DNA of Many Viruses Found in Cancer Tumors (Info Supports Theory of Microcompetition)

Viruses like HPV, HBV, and EBV were found in cancerous tumors. – Journal of Virology (1) According to the Microcompetition Theory, the DNA of latent viruses causes cancer. Scientists working in cancer research tend to agree. “The association between infection with Read More …

Even More Herpes Strains are Becoming Resistant to Acyclovir

Viral resistance toward Acyclovir, which has been used for more than 20 years, is on the rise. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) (1) Not long ago, we talked about how some members of the herpes virus family, Read More …

VZV Resistance to Acyclovir Rising According to Study

Alternative drugs, with better safety, are much needed since resistance of the herpes virus to Acyclovir is on the rise. – The British Medical Bulletin (1) The Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV), which causes herpes zoster (also known as Shingles), is becoming Read More …

Asymptomatic Herpes May Contribute to Male Infertility

Asymptomatic seminal infection of HSV plays an important role in male infertility by adversely affecting sperm count. – Journal of Biomedical Research According to a study, the latent herpes virus can contribute to male infertility. The study states that, “viral Read More …

How Does the Genital Herpes Virus Infect Cells? (We Give You the Low-Down)

“The findings support the following paradigm for HSV entry: HSV gC (HSV-1) or gB (HSV-2) bind to heparan sulfate moieties on syndecan proteoglycans, and this may facilitate the subsequent engagement of a gD coreceptor, typically nectin-1 on epithelial cells, which Read More …