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herpes viruses

A group of eight different viruses that includes the herpes simplex virus, types I and II, causing, respectively, ‘cold sores’ and venereal herpes, herpes zoster virus, that causes CHICKEN POX and SHINGLES, the Epstein Barr virus, that causes GLANDULAR FEVER (infective mononucleosis), the cytomegalovirus that affects people with immunodeficiency disorders, and human herpes virus 8 that causes KAPOSI'S SARCOMA. From the Greek herpein , to creep.

Herpes viruses

A group of viruses that can cause cold sores, shingles, chicken pox, and congenital abnormalities. The Epstein-Barr virus which causes mononucleosis belongs to this group of viruses.
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For more information about about the supplement call Eladon on 08453451636 or the Herpes Viruses Association on 020776099061.
As an example of one of the potential immediate benefits will be the ability for affordable regular monitoring of a patient's sexually related Herpes viruses which when potentially combined with treatment could reduce activation or shedding and consequently reduce the serious spread of this disease.
The patent claims related to herpes treatment encompass cold sores (herpes simplex 1), genital herpes (herpes simplex 2), shingles (herpes simplex 3), Epstein-Barr virus/chronic fatigue syndrome (human herpes virus 4), cytomegalovirus (human herpes virus 5), roseoloviruses (human herpes viruses 6 and 7), and Kaposi's sarcoma (herpes virus 8).
In much the same manner, CBI is currently performing assays of patient samples for the presence of residual DNA attributable to the various human herpes viruses.
Burke oversaw the development of vaccines and diagnostics for herpes viruses.
The VPI System is targeted toward treating viral conditions that include HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and Herpes viruses.
Specific claims allowed in the issued patents include: a method of treating herpes lesions and herpes viruses in humans using a certain amount of an extract of Larrea tridentata; a method of treating herpes viruses and symptomatic herpes virus lesions of the group: herpes simplex 1 (cold sores), herpes simplex 2 (genital herpes), varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox and shingles), human herpes virus 4 (Epstein-Barr virus, mononucleosis), human herpes virus 5 (cytomegalovirus), human herpes viruses 6 and 7 (roseoloviruses), and herpes virus 8 (Kaposi's sarcoma); stimulation of human immune system function; a herpes treatment agent comprising a formulation of Larrea tridentata; and an agent for treatment of inflammation and inflammatory disease comprising a formulation of Larrea tridentata.
The claims in this patent cover the treatment of Ras mediated tumours using modified herpes viruses.
a Wisconsin- based Company which specializes in commercialization of anti-viral technologies, today announced that they had filed for patent protection of CBI's proprietary diagnostic platform for detection and quantitation of DNA attributable to any one of the 8 known human herpes viruses.
May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at The Second International Conference on Human Herpes Viruses 6, 7, and 8 in Pisa, Italy, LIDAK Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq NNM: LDAKA) reported additional data from its clinical trials with the topical formulation of its proprietary drug, n-docosanol (LIDAKOL(R)) in the treatment of cutaneous Kaposi's sarcoma.
Couple their new technology platforms, which include real-time analysis of patient samples for the presence of DNA attributable to the various herpes viruses, and their intellectual property portfolio, which includes HepArrest(TM) and Accutrac(TM), and we see a unique company among biotech companies.