Study shows CPAP use for sleep apnea does not negatively impact sexual quality of life

Patients who use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often believe that it makes them less sexually attractive, according to researchers at…
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Glaxo Drops Herpes Vaccine After Disappointing Results

Simplirix, a herpes simplex speculative injection did not meet its main trial endpoint – the prevention of herpes disease in women – so GlaxoSmithKline revealed today it is not going to seek any further around the world development. Although the injection was discovered to be safe, it was ineffective, baseding on the Herpevac Trial for Female, a Stage III test, performed with the collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy as well as Contagious Conditions, USA, part of the NIH (National Institutes of Health)… (Source: Health Information from Medical News Today)

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Treatment of sexually transmitted infections for HIV prevention: end of the road or new beginning?

This article reviews the observational studies, critically examines the nine randomized controlled trials evaluating the impact of STI treatment interventions on HIV incidence, and discusses implications for HIV prevention policy, programs and future research. The role of other vaginal infections is also briefly considered. In aggregate, the evidence strongly supports the concept that STI treatment prevents HIV infection. However, issues in trial design and conduct, including HIV epidemic phase, STI prevalence, intervention in comparison groups, and power have affected five of the six trials of treatment of curable STIs...

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GlaxoSmithKline gives up on genital herpes vaccine Simplirix

Drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline is discontinuing development of its genital herpes vaccine Simplirix. (GSK) (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Genital Herpes Vaccine Ineffective in Women

Declaration: Study locates herpes injection inadequate in ladies – A speculative injection planned to avoid herpes illness in women, although generally risk-free and well-tolerated, verified inadequate when examined in the lately ended professional research study recognized as the Herpevac Trial for Women. (Source: Handicapped World).
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Case for diagnosis

Desde as primeiras descrições da helps, no início da década de 1980, a infecção herpética é vista como uma das doenças oportunistas mais prevalentes em pacientes com retrovirose. A infecção pelo herpes-vírus simples tipo 2, agente etiológico de 60 a 90 % dos casos de herpes genital, é bastante comum em pacientes com helps. O acometimento mucocutâneo pelo herpes-vírus simples tipo 2 pode ser grave e prolongado (persistente por mais de mês), sendo caracterizado como doença definidora de aids...

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Statistical analysis of Amenamevir (ASP2151) between pharmacokinetics and clinical efficacies with non‐linear effect model for the treatment of genital herpes

We offer a first population pharmacokinetic (PPK) modeling evaluation of Amenamevir for herpes individuals. The last design retained the result of Weight as well as Albumin on CL. Statistical evaluation between pharmacokinetics and scientific efficiencies was done by utilizing the moment over 200 ng/mL (T200). T200 originated from the final PPK version to consider the connection with Time to sore recovery and also viral dropping. This searching for recommended that maybe required to keep the Amenamevir concentration above the threshold level to protect against the virus replication. (Source: Professional Pharmacology in Drug Advancement).
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New guidelines on managing genital herpes in pregnancy

Risk of transmission to baby greater with new infection in third trimesterRelated items from OnMedicaDH tells councils to make ‘concerted effort’ on sexual healthWomen should take regular chlamydia testsNew treatments needed to stop genital herpes transmissionChlamydia and gonorrhoea linked to pregnancy complications (Source: OnMedica Latest News)

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A rapid and simple isothermal nucleic acid amplification test for detection of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2

Verdict: Sufficient analytical and also medical performance of the IsoAmp ® HSV assay was shown. This assay is easy to carry out and has appropriate inter-laboratory reproducibility. (Source: Journal of Clinical Virology).
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New clues behind the resilience of a leading sexually transmitted pathogen, Chlamydia

In the state-of-the-art online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, authors Domman, et al. have discovered elements behind the strength of one of the most typical sexually transferred disease in the united state
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