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Molecule May Offer New Potential Treatment Option for Resistant Ocular HSV
A molecule capable of clearing HSV-1 infection in the cells of the cornea could be a promising potential option for those who have developed resistance to current drugs.
<i>Contagion</i>®'s Top 10 Infectious Disease Articles of 2017
Check out the top 10 infectious disease articles of 2017.
Tenofovir, Used to Combat HIV, Also Acts on Herpes
Scientists are working on developing preventive and therapeutic strategies that target both HIV and herpes, as having herpes may make individuals more vulnerable to contracting HIV.
Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and HIV—What's the Connection?
Having herpes simplex 2 puts individuals at greater risk of contracting HIV, and vice versa, largely due to increased genital ulceration and viral shedding.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 13, 2017
A herpes infection leads to deadly viral meningitis in an Iowa infant, an ingestible smart pill that can remind you to take your medications, global catastrophic biological risks, whether or not you should complete the full course of antibiotics, and all you need to know about Candida auris make up this week’s Top 5 articles.
Maternal Antibodies Offer Protection Against Herpes in Newborns
Researchers from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine have found that pregnant women with a history of HSV-1 maintain active antibodies against the virus that can be passed on to their newborns.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for April 2017
In case you missed them, here are last month's Top 5 news articles from Contagion®.
NIH Uncovers Another Piece to the Puzzle That is Herpes
In a recent study, scientists from the NIH identify a set of protein complexes that are recruited viral genes and stimulate not only initial HSV infection, but also reactivation of dormant HSV.