Cytomegalovirus

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Name: Cytomegalovirus
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Baby Blood Donors Urged To Donate Platelets For Critically Ill Patients

Blood Shortage graphic Augusta, GA -CSRA CMV negative (or “baby blood”) blood donors are being urged to commit to saving the lives of seriously ill babies & toddlers in the area by donating platelets.  Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus present in the ... [Published WJBF-TV - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Current and future therapies for CMV

In high-income countries, treatment for CMV has generally been one of the following drugs:intravenous ganciclovir (Cytovene) an oral formulation of ganciclovir called valganciclovir (Valcyte)In addition, sometimes the following drugs can also be use ... [Published CATIE - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Alzheimer's Disease May Be Linked to CMV; The CBCD Reviews the Medical Evidence

Rochester, NY -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 08/21/2014 -- “Infected with the cytomegalovirus (CMV) The CBCD recommends taking Novirin or Gene-Eden-VIR .” – Greg Bennett, CBCDScientific studies linked the human cytomegalovirus (CMV) to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). ... [Published SBWire - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

T-Cell Immunotherapy for Cytomegalovirus

Project: BiopharmCategories: Gene/Cell TherapyInterests: Charity & Govt Funding, Healthcare & Research Services, Infection & Vaccines, Paediatric Health, Public HealthManager: Dr Barny Cox Available For: Exclusive licensingSummaryCytomegalovirus (CMV) ... [Published UCL Biomedica - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Vaccination: If Not Now, When?

For unique circumstances, such as those where conventional efficacy trials are not feasible, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has created the “animal rule,” which states that licensure can be approved on the basis of animal model studies that replicate ... [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

CMV co-infection linked to increased risk of heart and stroke problems

As mentioned in our previous CATIE News story , cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpes family of viruses. CMV infection is relatively common among adults. For most people, CMV does not cause serious obvious disease. However, among people who ... [Published CATIE - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian researchers point to CMV as a problem for the immune system

The widespread availability of potent anti-HIV combination therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has led to improved health and prospects of prolonged survival among many HIV-positive people in Canada and other high-income countries. ART works by greatly ... [Published CATIE - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

VERY High Levels

TO WHOMEVER IS READING THIS,I HAVE HAD MONO AND HAVE GOTTEN OVER IT. IT HAS BEEN 2 YEARS NOW SINCE I HAD MONO. I JUST RECENTLY GOT A BLOOD TEST DONE AND MY NUMBERS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ELEVATED BUT NOW MORE SO THAN EVER. I WOULD LOVE SOMEONE TO HELP EXPLAIN ... [Published HealthBoards - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Porcine Cytomegalovirus Infection Is Associated With Early Rejection of Kidney Grafts in a Pig to Baboon Xenotransplantation Model

BackgroundRecent survivals of our pig-to-baboon kidney xenotransplants have been markedly shorter than the graft survivals we previously reported. The discovery of high levels of porcine cytomegalovirus (pCMV) in one of the rejected xenografts led us ... [Published Transplantation - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Results of Life-Supporting Galactosyltransferase Knockout Kidneys in Cynomolgus Monkeys Using Two Different Sources of Galactosyltransferase Knockout Swine

BackgroundVarious durations of survival have been observed in the xenotransplantation of life-supporting α-1,3-galactosyltransferase knockout (GalT-KO) porcine kidneys into nonhuman primates. Although others have demonstrated loss of GalT-KO—transplanted ... [Published Transplantation - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wash Away CMV Campaign

Congenital CMV is one of the main causes of children being born with birth defects in the UK but pregnant women are not routinely told about it, nor the simple steps they can take to protect themselves. Celebrities Kimberley Walsh, Miriam Stoppard and ... [Published Essex Baby - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

VietNamNet Bridge – When she discovered that she was pregnant, To Thuy Hoang in Ha Noi's Hai Ba Trung District decided to store the stem cells from the child's umbilical cord blood at a special bank."I was told that these would be very useful for my child ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 17 2014]

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..." However, before screening becomes universal in the United States, "agreement is needed on what constitutes a positive TREC screening test, on ensuring referrals to physicians competent to make a diagnosis, and on providing definitive therapy to every infant detected with SCID in every state."
...Pepsin digests an antibody below the disulfide linkages in the hinge region to produce a F(ab) "2 fragment of the antibody which is a dimer of the Fab composed of a light chain joined to a VH-CHI by a disulfide bond. The F(ab)" 2 may be reduced under mild conditions to break the disulfide linkage in the hinge region thereby converting the F(ab)'2 dimer to a Fab' monomer
"This study may have therapeutic implications, i e. suppressing viral reactivation may works as DMT, hence the search for better and safer antiviral therapies. The earlier trials of the anti-herpes drug acyclovir were negative in MS, but this drug, and its derivative valacyclovir, are not really effective against most of the herpes viruses including HHV-6. Therefore, I think it is time we go back to the funding agencies with our proposal to test a drug that targets EBV and other herpes viruses in MS."
...Mai Trong Hung, the department head. He added that the hospital was seeking further co-operation from pregnant women because "this is safe and a very good basis for excellent treating methods in the future"

