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 research on viral biology could lead to efficient vaccines against leishmaniasis

New research on viral biology could lead to efficient vaccines against leishmaniasis

New research explains how large virus shells are formed

New research explains how large virus shells are formed

Could we prevent Alzheimer's disease by treating herpes?

Could we prevent Alzheimer's disease by treating herpes?

Virginia Tech researcher receives $1.7 million to study herpes simplex virus

Virginia Tech researcher receives $1.7 million to study herpes simplex virus

Researchers develop cancer vaccine platform to improve efficacy of oncolytic enveloped viruses

Researchers develop cancer vaccine platform to improve efficacy of oncolytic enveloped viruses

Study could open new therapeutic avenues to attack herpesviruses

Study could open new therapeutic avenues to attack herpesviruses

New study finds key factors behind differences in immune responses

New study finds key factors behind differences in immune responses

Scientists support viability of potential way to reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

Scientists support viability of potential way to reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

Herpes may play role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s

Herpes may play role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

SpeeDx signs distribution agreement with Serosep to strengthen sales in the UK and Ireland

SpeeDx signs distribution agreement with Serosep to strengthen sales in the UK and Ireland

Studies offer leads for new approaches to treat neurological problems

Studies offer leads for new approaches to treat neurological problems

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

EPFL scientists create gold nanoparticles to combat all viruses

EPFL scientists create gold nanoparticles to combat all viruses

FDA approves first medical device system that can make adjustments to implanted lens after cataract surgery

FDA approves first medical device system that can make adjustments to implanted lens after cataract surgery

New study explores how herpes simplex virus may change during familial transmission

New study explores how herpes simplex virus may change during familial transmission

Combination treatment provides positive results for people with advanced melanoma

Combination treatment provides positive results for people with advanced melanoma

Research reveals underlying reason for intense pain in patients with shingles

Research reveals underlying reason for intense pain in patients with shingles

UIC researchers identify enzyme that triggers corneal inflammation

UIC researchers identify enzyme that triggers corneal inflammation

Scientists develop potential new therapy for targeting skin cancer metastases in the brain

Scientists develop potential new therapy for targeting skin cancer metastases in the brain