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Inflammation has been suggested to be one, possibly treatable, cause of cognitive decline and dementia. The purpose of the present article was to investigate whether the herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) or Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infections are related to cognitive decline or dementia.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Brain, behavior, and immunity
Toxoplasmosis is a cosmopolitan parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). Blood transfusion is a probable route of T. gondii transmission. Due to lack of information about seroprevale...
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common neuropsychiatric illness. Although the etiology of OCD is still unknown, recent investigations have associated development of OCD with infectious illnes...
Reports of rising herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) genital infections relative to HSV-2 have been published up to 2006 in Australia. These changes have been attributed to declining childhood immuni...
Genital infection with herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) is common, and increases risk of HIV transmission and acquisition. Pericoital use of tenofovir (TFV) gel provided protection from HSV-2 acqui...
Toxoplasma gondii is a global infection with a crucial role in the development of neurological diseases. Data concerning the association between T. gondii and neurological illnesses in Egyptian childr...
To evaluate the safety and tolerance of topically applied SP-303T in AIDS patients. To observe the effect of this drug on herpes simplex virus lesions in patients who have failed to heal i...
RATIONALE: Acyclovir may be effective in preventing herpes simplex virus infection in patients with neutropenia. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying the side effects of a...
A Phase I/II Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Topical 1-(S)-(3-Hydroxy-2-Phosphonylmethoxypropyl)Cytosine Dihydrate (Cidofovir; HPMPC) in the Treatment of Refractory Mucocutaneous Herpes Simplex Disease in Patients With AIDS
To evaluate the safety and tolerance of topical cidofovir (HPMPC) therapy for refractory mucocutaneous herpes simplex virus disease in AIDS patients. To determine whether topical HPMPC the...
The purpose of this study is to see if valacyclovir (Valtrex) is a safe and effective treatment for ano-genital HSV infections (herpes simplex virus infections of the anus and external gen...
The purpose of this trial is the evaluate the safety and efficacy of a therapeutic DNA vaccine in adults with type 2 herpes simplex virus (i.e., genital herpes).
Trans-acting protein that combines with host factors to induce immediate early gene transcription in herpes simplex virus.
A cellular transcriptional coactivator that was originally identified by its requirement for the stable assembly IMMEDIATE-EARLY PROTEINS of the HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS. It is a nuclear protein that is a transcriptional coactivator for a number of transcription factors including VP16 PROTEIN; GA-BINDING PROTEIN; EARLY GROWTH RESPONSE PROTEIN 2; and E2F4 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR. It also interacts with and stabilizes HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS PROTEIN VMW65 and helps regulate GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION of IMMEDIATE-EARLY GENES in HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS.
Infection of the genitals (GENITALIA) with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS in either the males or the females.
A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
Herpes simplex, caused by type 1 virus, primarily spread by oral secretions and usually occurring as a concomitant of fever. It may also develop in the absence of fever or prior illness. It commonly involves the facial region, especially the lips and the nares. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
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