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Get Rid Of Genital Warts – Effective Ways To Eliminate Genital Warts

Some people may think it is impossible for them to get warts unless they have had close encounters with a toad. But this is just another misconception. Warts are actually one of the most...

A lesson from SARS-CoV for 2019-nCoV

As with all previous outbreaks of new virus infections, we are being warned of impending doom concerning the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV that is now spreading globally. China’s National Health Commission Vice Minister Li Bin...

Scientists reawaken sleeping HIV in patient cells to eliminate the virus

A consortium of investigators led by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have found that a new class of drugs may be used to purge pockets of dormant HIV from a...

Trial By Error: CBT and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By David Tuller, DrPH Had things gone as planned, the PACE trial should have been able to serve as proof that so-called medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)—in this case what the investigators referred to as...

Causes of Water Retention – 10 Common Reasons For Swelling of the Body

Water retention is a common health problem that greatly affects the day to day activities of the sufferers. Water retention – medically referred to as edema – is the accumulation of excess fluid that...

An antibody that can attack HIV in new ways

Proteins called broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) are a promising key to the prevention of infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. bNAbs have been found in blood samples from some HIV patients whose...

TWiV 584: Year of the coronavirus

Coronavirus expert Ralph Baric joins TWiV to explain the virology and epidemiology of the recent zoonotic outbreak spreading across China and overseas. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 584 (64 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe...

Natural defense against HIV discovered

Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection. Source link

Trial By Error: A Commercial Deal for King’s College London’s IBS-CBT Digital Program

By David Tuller, DrPH On January 10th, the following information was announced in a press release: Mahana Therapeutics, a digital therapeutics company reimagining the treatment of chronic diseases, today announced that the Company has...

Researchers model alternate ideas for an HIV vaccine

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have created a computational model that could change the way that researchers look at possibilities for an HIV-1 vaccine. Source link

Trial By Error: My FOI Request to King’s College London; My Letter to Mahana Therapeutics

By David Tuller, DrPH Yesterday I sent a freedom-of-information request to King’s College London about the recently announced licensing deal it has with Mahana Therapeutics. The deal involves a web-based CBT program for irritable...

DART protein shows potential as shock-and-kill strategy against HIV

A unique molecule developed at Duke Medicine, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MacroGenics, Inc., is able to bind HIV-infected cells to the immune system’s killer T cells. It could become...

Trial By Error: More on the Mahana Therapeutics Deal

By David Tuller, DrPH As I wrote yesterday, Mahana Therapeutics has recently licensed from King’s College London an “innovative digital therapeutic”—a web-based program delivering a course of cognitive behavioral therapy to patients with irritable...

100% cure for cancer and HIV – dr George Ashkar

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Researchers find proteins that shut down HIV-1

A pair of studies by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the University of Trento in Italy, and the University of Geneva in Switzerland, point to a promising new anti-retroviral strategy for...

The growing coronavirus epidemic

An unprecedented amount of information is emerging on the new coronavirus, provisionally called 2019-nCoV, that originated in China and is spreading globally. As of this writing there are 8,236 confirmed cases (8,124 in China)...

Videos reveal how HIV spreads in real time

How retroviruses like HIV spread in their hosts had been unknown—until a Yale team devised a way to watch it actually happen in a living organism. The elaborate and sometimes surprising steps the virus...

TWiV 585: The coronavirus epidemic

The TWiVerers continue their coverage of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, as the number of cases increase dramatically and the virus begins person-to-person transmission in other countries. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 585...

HIV discovery—biomarkers predict virus return when treatment is stopped

Scientists are now better able to predict how quickly the HIV virus will return after individuals stop treatment following a discovery by researchers at UNSW Australia and the University of Oxford. Source link

TWiV 596: COVID-19 – an ounce of prevention

TWiV covers trials of hydroxychloroquine and convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19, and answers listener questions on blood tests for antibodies, cross-protection among coronaviruses, acquiring infection from food or the gas pump, face masks containing...

Clues to COVID-19 coronavirus's vulnerability emerge from an antibody against SARS

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19. Source link

New study has important implications for the design of a protective HIV vaccine

A PhD student from the University of the Witwatersrand today, 12 October 2015, published a study in the prestigious journal, Nature Medicine, describing how the changing viral swarm in an HIV infected person can...

