Posts Tagged ‘herpes simplex’

Antiviral Drugs or a Vaccine for Herpes Viruses may be the Key to Stopping Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is an Incurable Neurodegenerative Disease Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to memory loss, an inability to think and is so far incurable. Over 30 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s all over the world and over 5.7 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, although the numbers may be much higher. Enormous sums of…

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Study Shows Interaction between Herpes viruses and Alzheimer’s

Slow Viruses and Prion Diseases Researchers have long suspected that there might be a connection between Alzheimer’s disease and microbes like bacteria or viruses. In fact many studies have dealt with this issue beginning in 1952 when a study suggested that a slow virus form of herpes simplex could be the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.…

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