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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 6 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 6 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.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 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 6 years ago