TWiV 597: A lot of immunology and some COVID-19 with Jon Yewdell

Immunologist Jon Yewdell joins Vincent and Rich to discuss immune responses in the context of infection with SARS-CoV-2. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 597 (69 MB .mp3, 115 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV!...

Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a Munich hospital

New research has detailed the clinical course and treatment of Germany’s first group of COVID-19 patients. Criteria may now be developed to determine the earliest point at which COVID-19 patients treated in hospitals with...

Blood T cells are resistant to HIV's primary death pathway

Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that blood-derived T cells are resistant to the chief cause of cell death in HIV infection. Instead, it is T cells in the lymphoid tissues that are...

Trial By Error: My Letter to Professor Moss-Morris

By David Tuller, DrPH Last week I wrote about the recently announced licensing deal between Mahana Therapeutics and King’s College London. The deal involves a web-based course of cognitive behavior therapy designed to treat...

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic's advance

Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research. In laboratory experiments, the masks significantly reduced the amounts of various airborne viruses coming...

HIV cure research: Scientists create two-headed protein to deplete HIV reservoir

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have created a protein that awakens resting immune cells infected with HIV and facilitates their destruction in laboratory studies. The protein potentially could contribute to a...

Trial By Error: My Letter to One of Mahana’s Gastroenterology Advisors

By David Tuller, DrPH On its website, Mahana Therapeutics has listed sixteen gastroenterology and psychology advisors from prominent academic and medical institutions. Companies often add such names to their rosters as a way of signaling...

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nations should finance water treatment systems in the developing world...

Identification of a novel B-cell epitope in the spike protein of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) infection causes an acute enteric tract infectious disease characterized by vomiting, anorexia, dehydration, weight loss and high mortality in neonatal piglets. During PE… Source link

Eyeing a cure: Scientists examine strategies to end the global HIV/AIDS pandemic

As infectious diseases that are new to science continue emerging around the world, researchers have not forgotten older foes, and are doubling down on efforts to conquer them. For HIV/AIDS, they’ve begun looking toward...

CRISPR-ing herpes simplex virus

by Gertrud U. Rey Herpes simplex viruses establish lifelong persistent infection in sensory neurons of infected individuals, a phenomenon called latency. Latent viral genomes are “dormant” but can sporadically reactivate and begin replicating in...

How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus?

Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol scientists. Although it’s not yet known how important this is to...

Higher alcohol intake may harm bone health in HIV patients

(HealthDay)—Greater alcohol consumption is associated with lower serum levels of bone formation markers among patients living with HIV and substance use disorder, according to a study published online March 2 in Alcoholism: Clinical &...

Trial By Error: Thoughts on Self-Isolation from Anil van der Zee

By David Tuller, DrPH My sweet friend Anil van der Zee lives in Amsterdam–more accurately, he lives on his bed in an apartment somewhere in Amsterdam. Like too many, he’s had a lot of...

TWiV 586: Coronavirus update: wash your hands

In this week’s coverage of the coronavirus epidemic, the TWiV team discusses the fatality rate, China’s initial reaction to the outbreak, conspiracy theories, how long the virus remains infectious on surfaces, and evidence for...

Trial By Error: My Follow-Up Letter to Professor Rona Moss-Morris

By David Tuller, DrPH Ten days ago, I sent a letter to Professor Rona Moss-Morris of King’s College London, seeking information about the licensing deal involving her web-based program of cognitive behavior therapy to...

Trial By Error: My Letter to Two More Mahana GI Advisors

By David Tuller, DrPH I’ll soon post a blog on why I’m spending so much time on this IBS issue when I’m supposed to be focused on ME (or CFS, ME/CFS, CFS/ME, or whatever...

Trial By Error: My Letter to Mahana’s CEO and Co-Founder

By David Tuller, DrPH Venture capitalist Robert Paull is listed on the Mahana Therapeutics website as the company’s co-founder and CEO. I have no idea how he got involved with this group of UK...

What is a Planters’ Wart?

You might ask what is a planters’ wart and how does it affect the body. Among the warts, this is the most painful one if not treated immediately. Planters’ wart is a wart that...

