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High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk

Study Highlights: Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or cardiovascular disease, especially among women with obesity or other cardiovascular risk factors. In a large study, Korean women with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) were 22 percent more likely… Read More »

China finds African swine fever virus in some animal feed products

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected the African swine fever virus in some protein powders made using pork blood and manufactured by a Tianjin-based company, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement on Tuesday. The raw material for the 73.93 tonnes of contaminated protein products, mainly used in animal feed, came from 12… Read More »

MS symptoms improved by treatment that attacks glandular fever virus

Destroying the Epstein-Barr virus can help relieve MS symptomsBSIP SA / Alamy Stock Photo By Alice Klein Training the immune system to fight the virus responsible for glandular fever – also known as infectious mononucleosis or “mono” – leads to improvements in multiple sclerosis symptoms,  a small clinical trial has concluded. The Epstein-Barr virus has long… Read More »