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Baby Blood Donors Urged To Donate Platelets For... [Published WJBF-TV - 6 hours ago]
Current and future therapies for CMV [Published CATIE - 6 hours ago]
Alzheimer's Disease May Be Linked to CMV; The C... [Published SBWire - 10 hours ago]
T-Cell Immunotherapy for Cytomegalovirus [Published UCL Biomedica - 17 hours ago]
Ebola Vaccination: If Not Now, When? [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Aug 21 2014]
CMV co-infection linked to increased risk of he... [Published CATIE - Aug 20 2014]
VERY High Levels [Published HealthBoards - Aug 20 2014]
Results of Life-Supporting Galactosyltransferas... [Published Transplantation - Aug 19 2014]
Porcine Cytomegalovirus Infection Is Associated... [Published Transplantation - Aug 19 2014]
SCID Prevalence Double Previous Estimates [Published American Journal of Public Health - Aug 19 2014]
Canadian researchers point to CMV as a problem ... [Published CATIE - Aug 19 2014]
SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Announces Scientific Adv... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 19 2014]
Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treat... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
Is HHV-6 virus related to MS or not? Does viral... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Aug 18 2014]
Pericarditis [Published MedIndia - Aug 18 2014]
Wash Away CMV Campaign [Published Essex Baby - Aug 18 2014]
New mothers sign up for stem cell storage [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 17 2014]
Can bovine leukemia virus cause cancer in humans? [Published Food Consumer - Aug 16 2014]
Inhibition of the TRAIL Death Receptor by CMV R... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 14 2014]
Working Towards a Way to Clear Cytomegalovirus [Published Fight Aging! - Aug 14 2014]
"Diagnosis of Respiratory Tract Infectious Dise... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 14 2014]
Agonists of neurotrophin receptors and their us... [Published PharmCast - Aug 14 2014]
Study Found a Link Between Breast Cancer and He... [Published Nations Restaurant News - Aug 14 2014]
BAXTER : Patent Issued for Vaccine Formulations... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
Studies from Nanjing University Reveal New Find... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
Extraocular cytomegalovirus infection linked to... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 13 2014]
Patent Application Titled "Optimization of Vect... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 13 2014]
Eugene Infant Needs Transplant [Published KEZI-TV - Aug 13 2014]
Growth of newborn babies' brains tracked [Published NHS Choices - Aug 12 2014]
AIDS 2014: Disappointing HIV Cure News Leads to... [Published HIV and Hepatitis.com - Aug 12 2014]
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VERY High Levels [Published HealthBoards - Aug 20 2014]
TO WHOMEVER IS READING THIS,I HAVE HAD MONO AND HAVE GOTTEN OVER IT. IT HAS BEEN 2 YEARS NOW SINCE I HAD MONO. I JUST RECENTLY GOT A BLOOD TEST DONE AND MY NUMBERS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ELEVATED BUT NOW MORE SO THAN EVER. I WOULD LOVE SOMEONE TO HELP EXPLAIN ...
Is HHV-6 virus related to MS or not? Does viral... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Aug 18 2014]
Are missing the common viral link to MS disease activity? #MSBlog #MSResearch "The study below raises interesting issue in relation to infection and MS. You should be aware by now that infections, both viral and bacterial, are a potent trigger of relapses. ...
Working Towards a Way to Clear Cytomegalovirus [Published Fight Aging! - Aug 14 2014]
Like other herpesviruses , cytomegalovirus (CMV) cannot be effectively naturally cleared from the body as it has evolved the means to hide from the immune system . It is harmless for most people in the short term, but over the long term it causes ...
Merck enrols first patient in Phase III trial o... [Published PBR - News - Jul 25 2014]
Merck has enrolled first patient in a global Phase III clinical trial of letermovir (MK-8228), an investigational antiviral agent, for prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in high-risk bone marrow transplant patients. ...
Myanmar: MSF treats first CMV retinitis patient... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Myanmar Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment 23 July 2014 Aye Pyae Sone/MSF ART drugs at MSF's clinic in Myitkyina, Kachin state, Myanmar. MSF treats more than 30,000 HIV/AIDS ...
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