Furin cleavage site in the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus glycoprotein

The spike glycoprotein of the newly emerged SARS-CoV-2 contains a potential cleavage site for furin proteases. This observation has implications for the zoonotic origin of the virus and its epidemic spread in China. The...

Phage capsid against influenza: Perfectly fitting inhibitor prevents viral infection

Hope of new therapeutic options for suppressing seasonal influenza and avian flu: On the basis of an empty — and therefore non-infectious — shell of a phage virus, researchers have developed a chemically modified...

Trial By Error: My Follow-up Letter to Mahana Therapeutics’ CEO

By David Tuller, DrPH Last week, I wrote to Rob Paull, the co-founder and CEO of Mahana Therapeutics, regarding the company’s misleading claims about the web-based cognitive behavior therapy program for irritable bowel syndrome...

COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows

Scientists have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine — delivered through a fingertip-sized patch — produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at...

Trial By Error: A Long-Time Patient Reflects on a Stay-At-Home World

By David Tuller, DrPH I am slowly adjusting to the new realities and what they mean for life and work for at least the next couple of months; this lockdown or “sheltering-at-home” or whatever...

Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts. Source link

Why is COVID-19 Less Severe in Children?

by Gertrud U. Rey The prevalence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is steadily increasing around the world. Yet despite this unsettling fact, one statistic continues to hold true: most infected children experience...

Trial By Error: An Australian Radio Interview with Melbourne’s Dr Mark Guthridge

By David Tuller, DrPH When I was in Australia two years ago–wow, can’t believe it’s been that long!–I spent some time with Dr Mark Guthridge, an associate professor of biomedical science at Deakin University...

Treating Stomach Flu Symptoms

Although it really has no connection to what is commonly thought of as influenza there is often no mistaking the malady properly termed viral gastroenteritis, or referred to as stomach flu. Highly contagious, stomach...

Pangolins and the origin of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

A coronavirus related to SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from Malayan pangolins illegally imported into Guangdong province. It is not the precursor of SARS-CoV-2, but comparison of viral genome sequences provides further evidence that the...

Fast-tracking COVID-19 diagnostic, therapeutic solutions

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, scientists are working to move solutions to diagnose and treat the virus to the marketplace as soon as possible. Source link

Chronic Epstein Barr Virus and Auto Immunity

Chronic Epstein Barr virus may be a trigger for auto immunity. Auto immune disease happens when the immune system produces antibodies that attack normally occurring components in the body, as if they were foreign....

TWiV 588: Coronavirus update – Save the pangolin!

The TWiV team returns this week to SARS-CoV-2019 coverage to review the latest epi curves, the fatality rate, furin cleavage site and receptor binding domain in the spike glycoprotein, related CoV recovered from pangolins,...

Trial By Error: Another Letter About Mahana; BerkeleyWellness on IBS Study

By David Tuller, DrPH I have been trying to find out why Mahana Therapeutics, a San Francisco-based start-up, has chosen to disseminate misleading information about a web-based cognitive behavior therapy program for people with...

Trial By Error: Simon McGrath on Leonard Jason’s Study of US Pediatric Prevalence

By David Tuller, DrPH Leonard Jason, a professor of psychology at DePaul University in Chicago, is a recognized expert in research on the prevalence of and case definitions for the illness (or cluster of...

SARS-CoV-2: Could it be bad?

Health experts say it’s not a question of whether SARS-CoV-2 will spread within the U.S., but when. A CDC official said yesterday, “We are asking the American public to prepare for the expectation that...

Genomic organization of a Gamma-6 papillomavirus metagenomic discovered from vaginal swab samples of Chinese pregnant women

A complete genome sequence of human papillomaviruses (HPV) named as HPV-ujs-21015 was determined by viral metagenomic and PCR methods. The complete genome is 7354 bp in length with GC content of 41.7%, of whic… Source...

Trial By Error: New Biopsychosocial Study of Fatigue in HIV Patients

By David Tuller, DrPH And here’s yet another study from Professor Trudie Chalder and colleagues at King’s College London, this time tackling fatigue in people with HIV—an often debilitating problem. The study—“A Biopsychosocial Approach...

