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New research shows possibility of cure for HPV positive throat cancer patients

Patients with cancer of the throat caused by the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a better prognosis than those who are negative for the virus (HPV-).  
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over 5 years ago
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Despite CDC's recommended age for HPV vaccine, only about half of teenage girls receive it at the approved age

It's a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the...  
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over 5 years ago
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HPV vaccination not linked with risky sexual behavior among teenage girls

Sexual behavior of teenage girls does not appear to be affected by routine human papilloma virus vaccination, according to a large study published in CMAJ.  
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over 5 years ago
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MS drug Tysabri shows promise in efforts to combat HIV's 'viral reservoirs'

Experimental results show drug can block seeding of virus in the brain and gutA drug used to treat patients with Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis has helped...  
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over 5 years ago
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After lung transplantation, CF patients require close monitoring for resistance to ganciclovir

A drug called ganciclovir is given to lung transplant patients to protect against a life-threatening virus that is common after transplantation.  
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over 5 years ago
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Can a bacterial virus from Jerusalem sewage prevent root canal infections?

Scientists turn the tables on drug-resistant bacteria by infecting them with bacteriophages (bacterial viruses)Every year, drug-resistant infections kill more than...  
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over 5 years ago
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Virus found in sewage shows promise in treating dental procedure infections

The idea of using viruses to fight stubborn bacteria is revived in a study that shows one isolated from sewage may prevent E. faecalis infection following root canal procedures.  
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over 5 years ago
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Vaccine against Ebola in sight - immunisation possible with just one injection

A live vaccine based on the 'Vesicular Stomatitis Virus' (VSV) has yielded highly promising results for the rapid development of an effective vaccine against the Ebola virus.  
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over 5 years ago
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Phase 1 trial of first Ebola vaccine based on 2014 virus strain shows vaccine is safe and provokes an immune response

Results from the first phase 1 trial of an Ebola vaccine based on the current (2014) strain of the virus are published in The Lancet.  
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over 5 years ago
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Whole virus vaccine for Ebola found to effectively protect monkeys

Scientists have developed a new vaccine to treat Ebola that uses an inactivated whole virus to hopefully provide a broader and more robust immune response.  
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over 5 years ago
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Emerging diseases likely to be more harmful in similar species

When viruses such as influenza and Ebola jump from one species to another, their ability to cause harm can change dramatically, but research from the University of Cambridge shows that it may be...  
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over 5 years ago
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Midwest Canine Influenza outbreak caused by new strain of virus

The canine influenza outbreak afflicting more than 1,000 dogs in Chicago and other parts of the Midwest is caused by a different strain of the virus than was earlier assumed, according to...  
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over 5 years ago
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Swine flu virus in India 'has become more virulent' since 2009 outbreak

An analysis by MIT researchers finds that the 2014-15 swine flu outbreak in India may have been caused by a more virulent strain than the outbreak of 2009.  
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over 5 years ago
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Adults catch flu 'only twice every 10 years'

A new study that suggests that adults aged 30 and older only catch flu an average of twice every 10 years, while children are likely to contract the virus much more frequently.  
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over 5 years ago
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Key to blocking influenza virus may lie in a cell's own machinery

Viruses are masters of outsourcing, entrusting their fundamental function - reproduction - to the host cells they infect.  
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over 5 years ago
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Institute for Glycomics combats human parainfluenza virus

Gold Coast research has made a giant leap forward in understanding one of the most common causes of respiratory infections worldwide.  
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over 5 years ago
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'Virtual virus' unfolds the flu on a CPU

By combining experimental data from X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, cryoelectron microscopy and lipidomics (the study of cellular lipid networks), researchers at the University of...  
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over 5 years ago
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Six questions about HIV/AIDS that deserve more attention

As HIV investigators work to control and eradicate the virus worldwide, certain myths or misconceptions about the disease have been embraced, whereas other concepts with merit have been left...  
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over 5 years ago
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UCLA research links HIV to age-accelerating cellular changes

Study suggests adults infected with the virus can develop age-related diseases a decade earlier than their uninfected peersPeople undergoing treatment for HIV-1 have an...  
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over 5 years ago
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Bacterial 'memory' targets invading viruses

One of the immune system's most critical challenges is to differentiate between itself and foreign invaders -- and the number of recognized autoimmune diseases, in which the body attacks...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago