Tag archive for ‘herpes’
By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Herpes virus: Protein complexes identified that control infection and reactivation

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections last a lifetime. Once a person has been infected, the virus can remain dormant (latent) for years before periodically reactivating to cause recurrent disease. This poorly understood More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Los Angeles County Equine Herpes Virus outbreak: 4 horses currently quarantined

In a follow-up to the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak in Los Angeles County, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) reported Saturday there are currently four (4) horses in quarantined isolation.  More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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The magnitude of risk for neonatal herpes from Jewish circumcision not well defined: Study

A rare procedure occasionally performed during Jewish circumcisions that involves direct oral suction is a likely source of  herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) transmissions documented in infants between 1988 More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

NYC reports two neonatal herpes following ‘metzitzah b’peh’ Jewish circumcision

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene received reports of two new cases of HSV infection in newborn male infants following direct orogenital suction during ritual Jewish circumcision, aka metzitzah More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

PositiveSingles: STD dating and whole lot more

Online dating sites are hugely popular and can cater specifically to virtually every individuals wants and needs- Christian dating, Jewish dating, 50+ dating and just about anything else under the sun. One dating More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Herpes evolution: Jump from chimpanzees to Homo erectus, according to UCSD researchers

NEWS RELEASE Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the evolutionary origins of human herpes simplex virus (HSV) -1 and -2, reporting that the former infected hominids More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Vaginal ring delivers herpes, HIV antivirals, contraceptives for months of protection: Northwestern researcher

A Northwestern University (NU) researcher has come up with a device that could  change women’s reproductive health in a significant way–an intravaginal ring that delivers antiviral protection against More...

By Robert On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Recent developments in Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-2) therapeutics look promising

In the past two months, new therapies for the prevention and treatment of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-2)  have showed some promising results. In January, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The Top 5 most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates there are more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections (STI) among men and women nearly split evenly. This number includes both new and existing More...

By Robert On Monday, November 11th, 2013

Herpes simplex vaccine candidate clinical trial launched

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced the launch of phase 1 clinical trials into an investigational genital herpes vaccine, More...

By Robert On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Looking for love, but got herpes? Check out Hmeet.com

If you are one of the tens of millions suffering from sexually transmitted infections, their is a dating site for you to help you meet your match. Computer Screen Shot Hmeet.com is a herpes dating site powered by More...

By Robert On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong calls Korean star, Psy, ‘the herpes of music’

How does Green Day star, Billie Joe Armstrong feel about South Korean YouTube sensation, Psy? Psy “Gentleman”Image/Video Screen Shot If you weren’t sure, Mr. Armstrong made it very clear on Instagram More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Kris Humphries plans to countersue Kayla Goldberg for defamation and libel over herpes allegation

Kris HumphriesImage/Video Screen Shot The drama that surrounds the Brooklyn Nets Forward just seems to go on and on. Now in a Radar Online exclusive, the site is reporting that basketball star Kris Humphries has More...

By Robert On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Advances in herpes prevention and treatment- vaccines and nanoparticles

During the past few days, researchers from Yale University and biotech firm Agenus Inc. have made postive steps toward the prevention, treatment and symptom relief of the sexually transmitted viral infection, herpes More...

By Robert On Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Amager woman thwarts would-be rapist by telling him she had herpes

Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons An Amager woman woke to find a man in her bedroom with a revolver pointed at her Sunday morning. With the revolver pointed at her, the man jumped in bed with her ready of More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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NYC Board of Health passes regulation to require consent from parents before performing Jewish circumcision ritual known as metzitzah b’peh

The New York City Board of Health passed a regulation today that will require consent from parents before an infant can have a form of Jewish ritual circumcision, prevalent in parts of the ultra-Orthodox community, More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Herpes discovery causes tire-slashing rage in Wisconsin town

An 18-year-old man and his older friend went on a tire-slashing rampage after the younger vandal discovered his girlfriend had herpes. Photo/Racine County Sheriff Office According to a report by Joe Petrie with More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, April 8th, 2011

Prostitute, Ashley Nicole Steele, kills ‘john’ Derrick Gray after learning he had herpes

A prostitute shot a client to death when their sexual encounter was interrupted by a woman banging at the man’s door, claiming he’d given her a sexually transmitted disease, prosecutors allege. Ashley Nicole More...



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