Correction to: Anti-HSV-1 activity of Aspergillipeptide D, a cyclic pentapeptide isolated from fungus Aspergillus sp. SCSIO 41501

Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that there is a typo in the title of this article. Source link

05 Viruses, Bacteria And Cyanobacteria Structure of Viruse Chapter 04 Class 9th STB Pakistan English

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HIV-related heart disease risk varies by geography, income

People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to people without HIV. Data linking HIV and CVD, CVD risk factors and CVD risk assessment come...

Genital Wart Cream

Genital warts are a extremely contagious sexually transmitted disease, and the prevalence of this condition is at record highs. The latest figures released from the CDC are showing us that nearly 80% of the...

Virus batteries

by Gertrud U. Rey Lithium-ion batteries produce power when lithium ions flow from a negative electrode to a positive electrode through an electrolyte medium. The positive electrode is usually composed of a lithium compound...

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus case fatality ratio

Driving the anxiety and uncertainty about the current outbreak of COVID-19 is the case fatality ratio (CFR) being thrown about carelessly by not just the press, but also WHO and other organizations. However the...

TWiV 590: COVID-19 and coronavirus – we have mail

The TWiV trio continues in-depth coverage of COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, including discussion on genome mutation and circulating lineages, handwashing, facemasks, cruise ship outbreaks, the South Korean situation, and much more. Click arrow to play...

SARS-CoV-2 – The vaccine landscape

by Helen Stillwell Helen is a research associate in David Hafler’s immunobiology lab at Yale University; previously, she worked on poxviruses at Tonix Pharmaceuticals, and she plans to apply to PhD programs in virology...

TWiV 591: Coronavirus update with Ralph Baric

Ralph Baric joins TWiV to dissect the coronavirus pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, including discussion on community spread, asymptomatic infections, origin of the virus, transmission, vaccine development, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV...

How many deaths caused by SARS-CoV-2 will there be in the US?

When it comes to safeguarding the health of the US, there is no one I trust more than Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of NIAHD/NIH (whom I was fortunate to interview on TWiV in 2013)....

DISEASES (VIRUS) PART-3

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Trial By Error: My Virtual Appearance in Sheffield

By David Tuller, DrPH I was supposed to be in Bristol, England, last week at the CFS/ME Research Collaborative conference. The conference went on as scheduled, but I decided the weekend before that the...

Trial By Error: What Now?

By David Tuller, DrPh Like many or most, I don’t know what I’m supposed to be doing right now. I am “sheltering at home” in San Francisco, following the news, making way too many...

A new mechanism triggering cell death and inflammation: A left turn that kills

Researchers describe their discovery of a new mechanism that could contribute to the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases. The scientists found that ZBP1, a protein best known for defending against incoming viruses, is activated by...

Investigation of the immunogenicity of Zika glycan loop

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a major human pathogen and member of the Flavivirus genus. Previous studies have identified neutralizing antibodies from Zika patients that bind to quaternary epitopes across neighboring enve… Source link

Astonishing Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water, especially tender coconut water, has incredible health benefits. It is a tasty and invigorating low-calorie natural drink. Here are some of its amazing health benefits. For a glowing skin Got dry skin?...

Sick of DEAD-BEAT Hotels? Here's 3 Essentials For Picking the Perfect Tallahassee Hotel

There are several key factors that a hotel must have in order to be a success in Tallahassee, Florida. 1. The Tallahassee Hotel must be close to Florida State University (FSU) TCC and FAMU...

Hydroxychloroquine reduces viral load in COVID-19 patients

Chloroquine (and a derivative, hydroxychloroquine) has been used for years in the treatment of malaria. The drug is also known to block the entry of many viruses into cells. A small clinical trial has...

COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 on TWiV

I’ve been delinquent in posting recent episodes of This Week in Virology here. They are all focused on SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Here is a list: TWiV Special: Coronavirus update with...

HBV and HCV Seroprevalence and the Predominant HCV Genotypes in a Hospital Setting in Cameroon

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On COVID-19 Testing: How it Works, Shortages, and Innovation

by Helen Stillwell Helen is a research associate in David Hafler’s immunobiology lab at Yale University; previously, she worked on poxviruses at Tonix Pharmaceuticals, and she plans to apply to PhD programs in virology...

