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.
Suppressing herpes virus may reduce infectiousness of HIV

Suppressing herpes virus may reduce infectiousness of HIV

Emerging cancer therapies and novel targets

Emerging cancer therapies and novel targets

New understanding of how HSV-1 attacks cells

New understanding of how HSV-1 attacks cells

Long-term herpes treatment may reduce HIV infectivity

Long-term herpes treatment may reduce HIV infectivity

Genetically engineered herpes simplex virus keeps arteries free-flowing

Genetically engineered herpes simplex virus keeps arteries free-flowing

Modified herpes virus - a killer of cancer cells

Modified herpes virus - a killer of cancer cells

Modified herpes simplex virus shows promise in early clinical trial

Modified herpes simplex virus shows promise in early clinical trial

Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in mice

Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in mice

Gene therapy provides hope for peripheral neuropathy

Gene therapy provides hope for peripheral neuropathy

Scientists discover molecular mechanism that keeps HSV-1 activation restricted to a single gene for months or even years

Scientists discover molecular mechanism that keeps HSV-1 activation restricted to a single gene for months or even years

Researchers wake up viruses inside tumors to image and then destroy cancers

Researchers wake up viruses inside tumors to image and then destroy cancers

Herpes treatment could slow HIV progression in people living with both viruses

Herpes treatment could slow HIV progression in people living with both viruses

Call for herpes simplex virus control measures for prevention of HIV transmission

Call for herpes simplex virus control measures for prevention of HIV transmission

New approach offers hope for an effective herpes vaccine

New approach offers hope for an effective herpes vaccine

Researchers identify peptide that spurs cargo transport in nerve cells

Researchers identify peptide that spurs cargo transport in nerve cells

Researchers discover how cyclophosphamide chemotherapy drug helps a cancer-killing virus

Researchers discover how cyclophosphamide chemotherapy drug helps a cancer-killing virus

Prevalence of herpes in the U.S. is declining

Prevalence of herpes in the U.S. is declining

Treatment for STI's has a role in HIV prevention

Treatment for STI's has a role in HIV prevention

Scientists find new lead in hunt for a SARS vaccine

Scientists find new lead in hunt for a SARS vaccine

Anti-herpes drug reduces need for Caesarean sections in infected women

Anti-herpes drug reduces need for Caesarean sections in infected women