Risk for Zoster Up Before Diagnosis, During Treatment of Hematologic Cancer
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 -- The risk for herpes zoster (zoster) is elevated during the two years preceding diagnosis and during treatment of hematological cancer, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in the Journal of Infectious... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Higher Risk of Shingles Seen in Patients With Certain Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccine development may help with prevention of herpes zoster in this population (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 14, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes
This article provides an overview of the symptoms, causes, and treatments for genital herpes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Herpes simplex: Everything you need to know
Herpes simplex is a very common virus that affects billions of people globally. It can cause sores around the mouth or on the genitals and surrounding areas. Learn more about herpes simplex here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Heartbroken mother reveals her 14-day-old daughter died after catching herpes from a peck  
Kelly Ineson and Thomas Cummins, of Dewsbury. said they were 'so careful' with their baby, Kiara. Her condition rapidly went downhill, leading to kidney failure, sepsis and death after four days in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Some of the Causes of SGA?
Discussion Intrauterine growth retardation or fetal growth retardation is due to a pathological process that causes decelerated fetal growth velocity. Small-for-gestational age (SGA) is an infant with growth parameters below the normal range for gestational age. More commonly, SGA is defined as a birth weight
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA approves Meridian Bioscience's test for herpes in newborns
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday the first test - a diagnostic from Meridian Bioscience Inc - to help detect a type of herpes virus in newborns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA authorizes first test to aid in detecting a type of herpes virus in newborns called cytomegalovirus
(Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme 2017 to 2018: evaluation report
This report evaluates the fifth year of the shingles vaccination programme in England from 2017 to 2018. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home remedies for herpes
(Natural News) Herpes is considered to be a controversial disease, mainly due to the nature of its transmission. There is an increasing number of patients who suffer from this disease. According to the World Health Organization, more than 3.7 billion patients suffer from oral herpes infections. A portion of these cases does not get the necessary treatments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is herpes esophagitis?
Esophagitis is swelling and irritation of the food pipe, or esophagus. Herpes esophagitis is a type of esophagitis that results from infection with the herpes simplex virus. This condition is rare and usually only occurs in people with a weakened immune system. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

What Causes Post-Inflammatory Hypopigmentation?
Discussion Hypopigmentation can be worrisome for many families because of cosmesis and the worry that “something is wrong.” The normal natural changes in skin-tone over the year due to different light exposure and wide variations within individuals is not something that many people are aware of. Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of hypopigmentation. Vitiligo is the most common cause of depigmentation. Vitiligo is an acquired, depigmenting disorder with typical lesions appearing as milky white macules with distinct margins that are not scaly. Hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) can be dep...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

It's not just the flu that's seasonal! Scientist names when 31 diseases most commonly strike
A researcher from the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health found the hazy months of June, July and August cause a spike in gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis in the northern hemisphere. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herpes Zoster Recombinant Vaccine Seems Most Effective
THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- The herpes zoster adjuvant recombinant subunit vaccine may be more effective than the live attenuated vaccine, though it is associated with an increased risk for adverse events at the injection site, according to a review... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Baby died at just eight days old after catching herpes from someone with a cold sore  
Aliza Rose Friend, from Oakland, Maryland, passed away at just eight days old after developing neonatal herpes from the HSV-1 virus as a 'fluke'. Her life-support was turned off on May 20. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence Herpes Virus Strongly Tied to Alzheimer's More Evidence Herpes Virus Strongly Tied to Alzheimer's
New epidemiologic studies suggest a causal relationship between the herpes virus and Alzheimer's, as the involvement of the immunology system in the disease becomes a'hot'research topic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Herpes may account for 50 percent of Alzheimer's cases
A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer ’ s?
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - October 19, 2018 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Infections, Neurology, Reproductive Medicine, Research, News, Source Type: news

Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus
Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic plaques of Alzheimer's. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 -- There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease, a new research paper contends. It's been long known that herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) can been found in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
Title: Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 19, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Review shows link between herpes and dementia
Authors advocate use of antiherpes antivirals Related items fromOnMedica Anticholinergic drugs may be linked to increased risk of dementia New evidence on benzodiazepine link to Alzheimer ’s Stroke rate higher in HIV patients Single-dose malaria drug eliminates parasite from liver Alzheimer ’s drugs work for more severe forms of disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Veterinary college researcher awarded grant to study herpes simplex virus
(Virginia Tech) HSV1 and HSV2 are highly contagious and incurable. The viruses establish latency in sensory and autonomic neurons (nerve cells), from which they can reactivate to cause recurrent disease, affecting more than 250 million people in the U.S. alone, according to Bertke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lab worker caught a deadly rare virus from a research monkey
Brian Lee, 60, was struck down with herpes B virus while working at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, where 2,500 primates are tested on for research into diseases such as AIDS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lab worker caught a deadly rare virus - from a research monkey
Brian Lee, 60, was struck down with herpes B virus while working at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, where 2,500 primates are tested on for research into diseases such as AIDS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New AAFP Recs: Pelvics, Glucose Checks, Transfusions; More New AAFP Recs: Pelvics, Glucose Checks, Transfusions; More
Other items on the list: herpes, testicular cancer, and scoliosis screening.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

