genital herpes.

Autism risk linked to herpes infection during pregnancy
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Women actively infected with genital herpes during early pregnancy had twice the odds of giving birth to a child later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study.

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New genital herpes vaccine candidate provides powerful protection in preclinical tests
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Approximately 500 million people around the world are infected with the genital herpes virus known as herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV2). A vaccine that could bring an end to this global pandemic is needed desperately, yet no candidate vaccine has ever performed well in clinical trials. Now scientists have shown that a new type of […]

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Towards a cure for herpesviruses: Targeting infection with CRISPR/Cas9
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Most adults carry multiple herpesviruses. Following the initial acute infection, these viruses establish life-long infections in their hosts and cause cold sores, keratitis, genital herpes, shingles, infectious mononucleosis, and other diseases. A new study suggests that attacking herpesvirus DNA with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology can suppress virus replication and, in some cases, lead to elimination […]

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A novel therapy for genital herpes engages immune cells to provide significant patient benefits
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A phase II clinical trial demonstrated that a new type of treatment for genital herpes, an immunotherapy called GEN-003, may reduce the activity of the virus and the number of days with recurrent herpes. This effect of treatment, given by a series of three injections, appears to last for up to at least one year.

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When Should I Get Tested For STDs? 5 Times You Should Head To The Clinic
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Routine STI testing is usually limited to chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis, with genital herpes and the parasite trichomoniasis only tested for if you come in with symptoms and human papillomavirus (HPV) tested for during your routine …

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Get These Skin Symptoms Checked Immediately
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The more common form, HSV-1 can be found in two-thirds of the world's population, and may be asymptomatic in many. HSV-2, the other variation, is less common and associated with genital herpes. Both conditions are treatable, so a doctor's opinion would …

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5 Tips For Dating Someone With An STD
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There are 50 million adults with genital herpes to date, and yet up to 90 percent of infected people are unaware that they have it. Fourteen million new HPV infections occur each year, and HIV infections, while declining in the U.S., still number at 50 …

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H.C. Wainwright Thinks Agenus Inc.'s Stock is Going to Recover
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The company's HerpV, a therapeutic vaccine candidate from the recombinant series, which contains QS-21 Stimulon, has been tested in a phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of genital herpes. Agenus was founded by Garo H. Armen and Pramod K.

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Report explores the genital herpes therapeutics & drugs pipeline review, H1 …
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The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Genital Herpes, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.

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Genocea to Host First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call & Webcast …
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Genocea's pipeline of novel clinical stage T cell-enabled product candidates includes GEN-003 for genital herpes, GEN-004 for the prevention of infection by all serotypes of pneumococcus (currently seeking partner for Phase 2), and earlier-stage …

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