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Is it possible to transmit the herpes simplex virus by sharing utensils or towels?

Question: My girlfriend just got diagnosed with Genital Herpes (HSV Type – II). We moved in together a couple of weeks ago and share towels as well as eating utensils. Is it possible that the herpes simplex virus may transmit by sharing towels or utensils? Answer: It is certainly possible to transmit the herpes simplex […]

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Recent Discovery Shows How the Herpes Virus Reactivates in Neurons

Researchers at the University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine recently discovered the reason that reactivates the herpes virus. Researchers also discovered how brain cells are deceived thereby allowing the herpes virus to escape from the repressive ecosystem in neurons. About 90 percent of the population in the United States of America is living with […]

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Herpes Zoster Vaccine Not Cost – Effective for People Aged 50 Years

According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Herpes Zoster vaccine doesn’t appear cost effective for people aged 50 years and above. Phuc Le and Michael B. Rothberg, Researchers at the Cleveland clinic had estimated the cost – effectiveness of the Herpes Zoster vaccine versus no vaccine in people aged 50 […]

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Whom did I get herpes from?

Question: I believe that my boyfriend infected me with HSV – II. When I confronted him, he blamed by ex for the infection. I am very confused. Is there any test that can help me determine if it was my ex who infected me or my current partner? Please let me know of a test […]

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The Herpes Simplex Virus can be used to fight Cancer: Research

According to a new research, a genetically modified strain of the Herpes Virus has proven to be effective in killing cancer cells and preventing the growth of tumors. The strain, referred to as T-Vec, was being used to treat patients suffering from melanoma. This is reported to be the final phase of testing of a […]

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Can Herpes Virus have an impact on your Brain?

There are a lot of viruses that stay in the body in a dormant state and the herpes virus is certainly one among those. In a YouTube video, Anna Rothschild explains how the herpes virus never leaves your body and remains hidden from the immune system. The virus goes through a phase where it remains […]