'Harmless' virus carried by half of adults increases a person's risk of heart disease by a fifth  
Researchers from  Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that a person is at risk if they carry the CMV virus, which is a cousin of herpes and spreads via contact or bodily fluids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The kiss of death: 11-day-old baby nearly died after catching herpes from someone with a cold sore  
Oliver Miller's mother Lucy Kendall, 23, rushed her 11-day-old son to hospital when he started to refuse milk and arch his back in pain. The infant,  from Hull, was transferred to the high dependency unit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Harmless' virus carried by half of adults increases a person's risk of heart disease by a fifth  
Researchers from  Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that a person is at risk if they carry the CMV virus, which is a cousin of herpes and spreads via contact or bodily fluids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The kiss of death: 11-day-old baby nearly died after catching herpes from someone with a cold sore  
Oliver Miller's mother Lucy Kendall, 23, rushed her 11-day-old son to hospital when he started to refuse milk and arch his back in pain. The infant,  from Hull, was transferred to the high dependency unit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual health services 'at tipping point'
Over 3.3 million visits were made to sexual health clinics last year Related items fromOnMedica The HPV vaccine, ten years on Genital herpes Boys will receive HPV vaccine One in 50 carry HPV in their throats Rates of syphilis continue to rise (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A guide to preventing and treating cold sores using home remedies
(Natural News) Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are small lesions that can appear on your lips, cheeks, chin, or inside the nostrils. They are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). It is estimated that around 50 to 80 percent of American adults have oral herpes. There is no known cure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental drug takes aim at cancers associated with Epstein-Barr virus
(American Society for Microbiology) Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) doesn't directly cause cancer, but infection with this common herpes virus brings an increased risk of some cancers, including fast-growing lymphomas. This week in mSphere, researchers report on a new drug that works by targeting EBV-positive tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cold sores virus, cardiovascular damage linked in study
A herpes virus similar to the one that causes cold sores has been linked to immune cells that can damage cardiovascular tissue, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link between common 'harmless' virus and cardiovascular damage
(University of Sussex) Researchers from Brighton and Sussex Medical School have found an unexpectedly close link between a herpes virus and the occurrence of immune cells damaging cardiovascular tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How are HPV and herpes different?
HPV and herpes are both viral infections that can be transmitted through sex and lead to skin problems. Each infection also causes distinct symptoms and health problems, and methods of treatment and prevention can differ. Learn more about the differences between HPV and herpes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Telling the difference between genital pimples and herpes
Many people develop pimples on their genitals. Sometimes, these pimples resemble lesions caused by the herpes simplex virus. Although genital pimples and genital herpes have some similar characteristics, they are very different conditions. Learn more about how to tell the difference between genital herpes and pimples. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about babies and cold sores
Cold sores are not common in newborns or babies. However, if a baby does catch the cold sore virus, called herpes simplex, it can be very dangerous. People with cold sores should avoid kissing babies or sharing towels or bedding. Learn about the causes, complications, and treatment of cold sores in babies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Merge attack: Scientists find mechanism of virus penetration into living cell
(National University of Science and Technology MISIS) Viruses often present the main threat to the human body, with diseases like HIV, Herpes, Hepatitis, Ebola and forms of influenza, causing serious damage. A joint research team from the A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry& Electrochemistry, NUST MISIS, and MIPT have created a theoretical model describing the mechanical properties of the lipid membranes of both the virus and the targeted cells, making it possible to connect the mechanisms of membranes with cell resistance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Most Eligible IBD Patients Don't Get Shingles Vaccine Most Eligible IBD Patients Don't Get Shingles Vaccine
Just one in five patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who are eligible for the herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine actually receive it, according to new study in VA patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sydney mother shares ordeal of how herpes virus killed her baby
Jessica Buchanan, a mother-of-three from Sydney, has spoken out about the harrowing experience of losing her son to a common virus when he was just 11 days old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication
New research offers 'the first population evidence for a causal link' between herpes infection and the development of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Herpes or Bacterial Infection? Testing and Treating Young Infants Herpes or Bacterial Infection? Testing and Treating Young Infants
Which symptomatic infants should be empirically treated for possible herpes simplex infection? New data help to narrow it down.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Health Tip: Shingles 101
-- Shingles is a painful rash that is caused by the herpes zoster virus, the same one that causes chickenpox. After triggering chickenpox, the virus may lay dormant inside the body and re-emerge as shingles, typically after a person reaches age... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New study highlights Alzheimer's herpes link, experts say
(University of Manchester) A new commentary by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh on a study by Taiwanese epidemiologists supports the viability of a potential way to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is acyclovir?
Acyclovir comes in several prescription forms, including an oral tablet. The acyclovir oral tablet is used to treat viral infections such as shingles, genital herpes, and chickenpox. This form is available as both a generic drug and the brand-name drug Zovirax. Learn about its side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Viral immunotherapy to treat brain tumors in children shows promise
A viral immunotherapy using a herpes virus to treat brain tumors has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in a pediatric study from UAB and Children ’s of Alabama.  The findings managed to show preliminary evidence of effectiveness in killing malignant tumor cells.  The funding to develop the therapy has been provided by the NIH/NCI, Department of Defense, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, Cannonb all Kid’s Foundation, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, Vs.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Viral immunotherapy to treat brain tumors in children shows promise
A viral immunotherapy using a herpes virus to treat brain tumors has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in a pediatric study from UAB and Children ’s of Alabama.  The findings managed to show preliminary evidence of effectiveness in killing malignant tumor cells.  The funding to develop the therapy has been provided by the NIH/NCI, Department of Defense, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, Cannonb all Kid’s Foundation, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, Vs.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Nobel prize winning technology reveals common herpes virus structure
For the first time, MRC researchers have been able to use the Nobel Prize winning technology, cryo-electron microscopy, to reveal the detailed structure of the common herpes virus. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - July 5, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Nobel Prize-winning technology reveals common herpes virus structure
For the first time, MRC researchers have been able to use the Nobel Prize-winning technology, cryo-electron microscopy, to reveal the detailed structure of the common herpes virus. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - July 5, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news