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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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 […]

ProjectAccept.org Informational Flyer (8.5×11/Black & White)

On July 26, 2014, in Blog, Media, by Admin

This Printable Black & White informational flyer can be used for: Clinic/Physician Handouts Support Meetings Bulletin Boards “The Talk”   We can always use your help! To make a secure, tax-deductible donation to ProjectAccept.org via PayPal:   ProjectAccept.org is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit

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Notes from the Floor: 39th International Herpesvirus Workshop (Kobe, Japan)

On July 22, 2014, in Blog, H News, by Admin

    Notes from members of ProjectAccept.org’s advisory council     Vaccine Strategy: David Knipe is working with Sanofi on an HSV-2 vaccine; it’s a live, attenuated strain (deleted in a number of genes). Right now, he showed protection from primary infection in mice, and he’s answering a question right now about it being much […]

ProjectAccept.org Herpes & HPV Awareness Flyer

On July 2, 2014, in Media, Uncategorized, by Admin

This Printable 4-color, 1-sided informational flyer can be used for: Clinic/Physician Handouts Support Meetings Bulletin Boards “The Talk”   ” height=”100%” save=”1″] We can always use your help! To make a secure, tax-deductible donation to ProjectAccept.org via PayPal:     ProjectAccept.org is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit

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The Straight Dope on Herpes Statistics

On April 3, 2014, in Blog, Education, by Admin

If you try to look up herpes statistics on the Internet, you may well come to one of two conclusions: either nobody knows what the hell they’re talking about, or nobody really knows how many people actually have herpes. Herpes statistics abound and nearly all of them are untrue.  Not because the science is faulty, […]

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Here Goes…

On January 16, 2013, in H Stories, by Admin

I’m a 44-year-old divorced mother of two (8 yo daughter and 6 yo son). I was with the now ex-husband for 14 years. Neither of us knows who had HSV before we got together, but obviously someone did. It revealed several years into the relationship, and since we were together for so long, neither had […]

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