Tag: "mononucleosis" at biology news
Waking a sleeping virus
...the virus." One result is the disease infectious mononucleosis
?called the "kissing disease" because EBV is transmitted in saliva ?whose symptoms resemble that of a cold. But in rare cases activation of the virus also leads to EBV associated cancers, especially in people with immune deficiencies. Researchers ha...
Innovative method for creating a human cytomegalovirus vaccine outlined
...icken pox (varicella-zoster virus), and infectious mononucleosis
(Epstein-Barr virus.) Infectious transmission is via body fluids. ...
Epstein-Barr virus might kick-start multiple sclerosis
...act to Epstein-Barr virus. The virus, which causes mononucleosis
and may contribute to some cancers, has long been suspected to play a role in MS. However, the mechanism linking the virus to the disease was poorly understood. Scientists think that MS--which can cause vision problems, muscle weakness, and difficu...
Common blood test can help distinguish between mononucleosis and tonsillitis
...tinguish between the similar conditions infectious mononucleosis
and bacterial tonsillitis, potentially guiding tre...litis (inflammation of the tonsils) and infectious mononucleosis
(caused by the Epstein-Barr virus) are both common ear, nose and throat conditions with similar symp...
Synthetic peptide targets latent papilloma virus infections
...ch as the related Epstein-Barr virus, the cause of mononucleosis
and an aggressive form of lymphocytic leukemia called Burkitt's leukemia, and the Kaposi's sarcoma virus, which can develop to cancer in those with AIDS. ...