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Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research

Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research

Combined MMRV vaccine slightly increases risk of febrile seizures in children

Combined MMRV vaccine slightly increases risk of febrile seizures in children

Patients' risk of stroke increases following shingles, but antiviral drugs appear to offer protection

Patients' risk of stroke increases following shingles, but antiviral drugs appear to offer protection

Longer reads: Hospice drains Medicare; false Obamacare 'horror stories;' growing up without vaccines

Longer reads: Hospice drains Medicare; false Obamacare 'horror stories;' growing up without vaccines

Shingles may increase risk of stroke in later life, study finds

Shingles may increase risk of stroke in later life, study finds

Emergent BioSolutions enters into definitive agreement to acquire Cangene

Emergent BioSolutions enters into definitive agreement to acquire Cangene

Viewpoints: Senate should reconsider treaty on protections for people with disabilities; HHS treading wrong way on payments for bone marrow donors

Viewpoints: Senate should reconsider treaty on protections for people with disabilities; HHS treading wrong way on payments for bone marrow donors

Once-daily prescription medicine for COPD now available throughout the U.S.

Once-daily prescription medicine for COPD now available throughout the U.S.

Measles-containing vaccines administered at 12-5 months of age associated with reduced risk of fever, seizures

Measles-containing vaccines administered at 12-5 months of age associated with reduced risk of fever, seizures

Discovery paves way for development of new medicines to combat herpes infections

Discovery paves way for development of new medicines to combat herpes infections

Inherited human herpesvirus 6 affects telomere stability and reactivates

Inherited human herpesvirus 6 affects telomere stability and reactivates

Undervaccination results in increased risk for whooping cough in young children

Undervaccination results in increased risk for whooping cough in young children

Apoptosis can reactivate latent herpesviruses in dying cell

Apoptosis can reactivate latent herpesviruses in dying cell

Study: Apoptosis triggers alternate replication pathway in HHV

Study: Apoptosis triggers alternate replication pathway in HHV

Discovery of pressure-driven infection mechanism opens door to new treatments for viral infections

Discovery of pressure-driven infection mechanism opens door to new treatments for viral infections

Acorda Therapeutics acquires two neuropathic pain management assets from NeurogesX

Acorda Therapeutics acquires two neuropathic pain management assets from NeurogesX

Study shows risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome after vaccination is extremely low

Study shows risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome after vaccination is extremely low

New study shows varicella vaccine neutralizes chicken pox

New study shows varicella vaccine neutralizes chicken pox

Santarus launches UCERIS for induction of remission in patients with ulcerative colitis

Santarus launches UCERIS for induction of remission in patients with ulcerative colitis

Kaiser Permanente study examines increasing prevalence of undervaccination

Kaiser Permanente study examines increasing prevalence of undervaccination