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.
Hormonal contraceptives increase risk of HSV-2 transmission

Hormonal contraceptives increase risk of HSV-2 transmission

Stress may enhance the body's ability to fight the flu

Stress may enhance the body's ability to fight the flu

Study first to document increase risk of herpes infection due to oral sex, particularly in young women

Study first to document increase risk of herpes infection due to oral sex, particularly in young women

Gel provides protection from HIV and herpes

Gel provides protection from HIV and herpes

Herpesviruses are everywhere!

Herpesviruses are everywhere!

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Herpes virus is everywhere and it's unavoidable

Herpes virus is everywhere and it's unavoidable

Targeted screening of high-risk groups for genital herpes may prevent disease transmission

Targeted screening of high-risk groups for genital herpes may prevent disease transmission

Herpes virus offers new hope in search for cure for cancer

Herpes virus offers new hope in search for cure for cancer

New understanding of how poxviruses jump from species to species

New understanding of how poxviruses jump from species to species

Cranberries for the treatment of herpes

Cranberries for the treatment of herpes

Promising lead in developing anti-viral drugs with the potential to fight HIV and HSV

Promising lead in developing anti-viral drugs with the potential to fight HIV and HSV

Scientists discover breakthrough method to treat neuronal diseases

Scientists discover breakthrough method to treat neuronal diseases

New gene therapy treatment involves injecting Herpes simplex virus into the brain tumours of Glioma patients

New gene therapy treatment involves injecting Herpes simplex virus into the brain tumours of Glioma patients

Researchers have secured more than $19.4 million for their work on cardiovascular and liver diseases and HIV/AIDS

Researchers have secured more than $19.4 million for their work on cardiovascular and liver diseases and HIV/AIDS

Pathogens have the ability to cause late-onset sporadic Alzheimer's disease

Pathogens have the ability to cause late-onset sporadic Alzheimer's disease

Study shows herpes is common in suburban populations, with Denver up to 20 percent

Study shows herpes is common in suburban populations, with Denver up to 20 percent

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins

The April 2004 issue of Otolaryngology focuses on head and neck surgery

The April 2004 issue of Otolaryngology focuses on head and neck surgery