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Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by herpes simplex viruses; both herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) cause herpes simplex. Infection with the herpes virus is categorized into one of several distinct disorders based on the site of infection.
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

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

NIH scientists identify protein complexes involved in promoting HSV infection and reactivation

NIH scientists identify protein complexes involved in promoting HSV infection and reactivation

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?

New research suggests novel combination approach to fight against gliomas

New research suggests novel combination approach to fight against gliomas

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

NYU Langone-led study to examine longer-term use of suppressive antiviral medication to reduce shingles

NYU Langone-led study to examine longer-term use of suppressive antiviral medication to reduce shingles

DNAtrix enters into license agreement with University of Florida to develop new oncolytic virus platform

DNAtrix enters into license agreement with University of Florida to develop new oncolytic virus platform

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