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CFS patients with ciHHV-6 may benefit from antiviral treatment 26 Jul 2013 | 02:09 am
CFS patients with ciHHV-6 may benefit from antiviral treatment Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes, including some viruses. Now, lead scientists Shara Pan...
HHV-6 reactivation leads to acute GVHD, increased mortality 23 Jul 2013 | 02:10 am
HHV-6 reactivation: important predictor of poor outcome, acute GVHD after myeloablative transplantation The results of a large-scale, comprehensive analysis of predictors and clinical outcomes for HH...
HHV-6 & HHV-7 may accelerate disease progression in patients with gastrointestinal cancer 22 Jul 2013 | 02:45 am
HHV-6 & HHV-7 may accelerate disease progression in patients with gastrointestinal cancer A research team from Riga Stradins University in Latvia has reported that the activation of HHV-6B and HHV-7 ...
CFS: a herpesvirus infection of the vagus nerve? 8 Jul 2013 | 10:55 pm
CFS: a herpesvirus infection of the vagus nerve? Michael VanElzakker, a researcher affiliated with the Tufts University PTSD neuroimaging laboratory as well as the Massachusetts General Hospital Psyc...
Does HHV-6 infection of the sperm contribute to infertility? 15 Jun 2013 | 12:16 am
A group of researchers from Denmark have shown that HHV-6B binds specifically to the acrosome of sperm, suggesting that the virus could be transported to the uterus via this binding mechanism.
New broad-spectrum antiherpesvirus agents identified 14 Jun 2013 | 10:41 pm
A set of novel compounds synthesized by Microbiotix, Inc. have shown increased activity against a broad spectrum of human herpesviruses, including HHV-6.
NINDS finds 38% of MS patients harbor HHV-6 or EBV specific oligoclonal bands 14 Jun 2013 | 01:26 am
A new study from NIH/NINDS further strengthens the relationship between HHV-6, EBV, and multiple sclerosis.
Confirmation of new epilepsy syndrome in children with HHV-6 PALE 7 May 2013 | 02:11 am
A group from Spain has confirmed the existence of a novel epilepsy syndrome featuring generalized seizures and epileptic encephalopathy after HHV-6-associated PALE (posttransplant limbic encephalitis)...
Chlamydia infection induces activation of ciHHV-6 leading to linear and circular DNA 7 May 2013 | 02:07 am
A laboratory at the University of Wurzburg has published evidence that Chlamydia trachomatis may induce the activation of ciHHV-6.
Caroline B. Hall lauded posthumously at conference in Paris 16 Apr 2013 | 10:50 pm
Amity Hall accepts the HHV-6 Foundation's Dharam Ablashi Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of her mother Caroline B. Hall.