New Genital Herpes Vaccine Trial Begins

With the HPV vaccine a success for preventing cervical cancer, doctors are now turning to the treatment of an even more common sexually transmitted infection – herpes. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week announced that it is…

Study Confirms Humans Came From Africa Using… Herpes

Scientists have debated, since such discussions were made permissible, the origins of the human species: did we come from Asia? Africa? Maybe even the Middle East? Until very recently, many of these theories had equal merit. However, a study of…

Florida Monkeys Threaten Residents With Herpes

A large group of Rhesus monkeys from a small island near Silver River are now posing a health threat to Floridians, wildlife experts say. The monkeys–which were first brought to the area by tour guide Colonel Tooey in the 1930’s–have…