Mom Issues Warning on Facebook – Kissing Baby Led to Herpes

U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns — a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor. Henderson posted pictures of her month-old daughter Brooke with visible cold sores on her face and around her lips. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex […] Read more »

Herpes Cure Survey

The purpose of this study is to get a better understanding of the opinions of people with genital herpes – either genital HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus-1) or genital HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus-2) infection about studies to cure genital herpes. HSV Cure studies are a new area of research that will […] Read more »

Herpes ‘Isolates People,’ But A Vaccine May Be On The Way

One in five Americans suffer silently from genital herpes, according to immunologist Dr. William Halford, an associate professor of microbiology at Southern Illinois University. In a conversation with HuffPost Live on Monday, the doctor stressed that our inability to talk openly about herpes might be delaying a vaccine to eradicate […] Read more »

Common herpes drug reduces HIV levels

The trial was carried out by an international group of researchers – including a team from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, OH – and is reported in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. The investigators found – contrary to previous studies – that the commonly used herpes drug valacyclovir […] Read more »