Tag: "cytomegalovirus" at biology news
Potential Cure for Lymphoma in HIV patients
...Opportunistic infections,such as herpes zoster and cytomegalovirus
infection, also occurred in afew patients after the transplant, but were managed with appropriatetherapy.Throughout the study, all patients were to receive highly activeantiretroviral therapy (HAART) to help reduce these opportunisticinfections and i...
MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus
...efined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus
(CMV)--a member of the viral group that causes some of the world's most prevalent diseases, such as herpes, chicken pox and mononucleosis. The groundbreaking research published in Nature Genetics last week, provides a roadmap for the development of h...
UCLA scientists discover immune response to HIV differs, even in identical twins
...ications, and could apply to other viruses such as cytomegalovirus
(CMV), a herpes virus that causes opportunistic infections in immunosuppressed individuals, and hepatitis C, the latter being similar to HIV in both its changeable and chronic nature. The study represented collaboration with other UCLA investigato...
Experimental vaccine given during pregnancy reduces stillbirths from common virus
...births among rodents born to mothers infected with cytomegalovirus
(CMV)—a common virus that can also cause mental re...p priority the development of a vaccine to prevent cytomegalovirus
during pregnancy. "An effective CMV vaccine for women of childbearing age could greatly reduce th...
LIAI scientists make important finding on cytomegalovirus transmission
...itute for Allergy & Immunology have shown that cytomegalovirus
(CMV) in the salivary glands can be reduced ?and i...ans to block or significantly reduce the spread of cytomegalovirus
and other chronic virus infections." Ware noted that the salivary glands are a primary source of t...