Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mediviral vs. Prescription Drugs

Approximately 536 million people worldwide are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2, and while there are multiple medical studies taking place that are bringing the world closer to a solid cure, the statistics don’t lie. Herpes is an extremely common infection that affects men and women of all backgrounds and lifestyles, and cold sores are common

Herpes Virus Statistics Worldwide

Genital herpes (HSV-2) is a viral infection that is spread via sexual contact. Oral herpes (cold sores) are referred to as HSV-1 and are fairly common. The main difference between HSV-1 and HSV-2 is that many people have a natural pre-disposition to HSV-1, while genital herpes (HSV-2) is only spread through intimate contact. While medical

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes

Researchers are reporting that a new experimental drug holds promise in treating genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection that is currently considered incurable. Researchers studied the drug pritelivir and found that it substantially slowed viral shedding in individuals with genital herpes (HSV-2), meaning it cut the overall infection window in half. The findings are based