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Cranberries provide possible treatment for genital herpes virus type II

Taiwan researchers have discovered that a compound in the alpine cranberry is capable of inhibiting herpes virus type II without any toxic side effects. It does not however reduce the virus's infectiousness, only the effects of the infection.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Innovations Report

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  • Herpes virus type II

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About: Cranberries provide possible treatment for genital herpes virus type II

Date: 18 October 2004

Source: Innovations Report

URL: http://www.innovations-report.de/html/berichte/biowissenschaften_chemie/bericht-34909.html

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