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Diarrhea-causing bacteria turned into antiviral gene therapy agent

February 8th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New studies conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, could one day lead to anti-viral treatments that involve swallowing Salmonella bacteria, effectively using one bug to ... Read more...

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Could Botox get rid of cold sores?

November 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Wrinkle-busting treatment Botox is being used to prevent cold sores.These are caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus around the mouth.The initial infection may cause no ... Read more...

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Munching on almonds can stave off infections

November 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Eating almonds regularly can help you stave off viral infections like the common cold and flu. A new study has revealed that naturally occurring chemicals found in ... Read more...

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Herpes virus helps treat cancer patients

August 3rd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) British researchers have successfully used a genetically engineered herpes virus to treat patients suffering from head and neck cancer. The virus was found to be more effective at killing ... Read more...

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Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer

November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers. The memory circuit, identified by the research team, ... Read more...

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Kissing ‘poses herpes risk’

August 17th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 17 (ANI): The next time you kiss your partner, keep this health warning in mind - the symbol of affection is a major transmitter of herpes.While kissing 'demonstrates love and ... Read more...

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Cellular process to fight herpes virus identified

March 24th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): In a collaborative effort, scientists in the US and Canada have identified a cellular process that seeks out and fights herpes virus Type 1 herpes simplex (HSV-1).The ... Read more...

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Ultra-fine oil-water emulsion may fight superbugs linked to cystic fibrosis deaths

February 5th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A super-fine oil-and-water emulsion, already shown to kill many other microbes, could quash the ravaging, often drug-resistant infections leading to nearly all cystic fibrosis deaths, according to ... Read more...

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Existing antiviral drugs may help treat Alzheimers disease

December 6th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 6 (ANI): Alzheimers disease can be treated with existing drugs, according to a new study. Conducted by researchers at the University of Manchester, the study suggests that the virus ... Read more...

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Scientists find a way of ending cold sores

July 5th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Scientists may have figured out a way to kill the virus that causes the most persistent cold sores - painful, unsightly blemishes around the mouth. These are caused ... Read more...

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Infrared light helmet for Alzheimer’s treatment

January 26th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
London, January 26 (ANI): University of Sunderland scientists are planning to test an experimental helmet as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.The researchers believe that the low levels of infrared light delivered ... Read more...

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Now, Britney emerges nude from LA stores changing room!

January 16th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Britney Spears added another incident to her list of bizarre deeds, after she reportedly emerged naked from a changing room in a Los Angeles clothes shop.The shocked assistants ... Read more...

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