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 »

Vaccine being developed to treat genital herpes virus

The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD), a nonprofit organization, recently praised Sanofi Pasteur and Immune Design for collaborating on a new vaccine for HSV-2, a form of genital herpes. Both companies have vaccines in early-stage testing and decided to pool their resources. “There are currently no FDA […] Read more »

Herpes Viruses Found in Breast Cancer Tumors

A study found a link between EBV, CMV, HSV, and breast cancer.  The CBCD recommends two natural herpes remedies. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Many studies found a link between herpes viruses and breast cancer. As Dr. Akhter and colleagues wrote, “In several published studies, viruses […] Read more »

Estimated Number of New and Existing Sexually Transmitted Infections

CDC analysis suggests that there are more than 110 million overall among men and women in the United States.This estimate includes both new and existing infections. Be sure to take sexual histories and screen clients for STIs and HIV. Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United […] Read more »

Condom that fights sexually-transmitted diseases

Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom like this has just received approval for mass production in Australia. “Consumers can expect to see the ‘ground-breaking new sexual health’ product on the shelves soon,” Peter Carroll, […] Read more »

How herpes and other dormant viruses ‘reactivate’ explained in new study

Scientists have found that interactions between different viruses can trigger dormant viruses to reactivate and cause disease. The researchers believe this explains why cases of herpes can sometimes return after the virus has long lain dormant in a host. Most people in the US get oral herpes – or herpes […] Read more »