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Herpes infection declines seen

...magazine declared that an epidemic of genital herpes threatened to undo the sexual revolution...percentage of people infected with the herpes virus. Back in 1982, a Time cover story...Americans ages 14 to 49 testing positive for herpes type 2, the most common cause of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/23/liv_93517.shtml
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Researchers: Catching herpes is hazardous late in pregnancy

...about the hazards to their babies of catching herpes from intercourse or oral sex, researchers...that attempted to assess the risk of genital herpes among 7,046 pregnant women. Genital herpes can be a devastating infection for babies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/ent_213296.shtml
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Genital herpes can spread during `symptomless' outbreaks

People infected with genital herpes can spread it even between flare-ups...even most doctors thought people with herpes were unlikely to be infectious when...people who might be at risk for genital herpes to be tested and, No. 2, they should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/23/tec_285371.shtml
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Drug prevents recurring herpes infection of the eye

...already a standard treatment for genital herpes, also prevents recurrence of potentially dangerous herpes infections of the eye. A study in Thursday's...that the pills reduced recurrence of ocular herpes by nearly one-half. Researchers say the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/30/ent_234632.shtml
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Study: Condoms reduce women's risk of contracting herpes

...women's risk of contracting genital herpes. But they may not be as effective in...more likely a statistical fluke. Genital herpes is estimated to infect almost one-fourth...condoms offer protection against genital herpes, said Wald, director of the University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/27/tec_315617.shtml
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Health capsules: Herpes treatment

People who suffer frequent recurrences of genital herpes can now look forward for the first time to subduing the infection...Three times as many famciclovir patients remained free of herpes as those taking the dummy pill. "For patients with frequent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/17/ent_247662.shtml
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The people's pharmacy: Natural remedies not reliable against herpes prevention

Q:I've recently been diagnosed with genital herpes and treated it with the prescription drug Zovirax. I would...herbal book that olive leaf extract works. Is this true? A:Herpes infections are caused by a virus that resists cure even by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/06/liv_220167.shtml
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New findings on HIV-Kaposi's sarcoma link

A herpes virus thought to cause Kaposi's sarcoma...men had KSHV (Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus)," Osmond said. "That tells us...was any problem at all. A member of the herpes virus family, KSHV was first linked to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/11/tec_332478.shtml
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Age-old question: Hygiene can minimize virus effects

...their victims. The actual cause of the sores and blisters is a virus known as herpes simplex type I. It is a cousin of the virus that causes genital herpes (herpes simplex type II). Medical science counts viruses among its most difficult and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/26/ent_229542.shtml
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FDA eases regulations on TV drug advertising

...drugs for everything from allergies to herpes. The Food and Drug Administration eased...Glaxo was set to air a TV ad telling herpes sufferers the new drug Valtrex can treat...will stress that Valtrex does not cure herpes. "We don't want these ads to be misleading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/09/biz_212671.shtml
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