Herpes Simplex Virus 2 News and Research

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Herpes Simplex Virus-2 is a sexually transmitted viral infection, which often produces painful sores, usually in the genital area. Once infected, an individual may carry the virus and be subject to recurrent bouts of infection. Some estimate that as many as 20 percent of the adult population in the United States has been exposed to the virus.
New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

New genital herpes vaccine candidate shows promising results in preclinical tests

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Slayback Pharma launches Generic Zovirax Ointment 5% for herpes virus infections

Slayback Pharma launches Generic Zovirax Ointment 5% for herpes virus infections

USPSTF recommends against routine serologic screening for genital HSV infection

USPSTF recommends against routine serologic screening for genital HSV infection

Study compares medications for treatment of persons with recurrent genital herpes

Study compares medications for treatment of persons with recurrent genital herpes

Researchers develop new way to prevent diseases caused by herpesvirus infections

Researchers develop new way to prevent diseases caused by herpesvirus infections

Progesterone treatment protects female mice against consequences of influenza infection

Progesterone treatment protects female mice against consequences of influenza infection

Research may help explain mechanism by which Zika virus breaches placental barrier

Research may help explain mechanism by which Zika virus breaches placental barrier

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

Researchers report promising vaccine strategy for immunizing against herpes viruses

Researchers report promising vaccine strategy for immunizing against herpes viruses

Experimental therapy stops glioblastoma, high-grade gliomas in human cells and mouse models

Experimental therapy stops glioblastoma, high-grade gliomas in human cells and mouse models

Female sex hormone estradiol may protect women against sexually transmitted viral infections

Female sex hormone estradiol may protect women against sexually transmitted viral infections

LJI study could provide important target for autoimmune disease interventions

LJI study could provide important target for autoimmune disease interventions

ZOTEN nanoparticles can help develop natural immunity against genital herpes

ZOTEN nanoparticles can help develop natural immunity against genital herpes

Hormonal contraception may increase susceptibility of women to genital infection

Hormonal contraception may increase susceptibility of women to genital infection

Scientists reveal mechanism involved in regulation of lymphangiogenesis

Scientists reveal mechanism involved in regulation of lymphangiogenesis

Forensic scientists find that HSV-1 strains could be useful for tracing a person's history

Forensic scientists find that HSV-1 strains could be useful for tracing a person's history

Researchers reveal how stress conditions favor lytic reactivation of herpesviruses

Researchers reveal how stress conditions favor lytic reactivation of herpesviruses

High school wrestlers have highest number of skin infections

High school wrestlers have highest number of skin infections

Study shows several Envigo rat models susceptible to genital HSV-2 infection

Study shows several Envigo rat models susceptible to genital HSV-2 infection