High School Wrestler Says He Got Herpes During A Match

On March 5, 2016, in Blog, by Admin

A high school wrestler learned about herpes the hard way recently, alleging to have acquired HSV during a state wrestling match. “One California teen had the unthinkable happen to him when he somehow contracted the virus after a match on what had to be the dirtiest mat of all time.” In truth, herpes gladiatorum is quite […]


Research RFinding: HPV Vaccine in Men Would Save Costs of Treating Throat Cancer

On April 15, 2015, in Blog, H News, by Admin

US News & World Report: A new study shows that giving men Gardasil is cost-effective and prevents throat cancer. Controversy over the HPV vaccine has centered on its risks to girls and the idea that protecting them against cervical cancer could also lead them to experiment with sex at a younger age. But a new study […]

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Medical Misinformation: Doctors Make Assumptions – Media Turns Them Into Nonsense

On April 15, 2015, in Advocacy, Blog, Editorial, Education, by Admin

A recent article in the UK’s Daily Mail includes an all-too-typical “herpes scare” shock headline: “How you could catch HERPES from a sunbed: STI can thrive in tanning booths despite the heat, expert warns” No doubt that will bring many clicks and page views (which is all the media is really interested in) but it […]

New Thinking About Herpes Vaccine Design

On March 13, 2015, in Blog, H News, by Admin

A new way of thinking challenges standard notions about what a herpes vaccine should look like. New thinking about vaccine design has helped researchers forge ahead in developing a potential vaccine. Herpes simplex virus infections are an enormous global health problem and there is currently no viable vaccine. For nearly three decades, immunologists’ efforts to […]

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Response to a Herpes Blog Post on a Christian Site

On November 24, 2014, in Advocacy, Blog, Correspondence, by Admin

In response to: http://kevinsanders.org/2010/04/herpes-a-life-long-incurable-disease/ My reply Hi Kevin- I was just notified of your blog regarding herpes. I’d like to clarify a few things for you: As of February, 2012, 9 human herpesviruses have been classified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Most of human herpesviruses including the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), reach around 90% […]

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New Herpes Cure Claim: Even Some TV Stations Fell For It!

On November 14, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

The Internet is full of Herpes cure claims.  They post ads , web pages, fake review sites, YouTube videos and a constant stream of press releases.  Unfortunately, every now and then, even a few TV stations and newspapers forget to check their facts and end up publishing this garbage. Enter “Dr. Christine Buehler”, her mentor […]

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Lysol, Ignorance & The FDA

On October 5, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

Go check out that can of Lysol in your bathroom.  Read the back of the label.  See where it says “Kills herpes”?  Disregarding the fact that you can’t actually kill a virus  – they aren’t alive to begin with – there’s a very good reason it’s on your can of bathroom disinfectant: for the first half […]

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Snake Oil – H202: What “Food Grade” REALLY Means

On October 5, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

  The Internet’s full of miracle cures.  You could “cure” your cancer, herpes or anything else 100 times over if you spent an hour on YouTube.  Then, of course, there’s reality.  Reality is good.  Let’s talk about reality. Many don’t even understand why the FDA was founded in the first place.  Let’s go back 150-175 […]

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“I wasn’t Given The Choice”

On September 25, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

“I Wasn’t Given The Choice”   The only denial that will prevent our happiness is our own.  Think of every partner you’ve ever had; everyone you’ve ever even kissed.  Would we honestly be any happier if we’d gotten herpes from one or another?  Would that make the herpes more pleasant? Sooner or later, life gives […]


Harvard: HIV Inhibitor May Also Block Herpes Simplex Virus

On July 28, 2014, in Blog, H News, by Admin

Harvard Medical School – July 25, 2014 Herpes viruses are stubborn foes. Infections from this family of viruses last a lifetime,causing suffering and even death when dormant viruses come to life. Herpes virus infections also increase the risk of spreading or acquiring HIV. Cells infected with herpes simplex virus. Image: Y tambe via Wikimedia Commons […]

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