Do Not Eat the Peels of Five Kinds of Food

Many people think that there are a lot of nutrients in the peels of fruits and vegetables, so they tend to eat the peels of any fruits and vegetables. However, they rarely realize that...

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Trial By Error: Some Coronavirus Advice from ME Association’s Dr Charles Shepherd

By David Tuller, DrPH It’s a frightening time for everyone. As we know, people with underlying medical conditions are at greater risk from coronavirus. At the same time, many of these individuals long ago...

TWiV 595: Coronavirus update – Daniel Griffin MD in the parking lot

Daniel Griffin MD joins TWiV from a hospital parking lot to provide updates on COVID-19 diagnostics, clinical picture, and therapeutics, and then the TWiV team continues coverage of the coronavirus pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2....

Herpes and Ego Identity

Who am I? What am I? Am I my personality? Am I the successes in my life? Am I the failures? Am I some combination of all of that? I'm starting to realize that...

COVID-19 infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities

Scientists have recently released guidance for prevention and management of COVID-19 among elderly in long term care facilities. The article outlines the objective of WHO interim guidance on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in...

Your Immune System – What is it and How Does it Work?

Very simply, your immune system is your front line of defense against all invaders to keep you healthy. "Invaders" include pathogens, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Collectively, these make up a group of antigens...

Lessons from the Spanish flu: Early restrictions lowered disease, mortality rates

A review of published data and analysis on the Spanish flu, found that cities that adopted early and broad isolation and prevention measures had disease and mortality rates that were 30% to 50% lower...

How to Make Your Penis Bigger Naturally With Cavernosal Artery Exercises

There are a number of different methods for enhancing the size of one's penis, and while many of them are effective, there are just as many if not more that do little to nothing....

Hopes for pandemic respite this spring may depend upon what happens indoors

How much spring and summer affect the COVID-19 pandemic may depend not only on the effectiveness of social distancing measures, but also on the environment inside our buildings, according to a new review on...

Experimental AI tool predicts which COVID-19 patients develop respiratory disease

An artificial intelligence tool accurately predicted which patients newly infected with the COVID-19 virus would go on to develop severe respiratory disease, a new study found. Source link

Some COVID-19 patients still have coronavirus after symptoms disappear

Researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had coronavirus for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared. Source link

Herpes Virus – Top Natural Remedies for Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes is a viral infection that can occur in the lips, mouth, eyes, nose, chin, rectal or genital regions. There are two main types of herpes virus, type 1 and type 2. Type 1...

Effects of Genital Warts

A lot of people fear this virus because there is no cure for the HPV virus. Treatment available is only the removal of the warts but not the virus so recurrence is possible. This...

Health and Safety Guidelines For Workers Responding to the Haitian Disaster

With the mounds of rubble and the climbing death toll in Haiti, a massive worldwide relief effort is on. The tragedy is urging compassionate people everywhere to give to relief efforts and go as...

Research characterizes iPS87 cell line as cancer-inducing, stem cell-like cell line

Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 12 reported outside its natural niche, the cultured prostate cancer stem cells lost their tumor-inducing capability and stem cell marker expression after approximately 8 transfers at a 1:3 split ratio....

TWiV 595: Coronavirus update – Daniel Griffin MD in the parking lot

Daniel Griffin MD joins TWiV from a hospital parking lot to provide updates on COVID-19 diagnostics, clinical picture, and therapeutics, and then the TWiV team continues coverage of the coronavirus pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2....

Expert Food Tips For Chronic Hepatitis C

For those living with Hepatitis C, much of the focus for staying healthy is based on traditional Western medicine. Unfortunately, these medications don’t always effectively support the needs of a large population of the...

3 Common Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens are harmful microorganisms in human blood or some other bodily fluids like semen and vaginal secretions, which can cause diseases when transmitted from an infected person to another. Normally, these microorganisms enter...

Search for polyoma-, herpes-, and bornaviruses in squirrels of the family Sciuridae

Squirrels (family Sciuridae) are globally distributed members of the order Rodentia with wildlife occurrence in indigenous and non-indigenous regions (as invasive species) and frequent presence in zoological g… Source link

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