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.
Topical microbicide protects against genital herpes

Topical microbicide protects against genital herpes

Engineered virus targets and kills apparent cancer stem cells in neuroblastoma

Engineered virus targets and kills apparent cancer stem cells in neuroblastoma

Researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

Researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

New imaging technique tracks cancer-killing cells over prolonged period

New imaging technique tracks cancer-killing cells over prolonged period

Epstein-Barr virus linked to inflammatory diseases of the mouth

Epstein-Barr virus linked to inflammatory diseases of the mouth

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

Starpharma's VivaGelR patent approved in Japan

Starpharma's VivaGelR patent approved in Japan

Herpes virus changes anti-herpes drug acyclovir to form that hinders AIDS virus

Herpes virus changes anti-herpes drug acyclovir to form that hinders AIDS virus

VivaGel coated condoms - Starpharma and SSL International in business

VivaGel coated condoms - Starpharma and SSL International in business

Laser treatment the best fix for wrinkles

Laser treatment the best fix for wrinkles

Researches identify herpesvirus proteins that target key cellular processes

Researches identify herpesvirus proteins that target key cellular processes

New understanding of how herpes simplex virus 1 hides during inactive phase

New understanding of how herpes simplex virus 1 hides during inactive phase

Treating genital herpes does not reduce eisk of HIV

Treating genital herpes does not reduce eisk of HIV

The 'Big Apple' - not the place to be sassy and single!

The 'Big Apple' - not the place to be sassy and single!

The emerging role of infection in Alzheimer’s

The emerging role of infection in Alzheimer’s

Starpharma reports positive VivaGel clinical study results

Starpharma reports positive VivaGel clinical study results

Regulatory T cells orchestrate reaction to a virus invasion

Regulatory T cells orchestrate reaction to a virus invasion

A quarter of teenage girls in the U.S. have a sex-related disease

A quarter of teenage girls in the U.S. have a sex-related disease

ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

Gene therapy - immune system discovery may lead to effective treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Gene therapy - immune system discovery may lead to effective treatment for glioblastoma multiforme