove useful in future development of therapeutics and vaccines.
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This Ancient Primate May Be Responsible For Genital Herpes

If it weren't for an ancient bipedal primate that lived a few million years ago, humans probably would never have been infected with herpes simplex virus 2. 
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Medical News Today: Can Hsv2 Be Transmitted Through Oral Sex? What You Need To Know

Herpes simplex virus type 2 is a form of herpes that can be sexually transmitted and causes lesions to form on the skin. Can HSV2 be transmitted orally?
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Hologic (holx) Gets Fda Clearance For Aptima Hsv 1 & 2 Test

Leading diagnostics player Hologic, Inc. HOLX recently received FDA approval for the commercial launch of the Aptima Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 & 2 molecular assay on the fully automated Panther system. The test can now be used to detect and...
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Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes And Zika Transmission

FRIDAY, June 9, 2017 -- Vaginal bacteria may affect the sexually transmitted Zika virus and herpes simplex virus-2, possibly helping to protect women from these infections, a new study suggests. "The human vagina has a wide array of bacterial...
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The First Study Of Oncolytic Hsv-1 In Children And Young Adults With Cancer Indicates Safety And...

HSV1716 - an oncolytic herpes simplex virus-1 - has been studied in adults via injection into the brain and superficial tumors. Now, a team of researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have...
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Understanding Of Herpesvirus Infection Advanced By New Research

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections last a lifetime. Once a person has been infected, the virus can remain dormant (latent) for years before periodically reactivating to cause recurrent disease. This poorly understood cycle has frustrated...
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