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.
FDA clears Roche's automated type-specific herpes tests

FDA clears Roche's automated type-specific herpes tests

Declining circumcision rates in the US raise healthcare costs and disease risk

Declining circumcision rates in the US raise healthcare costs and disease risk

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs

Genocea commences GEN-003 Phase 1/2a study in moderate-to-severe HSV-2 infection

Genocea commences GEN-003 Phase 1/2a study in moderate-to-severe HSV-2 infection

Genocea announces new data that supports novel approach for development of HSV-2 vaccine

Genocea announces new data that supports novel approach for development of HSV-2 vaccine

Early ART treatment delays AIDS-related health events in HIV-infected individuals

Early ART treatment delays AIDS-related health events in HIV-infected individuals

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections

T. gondii link to schizophrenia supported

T. gondii link to schizophrenia supported

IMDx HSV-1/2 for Abbott m2000 assay receives CE-marking

IMDx HSV-1/2 for Abbott m2000 assay receives CE-marking

Maternal antiviral suppressive therapy may not be as effective as thought

Maternal antiviral suppressive therapy may not be as effective as thought

Scientists discover tumor-targeting neural stem cells

Scientists discover tumor-targeting neural stem cells

Allied Healthcare announces Coridon license to vector technology

Allied Healthcare announces Coridon license to vector technology

Abbott receives CE Marking for PLEX-ID instrument and assays

Abbott receives CE Marking for PLEX-ID instrument and assays

Study reveals how HSV-1 virus overcomes intrinsic host defenses

Study reveals how HSV-1 virus overcomes intrinsic host defenses

Common sexually transmitted bacterial infection more than doubles risk of HIV

Common sexually transmitted bacterial infection more than doubles risk of HIV

Infection with M. genitalium may double African women's HIV risk

Infection with M. genitalium may double African women's HIV risk

Investigational HSV vaccine shows promise against two genital herpes diseases

Investigational HSV vaccine shows promise against two genital herpes diseases

Researchers identify first gene associated with frequent herpes-related cold sores

Researchers identify first gene associated with frequent herpes-related cold sores

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

NCI awards UAB $2.3M brain-tumor SPORE grant

NCI awards UAB $2.3M brain-tumor SPORE grant