Influenza patients in US wrongly prescribed antibiotics?

Taking antibiotics does not help patients suffering from influenza, a viral disease, but nearly 30 percent of the flu patients who were treated during the 2012-2013 influenza season in the US may have been prescribed unnecessary antibiotics instead of antiviral therapy, says a study.

Antiviral therapy may lower risk of liver cancer

Antiviral therapy can reduce the risk of liver cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection, researchers have found.

Genital Herpes vaccine comes closer to reality

For the first time, scientists have
found that genital herpes can reactivate even during high dose
antiviral therapy.