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Could Herpes Viruses Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?

TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 – Certain common viruses, including the genital herpes virus, might contribute to the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study hints. Type 2 diabetes is a highly prevalent disease,...

Harnessing the Herpes Virus to Beat a Deadly Brain Cancer

TUESDAY, Feb. 8, 2022 – A genetically modified herpes virus appears to deliver a "one-two punch" to the rare and deadly form of brain cancer that killed U.S. Sen. John McCain, new findings show....

Many Teens Don't Realize STD Risks From Oral Sex: Poll

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 2, 2022 – Many American teens and young adults underestimate the risk of sexually transmitted infections from unprotected oral sex, and that's especially true of young men, a new...

Risks Discussed for Alternative Peripartum, Neonatal Practices

MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 – The risks associated with emerging alternative peripartum and neonatal practices are discussed in a report published online Jan. 24 in Pediatrics. Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H.,...

U.S. Adolescents Are Getting Less Sex Education Now Than 25 Years Ago

TUESDAY, Nov. 9, 2021 – Sex Ed – it's been a staple of public education for decades, but new research shows that only half of American teens are getting instruction that meets minimum standards....

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